‘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...

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...

Kelly: Enough is enough

Businesswoman Suzanne Kelly’s warm demeanour masks a very real anger at a Government she feels has done its dash. A sensible mum of three with...

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...

Special lunch guest at Botany

It’s not every day that the Prime Minister, Bill English taps you on the shoulder and wants to know how you are doing. There was...

Get to know: Jami-Lee Ross

Get to know your local candidates ahead of the general election! Here at the Times, we're taking a slightly different approach to our election coverage...

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...

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...

Cut red tape now: Smith

Red tape is strangling business and growth and needs a massive shake-up, according to Anthony Smith, the ACT Party candidate for Hunua “Businesses at all...

‘It’s about the bigger picture’

Working full time and having a three-month-old daughter would be enough to keep most people fairly busy. Throw in a bit of General Election campaigning...


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