National’s Scott Simpson leads Coromandel

The National Party's candidate Scott Simpson is currently ahead in the race to become MP for the Coromandel electorate, with 43.4 per cent of votes counted... Read More

Tom Rutherford leading in Bay of Plenty

Update, 8.40pm: National Party candidate Tom Rutherford is leading the Bay of Plenty election race with a current margin of 9,869 votes. With 25,364 votes... Read More

Sam Uffindell announces Tauranga win

With 54.4 per cent of the vote counted, Sam Uffindell has announced that Labour's Jan Tinetti has phoned him to concede the seat for Tauranga. "I had... Read More

Follow LIVE for NZ election updates

The polls have closed, the votes are being counted and the future of the nation is in the balance. Results from the Electoral Commission will appear here... Read More

Voters told to avoid posting on social media

Social media users are being warned not to make posts on voting or any aspect of political campaigns come election day. Scrutineers will be on duty at polling... Read More

Last chance to vote

Tomorrow, Saturday 14 October, is election day and the last chance to vote in the 2023 General Election. 'More than 2300 voting places will be open from... Read More

Election 2023: Parties make final push

Political parties are making their final push for votes on the last day they can promote themselves in the 2023 general election. There's a general consensus... Read More

Election 2023: Final leaders debate tonight

The leaders of Labour and National have spoken to media ahead of their final televised debate tonight. The debate will be hosted by TVNZ and begin at 7pm. While... Read More

Arousing a response in the 2023 elections

It's intended as a bit of fun on the verge of a General Election … and right under the noses of the Electoral Commission. 'Electile dysfunction”... Read More

Fuel concerns rise but inflation still a worry

National remains the highest-rated party when it comes to tackling the top five concerns on New Zealanders' minds, but Labour has been regaining lost ground,... Read More

Commission says no shortage of voting places

The Electoral Commission is pushing back against claims that there will be difficulty accessing voting places on election day in some areas. Hundreds of polling... Read More

Climate policies key to reducing cost of living

Voters may be focused on the cost of living, but climate groups say failing to look at climate policies will raise household bills as well. Researchers say... Read More