Bringing disability and politics together

Women in New Zealand started voting 124 years ago but it’s been only three years since Telephone Voting was introduced for the visually impaired...

Local candidates respond to election results

Julie Zhu-local candidate for Green Party in Botany “I am definitely disappointed to see that only two per cent of local voters decided to vote...

Elder abuse response service for victims of harm

  New Zealand  is less than 10 years away from having more seniors than children. “By 2035 there will be 350,000 over 65s in Auckland. Botany...

Enter the dragon

I’m fascinated by the business card Wetex Kang hands me. It’s heavy and embossed, a respectable card for the Maori Party’s first Asian candidate...

Simeon Brown saddened by Winston’s decision

  Simeon Brown, MP for Pakuranga says he is disappointed with last night's announcement  that a Labour/NZ First/Green arrangement will form the new government. “I’m saddened by the decision made...

Meet your election candidates for Hunua

Welcome to the first of a series of articles we intend to bring to you in the run-up to the General Election on September...

LIVE: 2017 General Election

If you just couldn't wait until Election Day to cast your vote, you're not alone. More than 1.2 million New Zealanders cast an advance...

It’s National – but only just

    The National Party has swept to victory nudging Labour aside and in so doing casting NZ First into oblivion. In an ‘official’ count following Kids...

‘We want this vote because we’re working for it’ – Brown

Simeon Brown was just 17 when he set his sights on parliament. It was 2008 and after watching in admiration as his grandfather sat on...

`I’m here if you need anything’

Labour Party candidate for Botany Tofik Mamedov knocked on 500 doors in and around the Golflands area, on the weekend. The hard-working candidate, who arrived...

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