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Seeing More of Seymour is a Dunne Deal

New Zealand’s 51st Government is about to commence in 20 days time. Although the final count has yet to be released, National have a high enough party vote % to govern alone. 540 more words


The unfortunate necessity of the 'Ordinary Voter'

10 days ago I nearly voted Labour. David Cunliffe’s automated phone call the night before the election nearly got me. Nearly. In the end I gave my two ticks to the Māori Party. 1,649 more words

New Zealand Society, Culture, Politics

Monday is another day-More ruminations on New Zealand Power and Politics

Monday is another day-More ruminations on New Zealand Power and Politics 

 Kevin P Clements

 Now that most electoral returns are in we have learned that a million eligible New Zealanders chose not to register to vote or vote in this last election campaign. 672 more words

#NZ Election 2014

Election Results: A Summary

The consequence of the election on Saturday is a lurch to the centre-right (as so-called by the left-whingers). Not so much of a lurch – only two seats were gained. 529 more words


Hard times in NZ

We had an election at the weekend, and the party of the haves got back into government with an increased majority.  This means a three more years of hardship, and this time, increased hardship for the least well off.   826 more words

Green Party

Where to from here for National?

If John Key wants to have a stab at a fourth term as Prime Minister, there’ll be no one in the party to stop him. He’s weathered the… 402 more words


3 more years...

Election wrap up

The election showed us many things, one of those is that both Labour and the MANA  Movement treated the Māori Party (TMP) as the biggest threat to their own existence. 1,577 more words

NZ Party Politics