Politics

'Battle for our birds'

Stoat trap Govt launches largest pest control programme to fight a "biblical" plague of rats and stoats.

Overpowering security

Scissors, gel and water are one thing but Homeland Security's latest edict takes air-travel pain to new heights.

ACT announces list

Jamie Whyte The ACT Party has announced the list of its top 20 candidates, which includes party leader Jamie Whyte in the top spot, but excludes Epsom candidate David Seymour. 

Deciphering election talk

Gary McManaway and Tony Fyfe The election campaign is just weeks away - and with it comes posturing, political-double speak and downright dishonesty.

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Opinion poll

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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