Overseas voting starts on Wednesday

Voters who are overseas will be able to vote in the 2020 General Election and referendums from this Wednesday. About 67,000 New Zealand voters are enrolled... Read More

Political poll shows Labour down, National up

TVNZ's latest Colmar Brunton poll has Labour on 47 per cent, National on 33 per cent - with Labour unable to govern alone. The Green party is on... Read More

Jan passionate for her city

Passionate is a word Labour List MP Jan Tinetti has been using a lot lately. She has taken her skillset – honed on the front line as principal... Read More

Primary sector exports and jobs up again

Primary sector exports and jobs are up again, demonstrating the sector’s underlying strength amid the COVID-19 global pandemic and US-China trade... Read More

Muller opens up about panic attacks days into job

Former National Party leader Todd Muller says he began to suffer panic attacks just a few days into the job, after ousting Simon Bridges. The Bay... Read More

Seasonal work visa available to more people

The government is putting in place a range of immigration policy changes to help fill labour shortages in key industries. “Two key sectors we... Read More

Tauranga’s growth outstrips census data

Winston Peters’ campaign bus rolled into town and with that came election promises. A crowd of around 60 people gathered at Red Square to hear... Read More

Experts want roadside drug testing for cannabis

There are concerns the legalisation of cannabis could lead to an increase in road deaths, with the impact of drugged driving already becoming more apparent. In... Read More

Angie Warren-Clark sets fresh goals

After three years as a Labour List MP, Angie Warren-Clark is pleased she has been able to see some goals achieved and is looking to pursue more. “One... Read More

Voting place locations released

More than 2800 voting places locations have been reconfirmed for the 2020 General Election and referendums. Voting Services National Manager Graeme... Read More

Labour pledges spend another $200m in regions

Labour has announced a $200 million fund to support economic development plans in the regions, as part of its election manifesto. The Government has... Read More

New tools to make nature more accessible

People planning to head outdoors now have a resource that lets them know how accessible an area is for people with varying levels of mobility. The new... Read More

NZ First aims to cut price of cigarettes to $20

New Zealand First says it would lower tobacco excise so that the average pack of cigarettes is no more than $20. Party leader Winston Peters announced... Read More

National promises $4.5bn in tax cuts

National's promising a short-term package of tax cuts - worth more than $4.5 billion - to kick start the economy. Leader Judith Collins and finance... Read More

Govt achieves 50 percent women on state boards

Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter announced today that the government has reached its target of 50 per cent on women on state sector board and committees... Read More