Local body elections
Alison Franklin takes council seat in Tararua by-election
As electioneering in the Mt Albert by-election draws to an end Green MP Julie Anne Genter campaigns hard on public transport.
Voting for a community board election in Wellington has been slow, with less than 15 per cent of papers returned.
Geoff Simmons says every politician promises change, like a new pair of underwear. But the reality is just old knickers turned inside out.
Upper Hutt mayor spends $750 on his campaign, while failed Wellington candidate received $125,000 in donations.
Spending big on election campaigns helps. Profile and popularity count for more.
Queenstown's new mayor has wasted no time attacking "multiple issues on multiple fronts".
Black-and-white televised debates in the 1960s inspired the man who's now Hamilton's deputy mayor.
Opinion: The fire's gone out of the belly of Labour under Andrew Little.
Rotorua Mayoral runner-up Reynold Macpherson has had his day in court over allegations of bias in the city's mayoral race.
Local board member's shock resignation leads to $100,000 bill for ratepayers.
Dr Lester Levy will manage budgets totaling in the billions as he's named chairman of three district health boards.
OPINION: There is nothing like a shock election result to burst your bubble.
Fair expenditure of rates and wasted funds are in the sights of new Rodney councillor Greg Sayers.
Rotorua's Reynold Macpherson launches legal action for a new mayoral election, claiming last month's was rigged.
"Young people are just people who happen to be younger than us" - Richard Hills, 30, gives maiden speech as councillor for Auckland's North Shore.
Rodney First secures five out of nine-member positions on the Rodney Local Board.
Quentin Smith appointed new deputy chairman.
Andrew King has been confirmed as Hamilton's new mayor.
Palmerston North's new deputy mayor is 36 and half Cook Islander.
Janet Holborow looks forward to "huge" job in her new role.
New South Waikato mayor appoints her deputy with full backing of the council.
"A council that...looks for ways to achieve the outcomes our residents want." Mayor Jim Boult
Recount of votes cast in Hamilton's cliffhanger mayoral race will take place in Auckland.
Wellington now has a 'city ambassador' and a 'city scientist' after mayor Justin Lester dished out new portfolios.
Nine votes separate mayor-elect Andrew King and Paula Southgate.
Tipa Mahuta re-elected to deputy chair role.
Auckland Council staff set to move 30km further away from the CBD in cost-cutting measures.
The 13 people charged with overseeing Canterbury's environment have been told they must work together in the interests of the region.
Drink-driving conviction for controversial Auckland mayoral candidate after crash, who says "system is rigged".