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…




National


Topp Twins perform ‘Tomboy’ live in studio

Jools and Lynda called into the Paul Henry Show before they hit the road on their nationwide tour, ‘The Grand Ole Topp’ry’ which starts on the October 1 in Invercargill.


RNZAF in $300M drug sting

The Royal New Zealand Air Force is praising its personnel after an international operation, which saw a whopping five-and-a-half tonnes of drugs seized from traffickers sailing the Arabian Sea.


Experts to examine Labour’s disastrous loss

Australian minister stands by NZ dole claims

Australian Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews is standing his ground over accusations he fabricated facts about New Zealand’s welfare system.




Politics


New MPs learn the ropes at Parliament

The halls of power can be a daunting prospect for new MPs, but they’ve been given a crash course in how Parliament works, including figuring out the labyrinthine building.


Labour Party in civil war over leadership

Labour is in crisis tonight with leader David Cunliffe apparently refusing to give up the leadership, despite the party’s humiliating election defeat.


Key extends olive branch to Peters

Protesters demand action on climate change

World leaders are just hours away from convening at the UN Climate Summit, but there’s already doubt the meeting will achieve the bold commitments hoped for.








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