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Key forming Government

John Key

John Key will warn National MPs against becoming arrogant after the party's big election win.

Robertson: 'We've got a job ahead'

Grant Robertson Labour's Grant Robertson remains the Wellington Central MP, but his party is struggling in the capital.

'All steam, no hangi'

kelvin strap New Te Tai Tokerau MP Kelvin Davis slams Internet-Mana after it failed to deliver on the hype on election day.

Nervous wait for Mallard

Trevor Mallard Hutt South MP Trevor Mallard could have victory snatched away by 3900 special votes yet to be counted from his electorate.

Bittersweet return for Mark

Ron Marks It’s a bittersweet return to Parliament for New Zealand First's Ron Mark.

Win for nasty politics

John Key So the Dirty Politics practitioners were spot-on. Nasty tactics do favour the Right.

Secret diary of a Maraetai dinner

Judith Collins: I felt in the need for some company so I stuck my head out the window and whistled.

Campaign from hell, result from heaven

Cunliffe labouring to make up ground

Election 2014: Talking tech

Six parties outline their digital strategies in interviews with NetSafe executive director Martin Cocker.

Nats take axe to benefits

The National Party says it will reduce the number of people on welfare by 25 per cent if re-elected to government.

Election 2014: Maori matters

Election 2014: Immigration

Party views on state housing

Parties outline stances on state housing, focusing on Wellington, where the issue has been a thorny one.

National back on track

John Key National's popularity soars after Judith Collins' exit, putting it on course for huge victory. | All over bar the shouting | Full poll results

National drops, Labour up in poll

John Key and David Cunliffe could be in a race to reach Winston Peters. | Possible coalitions | Poll results

National's $8m oil and gas plans

Fight over the middle ground

Don't split vote, National warns

National is urging its supporters not to split their vote as our latest poll confirms the minor parties are on the rise. | Full poll results

John Key owes me $6000

john key Beneficiaries need at least a $50 per week pay rise just to keep pace, Martin Buck writes.

Get rid of tax on exports

Alan Peacock makes a case for dropping company tax on exports to strengthen New Zealand's economy.

Leaders' debate top comments

Minimum wage is no answer

Fewer jobs, more problems

Permanent work is almost impossible to find and there's still a severe lack of special needs funding.

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