Politics

Jenny Pollock

81-year-old candidate

Addressing a mostly older audience in Nelson, Conservative Party leader Colin Craig introduced the town's candidate, age 81.

TVNZ assurances accepted

Mike Hosking Labour leader David Cunliffe says he has accepted TVNZ assurances about presenter Mike Hosking.

Key still backs Brownlee

Gerry Brownlee Labour calls for transport minister to stand down while authorities investigate his security breach. | 'Zero tolerance'

Maori Party 'only way' for influence

Maori Party logo The Maori Party’s Tai Tokerau candidate claims a vote for his party is the only way to ensure a Maori presence in power.

'Holiday Highway' approved

Northern Motorway traffic jam The controversial "Holiday Highway" north of Auckland has been given the go-ahead.

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