Live: Bolger's advice to PM

Former PM Jim Bolger had some sage advice for Bill English at a Paraparaumu mall.

11:27 AM  Ex-PM Jim Bolger tells Bill English that if he has to pick up the phone to Winston Peters, treat him with respect.

This race isn't over video

National's 'negative' attacks on Labour may have given Bill English's party a boost.

Both Bill English and Jacinda Ardern insist the fight is still close, despite a poll putting National streets ahead.

Will the Māori Party survive? video

Flavell with his campaign bus.

The fate of the Māori Party depends on one man winning this electorate. Here's how his campaign is going.

Kiwis want water to cost

Farmers protested perceived attacks from politicians in Morrinsville on Monday, September 18. A new survey shows the ...

The majority of Kiwis want to see farmers pay for water use, a new survey shows.

Fuel rationed till next Thurs video

Short-haul aircraft are carrying extra fuel to ensure they can complete their return journeys.

There's good and bad news for airline passengers wondering if they can fly out of Auckland.

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Perils of Government

From left, National candidate Adrienne Pierce, Money Free Party candidate Scott Andrew and Labour MP Iain Lees-Galloway ...

OPINION: National's candidate was ganged up on and faced tough questions.

Greed, not taxes, will ruin NZ stuff nation

When the privileged belittle those who are struggling and tell them to work harder, it shows how ignorant they are.

Go ahead, complain about how difficult your life is and how hard done by you are. I'd rather be on the side of the people who give a damn.

Debate strikes useful balance

The Manawatu Standard candidates debate was broadcast live on Facebook.

OPINION: Election campaign meeting mixes information with humour and differences.

An election reporting recollection

Jim Tucker began his journalism career in Taranaki and soon got a taste of the 'power' a reporter had come election time.

OPINION: Jim Tucker began covering elections when he was 19. Even Muldoon couldn't put him off.

Fair pay or national awards?

BusinessNZ has warned Labour's fair pay agreements marks the biggest change to industrial relations in a decade, and ...

OPINION: Labour's fair pay agreements signal a major change in industrial relations.

Electorate at a glance: Mana

Child poverty and housing prices some of the concerns for voters in the Mana electorate.

Child poverty and housing prices some of the concerns for voters in the Mana electorate.

Kissing social justice goodbye

Bill English, right, campaigning in Lower Hutt with Simon Bridges, left, and local candidate Chris Bishop. No animals ...

OPINION: What is that grotesque practice of politicians kissing kids about, who started it, and why isn't there a law against it?

Water issues boil over

Winston Peters addresses the party faithful in Ashburton.

OPINION: Winston Peters steps into the politics of water.

Fact-checking the final debate video

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 20:  Prime Minister Bill English speaks during the TVNZ Vote 2017 2nd Leaders Debate ...

ANALYSIS: Bill English continued to mislead about tax and Jacinda Ardern stretched the truth on health.

The verdict: It's a draw video

Things took a heated turn at the final leaders debate.

 Our political pundits give their take on how the leaders performed in their final debate.

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The verdict: It's a draw video

Things took a heated turn at the final leaders debate.

 Our political pundits give their take on how the leaders performed in their final debate.

Who won the final debate? video

OPINION: Jacinda Ardern looked and sounded like a woman in a fight for her political life. And she is.

Oil on troubled waters video

English's squeeze is working video

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