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 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...

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...

‘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...

United Future to disband

United Future party leader Damian Light has announced the party will disband. Light, who stood as the party's Botany candidate in the 2017 General Election,...

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...

`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...

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...

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...