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1. Eminem Publishers Sue New Zealand National Party

16 September 2014 2:43pm | Eight Mile Style

Detroit-based music publishing companies sue National Party for damages for unauthorised use of song in election campaign advertising .. More >>

2. 2,100 people send message about dirty politics

16 September 2014 12:23pm | ActionStation

2,100 people have signed their name to a full-page open letter featuring in the New Zealand Herald this Wednesday. The letter is designed to send a message to politicians that dirty politics is an important election issue... More >>

3. 'Key vs. Cunliffe' Final Live NZ Election Reactor

15 September 2014 3:48pm | NZ Election Reactor

ohn Key and David Cunliffe go head to head for the final time on TV One on Wednesday as Election Day looms. Roy Morgan wants to know what you think about their performance as the leaders try one last time to show they are the best person to be Prime Minister... More >>

4. Election Daily Update #9

16 September 2014 3:05pm | iPredict

John Key's National Party appears to have received a major boost from last night's "Moment of Truth" event, according to the combined wisdom of the 8000+ registered traders on New Zealand's predictions market, iPredict. Despite no major changes ..... More >>

5. The TPPA's Dirty Little Secret: How US could write NZ's Laws

13 August 2014 9:47am | Professor Jane Kelsey

A new website launched today ( http://tppnocertification.org/ ) has exposed what University of Auckland law professor Jane Kelsey calls 'the dirty little secret of the TPPA'... More >>

6. Conservatives Break through 5% Threshold

16 September 2014 5:58pm | Conservative Party

Reports in today's Dominion Post that the Conservative Party is polling at 6% in Nationals internal polling are not surprising says the Conservative Napier candidate Garth McVicar... More >>

7. Fisheries policy analysis produces surprising results

15 September 2014 12:34pm | LegaSea

Nine political party policies were analysed to determine which party had the most public friendly fisheries policy and the results surprised LegaSea, an apolitical fisheries lobby group. "For the first time, recreational fishers have been offered ..... More >>

8. Split voting could deliver surprises | Election Data

12 September 2014 11:39am | NZ Election Data Consortium

Voters in National-held electorates are less likely to split their vote, while those living in Ōhariu are the most likely to vote for a different candidate than their party vote says the Election Data Consortium... More >>

9. The Letter: Jamie Whyte is going to Parliament

16 September 2014 9:06am | ACT New Zealand

Friday night's TVNZ Colmar Brunton poll puts Jamie Whyte in Parliament. TVNZ rounded down the poll result (ACT was on 1.2%). With the high wasted Conservative vote, just 1.2% makes Jamie an MP. It is ACT, not NZ First that will hold the balance of power. ..... More >>

10. Revelations a Damning Indictment of Key's Honesty

16 September 2014 10:12am | Internet Party

The Prime Minister's honesty is now central to the election, says Internet Party Leader Laila Harré, following the revelations of whistleblower Edward Snowden that there is mass surveillance of New Zealand citizens by the GCSB... More >>

11. Why are we letting Dotcom steal our election?

16 September 2014 9:03am | ACT New Zealand

Why are we letting a convicted German fraudster and his American polemicists steal our election? .. More >>

12. NZ First poll shows Labour coalition more likely than ever

14 September 2014 4:17pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First's East Coast candidate, Mere Takoko, has revealed that her party's internal polling shows Labour's Moana Mackey is just 2 percent away from winning the East Coast electorate seat from incumbent Anne Tolley... More >>

13. Colin Craig's Incredible Claims Continue

16 September 2014 9:14am | ACT New Zealand

Hot on the heels of a Conservative Party candidate proposing to double the price of a bottle of wine, Colin Craig has come up with an even more fantastic idea to buttress his uncosted tax policy... More >>

14. Key and Cunliffe, research revealed by Ancestry.com.au

16 September 2014 11:21am | Ancestry.com.au

Contrasting family histories of John Key and David Cunliffe, revealed by research from Ancestry.com.au. .. More >>

