Politics

Metiria Turei

Meet the leaders: Metiria Turei

Metiria Turei muses about why more people identify with the Greens but rues a lack of character in Parliament.

Chaotic, messy and loud

David Cunliffe and John Key at leaders' debate 5:00am The final leaders' debate of the election campaign came down to an argument about numbers. | Lamb chops or steak? | Winston grins at sidelines

Lamb chops or steak?

Tracy Watkins 5:00am OPINION: The final televised leaders’ debate of the election campaign was a chance for both leaders to shine after a tumultuous few weeks.

Winston grinning at the sidelines

winston Peters 5:00am OPINION: Who won last night’s TVNZ leaders debate? Easy: Winston Peters.

Voting rort allegations

5:00am Large-scale provider of care for intellectually disabled accused of openly influencing voting of residents in their care.

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