Politics

Flag debate ahead

John Key

Prime Minister John Key has started laying out his third term agenda, including a vote on changing the flag next year.

Labour's debrief likely to be brutal

David Cunliffe Labour MPs are heading into an explosive showdown this morning at their first post-election caucus meeting.

Brakes come off RMA reform

Red tape The National Party is about to step on the gas to drive through their RMA reforms.

Election blights leave bill

pregnant Ballot box disappointment dashes hopes for Labour MP Sue Moroney's paid parental leave bill.

Labour faces huge challenge

Labour Party Christchurch voters, once a bedrock for the Left, have been abandoning Labour for a decade.

Lessons for Labour in thrashing

Cunliffe It's business as usual for Nats after astonishing win, but Labour faces another fight. | Beehive Live | Knives out

Death throes, low blows

Everyone could have used some pseudoephedrine on election night.

Shuffle ahead for National

Labour caucus knives out

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

Bring the voting to the people

Voting Don’t expect fed up, tired and busy people to go out of their way to contribute to a system they're not interested in.

High price for flag change

There's a lot of "time for a change" rhetoric about New Zealand's flag with no substance to the argument.

'Politicians can't be trusted'

Flag change debate 'stupid'

What should be on NZ's flag?

Does our country's current flag represent you or would you like to see something fresh flying?

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