Politics

Jenny Pollock

81-year-old candidate

Addressing a mostly older audience in Nelson, Conservative Party leader Colin Craig introduced the town's candidate, age 81.

TVNZ assurances accepted

Mike Hosking 4 min ago Labour leader David Cunliffe says he has accepted TVNZ assurances about presenter Mike Hosking.

Key still backs Brownlee

Gerry Brownlee 4:30pm Labour calls for transport minister to stand down while authorities investigate his security breach. | 'Zero tolerance'

'Holiday Highway' approved

Northern Motorway traffic jam 3:44pm The controversial "Holiday Highway" north of Auckland has been given the go-ahead.

Do you love NZ enough?

Greens Love NZ oil Greens election campaign juxtaposes Rena cleanup and shoe-less kids with the slogan "Love NZ".

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Where do you stand on political coat-tail riding?

If it gets marginalised voices into Parliament, I'm for it.

I'm against it - if you don't get the votes, you shouldn't be there.

It's just part of the political game.

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