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The Taxpayers’ Union has updated its Bribe-O-Meter which costs party policies;

Opposition parties appear to be spending up to the rafters with sets of policies many times more expensive than the last election. 303 more words


Election race tightens: Nothing can be taken for granted

For National this election has two major problems that one might say are almost indigenous to third term Governments seeking a fourth term in office: 760 more words

New Zealand National Party

The New Zealand left is a zoo, not a viable alternative in this election

I want change this election. I long for a left leaning government that dials back some of the damage to our communities after nine long years of National: more funding for desperate NGOs; a coherent climate change strategy; transport solutions beyond roads; housing and a safety net for the poor; a review of our settlement process to rebalance the power away from the Crown. 1,037 more words


Maori versus Peters on referendum bottom line

I think NZ First have always had a policy to have a referendum on whether to retain the Maori seats in Parliament or not.

The only different yesterday was Winston Peters saying it was a non-negotiable policy this election. 488 more words


Labour's own poll low?

Last month Labour released results of its own polling to show it was doing better than public polls.

There’s been no release of its own since the… 209 more words


Little concedes Greens+NZ First required

Andrew Little has conceded that Labour will need both the Greens and NZ First to form a coalition.

So the election is shaping up to be National versus three parties – but don’t forget the Maori Party. 868 more words


Flavell: "Not aligned with Labour too much"

In an interview with The Nation yesterday Maori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell pointed out a number of differences between his party and Labour.

On immigration… 573 more words