Politics

State houses on the block

Hutt state houses for sale

Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett suggests the sale of "thousands" of state homes.

The new terror threat

Mark Taylor "Kiwi Jihadi" tweets photos of himself with knives in Syria - is he the tip of the iceberg? | Jihadist concerns

Key in talks with Abbot

tony abbot, john key John Key mets Australian PM ahead of centenary to mark 100 years since Anzac troops left for World War I.

From the farm to the Beehive

When one falls, another rises. So it is for Justice Minister Amy Adams, who takes over from Judith Collins.

Going once, going twice

David Seymour OPINION: Of all the MPs who might have asked awkward questions about National's state asset sales, few would have guessed it would be the ACT leader.

Three ways to safer roads

Speedometer Enforcing a lower speed tolerance only adds to the frustrations for drivers, Jimmy Ryan writes.

This is how to stop poverty

We produce the basic needs to eliminate poverty, but focusing on exports doesn't leave enough.

Why road tolls must be paid

Ways for Labour to win

Gutsy decisions needed

One in five Kiwi kids live in poverty, apparently. It’s a startling figure.

The creeping social housing crisis

National's social housing policy is ripe for accusations of privatisation by stealth and abandonment of govt's social obligations.

No regrets from Peters

Focussing the message

Secret diary of David Seymour

I give my maiden speech at Parliament tomorrow. Exciting!

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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