Election 2014

The difference between you and an MP

This is Ours – the voices of our generation this election. Between now and polling day, we’re finding out what matters most to young people in New Zealand.Both here at the Herald and at Ours.co.nz ,

David Cunliffe in the Hot Seat: ‘I’m not a cry baby’

Labour leader David Cunliffe talks about his values and his plans for Government in a Herald Hot Seat interview with NewstalkZB host Rachel Smalley, Herald columnists Toby Manhire and Fran O’Sullivan and political editor Audrey Young….

Greens in the Hot Seat: ‘No more shut-outs’

Greens: ‘We want senior cabinet positions’

Green co-leaders Russel Norman and Metiria Turei want to be in a full coalition with Labour and have senior Cabinet positions that reflect their party’s priorities, social justice and the economy.And they say that the possibility…


Epsom shows appetite for answers

Epsom, New Zealand’s richest and whitest electorate, shows it can get down and dirty during this election campaign.

Nelson brewer named champion

Nelson brewer Martin Townshend was close to tears when told his one-man operation had been named New Zealand’s champion brewery.

Charges for armed robbery

Mower-death driver named

An elderly Hastings District Council worker sentenced after the death a toddler while he was driving a mower has been named publicly for the first time.  


Labour promises 3000 jobs for Otago

Labour is promising to create 3000 more jobs in Otago within three years if it wins the election.

‘Explosive’ SIS letter – a threat to Brand Key?

3 News political reporter Brook Sabin says a letter contradicting John Key’s claims about the SIS is “potentially explosive”.

SIS letter shows Key knew about Slater’s OIA documents

Last chance to hear ‘Planet Key’

If you haven’t heard the satirical hit song ‘Planet Key’ yet, you’re running out of time – it’s being wiped from the internet this afternoon.

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