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Rebirth of the Poll of Polls

So, how did my Poll of Polls do? Pretty rubbish really… The rapid rise of NZ First and the Conservatives during the last half of the campaign didn’t come through in my results, and there certainly seems to be something systemic about the Greens’ ability to fall short of their poll results come election day. 352 more words

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Foxy Lady Politicians of New Zealand

New Zealand. The nation we love. A rugged, far-flung land with sheep and natural majesty seeping from every orifice. Our inhabitants, a young and hardy people, lead the world in all manner of innovations: from the celebrated pavlova and swanndri to the humble but efficient state-house. 1,000 more words

The Post-Election Hui: A New Members Perspective

Te Ururoa Flavell, Tariana Turia and Marama Fox, 5 October 2014 at the signing of the Relationship Accord with the National Party

An inescapable feature of election debates was the Māori Party’s relationship accord with the National Party and the negative manner in which that relationship is predominantly received particularly by those self-identifying as “the Left”. 1,618 more words

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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

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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

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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

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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

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