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Electoral Commission

Preliminary referendum results: 65% of voters support legalising euthanasia; 46% support legalising recreational cannabis use; Labour won't pursue other drug law reform
30th Oct 20, 2:06pm
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Preliminary referendum results: 65% of voters support legalising euthanasia; 46% support legalising recreational cannabis use; Labour won't pursue other drug law reform
David Hargreaves tries but fails to look on the bright side of an election campaign that has been as uninspiring as it has been drawn out and brings out a short wish list for the future
13th Oct 20, 12:01pm
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David Hargreaves tries but fails to look on the bright side of an election campaign that has been as uninspiring as it has been drawn out and brings out a short wish list for the future
Advanced voting surges - 1.15 million people have cast their votes already, with 453k doing so over the weekend
12th Oct 20, 2:20pm
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Advanced voting surges - 1.15 million people have cast their votes already, with 453k doing so over the weekend
SFO files charges against two people in relation to the NZ First Foundation electoral funding case; Winston Peters gears up to take the SFO to court for allegedly abusing its statutory powers
29th Sep 20, 5:19pm
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SFO files charges against two people in relation to the NZ First Foundation electoral funding case; Winston Peters gears up to take the SFO to court for allegedly abusing its statutory powers
Election moved to October 17; Parliament to dissolve on September 6; Treasury's pre-election economic update deferred; Most political parties support decision but National only 'acknowledges' it
17th Aug 20, 10:22am
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Election moved to October 17; Parliament to dissolve on September 6; Treasury's pre-election economic update deferred; Most political parties support decision but National only 'acknowledges' it
The electorate’s love for the Ardern-led government seems undiminished in Covid’s second time around, Chris Trotter says
17th Aug 20, 8:00am
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The electorate’s love for the Ardern-led government seems undiminished in Covid’s second time around, Chris Trotter says
An SFO investigation saw him stand down in 2008, but Winston Peters says this time it's different; Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says he deserves 'natural justice'
18th Feb 20, 3:40pm
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An SFO investigation saw him stand down in 2008, but Winston Peters says this time it's different; Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says he deserves 'natural justice'
Winston Peters distances himself from the NZ First Foundation, saying he doesn't expect the Serious Fraud Office to want to speak to him about donations; Simon Bridges doesn't rule out working with NZ First beyond this election
11th Feb 20, 4:00pm
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Winston Peters distances himself from the NZ First Foundation, saying he doesn't expect the Serious Fraud Office to want to speak to him about donations; Simon Bridges doesn't rule out working with NZ First beyond this election
Electoral Commission believes donations to the NZ First Foundation should've been treated as party donations; Matter to be referred to the Serious Fraud Office; NZ First to review its donations arrangements; Prime Minister won't pass judgement
10th Feb 20, 1:53pm
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Electoral Commission believes donations to the NZ First Foundation should've been treated as party donations; Matter to be referred to the Serious Fraud Office; NZ First to review its donations arrangements; Prime Minister won't pass judgement
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces 2020 general election will be held on September 19; Says Labour's plan is to give NZers a contest that's 'positive, factual and robust'
28th Jan 20, 3:19pm
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces 2020 general election will be held on September 19; Says Labour's plan is to give NZers a contest that's 'positive, factual and robust'
NZ First Leader Winston Peters distances himself from the foundation allegedly used to funnel donations to his party, saying it sits in the 'administrative' side of the party, not the 'political wing' he takes care of
19th Nov 19, 4:59pm
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NZ First Leader Winston Peters distances himself from the foundation allegedly used to funnel donations to his party, saying it sits in the 'administrative' side of the party, not the 'political wing' he takes care of
A mystery donation to National has people asking how secure our electoral system is from corrupt foreign actors. Law expert Andrew Geddis explains what’s at stake
2nd Sep 19, 2:50pm
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A mystery donation to National has people asking how secure our electoral system is from corrupt foreign actors. Law expert Andrew Geddis explains what’s at stake