15. Questions Raised Over Cow Deaths

15 September 2014 2:20pm | GE Free NZ

The death of 200 cows after eating a new variety of PGG Wrightsons HT swedes [1] is a disaster for New Zealand farmers. .. More >>

16. Community organisations struggling

15 September 2014 12:04pm | COMVOICES

The survey, conducted by community sector network ComVoices, highlights the high level of frustration and urgency being felt by those who deliver services, says group Chairperson, Peter Glensor. 311 organisations completed the survey... More >>

17. Party Rankings against Inequality

16 September 2014 3:54pm | Closing The Gap

Revealed: which party will do the most to reduce New Zealand's growing inequality crisis .. More >>

18. Average Full time Student Is in Financial Distress

16 September 2014 11:34am | NZ Union of Students' Associations

A new survey has found that nearly half of all full time students are in significant financial distress. .. More >>

19. Artist Graffitis Landing Point of NZ's Undersea Internet Cab

12 December 2013 11:39am | You Can Make Contact

In a guerilla art strike in Auckland this morning, an artist dubbed "Unknown" has graffitied the Takapuna Beach landing point of New Zealand's only undersea internet cable (see attached image). The guerilla artwork is in protest of the growing mass ..... More >>

20. Unscrupulous worker highlights why 90-days works

16 September 2014 4:23pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers believes the experience of a husband and wife farming team in Taranaki underscores why the 90-days provision is so important to small businesses. "Yesterday a member called 0800 FARMING to alert us to a guy doing the rounds in Taranaki who ..... More >>

21. Parents Smacking Down Prime Minister

16 September 2014 12:42pm | Conservative Party

"John Keys failure to deliver on his promise to change the anti-smacking law is costing National votes, and helping the Conservative Party," says Colin Craig. .. More >>

22. Greens Take Nanny State To A New Level

16 September 2014 12:35pm | Family First

Family First NZ is labelling the Green's 'welcome package' for newborns policy as wasteful and misdirected. "This policy is taking 'nanny state' to a new level but indicates just how much the Greens want to intervene in family life," ..... More >>

23. Hundreds of Students Turn Out for Political Debate

16 September 2014 5:37pm | Victoria University of Wellington

With only a few days left before the general election, over 500 Victoria students packed the central Hub space on campus today to listen to a political debate on student issues organised by the Students' Association. Victoria University of Wellington ..... More >>

24. Parties Back Rethink of WINZ Shared Care Parenting Laws

16 September 2014 1:47pm | FiftyFifty

Overwhelming Majority of Parties Back Rethink of WINZ Shared Care Parenting Laws. Press release- Fifty Fifty Campaign, 16 September 2014 National is the only political party willing to defend the way WINZ treats separated parents who share their kids ..... More >>

25. Christchurch rebuild cost sharing plan must be improved

15 September 2014 4:02pm | Democrats for Social Credit

"The agreement between the government and the Christchurch City Council about sharing costs of the rebuild is due to be revised in December, as some costs are more accurately known now than they were originally," says Warren Voight, Local ..... More >>

26. Expanding Whānau Ora - a bottom line for Māori Party

16 September 2014 9:18am | The Maori Party

Leaving the best to last, the Māori Party has launched its Whānau Ora policy today following a fun family event at Te Ore Ore Marae in Masterton last night. "When we change what happens in our homes, we change what happens in our society," says ..... More >>

27. New funding to support high value food exports

15 September 2014 11:09am | Plant and Food Research

Auckland, New Zealand. 15 September 2014...Plant & Food Research has received funding for two new projects in the latest government science investment round. .. More >>

28. Didn't Get Your Easyvote Pack? You Need to Enrol Now.

15 September 2014 11:45am | Electoral Commission

If you didn't get an EasyVote pack in the mail last week, you need to check your enrolment now as you may not be enrolled. .. More >>

