Election 2014


Election 2014: Nats’ promises to you

Tax cuts are coming for most New Zealanders … but you’re going to have to wait for three years.The lure of tax cuts was one of the few fresh carrots offered by National in the lead-up to last night’s election, with Prime Minister…




National


Cruden left at home after night out drinking

All Blacks first five-eighth Aaron Cruden has been sensationally left home from the Rugby Championship road trip after a late-night drinking episode in Auckland on Friday.


John Key begins work on new Government

The PM has already spoken to ACT, United Future and the Maori Party, and could open negotiations today.


Teachers’ union disappointed over return of ACT

Businesses relieved after National win

Some businesses are relieved the minimum wage won’t see a dramatic increase with the return of a National Government.




Politics


National’s ‘dirt-digger’ Ede resigns

One of the central figures in Nicky Hager’s Dirty Politics book, Jason Ede, has quit his job with the National Party.


Key’s priorities: Economy, education and the flag

John Key says growing the economy, reforming the education system and changing the New Zealand flag will be the three primary focuses of his third term as Prime Minister.


Post-election Parliament best yet for Key’s National

Cunliffe: Put leadership issue to primary

The vultures are circling around the Labour leader, with the ABC (Anyone But Cunliffe) club mobilising after last night’s result.








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