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Alex Tarrant presents a Top 10 of final election thoughts: Parker vs Collins; NZ First vs the Greens; Who's going to call for house price falls next term?; Rural-urban divide; Nick Smith's knob; Cartoon wrap
22nd Sep 17, 10:12am
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Alex Tarrant presents a Top 10 of final election thoughts: Parker vs Collins; NZ First vs the Greens; Who's going to call for house price falls next term?; Rural-urban divide; Nick Smith's knob; Cartoon wrap
Winston Peters holds the balance for National vs Labour-Greens in Newshub-Reid poll; Greens recover, NZ First up slightly; Bill English up in preferred PM stakes
21st Sep 17, 6:30pm
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Winston Peters holds the balance for National vs Labour-Greens in Newshub-Reid poll; Greens recover, NZ First up slightly; Bill English up in preferred PM stakes
National is on top while Labour has dropped below 40% in latest 1 News Colmar Brunton poll; Winston Peters kingmaker, although now at risk of falling below 5%; Greens steady the ship
20th Sep 17, 6:06pm
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National is on top while Labour has dropped below 40% in latest 1 News Colmar Brunton poll; Winston Peters kingmaker, although now at risk of falling below 5%; Greens steady the ship
National, Labour and the Greens want to reduce government debt. But is it the right time for political parties to be campaigning on tightening the government’s purse strings?
20th Sep 17, 9:11am
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National, Labour and the Greens want to reduce government debt. But is it the right time for political parties to be campaigning on tightening the government’s purse strings?
English defends campaign ads, looks to seniors & families; Ardern defends tax U-turn; Greens want landlords registered & maintenance bonds; Seymour touts positive poll; TOP says 5% in reach, gets qualified Eaqub support
18th Sep 17, 7:36am
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English defends campaign ads, looks to seniors & families; Ardern defends tax U-turn; Greens want landlords registered & maintenance bonds; Seymour touts positive poll; TOP says 5% in reach, gets qualified Eaqub support
Labour and Greens could form govt together, 1 News Colmar Brunton poll shows; NZ First not in Kingmaker position any more; Greens couple of points above threshold
14th Sep 17, 6:22pm
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Labour and Greens could form govt together, 1 News Colmar Brunton poll shows; NZ First not in Kingmaker position any more; Greens couple of points above threshold
National may have steadied the ship this past week with its tax attacks on Labour; Alex Tarrant reviews the polls, potential coalitions and what we've seen on the campaign trail the last few days
13th Sep 17, 1:33pm
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National may have steadied the ship this past week with its tax attacks on Labour; Alex Tarrant reviews the polls, potential coalitions and what we've seen on the campaign trail the last few days
National may have won back support last week; Newshub poll shows them able to govern alone; Labour down slightly, Greens below 5%
12th Sep 17, 6:28pm
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National may have won back support last week; Newshub poll shows them able to govern alone; Labour down slightly, Greens below 5%
Labour is now in a position of choice. The ball is in National’s court to respond, perhaps with a lurch across the centre line, Alex Tarrant writes
10th Sep 17, 6:02am
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Labour is now in a position of choice. The ball is in National’s court to respond, perhaps with a lurch across the centre line, Alex Tarrant writes
Labour could form a government with either New Zealand First, or with the Greens and Maori Party, latest 1News poll shows; Stuff leaders' debate in Christchurch
7th Sep 17, 6:16pm
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Labour could form a government with either New Zealand First, or with the Greens and Maori Party, latest 1News poll shows; Stuff leaders' debate in Christchurch
Labour overtakes National in 1 News poll, could form government with NZ First only; Greens back above 5%, NZ First loses support; Ardern ahead of English in preferred PM stakes
31st Aug 17, 6:09pm
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Labour overtakes National in 1 News poll, could form government with NZ First only; Greens back above 5%, NZ First loses support; Ardern ahead of English in preferred PM stakes
The election campaign proper starts today, Alex Tarrant writes: How Labour should defend its tax stance, how the campaign might play after tonight's poll & leaders' debate; And why Winston isn't yet 100% Kingmaker
31st Aug 17, 11:33am
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The election campaign proper starts today, Alex Tarrant writes: How Labour should defend its tax stance, how the campaign might play after tonight's poll & leaders' debate; And why Winston isn't yet 100% Kingmaker
ACT's David Seymour looks to be fighting to stay relevant this election with National odds-on to need Winston Peters to govern; And could NZ First's personality mix put pressure on that 12 October decision deadline?