29. iPredict Daily Election Update

15 September 2014 3:04pm | iPredict

National's forecast party vote has risen to 45.3% over the last day, at the expense of Labour and the Greens, according to the combined wisdom of the 8000+ registered traders on New Zealand's predictions market, iPredict. A National/Act/UnitedFuture/Maori ..... More >>

30. Are DoC manipulating Rat Numbers?

16 September 2014 12:12pm | Ban 1080

Ban 1080 Political Party co-leader Bill Wallace says there are serious rumours DoC has changed their rat counting technique to cover up the lack of the mythical "Rat Plague" claimed by the Department in Kahurangi National Park, and also that no ..... More >>

31. Which of Key's many statements will Greenwald challenge?

15 September 2014 11:27am | Denis Tegg

John Key's credibility and honesty will be tested on many more GCSB issues than whether there was / is mass surveillance of New Zealanders by the GCSB. I have put together this by no means comprehensive list of Key's statements on GCSB related issues for ..... More >>

32. Organisations Have 'Duty of Care' for Players says Law Firm

16 September 2014 10:03am | Phillips Fox

Concussion injuries in amateur and professional sporting arenas are currently highly topical. Concussion potentially appears to have been implicit in the recent death of a young player in Northland. .. More >>

33. Bigger than the Foreshore And Seabed

14 September 2014 5:03pm | MANA Movement

"Over the past week I have received some disturbing information that has led myself and a number of Maori lawyers to conclude that this National - Maori Party - ACT and United Future Government are going to put an end to both the Maori Land Court ..... More >>

34. Speech - Jamie Whyte ACT Campaign Opening

07 September 2014 12:21pm | ACT New Zealand

It is nearly 20 years since the ACT party was born. Many people no longer remember why it was named ACT. They may imagine that it was on account of our determination to actually do things in parliament rather than simply occupy the seats and collect ..... More >>

35. Media Release from Closing the Gap on Health and Housing

16 September 2014 9:25am | Closing The Gap

"Inequality is the biggest problem facing New Zealand at the present time" says Peter Malcolm National Secretary of Closing the Gap. It underlies many of our social ills, poverty, lack of trust, an economy that could do much better, and a poor uptake ..... More >>

36. New report gives insight into bullying in New Zealand

12 August 2013 12:29pm | Victoria University of Wellington

In the first New Zealand study of its kind, a Victoria University researcher has found that 94 percent of the school staff she surveyed have seen bullying in their school... More >>

37. Lisa Owen Interviews Glenn Greenwald

13 September 2014 5:30pm | The Nation

Says there are serious questions about whether the government has been truthful about changes to the GCSB legislation. "What I can tell you is that the statement that the GCSB made to New Zealand citizens last year - 'we do not engage in mass surveillance ..... More >>

38. Fee hikes restrict student choices

15 September 2014 3:27pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

A survey of 5000 students from across the tertiary sector shows that tuition fees have increased at the maximum level permitted. Fees are constraining students' choices more than ever before. Although tuition fees are only permitted to increase ..... More >>

39. Eye to Eye Uploaded

16 September 2014 4:14pm | Waatea News

Leading Maori broadcaster and political commentator Willie Jackson previews Eye to Eye Uploaded, a multi-platform series of interviews that he's aiming to put in front of media radars next year. .. More >>

40. The Springbok Tour Of 1981 - 25 Years On

19 July 2006 9:36am | South African Consulate

When Sports Minister Trevor Mallard welcomes the 2006 Springboks at a parliamentary function this evening, it will be 25 years to the day since the divisive tour of 1981 began - an event that set mate against mate and divided a nation... More >>

41. Website to encourage strategic voting launched

11 April 2014 9:29am | Thornton Communications

Fresh from winning a Gold Medal at New York Festivals International Television & Film Award for his hard-hitting documentary Mind the Gap , Bryan Bruce has today launched a website to highlight the rights of Kiwi kids. He also wants to encourage ..... More >>

