Beehive Live

Live: It's war

David Cunliffe

A bloody war is breaking out between Labour's former leader David Cunliffe and contender Grant Robertson.

Live: Coalitions and contests

From the Beehive

Prime Minister John Key will release details of coalition deals between National and ACT and UnitedFuture today.

Live: Will he go or will he stay?


There's only one story in town today - Labour and their leadership woes.

Live: Party in crisis


The Labour leadership crisis is anything but slowing as David Cunliffe retreats to his Auckland home.

Live: Labour's leadership stoush

David Parker

Labour puts out press release saying MP David Parker not seeking leadership of the party.

Live: The waiting game


An unofficial 3pm deadline has been and gone, and still the Labour caucus continues. | Brutal briefing

Beehive Live: The work begins

John Key

Parliament's preparing for the intake of new MPs and it's time to start the grip-and-grin photo ops. | Lessons for Labour | Knives out

'Business as usual' for John Key

John Key

John Key says there's no rapid way back for Judith Collins, and he's not going to veer off to the right following a landslide victory.

National claims victory 'for Kiwis'

John Key

Key says victory "fantastic for the country", shows New Zealanders didn't want interference in election.

Live: The last hurrah

Dunne election

Selfies, silliness and the occasional protest - all the action from the final hours of the election campaign.

Live: The campaign convoy

Jacinda Ardern

It's almost over - tune in for live updates, newsbites and occasional weirdness from the campaign trail.

Live: Leaders' debate


Final leaders' debate is tonight - stay with us as we bring you Key vs Cunliffe one more time.

Live: Spooking the election?


It's the day after the "big reveal" and questions over who knew what are flying.

Beehive Live

Follow us here for all the updates as Kim Dotcom steps forward at his "Moment of Truth" event.

Beehive Live: Spies and lies

key greenwald

John Key and David Cunliffe are in Auckland today, but will the policy announcements be overshadowed by more questions about yesterday's claims that the Government Communications Security Bureau was spying on Kiwis?

Beehive Live: Weekend edition

cunliffe and key

Last weekend before the big vote happens and both leaders of the major parties are on the campaign trail.

Beehive Live: Voting looms

Russell Norman, Green Party leader

It's just a week til the election - can you believe it? And so the campaigning continues.

Remembering Ashburton

Peggy Noble, Leigh Cleveland

Both John Key and David Cunliffe are expected to visit Ashburton for the memorial for the Work and Income staff.

Leaders debate

cunliffe and key

Join us as John Key and David Cunliffe thrash out their policies in their third leaders debate.

Beehive Live: Beyond the Beltway

Key Cunliffe

Key's in Palmy, Cunliffe's in Auckland, Peters is in Porirua while the Greens hit Christchurch.

Beehive Live: Tax cut tasters

John Key and David Cunliffe

National gets ready to reveal all, fiscally, including what if any tax cuts they are looking at.

Beehive Live: Minor parties get to shine

Metiria Turei

While John Key and David Cunliffe continue campaigning, the minor party leaders are getting ready for a debate later tonight.

Beehive Live: September 4

Colin Craig

John Key heads to Hamilton, David Cunliffe re-visits Riccarton Mall and Colin Craig heads to Palmerston North.

Beehive Live: The show goes on

From Invercargill to Auckland, with a UN date to boot - it's another busy day on the campaign trail.

Live: Leaders in the hot seat


The election's getting closer and there's no shortage of action.

Beehive Live: 'Not a witch hunt'

John Key

Judith Collins and WhaleOil are still the hot topics today, as John Key tries to turn the talk back to the campaign.

Beehive Live: Back on the horse


The prime minister is back campaigning amid the fallout from Judith Collins' resignation.

Beehive Live: Collins' resignation

John Key

The Beehive team bring us the action from parliament, where the PM has accepted Judith Collins' resignation.

Beehive Live: Debate high


The parties talk immigration, but without John Key and David Cunliffe who are back to the campaigning.

Leaders face off

david cunliffe and john key

David Cunliffe and John Key are holding their first leaders' debate ahead of the September 20 election.

Beehive Live: Houses in focus

Wellington houses, generic, homes

Every day the Fairfax Political Bureau brings your fix of politics live from the halls of the Beehive and beyond.

Live: Finance debate

beehive parliament

Join us from Queenstown as the political parties lay out their finance plans.

Beehive Live: In full swing

beehive parliament

Labour releases its budget and Winston Peters is in Wairarapa - Beehive Live has all the details.

Beehive Live: National's big day

John Key

A Beehive Live special edition for National's campaign launch after two weeks of Dirty Politics.

Live with Tuhoe


Beehive Live is in Taneatua where the Tuhoe iwi is gathering for a Crown apology.

Beehive Live: Who knew what?

Documents, folder, files

The question on everyone's lips today is did John Key know the SIS documents given to WhaleOil.

Beehive Live: Campaign capers

cunliffe and key

Beehive Live is out on the campaign trail in the Lower North Island with both leaders of the major parties today.

Live: Celebrating in Ngaruawahia

maori king

Today the Labour and National leaders head to Ngaruawahia for the anniversary of the Maori King's coronation.

Beehive Live: Dirty Politics won't go away

Nicky Hager

The talk about Dirty Politics is not dying down, despite the best efforts of the political spin doctors. We'll bring you all the latest.

Beehive Live: Greens get going

Russel Norman

This weekend we bring you a special edition for the Green Party election launch and the continuing fallout from Nicky Hager's Dirty Politics book.

Beehive Live: Brushing off the dirt

John Key with baby

It's been a brutal political week, with dirt-digging claims for some and poll lows for others. But the campaign must go on.

Beehive Live: Hager fall out

Nicky Hager

We've had the big reveal of Nicky Hager's new book last night. Now, let the fall out begin.

Beehive Live: Eyes on Hager book

beehive parliament

We bring you updates from the campaign trail - today, that's Wellington for Cunliffe, and Key is in Nelson.

Beehive Live: August 12

David Cunliffe

David Cunliffe is visiting Palmerston North, John Key is in Auckland, and we analyse the Helensville non-debate.

Beehive Live: August 11

John Key

PM John Key and an assortment of politicians face off in the only multi-candidate election event.

Beehive Live: August 10

David Cunliffe

A special Labour/NZ First election campaign launch edition of Beehive Live

Beehive Live: August 8

John Key and child

We've got Key in Auckland, Cunliffe and Peters in Whakatane, and the Government's announcement on the Rena.

Beehive Live, August 7

Lochinver Station

David Cunliffe throws caution to the wind over the Lochinver farm sale, and Key does the rounds in Christchurch.

Beehive Live: August 6


Labour announces two more policies - State Services, and Primary Health. John Key visits Kapiti.

Beehive Live: August 5

david cunliffe and john key

The PM and Greens co-leader Metiria Turei are in Auckland, while Labour leader David Cunliffe has an announcement in Christchurch.

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