“Maori party values actually align with the community”

She knows it’s a blue electorate, but Maori Party’s Carrie Stoddart-Smith isn’t backing down. “I wanted to stand in a general seat for the Maori...

Reeves wants new school at Beachlands

Jon Reeves, the NZ First list candidate in Hunua, would re-open all the rural police stations closed in New Zealand in the past year...

Two ticks can change the world

Of total enrolled voters in the 2014 General Election, just 62.73 per cent of those aged 18-24 voted. The 25-29 age group was slightly...

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...

Green’s Zhu fighting for social justice

The last few weeks have been tough for Julie Zhu. The Green Party candidate for Botany says she took a day to grieve and...

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...

Meet your election candidates for Botany

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...

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...

Minor parties to do battle on Grey Power patch

General Election candidates' meeting Hosted by: Grey Power Howick Pakuranga & Districts Association Venue: Pakuranga Bowling Pavilion, Lloyd Elsmore Park, Pakuranga When: Friday...

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...

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