42. Green Party package for newborns welcomed

16 September 2014 3:19pm | NZ College Of Midwives

16 September 2014 Media Release The New Zealand College of Midwives has welcomed a policy announced today by the Green Party which would provide a package of essential items for every newborn baby. The College is a non partisan organisation that does ..... More >>

43. Conservation Minister Nick Smith on Thin Ice

12 February 2014 10:55am | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

Minister of Conservation Nick Smith's "Battle for the Birds" blitz by topdressing 1080 poison puts his credibility at stake says a hunter's lobby Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust (SHOT). .. More >>

44. Botany & Pakuranga Labour chose their candidates

24 March 2014 9:35am | New Zealand Labour Party

At a well attended meeting on Friday the combined electorates of Botany and Pakuranga selected their candidates for the 2014 election. .. More >>

45. Majority think National will win election, prefer Labour

07 April 2014 3:24pm | Horizon Research Limited

66.5% of New Zealand voters think National will lead a coalition government if one is needed after the September 20 general election. However, 51.5% would prefer Labour to lead a coalition if there is one... More >>

46. National selects Christopher Penk as Kelston candidate

03 August 2014 1:48pm | New Zealand National Party

The National Party has announced that Christopher Penk will be its candidate for the Kelston electorate at the 2014 General Election. "Christopher has a genuine will to serve. As a resident of Kelston, he understands the issues that matter most ..... More >>

47. Young voters to get off the fence with online tool

07 August 2014 11:40am | Massey University

On the Fence is an online interactive tool that Massey's Design and Democracy Project hope will encourage young New Zealanders to get off the fence and join in the decision-making by casting a vote in the general election... More >>

48. Statement From Hone Harawira And Laila Harré

14 September 2014 12:17pm | Internet MANA

The Prime Minister has used his security access to further own political interests, demonstrating he is unfit to hold the office. .. More >>

49. Meet the Real Colin Craig

14 September 2014 5:57pm | ACT New Zealand

Watching Conservative Party leader Colin Craig struggling to explain his tax policy on The Nation this morning finally revealed that he is making dishonest promises. .. More >>

50. $3m to help keep Hutt families healthy

15 September 2014 12:22pm | Chris Bishop

National Party candidate for Hutt South, Chris Bishop, welcomes news Hutt City Council has been selected to lead a $3 million anti-obesity initiative in Lower Hutt which will help families improve their health. "Healthy Families NZ is National's new ..... More >>

51. Big win for Conservative Party

11 September 2014 10:50am | Conservative Party

The Conservative Party has chalked up its first significant victory, before being officially elected to Parliament. Justice Spokesman for the Conservative Party, Garth McVicar, believes the announcement that National will introduce work in all public ..... More >>

52. iPredict Daily Update

14 September 2014 12:55pm | iPredict

Initial allegations made by journalist Glenn Greenwald yesterday appear to have dented National's chances of leading the next Government, according to the combined wisdom of the 8000+ registered traders on New Zealand's predictions market, iPredict, ..... More >>

53. Maritime Union backs change of Government

16 September 2014 3:35pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union says a change of Government is required to deliver secure jobs and decent wages for New Zealand workers. .. More >>

54. Springbok Tour Protests "Good For Maori"

16 July 2006 1:32pm | TV One

HART leader John Minto says the 1981 Springbok Tour protests helped to improve the situation for Maori in New Zealand... More >>

55. NZ Ranked World's Most Socially Advanced Country

03 April 2014 2:41pm | The Social Progress Imperative

New Zealand is the most socially advanced nation in the world according to a major new global index published today by US-based nonprofit, the Social Progress Imperative, and released at the 2014 Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship. New Zealand ..... More >>

56. Study looks at trustworthiness and support of politicians

08 September 2014 9:21am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury marketing study has looked at what impact the Thatcher Effect has on perceptions of trustworthiness and liking of New Zealand politicians leading up to the 2014 general election... More >>

