Election 2014


Bernard Hickey: Subsidies fuel heated market

It’s Economics 101. When demand rises and supply does not, prices will rise. If demand rises at the same rate as supply, prices will stay the same. If demand is flat and supply rises, prices will fall.So why is the Government planning…


Family tragedy over shadows campaign launch

A political candidate who learned of a family tragedy during the launch of her party’s election campaign is paying tribute to her dead sister as she returns to the hustings.Mana list candidate Tangi Tipene received the bombshell…


Timeline of Collins’ career

Collins resigns: Jared Savage and Fran O’Sullivan respond

Nearly three years ago, I wrote a front page story for the Weekend Herald which detailed how Adam Feeley, the head of the Serious Fraud Office, celebrated the criminal charges laid against Rod Petricevic by hosting a drinks function…




National


John Key summoned to SIS hearing

Ripples from the Dirty Politics saga have widened after it was confirmed Prime Minister John Key and his senior staff have been summoned by the the Inspector General of Security and Intelligence for a special hearing just over a week out from the elect…


Ma’a Nonu available for Pumas – Hansen

Ma’a Nonu is fit and available to resume his midfield combination with Conrad Smith when the All Blacks play Argentina in Napier on Saturday.


Live NRL action: Warriors vs Gold Coast Titans

Driver cut from car

A woman was airlifted to hospital with chest injuries following a car crash in South Taranaki this morning.




Politics


All UN peacekeepers in Golan released

All 75 Filipino troops serving as UN peacekeepers in the Golan Heights are now free after being held by Syrian rebels.


Labour calls for National Whale Oil inquiry

David Cunliffe says there should be an inquiry into the connection between National and Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater.


NZ First wants 1080 drops stopped

Politics in 60 Seconds

Jeremy Corbett & Paul Ego with their satirical take on the week’s news.








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