Politics

The $30 million tragedy

Multi-million dollar rebuild of Otago Regional Council headquarters about prestige not practicality, say opponents

Lions safety planning intensifies

10:24am As thousands of rugby fans arrive, cops say planning includes scenarios for natural and man-made disasters.

Labour wants Pt England debate

Labour candidate wants her National opponent to publicly debate her stance on the controversial Pt England reserve development. 

Housing crisis clash at the polls

Generation rent's quarter-acre dream has been largely crushed. But will anger over that influence the election?

Labour's alternative budget

OPINION: Warm housing, a fit for purpose education system and proper funding of health would be priorities in a Labour Budget.

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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.

Vote Result

Related story: Voters reject riding on the coat-tails

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