Actor Cliff Curtis has become the latest celebrity to publicly declare support for the Mana Movement.
MP Nick Smith, threatening a selfie in his togs, defends his comment about voters shunning fat politicians, but he may be right.
John Key confirms electorate deals with ACT in Epsom and United Future in Ohariu. | Speculation squashed
Electoral Commission rejects Conservative Party's "vote" logo, saying it could confuse voters.
OPINION: So, the "dirty deals" have been done, relatively dirt cheap, and it looks like it may be bye-bye to Colin Craig's chances of being an MP this year.
Prime Minister John Key says he won't cut a deal with the Conservative Party in East Coast Bays.
Conservation minister rejects claim he bullied Fish & Game over campaign to clean up rivers.
PM all but rules out a deal with Colin Craig's Conservative Party in East Coast Bays electorate.
Most Kiwis would be happy to pay a "dolphin tax" to save the threatened Maui's and Hector's dolphins, a new survey says.
Xero founder Rod Drury says Govt needs a tech adviser and Georgina Beyer will stand for Mana.
Andrew Judd has struck out at the Government for giving Taranaki roads the crumbs from roading budgets.
Police commissioner visits homes of those affected by the Urewera raids, including veteran activist Tame Iti.
Accountant doubts there would be $372m surplus without clever accounting for costs of rebuild.
Former Labour MP Georgina Beyer has announced she will stand for Mana at the next election.
Green Party policies to protect NZ beaches from oil spills include a ban on deep sea drilling and compulsory shipping lanes.
OPINION: John Key's style may be "open and transparent", but only when it's convenient.
Former Green MP Keith Locke says more information needed about Christchurch man killed in Yemen drone strike.
National Party's lineup for the 2014 election includes a big promotion for Education Minister Hekia Parata.
NZ's reputation at risk after bill that would have outlawed slave fishing failed to pass into law.
Journalist labelled "utter tosspot" by Gerry Brownlee for insensitive Pike River approach declares it a career highlight.
National list MP Paul Foster-Bell is defending a huge spike in his taxpayer-funded expenses.
David Seymour has knocked on 8500 doors, wearing out shoe leather on the manicured streets of Epsom.
OPINION: It's time to end the dodgy deals that have besmirched the reputation of MMP.
Labour leader David Cunliffe says being the underdogs in the leadup to the election is a "great place".
Labour election hopeful Stuart Nash says a graffiti attack on his fire truck was not politically-motivated.
Medical specialists union has used a speech to dentists to launch an attack on Health Minister Tony Ryall.
Gerry Brownlee has blamed a "complete brain fade" for evading Christchurch Airport security.
A cartoon image on a campaign flier nods to Nicky Wagner's campaign slogan: "Keeping Christchurch Central in Good Shape for the Future".
Aimie Cronin rapid-fired questions at Hamilton's candidates in the coming election.
Christchurch's own "Robin Hood" figure, Bryan Staples speaks out against Winston Peters.
OPINION: It has been a topsy-turvy three years since the last election. One more week and time will be called on the 50th New Zealand Parliament.
Labour leader David Cunliffe says he has accepted Television New Zealand's assurances about presenter Mike Hosking.
OPINION: If there are too many more weeks like this on the campaign trail, the election may well end up closer than everyone expects.
The hard-done-by politicians are also asking for 30 free flights a year for their families- on top of their at-least $150,000-a-year salaries.
The Maori Party’s Tai Tokerau candidate claims a vote for his party is the only way to ensure a Maori presence in power.
Labour leader David Cunliffe says he has accepted TVNZ assurances about presenter Mike Hosking.
Labour confirms it will restore the rights of individual communities to decide on council amalgamations.
Labour calls for transport minister to stand down while authorities investigate his security breach. | 'Zero tolerance'
The controversial "Holiday Highway" north of Auckland has been given the go-ahead.
CAA has "no sense of humour'' about security breaches, no matter who you are, industry leader says.
Addressing a mostly older audience in Nelson, Conservative Party leader Colin Craig introduced the town's candidate, age 81.
Greens election campaign juxtaposes Rena cleanup and shoe-less kids with the slogan "Love NZ".
Christchurch MP Nicky Wagner will not get the $340k she says an Auckland businessman owes her.
It's been a week of apologies, valedictories and late resignations. Our politics team is live from the Beehive.
Central and local government could join forces to pay for flood mitigation for Christchurch homes, PM says.
Education Minister rules out review of the law allowing religious instruction in state schools. | Bible class stoush
Gerry Brownlee made an airport faux pas - and now his own department is investigating him.| Bulletproof Brownlee
Three-quarters of children tested for the latest achievement information report were at or above national standards.
Maori Party co-founders Tariana Turia and Pita Sharples have ended their careers in Parliament surrounded by the people they represented.
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