57. No New Zealand child should grow up in poverty, says CPAG

09 September 2014 10:53am | Child Poverty Action Group

No New Zealand child should grow up in poverty. As a society we could choose to make this a reality, says Child Poverty Action Group... More >>

58. TV ONE Election Coverage Winning Ratings

12 September 2014 2:48pm | TV One

FRIDAY 12 SEPTEMBER 2014 The 2014 General Election is fast-approaching and ONE News will lead be leading the way with coverage. ONE News was the most-watched programme in New Zealand in August, with an average audience of over 700,000 viewers aged 5+... More >>

59. Confirmed - Smacking Law Needs Correction

15 September 2014 12:58pm | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ says that the ONE News Vote Compass survey showing only 23% support the anti-smacking law is no surprise, and confirms that it's time the politicians listened to New Zealand families... More >>

60. National's economic strategy attack workers' rights

15 September 2014 2:26pm | First Union

The National Party's 'Workplaces' policy confirms that their economic growth strategy relies on attacks on workers rights, according to FIRST Union. .. More >>

61. Legal Cannabis goes on sale in New Zealand

29 July 2013 11:33am | Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party

The Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party has found a way to sell Cannabis to its supporters without breaking the law. The political party is selling $50 Cannabis bond certificates in anticipation of legalisation and will redeem them for a 1/8th of an ounce of cannabis ..... More >>

62. New Electorate Boundaries Finalised

17 April 2014 12:43pm | Representation Commission

New boundaries for the country's 64 General and seven Māori electorates have been finalised - with an additional electorate created in Auckland. The 2014 Representation Commission has completed its statutory role of reviewing and redrawing electorate ..... More >>

63. Conservative Party Candidate not going to apologise

05 July 2014 9:18am | Steve Taylor

A West Auckland private social service provider, academic, consumer advocate, media commentator and local West Auckland resident says that it is time for the electorate of New Lynn to have a parliamentary representative who actually lives in the area ..... More >>

64. Ban 1080 Candidates announced for 2014 General Election

20 August 2014 9:41am | Ban 1080

MEDIA RELEASE: Angry rural communities want issue of 1080 aerial drops taken to the polls, says party co-leader Ban 1080 Candidates announced for 2014 General Election .. More >>

65. New Zealand's participation in Five Eyes

14 September 2014 4:39pm | TV One

"Our policy is we're committing to a full review of all of New Zealand's security services. We will be repealing the GCSB legislation and we will replace it with something that is guaranteed to be more protective of New Zealanders personal privacy. Now ..... More >>

66. Worksafe bullies should be kept out of private buildings

12 September 2014 2:06pm | ACT New Zealand

"No worksafe inspectors will be allowed to snoop around farmers sheds without owners authorisation and proof of just cause " ACT Leader Jamie Whyte said today .. More >>

67. Lisa Owen Interviews National Party Leader John Key

13 September 2014 5:29pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: We've got the top five polling party leaders today, but first, Prime Minister John Key. I spoke to him first thing this morning and began by asking him, post-election, who would he prefer to form a coalition with - Winston Peters or ..... More >>

68. Q+A: The role of the GCSB and our participation

14 September 2014 4:25pm | TV One

Green Party co-leader Russel Norman told TV One's Q+A programme that they would close Waihopai and review the role of the GCSB and our participation in Five Eyes. .. More >>

69. National tries to dodge the discussion on workers' rights

15 September 2014 11:53am | EPMU

New Zealanders deserve a proper conversation about National's plans to keep undermining the real value of their wages and conditions at work. "Today National has released a 'workplace policy' which will further widen the imbalance of power between ..... More >>

70. #SafeSource NZ - A secure way to share the truth

15 September 2014 3:31pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Dirty politics and a dirty environment go hand in hand. Our country's future as a fairer, cleaner, more prosperous place is being threatened by backroom deals, corporate cronyism and a lack of transparency... More >>

