Advance voting starts on Monday

Voting in the 2017 General Election kicks off in earnest on Monday September 11 when advance voting places open, and will go through until...

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...

Peter Dunne to bow out of parliament

UPDATED 2:25PM: Peter Dunne is done with politics. The United Future leader has announced he will not seek re-election in the upcoming General Election. Dunne has been...

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...

Kang cleared of bribery

The Electoral Commission has cleared Maori Party candidate Wetex Kang of a bribery allegation. Maori party president Tukoroirangi Morgan  accused the New Zealand Herald “beefed...

Candidates put through paces

Howick & Pakuranga Grey Power Public Meeting - Friday, August 25 Three political guest speakers squared off for this pre-election meeting - Barry Coates (Green...

Meet your election candidates for Pakuranga

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...

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...

Better infrastructure for Hunua – Bayly

National MP Andrew Bayly says ensuring the Hunua electorate gets its fair share of infrastructure and resources is top of his priorities list. Bayly, who...

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...