Politics

John Key

'Victory for those who kept the faith'

"Three more years" - an ecstatic John Key claims victory for National for a third term in Government.

Campaign from hell, result from heaven

John Key OPINION: Dirty Politics and the Dotcom bomb was supposed to lay National low. But they've defied political convention to win a third term even more popular than when they began.

Win for nasty politics

John Key 5:00am OPINION: So the Dirty Politics practitioners were spot-on. Nasty tactics do favour the Right.

Cunliffe concedes defeat

David Cunliffe Despite his party's resounding loss, Labour leader says he has no intention of standing down.

'We'll be back' - Conservatives

Colin Craig 5:00am Conservative Party vowing to come back stronger than ever for another tilt at power in 2017, after falling agonisingly short.

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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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