71. Eminem Publishers Sue New Zealand National Party

16 September 2014 2:43pm | Eight Mile Style

Detroit-based music publishing companies sue National Party for damages for unauthorised use of song in election campaign advertising .. More >>

72. Sex offender escapes prison sentence

12 June 2012 10:43am | EPAT Child Alert

Yesterday the Wanganui Chronicle reported that Damien John Gifkins, 26, pleaded guilty to a representative charge of sexual connection with a girl aged between 12-16 between July 2010 and June 2011, and was sentenced to 12 months home detention by Judge David ..... More >>

73. Change to Passport Service for British Nationals

11 January 2014 2:52pm | British High Commission

Change to Passport Service for British Nationals British nationals in New Zealand wanting to apply for a new passport are advised of an important change in the way they will need to make applications. From 13 January, they will need to send applications ..... More >>

74. NZ should follow Malaysia lead in releasing TPPA text

22 February 2014 1:54pm | Auckland University

If Malaysia can release TPPA text before it's signed and say no deal without "fast track", why can't NZ? 'For years Malaysia was treated as suffering a severe democratic deficit compared to countries like New Zealand. Today it puts us and other so-called ..... More >>

75. Hamilton East Labour Candidate Selected

24 February 2014 11:39am | New Zealand Labour Party

Dr Cliff Allen was selected this past weekend as the Labour Candidate for Hamilton East for the 2014 General Election. Dianne Yates, Chair of the Hamilton East Labour Party, said today. .. More >>

76. Labour candidate Barry Kirker on Maurice Williamson

02 May 2014 11:46am | New Zealand Labour Party

Pakuranga residents expect and deserve more from their elected Member of Parliament, Labour's candidate for Pakuranga Barry Kirker says. "National MP Maurice Williamson has failed the people of Pakuranga... More >>

77. New Zealand First Party List 2014

26 August 2014 1:47pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is pleased to release the Party list for the 2014 election. We believe the list is a balance of experience, youth, skill and ability. These candidates, many of whom will be in Parliament after the election, will seriously contribute ..... More >>

78. Colin Craig is "deluded and dangerous" - Act

28 August 2014 10:48am | ACT New Zealand

"Colin Craig is proposing a radical transformation of our constitution. The Conservatives are proposing to overthrow of one hundred and fifty odd years of parliamentary democracy and replace it with binding referenda" said ACT Leader Dr Jamie Whyte... More >>

79. Labour's environment policy welcomed

28 August 2014 5:21pm | Forest And Bird

The independent conservation organisation Forest & Bird says that overall the Labour Party's newly released environment policy would go a long way towards protecting New Zealand's natural heritage. .. More >>

80. iPredict Daily Election Update 5: Minor Gain For National

12 September 2014 10:02am | iPredict

National has made another minor gain overnight in terms of its likelihood of leading the next government, but only because the probability NZ First will back it has risen. National's forecast party vote has fallen to the benefit of Labour and the Greens, ..... More >>

81. NZ 2014 Election Index - 6-11 September

15 September 2014 11:54am | iSentia

Below is iSentia's weekly Election Index for the period 6 to 11 September, showing the relative amount of coverage of nine Party Leaders in the lead up to the National Election across news media and social media. We will publish these reports every ..... More >>

82. ACT's five point plan

15 September 2014 4:27pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT has a five point plan to grow the economy by a third. To lift economic growth from the Treasury's long term forecast of just two percent to three. .. More >>

83. Eminem Publishers Sue New Zealand National Party

16 September 2014 2:43pm | Eight Mile Style

Detroit-based music publishing companies sue National Party for damages for unauthorised use of song in election campaign advertising .. More >>

84. SPCA issues annual list of animal abuse cases

19 October 2006 10:45am | RNZSPCA

The Royal New Zealand SPCA has issued its fourth annual 'List of Shame', citing 50 examples of animal abuse occurring in the first nine months of 2006... More >>