27th Aug 17, 7:51am
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ACT's David Seymour looks to be fighting to stay relevant this election with National odds-on to need Winston Peters to govern; And could NZ First's personality mix put pressure on that 12 October decision deadline?
NZ's political fishing season begins: Labour casts for the urban middle class, English baits soft Nats off Winston and the Maori Party's out on a lake they should own
20th Aug 17, 6:02am
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NZ's political fishing season begins: Labour casts for the urban middle class, English baits soft Nats off Winston and the Maori Party's out on a lake they should own
Newshub poll shows big jump for Labour and Ardern at expense of Greens, National and New Zealand First; Winston Peters still Kingmaker
9th Aug 17, 6:15pm
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Newshub poll shows big jump for Labour and Ardern at expense of Greens, National and New Zealand First; Winston Peters still Kingmaker
The New Zealand Initiative's Oliver Hartwich on liberalism in the trenches, elusive grains of sand, Islamic fashion, an apparently unfunny German, the decline of the white working class American man and more
28th Apr 17, 10:02am
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The New Zealand Initiative's Oliver Hartwich on liberalism in the trenches, elusive grains of sand, Islamic fashion, an apparently unfunny German, the decline of the white working class American man and more
The latest polls show Winston Peters could be Kingmaker in September. So what way will he go? Alex Tarrant reckons it'll be easier for him to turn left due to Labour/Green Cabinet inexperience
2nd Apr 17, 5:59am
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The latest polls show Winston Peters could be Kingmaker in September. So what way will he go? Alex Tarrant reckons it'll be easier for him to turn left due to Labour/Green Cabinet inexperience
Maori Party wins tug-of-war between National's coalition partners, striking deal with the Government so the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill can be passed
23rd Mar 17, 5:10pm
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Maori Party wins tug-of-war between National's coalition partners, striking deal with the Government so the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill can be passed
Maori Party keen on Peter Dunne's flexi-super policy, co-leader Fox says; Set to meet United Future, ACT on proposals following National's plan to raise Super age
8th Mar 17, 9:39am
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Maori Party keen on Peter Dunne's flexi-super policy, co-leader Fox says; Set to meet United Future, ACT on proposals following National's plan to raise Super age
National's Super policy gets solid attention in Parliament; Peters details betrayals, Greens say Gen-X will foot the bill; Labour touts Cullen fund returns higher than govt debt costs
8th Mar 17, 6:33am
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National's Super policy gets solid attention in Parliament; Peters details betrayals, Greens say Gen-X will foot the bill; Labour touts Cullen fund returns higher than govt debt costs
New Auckland Mayor Phil Goff's push for a foreign property buyers tax is a no-go for National, but not necessarily for all its coalition partners or the Opposition
11th Oct 16, 10:01am
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New Auckland Mayor Phil Goff's push for a foreign property buyers tax is a no-go for National, but not necessarily for all its coalition partners or the Opposition
Epsom MP David Seymour highlights growing pressure on Auckland Boys Grammar and Epsom Girls Grammar rolls; suggest new apartment tenants be blocked from school places; or just not built
9th Sep 15, 6:18pm
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Epsom MP David Seymour highlights growing pressure on Auckland Boys Grammar and Epsom Girls Grammar rolls; suggest new apartment tenants be blocked from school places; or just not built
Government says open to ACT suggestion for indexation of income tax thresholds to CPI inflation to avoid 'bracket creep' increasing effective tax rates
19th Mar 15, 5:59pm
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Government says open to ACT suggestion for indexation of income tax thresholds to CPI inflation to avoid 'bracket creep' increasing effective tax rates
National announces deals with ACT's Seymour and United Future's Dunne as Labour's Robertson bids for leadership
29th Sep 14, 9:08am
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National announces deals with ACT's Seymour and United Future's Dunne as Labour's Robertson bids for leadership
Election 2014 - Party Policies - Arts, Culture and Heritage
5th Jul 14, 12:16pm
Election 2014 - Party Policies - Arts, Culture and Heritage