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Maui

Greens' pledge for Maui's dolphins

The Greens would ban set-net fishing, trawling and gas and oil exploration in reserves home to the Maui's dolphin.

Govt: We'll fix Novopay

Minister Responsible for Novopay Steven Joyce 1:47pm Troubled Novopay system will continue to cost taxpayers millions of dollars but Government says it will run it better.

Will you vote in this election?

voting strap Lorde is urging young Kiwis to vote - but Russell Brand says that'll make people complicit in a broken system.

Labour pledges minimum wage rise

Construction worker/ Hard hat 1:49pm Labour would lift the minimum wage by $2 to $16.25 an hour in 2015, David Cunliffe says.

Development costs set to fall

Pomare subdivision A bill aimed at bring down construction costs by limiting fees on developers passes its final hurdle.

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It's just part of the political game.

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