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Man, it just felt so good watching George Galloway rip Senator Coleman an extra exit hole. In May 2005, you'll remember, while most American politicians were mincing and cowering, the Honorable Member of the British Parliament, George Galloway, told ...
TV polls released this evening at 6pm on the two major TV networks signal two different outcomes for the election on Saturday. TV3/TNS says its Labour in the lead, TVNZ/Colmar Brunton says its National.
The Government will provide $512,000 for a satellite service to South Pacific television broadcasters, Broadcasting Minister Steve Maharey and Foreign Affairs Minister Phil Goff said today.
Number of seats* Labour 50 National 48 NZ First 8 Green Party 8 Maori Party 2 United Future 4 Progressive 1 ACT - Total seats 121
Last year Dr Don Brash after careful consideration of select committee submissions on the Civil Union Bill changed his mind on supporting the controversial legislation. Dr Brash stated in a press release in November 2004:
ACT Leader and Epsom candidate Rodney Hide today said he was pleased but not surprised by the result of a Morgan poll that shows him leading in the race for the battleground seat.
You the reader get to pick the numbers of seats for each party and whoever gets the closest answer will win something nice.
In a few days New Zealanders will go to the polls with our eclectic mix of motivations. Some of us will vote according to the party we identify most strongly with, or against, some of us will vote in self-interest, some will vote with their hearts, some will ...
TV One's Colmar Brunton Poll calculates that National would have 54 MPs, United Future 3 MPs, that gives 57 MPs with support from New Zealand First with 7 MPs giving it a majority.
In two days' time, New Zealanders will decide which political party is prepared to confront the issues that really matter to our country and its future.
Tamaki Makaurau MP John Tamihere is calling on Pita Sharples to apologise for mistreating one of Mr Tamihere’s campaign workers.
RODNEY HIDE LEADING IN EPSOM – ELECTORS THINK LABOUR ENCOURAGING ITS SUPPORTERS TO VOTE NATIONAL INAPPROPRIATE
Video: Will the Progressives be caned for being too close to Labour? Will Parliament's man of social conscience, Matt Robson, be returned to Parliament? If not, what will he do? Scoop co-editor Selwyn Manning interviews Matt Robson about how he sees this ...
There's a fight taking place out in marginal seats where even a high-placed Cabinet minister looks likely to lose. Scoop can confirm National is gaining traction. Here is a list of marginal seats and what to watch for on Election-Night.
This full-page newspaper advertisment was authorised by Selwyn Pellett, an Auckland businessman who has said he had no alliance to Labour. His two full-page advertisements are understood to have cost him around $25 000.
Mâori Television has today released the final results of its election opinion poll of the Mâori electorates.
A former high profile National Party List candidate has attacked National's environmental policies, particularly its plans for the Resource Management Act and intention to divert funds to pay for tax cuts, Environment Minister Marian Hobbs said today.
National 43% Labour 37% NZ First 7% Green 6% United Future 3% ACT 1% Maori 1% Destiny 1% Progressive 1% Other 1%
Is your policy going with the party that gets the most votes a bright line absolute test. If for example the Labour + Greens gets more than National + United Future is there wiggle room to go with Labour? Or is it simply a matter of which major party ...
It is spring, moonless night in the Parliament Buildings, banner- headline black, the carpetways silent and the scowling grandstanders'- and-liars' chambers breathing night-time down into the breeze-mumbled grounds. And all the people of the lulled ...
These are being continually updated as more information comes to hand, and are available at www.moh.govt.nz/pandemicinfluenza.
Eyewitness Account: Marooned At The Ritz - Stranded in New Orleans during Katrina, medical professionals set up a treatment center at the Ritz Carlton. by Joseph Pulvirenti, M.D.
"Thirty-three years ago a Maori language petition (containing 30,000 signatures) was presented to Parliament. The request at the time was for Mâori language to be taught in schools. This day, 14 September 1972 was a significant event in the history ...
Governments fail the people when politics equals economics and laws are made or changed without fully considering the social consequences for all people: rich and poor, men, women and children, different ethnic groups, different races, and indigenous ...
Scoop Election Briefing, September 13, 2005 Prime Minister Helen Clark AUDIO: Election Briefing: Prime Minister Helen Clark Interview by Alastair Thompson Transcript by Rosalea Barker Images by Kevin List
Centrebet punters are backing Don Brash to replace Helen Clark as New Zealand prime minister.
Former US security advisor and current Auckland University lecturer, Paul Buchanan, is about to launch a book that examines security and intelligence relationships in NZ and abroad. Scoop caught up with him for a preview of the book.
“The Reserve Bank’s warning that further interest rate rises may be necessary to protect the Bank’s price stability target should weigh with voters as they consider their options on Saturday, ” Finance Minister Michael Cullen said today.
Progressive leader Jim Anderton is asking if the overseas caller called Rodney Hide who rang him earlier this afternoon could please call him again. "My wife Carole passed the phone to me quickly this afternoon because she knows that toll calls can ...
National owes it to voters to release the policy costings it is withholding, Labour Minister Steve Maharey said today.