Politics

Budget roars back into surplus

Hopes of a Budget surplus have soared after Treasury reported the books were in the black by more than $1 billion at the end of May.

Is ISIS flag illegal in NZ?

4:48pm Whilst wearing an ISIS flag would not be illegal itself, you would likely gain police attention.

Colin Craig letter asks for 'forgiveness'

Colin Craig puts his leadership to a party ballot and asks "forgiveness" from the Conservative Party.

11pc target for greenhouse gas cuts

But critics say climate change target is not nearly enough.

New ECan governance model revealed

Environment Canterbury will have elected and appointed representatives from next year and a fully-elected council by 2019.

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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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