Election 2017

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3rd Oct 17, 8:21am
National should be loving the 'teal deal' speculation around a Blue-Greens tie-up, Alex Tarrant writes. It could draw Peters closer in giving him another rural vote 'headline win' of stopping National going with the Greens
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National should be loving the 'teal deal' speculation around a Blue-Greens tie-up, Alex Tarrant writes. It could draw Peters closer in giving him another rural vote 'headline win' of stopping National going with the Greens
3rd Oct 17, 8:21am
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2nd Oct 17, 11:05am
Peters says he's called Bill English back, after National leader said weekend call went unanswered; English keeps speculation of Blue-Green coalition ticking over
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Peters says he's called Bill English back, after National leader said weekend call went unanswered; English keeps speculation of Blue-Green coalition ticking over
2nd Oct 17, 11:05am
2nd Oct 17, 8:33am
Roger J Kerr says the composition of the future NZ Government will dictate what happens to the Kiwi dollar
Roger J Kerr says the composition of the future NZ Government will dictate what happens to the Kiwi dollar
2nd Oct 17, 8:33am
2nd Oct 17, 6:02am
Jenée Tibshraeny considers the extent to which the migrant vote has propped up National, particularly in Auckland's traditional Labour strongholds
Jenée Tibshraeny considers the extent to which the migrant vote has propped up National, particularly in Auckland's traditional Labour strongholds
2nd Oct 17, 6:02am
1st Oct 17, 6:02am
Could NZ First decide to sit on the cross benches and give support issue-by-issue? Turning Right and Left has hurt Peters before; Alex Tarrant sifts through the clues
Could NZ First decide to sit on the cross benches and give support issue-by-issue? Turning Right and Left has hurt Peters before; Alex Tarrant sifts through the clues
1st Oct 17, 6:02am
30th Sep 17, 6:02am
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Hannah McQueen says even though she loves property investing it's time the phenomenal gains from investment property were taxed through a Capital Gains Tax
Hannah McQueen says even though she loves property investing it's time the phenomenal gains from investment property were taxed through a Capital Gains Tax
30th Sep 17, 6:02am
29th Sep 17, 10:02am
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Selena Eaqub on the importance of social enterprises after our election, the rise of clean energy, our risks from the US-North Korea tensions, earning a better quality of bad health, bashing the beneficiaries and more
Selena Eaqub on the importance of social enterprises after our election, the rise of clean energy, our risks from the US-North Korea tensions, earning a better quality of bad health, bashing the beneficiaries and more
29th Sep 17, 10:02am
29th Sep 17, 9:54am
National and the Greens have policy fit in some areas, including Climate Change, National’s Paula Bennett says; Would like to talk, but says the Greens don’t look up for it
National and the Greens have policy fit in some areas, including Climate Change, National’s Paula Bennett says; Would like to talk, but says the Greens don’t look up for it
29th Sep 17, 9:54am
29th Sep 17, 5:02am
Lessons from Jim Anderton’s time as Industry and Regional Development Minister might well provide a valuable road map to how Winston Peters will be courted by Labour and National
Lessons from Jim Anderton’s time as Industry and Regional Development Minister might well provide a valuable road map to how Winston Peters will be courted by Labour and National
29th Sep 17, 5:02am
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28th Sep 17, 11:43am
NZ First's Winston Peters warns of global risks facing the NZ economy; Says something will go wrong at some point, and we had better be prepared; Are there any clues as to which way he might go?
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NZ First's Winston Peters warns of global risks facing the NZ economy; Says something will go wrong at some point, and we had better be prepared; Are there any clues as to which way he might go?
