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Cunliffe: I'm not into gutter politics

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David Cunliffe appeals to Labour to come back from edge as it plunges into bitter leadership race.

Twitter attacks herald a bitter contest

David Cunliffe and Karen Price OPINION: Karen Price stood by her man, David Cunliffe - and her Twitter revenge on his detractors and rivals has won both sympathy and derision.

Note to Labour: it's also policy

OPINION: David Parker is one of the nicest blokes in politics. Unfailingly polite, almost a little too honest for his own good at times.

When politicians cringe

Hillary Clinton David Cunliffe's wife's recent Twitter activity is not the first family-related embarrassment in recent political history.

Cunliffe: Didn't know wife tweeting

David Cunliffe and Karen Price Ex-Labour leader "couldn't have known" about wife's attack Twitter account. | NZ vote analysis

Moveable feast for leadership

Tracy Watkins Labour has finally got something right after the extraordinary events of recent days.

Battle may blind Labour

Whoever wins the battle over the Labour leadership may already have lost the war.

Leadership win may be pyrrhic

Labour braces for ugly run-off

Silver fern is 'our only choice'

silver fern flag The fern may not be unique to New Zealand, but to the world it IS New Zealand, writes Tim Pate.

Labour's 'slow death' denial

Labour is in meltdown. The sideshow continues, but it's not really that funny, Bevan Berg writes.

Why Labour is losing my vote

Time to make voting easier

A new leader's not enough

David Cunliffe's semi-resignation doesn't address the real reasons Labour failed so badly in the election.

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

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.

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