Politics

Collins in the naughty seat

Judith Collins

Former ministers Judith Collins and Maurice Williamson have been relegated to lowly select committee roles.

Live chat: David Parker

STANDING IN: David Parker. Labour leadership hopeful David Parker came in for a live chat this afternoon. See what he had to say.

Live: Labour primary

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

Vote fraud alleged

voting A rest-home resident says a voting official cast a vote in her name, but against her wishes.

Parliament's deja vu

Tracy Watkins OPINION: This National Government looks a lot like the last one, writes Tracy Watkins.

Who is the Opposition?

Peters Can Labour compete with the Greens and NZ First, both hungry for more parliamentary presence?

Who should lead Labour?

There are four candidates in the running to be the next Labour leader, but who's got what it takes?

Is a degree in NZ worth it?

A flag to portray NZ heritage

Gruesome overtones subdue

beehive Parliament's pre-opening swearing-in of MPs is always a hybrid of Gilbert & Sullivan's Iolanthe and the first day at kindy.

Secret diary of Paul Henry

My gift to the nation is that I make all sorts of things intensely interesting.

No cushy ride ahead at UN

Sad state of state housing

Labour circus drags on

Labour's three-ringed circus has taken the limelight away from the Government's handling of things, writes Vernon Small.

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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