28th Sep 17, 11:43am
28th Sep 17, 10:39am
For those who like the raw numbers, here is a summary of the 2017 election votes counted and preliminary seats won, compared with other recent general elections
For those who like the raw numbers, here is a summary of the 2017 election votes counted and preliminary seats won, compared with other recent general elections
28th Sep 17, 10:39am
27th Sep 17, 4:32pm
Winston Peters says there are 9 possible outcomes based on election night and will wait until 7 October special votes are in before further comments; Options are understood to include issue-by-issue minority govt situation
Winston Peters says there are 9 possible outcomes based on election night and will wait until 7 October special votes are in before further comments; Options are understood to include issue-by-issue minority govt situation
27th Sep 17, 4:32pm
27th Sep 17, 1:54pm
As National and Labour fight for NZ First’s attention, the battle for the fiscal high ground remains politically relevant, Alex Tarrant writes. It could mean Labour doesn’t feel so bad if Peters turns right
As National and Labour fight for NZ First’s attention, the battle for the fiscal high ground remains politically relevant, Alex Tarrant writes. It could mean Labour doesn’t feel so bad if Peters turns right
27th Sep 17, 1:54pm
27th Sep 17, 8:46am
Alex Tarrant looks at how some of National and Labour's policies fit with NZ First's; It leaves him wondering whether Peters is more likely to go with the Nats due to 'headline potential'
Alex Tarrant looks at how some of National and Labour's policies fit with NZ First's; It leaves him wondering whether Peters is more likely to go with the Nats due to 'headline potential'
27th Sep 17, 8:46am
26th Sep 17, 4:31pm
Labour Party puts front bench to work on policy comparisons; Ardern and Davis to lead on talks with Winston Peters; Separate talks to be held with the Greens
Labour Party puts front bench to work on policy comparisons; Ardern and Davis to lead on talks with Winston Peters; Separate talks to be held with the Greens
26th Sep 17, 4:31pm
26th Sep 17, 12:48pm
National leader Bill English not giving much away ahead of talks with New Zealand First 'to show the respect to Mr Peters'; Plays down Super saga leak speculation
National leader Bill English not giving much away ahead of talks with New Zealand First 'to show the respect to Mr Peters'; Plays down Super saga leak speculation
26th Sep 17, 12:48pm
26th Sep 17, 9:26am
As the National and Labour/Greens sides both court Winston Peters, here's a look at what he campaigned for in monetary policy and banking, insurance & KiwiSaver
As the National and Labour/Greens sides both court Winston Peters, here's a look at what he campaigned for in monetary policy and banking, insurance & KiwiSaver
26th Sep 17, 9:26am
25th Sep 17, 5:05pm
Labour leader Ardern opens up on common ground with NZ First; Cites shifting Ports of Auckland alongside tertiary education & forestry; Says Labour would stick to govt spending and debt track rules; Might shift on water tax
Labour leader Ardern opens up on common ground with NZ First; Cites shifting Ports of Auckland alongside tertiary education & forestry; Says Labour would stick to govt spending and debt track rules; Might shift on water tax
25th Sep 17, 5:05pm
25th Sep 17, 3:47pm
Assuming National does lead the next Government, it needs to urgently address the dog's breakfast it had created with the housing portfolio
Assuming National does lead the next Government, it needs to urgently address the dog's breakfast it had created with the housing portfolio
25th Sep 17, 3:47pm
25th Sep 17, 6:48am
National and Labour make opening offers to Peters; Nats talks up regional development, while Labour touts hands-on economic management as attractive to Peters; 15% of votes still to be counted
National and Labour make opening offers to Peters; Nats talks up regional development, while Labour touts hands-on economic management as attractive to Peters; 15% of votes still to be counted
25th Sep 17, 6:48am
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23rd Sep 17, 7:00pm
Election 2017: We bring you the key updates from the night's coverage; Comments are back on - share your thoughts here
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Election 2017: We bring you the key updates from the night's coverage; Comments are back on - share your thoughts here
23rd Sep 17, 7:00pm
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22nd Sep 17, 2:01pm
Greens call for report on fuel pipeline vulnerabilities to be released; Judith Collins says Auckland Airport disruption will be over before school holidays
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Greens call for report on fuel pipeline vulnerabilities to be released; Judith Collins says Auckland Airport disruption will be over before school holidays
22nd Sep 17, 2:01pm
22nd Sep 17, 12:36pm
With the environment the backbone of the NZ economy, is a National/Green government a possibility in the future? Andrew Campbell and Bryce Edwards share their views
With the environment the backbone of the NZ economy, is a National/Green government a possibility in the future? Andrew Campbell and Bryce Edwards share their views
22nd Sep 17, 12:36pm
22nd Sep 17, 12:16pm
I thought this was going to be the housing election but housing affordability has struggled for airtime. Gareth Vaughan is very disappointed about this
I thought this was going to be the housing election but housing affordability has struggled for airtime. Gareth Vaughan is very disappointed about this
22nd Sep 17, 12:16pm
22nd Sep 17, 10:12am
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
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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