Election 2014

Election 2014: Shane Reti wins Whangarei

New National candidate Shane Reti has won the Whangarei electorate with a strong margin.Mr Reti had a lead of almost 10,000 votes with 75 per cent of the vote counted.His closest rival, lawyer Kelly Ellis, had 4500 votes.The…

Election 2014: Advance votes show Nats big gain win

Nearly half of Kiwis who cast their vote ahead of tonight’s election want National to lead the country for another term.Close to 48 per cent of the total advance votes, released just after 9pm, were for the National Party.Based…

Election 2014: Simon Bridges settles in for wait with party faithful

Election 2014: Hawkes Bay results

National Party candidate Craig Foss is pulling away as he continues to build his early lead in the contest for the Tukituki seat.Incumbent Mr Foss has a 2384 majority over Labour candidate Anna Lorke with 15.9 per cent of the vote…


Vance: An election victory for nasty politics

So the Dirty Politics practitioners were spot-on. Nasty tactics do favour the Right.

Greens leaders stand firm, still left out in cold

The Greens are destined to sit outside Government once again after an lack-lustre night at the polls, but support for co-leaders Metiria Turei and Russel Norman looks solid.

ACT novice Seymour victorious in Epsom

‘We’ll be back’ – big-spending Conservatives

Colin Craig and Christine Rankin of the Conservative Party are vowing to come back stronger than ever for another tilt at power in 2017, after falling agonisingly short last night.


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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