Politics

Reporter gets privacy breach apology

Fairfax political reporter Andrea Vance has received an apology from Parliamentary Service over a breach of her privacy during an investigation into a leaked report.

NZ First attacks council prosecution

Party says Waikato Regional Council bureaucrats who prosecuted Bas Nelis should seek employment in North Korea.

$10m renewal for heritage building

Quake-damaged landmark to get $10m restoration, become home to Culture and Heritage ministry.

Candidate a criminal

The Palmerston North mayoral race has had a last-minute entry from a man convicted of assaulting a child.

Key's text method examined

The chief archivist will look into Prime Minister John Key's practice of deleting all of his cellphone text messages.

Modern NZ needs flag for all

For Len Wicks, there are several absolute requirements for a flag to represent modern New Zealand.

Reasons for change

I don't often agree with John Key, but he's got it right here. We need a new flag.

A flag that's 'bold and fresh'

'Killing is not the answer'

Police should carry guns

It's Christmas and police should have better access to guns to fight the inevitable surge in domestic violence.

Influencing politics from the outside

2014 brought out the worst, rather than the best in our politicians. So, instead, here are seven individuals that shaped politics from outside the Beehive.

Crass opportunism in wake of siege

Phil Goff: Arms not the answer

Planet Key - reality's 'contested'

To say the Opposition was busting a gut yesterday would not be underselling the proposition.

National back on track

John Key National's popularity soars after Judith Collins' exit, putting it on course for huge victory. | All over bar the shouting | Full poll results

National drops, Labour up in poll

John Key and David Cunliffe could be in a race to reach Winston Peters. | Possible coalitions | Poll results

National's $8m oil and gas plans

Fight over the middle ground

Don't split vote, National warns

National is urging its supporters not to split their vote as our latest poll confirms the minor parties are on the rise. | Full poll results

Election 2014: Talking tech

Six parties outline their digital strategies in interviews with NetSafe executive director Martin Cocker.

Nats take axe to benefits

The National Party says it will reduce the number of people on welfare by 25 per cent if re-elected to government.

Election 2014: Maori matters

Election 2014: Immigration

Party views on state housing

Parties outline stances on state housing, focusing on Wellington, where the issue has been a thorny one.

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