Beehive Live

Beehive Live: It's Friday

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The doors are still shut in Parliament following yesterday's terror attack in the Canadian capital.

Live: Employment law clash

John Key

More fireworks in House expected after Government carries on with controversial changes to employment law.

Live: Labour primary


The first of the Labour leadership primaries is under way. Join us for live coverage.

Live: Back in business


The House is back in session after today's opening of Parliament.

Live: Parliament re-opens


Parliament's opening today has meant a speech heckling by Winston Peters for new MP David Seymour.

Live: In the club

NZ lands stunning victory, securing non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council in first round of secret ballot.

Live: Last-minute campaining

Less than 24 hours from vote on NZ's UN Security Council bid, Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully still campaigning.

Live: NZ talks on IS threat

Tim Keating

John Key pushes for flag change, while our defence chief is to meet US President Barack Obama to discuss fight against IS.

Beehive Live: Leader race

Labour logo

It's the last chance for Labour MPs to put their hands up for the leadership role - will there be any surprise entries or dropouts?

Live: Terror law focus

Cabinet to meet for first time and there'll be no easing into it as they delve straight into discussing New Zealand's terror laws.

Live: New contender?

STANDING IN: David Parker.

All eyes in Wellington are on the Labour leadership after Andrew Little declared he was running yesterday - will acting leader David Parker join the race?

Beehive Live: 9 October


The Cabinet's been sworn in, the priorities for the third term have been laid it's time for the Nats to go to work.

Beehive Live: Sworn in


John Key's new Cabinet has been sworn in today by Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae.

Live: Squawks in Parliament

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Nats return to caucus meeting, while Sirocco the Kakapo comes to Parliament.

Beehive Live: New Cabinet faces

John Key

Prime Minister John Key has unveiled his new-look Cabinet today, with a few surprises.

Beehive Live: It's a numbers game

Labour Cunliffe Robertson

As the week winds down, we look into the possible options for contenders in the Labour leadership race.

Beehive Live: The race is on

Clayton Cosgrove

The date's been set for what could be bitter Labour leadership contest, while talks are going on between National and Maori Party for a deal.

Beehive Live: Twitter tussle

As war within Labour rages on, fires appear to have been stoked by former-leader David Cunliffe's wife, Karen Price.

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

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

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