Election 2014

Recovery in house sales tipped after pre-election slump

Aucklanders flocked to open homes on Sunday, surer of their spending power post-election, and industry bosses are expecting sales to recover with spring now here.Peter Thompson, Barfoot & Thompson managing director, said with the…

David Shearer: Labour doesn’t need leadership fight distraction

- Cunliffe: Dotcom’s action’s ‘reprehensible’ –

Election results 2014: David Cunliffe blames bizarre Dotcom

Rodney Hide: Half-baked hijack buried policies

We have had the election. But before we all move on, let’s deal with one thing: the election campaign coverage was a disgrace.We had 15 parties and 554 candidates vying for our vote. There was policy galore. There were numerous…


Pike River re-entry ‘feasible’ for at least a year

Revelations that the Pike River mine has been safe to enter for at least a year are ‘‘gutting’’ to the families of the 29 men who died, Grey district mayor Tony Kokshoorn says. 

Good samaritan injured

A woman who tried to stop a bag-snatcher at an Auckland supermarket is in a serious condition after being knocked to the ground.

Backpacker blows $12k inheritance

Ipenz condemns ‘racist’ engineering students

The university club that offended students with ”racist and sexist” costumes at a car event has been warned to clean up its act by one of its sponsors.


Foundation laid for Christchurch’s new bus exchange

The construction of Christchurch’s new bus exchange is underway, with today seeing the largest continuous pour of concrete since the quakes.

Cunliffe backed by Unions despite loss

Unions are still backing David Cunliffe despite Labour crashing to its worst election defeat in 92 years.

Emma Watson’s impassioned gender equality speech

Scorpion stowaway found in camping gear

A live Mexican scorpion was found in a passenger’s camping equipment at Auckland Airport recently.

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