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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
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
The news organisation that broke the Todd Barclay story is reporting that National List MP Jian Yang has attracted the interest of our Security Intelligence Service; Yang says claims 'defamatory'
13th Sep 17, 1:19pm
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The news organisation that broke the Todd Barclay story is reporting that National List MP Jian Yang has attracted the interest of our Security Intelligence Service; Yang says claims 'defamatory'
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%
After years of hands-off tactics from central government, whatever hue of administration takes over after September 23 is likely to be more interventionist in the housing market
11th Sep 17, 4:20pm
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After years of hands-off tactics from central government, whatever hue of administration takes over after September 23 is likely to be more interventionist in the housing market
English defends move to increase first home buyer deposit subsidies, says we need to sustain current building levels for 5 years; Peters takes aim squarely at Labour over tax policy with Kingmaker status on the line
11th Sep 17, 9:42am
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English defends move to increase first home buyer deposit subsidies, says we need to sustain current building levels for 5 years; Peters takes aim squarely at Labour over tax policy with Kingmaker status on the line
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 has 'clarified' that any land tax that may or may not be recommended by its Tax Working Group, won't be allowed to apply to land under the family home, which also won't be covered by a CGT that may or may not be recommended
7th Sep 17, 10:06am
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Labour has 'clarified' that any land tax that may or may not be recommended by its Tax Working Group, won't be allowed to apply to land under the family home, which also won't be covered by a CGT that may or may not be recommended
National was wrong on Labour's fiscals; But it was always going to come because it allows English and Joyce to talk up their main campaign attack on Labour: Tax. We all need to get over it, Alex Tarrant says
5th Sep 17, 3:21pm
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National was wrong on Labour's fiscals; But it was always going to come because it allows English and Joyce to talk up their main campaign attack on Labour: Tax. We all need to get over it, Alex Tarrant says
Green Party slams National's plan to allow developers to bypass the RMA to speed up home and infrastructure building
5th Sep 17, 11:44am
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Green Party slams National's plan to allow developers to bypass the RMA to speed up home and infrastructure building
It could take a few years before new urban planning rules for delivering more affordable housing are in place, Bill English says; Labour says move is an admissiona of failed settings these past 9 years
5th Sep 17, 7:33am
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It could take a few years before new urban planning rules for delivering more affordable housing are in place, Bill English says; Labour says move is an admissiona of failed settings these past 9 years
Bill English and Jacinda Ardern go head-to-head: Ardern says she'd rather resign than raise Super age; both desire flat house prices; Winston Peters ruled out as Finance Minister by both
4th Sep 17, 8:03pm
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Bill English and Jacinda Ardern go head-to-head: Ardern says she'd rather resign than raise Super age; both desire flat house prices; Winston Peters ruled out as Finance Minister by both
With GDP and immigration numbers due two days before the election, Alex Tarrant looks at which party is set to gain the most from media reaction to the figures. He reckons it's Labour
3rd Sep 17, 6:02am
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With GDP and immigration numbers due two days before the election, Alex Tarrant looks at which party is set to gain the most from media reaction to the figures. He reckons it's Labour
Election 2017: English takes credit for allowing RBNZ's LVR regime, says foreign house buyers a 'peripheral issue'; Says he has the experience to deliver stable govt with Winston Peters if that's what voters decide
1st Sep 17, 9:45am
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Election 2017: English takes credit for allowing RBNZ's LVR regime, says foreign house buyers a 'peripheral issue'; Says he has the experience to deliver stable govt with Winston Peters if that's what voters decide
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
Govt's housing supply response dealing to Auckland land prices is a "generational fix," Prime Minister Bill English says during discussion on homelessness, neo-liberalism and housing affordability
28th Aug 17, 12:51pm
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Govt's housing supply response dealing to Auckland land prices is a "generational fix," Prime Minister Bill English says during discussion on homelessness, neo-liberalism and housing affordability
Govt announces 110kph speed limits on selected expressways (RONS). Alex Tarrant argues this could be one of the most important announcements this election campaign as National targets Winston's "common sensers"
24th Aug 17, 11:26am
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Govt announces 110kph speed limits on selected expressways (RONS). Alex Tarrant argues this could be one of the most important announcements this election campaign as National targets Winston's "common sensers"
Bill English doesn't want Winston Peters anywhere near NZ's monetary policy settings but can't rule him out becoming Finance Minister - says that's up to voters to decide
22nd Aug 17, 1:01pm
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Bill English doesn't want Winston Peters anywhere near NZ's monetary policy settings but can't rule him out becoming Finance Minister - says that's up to voters to decide
Don't scare the horses: Incremental housing affordability improvements the name of the game for both National and Labour ahead of this September's election; Don't mention the war (on prices)
22nd Aug 17, 10:15am
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Don't scare the horses: Incremental housing affordability improvements the name of the game for both National and Labour ahead of this September's election; Don't mention the war (on prices)
English on flat house prices, warns foreign buyers; Won't say 'no' to tax cuts ahead of Prefu; English and Bennett lay into Gareth Morgan; Winston accuses Nats and Labour of spending big on election bribes, says NZF keeping their heads
22nd Aug 17, 8:01am
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English on flat house prices, warns foreign buyers; Won't say 'no' to tax cuts ahead of Prefu; English and Bennett lay into Gareth Morgan; Winston accuses Nats and Labour of spending big on election bribes, says NZF keeping their heads
Election 2017 now a drag race to the finish, PM English says after Dunne quits politics; Calls on wayward Nats to return home (vote-wise); Raises risk of losing prosperity built up last 9 years
21st Aug 17, 4:15pm
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Election 2017 now a drag race to the finish, PM English says after Dunne quits politics; Calls on wayward Nats to return home (vote-wise); Raises risk of losing prosperity built up last 9 years
National's cheaper GP visit policy possible because of government's fiscal management, Health Minister Coleman says
21st Aug 17, 1:27pm
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National's cheaper GP visit policy possible because of government's fiscal management, Health Minister Coleman says
Ardern seeks to keep Shaw's bunch under her Green thumb, turns attention to the centre; English focuses on 'solid' policies of building roads and hospitals to attract deep-down Nats; TOP's Morgan continues Winston infatuation
21st Aug 17, 7:39am
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Ardern seeks to keep Shaw's bunch under her Green thumb, turns attention to the centre; English focuses on 'solid' policies of building roads and hospitals to attract deep-down Nats; TOP's Morgan continues Winston infatuation