Election 2014

Live results: New Zealand election 2014

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Advance voting turnout likely to force rethink of electoral advertising rules

Almost a quarter of those likely to vote in this year’s election have already done so through advance voting — a turnout that is likely to force a rethink of electoral advertising rules.The Electoral Commission this afternoon confirmed…

Coalition talks will be confidential, says Cunliffe

Election diary: On the buses with Key and Cunliffe

11.00am – KEY BUS: John Key’s day got off to a tense start at Rotorua’s Central Mall as his walkabout was hijacked by angry Mana protestors. Mr Key, Minister Steven Joyce and local MP Todd McClay had been taking photographs with…


David Cunliffe concedes defeat

Labour leader David Cunliffe has conceded the election, telephoning John Key to congratulate him.

National wins all three Taranaki votes

National has romped home in Taranaki, winning all three seats. 

Status quo for Wellington region

Winston Peters confident after result

Winston Peters has offered congratulations National but indicated his party will still be in a position to influence the next government.


Greens victorious, despite lower than expected result

“While it’s true that we may not have changed the Government tonight, we have proven that we can make history.”

National Party wins third term

Prime Minister John Key’s National Party has won an unprecedented govern-alone victory in the general election.

Dunne to remain as Ohariu MP

Cunliffe confident he can retain leadership

David Cunliffe is confident he has the continued support of his party, despite Labour gaining less than 25 percent of the party vote.

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