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...

MP hopefuls put to the test

With the General Election just over two weeks away, the Times joined a big crowd at a local church listening to candidates standing in...

‘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...

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...

Details of your local ‘meet the candidate’ meetings

Welcome to part three of the Times’ General Election coverage. Numerous groups are hosting election meetings featuring various candidates. The Times will be attending two...

Voting in an Election

Voting in a General Election begins two weeks before Election Day (September 11). You can vote whenever is convenient for you. To be eligible to...

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 is...

‘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...

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...

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...


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