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Labour jumps in poll

Cunliffe Labour handed some rare good news on the last day of the current Parliament, with a new poll showing a rebound in fortunes.

Lavish meal on taxpayers' tab

Tim Groser Trade minister's meal, including foie gras and toothfish, cost $300 - and that was before the wine.

Finlayson's FBI meeting

Chris Finlayson Attorney-General Chris Finlayson won't say if he discussed Kim Dotcom with FBI deputy director FBI Mark Giuliano today.

Fishing practices outlawed

Fish Parliament has outlawed the practices behind slave-like fishing practices in New Zealand waters.

Match-fixing 'No 1 threat'

pm Government moves to protect nation's sporting reputation ahead of world cup matches here.

Opinion poll

Is it a good decision to lower the alcohol limit for driving?

Absolutely. It's about time.

No, it's a draconian measure from the Nanny state.

Vote Result

Related story: Alcohol limits to be lowered

When small fry flounder

Winston Peters It's not easy being a minor party... unless by some stroke of luck you are Winston Peters and sit on the fulcrum of power.

'Gliding On' only option in fiasco

Have taxpayers just bought themselves a dog? Probably.

Ryall's colleagues tie one on

Will you vote in this election?

Labour jumps in poll

Cunliffe Labour handed some rare good news on the last day of the current Parliament, with a new poll showing a rebound in fortunes.

Low voter turnout likely

Which party stands to lose the most from a low voter turnout at the polls?

Cunliffe a Labour liability

Labour's poll woe deepens

Support for minor parties drops

Dunne, Peters and Craig celebrate milestones but there's little else to cheer about.

Builder applauds duties drop

Brent Mettrick One of Canterbury's biggest builders says it will take up to a year until changes translate into customer savings.

English: High dollar cities' fault

Finance Minister points the finger at Chch and Auckland for high interest rates and dollar.

Welfare spending drops $1b

A welcome surplus - time now to look ahead

Hopes dashed as Harding resigns

"Another avenue to accountability" for CTV collapse gone after its designer escaped disciplinary hearing, victim's father says.

Don't vote, can complain

dont vote strap When 10 per cent of the population doesn't vote, it's apathy. But you can't dismiss 30 per cent.

Privacy wins over right to vote

The very freedom I am supposed to be voting for is taken away from me by the intrusion into my privacy.

Imagine this for your child

Politicians, go back to school

What makes my vote tick

Karl Hutchins says he'll be lining up to vote this year, and hopes to see Winston as King Maker again.