With class dismissed, the politicians have largely cleared off. What's in store between now and September 20?
Dry July might be over, but political party leaders are giving up booze until after the election.
There was a distinct frisson when the Speaker received a complaint that National MP John Hayes had been "flashing".
If it weren't for Kim Dotcom, it would seem laughable that the US would place much value on having a "no spying" agreement with NZ.
Today in politics: Friday, August 1
Poll rebound offers Labour a glimpse
Labour jumps to 30pc in Roy Morgan survey
Taxpayers pay minister's $300 tab
Attorney-General meets FBI boss
Parliament outlaws slave-like fishing conditions
Parliament bill addresses 'No 1 threat' to sport
Labour would fund veterans' funerals
Ex-Green claims colincraig.co.nz spoof site
Beehive Live: July 31, 2014
Wild, windy weekend ahead
13-year-old shot in Gisborne
Fatal crash in Palmerston North
West Ham's NZ tour 'a trip too far'
Fullback dilemma for Steve Hansen's All Blacks
Bake club week one: People's choice winner
Intruder explodes through door
Job trial rules not followed
Whittakers recall chocolate slabs
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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