85. Violent Video Game Should Be Banned

28 April 2008 9:28am | Family First

Family First NZ is calling for the latest version of the Grand Theft Auto video game series to be banned in NZ... More >>

86. Clinton Dearlove Standing For Mana In Te Tai Tonga

22 September 2011 12:41pm | Mana Party

There is a great saying from a Tohunga from our pah "e kore e rere te miro ki te Manu..." a suggestion that indeed the berry does not fly to the bird and that through persistence and work that we can achieve. However when those words were spoken we ..... More >>

87. Waihopai Spy Base Protest Saturday January 25

15 January 2014 3:44pm | CAFCA


88. Shared care not in the best interests of the child

19 March 2014 9:25am | Parents for Justice

Since the Shared Parenting Bill was first debated in New Zealand in 2000, shared care has been touted by justice officials as the answer for children impacted by divorce despite family court evidence and research to the contrary... More >>

89. Mad Butcher serves up anti-bullying campaign

01 April 2014 10:01am | The Mad Butcher

In a bid to put a stop to the serious problem of bullying in New Zealand high schools, The Mad Butcher has announced the launch of a nation-wide social media campaign - #BeefWithBullies... More >>

90. Building Amendment (Earthquake Prone Buildings) Bill

11 April 2014 3:30pm | Ann Brower

The Select Committee has a great opportunity to improve upon the proposed Building Amendment (Earthquake Prone Buildings) Bill. The bill gives too much time to a group of buildings that is too large. In the 20-30 years that the bill allows, there is ..... More >>

91. Support for Bringing Back Kate

08 July 2014 4:55pm | National Council of Women of NZ

The National Council of Women New Zealand says there has never been a better time to draw on the legacy of Kate Sheppard. .. More >>

92. iPredict 2014 Election Update: Internet-Mana to have 5 MPs

12 August 2014 2:15pm | iPredict

For the first time, the 7000 registered traders on New Zealand's online predictions market, iPredict, are picking the Internet-Mana Party to win five seats at the next election, bringing Chris Yong into parliament along with Hone Harawira, Laila Harre, ..... More >>

93. A-Team of Election Data Analysis For Election 2014

19 August 2014 12:38pm | NZ Election Data Consortium

NZ's leading independent online news source Scoop.co.nz has teamed up with data heavyweights Roy Morgan Research and Spark Venture's brand-new big-data start up Qrious to deliver a under the covers perspective on the 2014 NZ General Election that has never been ..... More >>

94. Patrick Gower Interviews NZFirst Leader Winston Peters

13 September 2014 5:32pm | The Nation

Good. It looks like you've got a good crowd there. If we could start, Mr Peters, with Kim Dotcom and Monday night - the big reveal. A personal view from you, do you think that John Key knew about Kim Dotcom in advance of that raid? Well, yes, ..... More >>

95. ACT is holding the Balance of Power

14 September 2014 12:50pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT will hold the balance of power after the election on Saturday. .. More >>

96. Survey shows television without adverts could be vote winner

15 September 2014 11:37am | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

Survey shows television without adverts could be a vote winner Television news focuses too much on politicians' personalities and not enough on the real issues, according to a UMR survey commissioned by the Coalition for Better Broadcasting... More >>

97. Final decision on Ruakura Development Plan Change

15 September 2014 1:46pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The independent Board of Inquiry considering the Ruakura Development Plan Change has released its final report and decision. The Board has approved the plan change request but with amendments. .. More >>

98. ACT's five point plan to grow the economy

15 September 2014 3:15pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT has a five point plan to double the rate of economic growth. The Treasury long term forecast for growth is 2% a year. We can lift it to 4%. .. More >>

99. Ex-prisoners make most of mentoring to make most of life

16 September 2014 5:00pm | PARS

It's not every day that an organisation triples a programme in size, but PARS Inc (formerly known as the Prisoners' Aid and Rehabilitation Society of the Auckland District Inc) has managed to do just that with their Community Mentoring Scheme, ..... More >>


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