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Saturday, 20 September 2014 10:52 am
Beans predict a National win

Coffee beans have been used to predict the outcome of the election in Muffin Break’s coffee bean poll. FRANCESCA JAGO reports.

Greens rated savviest in NZ’s first truly social media election

Political social media specialist Matthew Beveridge rates the work of the Greens as the best, while Internet-Mana’s Callum Valentine says 2014 is the first true social media election in NZ. ASHLEIGH MANNING looks at how the parties’ social numbers stack up.

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New Zealand eateries could be ready for a Michelin rating

MATTHEW LAU speaks with top Wellington foodies about restaurant guides and how we, and Michelin, rate.

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PHOTO ESSAY: More than 2000 turn up for schools wearable art

The annual Feilding High School show 10 schools and wows the crowd, including photographer AMANDA CARRINGTON .

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PHOTO ESSAY: Vibrant, beautiful Big Beach in Makena

FRAN JAGO visits the the Hawaiian island of Maui and records the action at one of its iconic beaches.

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Campaign meetings in “three-horse race” Ohariu suggests close call

Campaign meetings in “three-horse race” Ohariu suggests close call

With just a 1000-vote majority, Peter Dunne’s Ohariu seat could be a game changer.

Wellington voters unimpressed with Conservative comments on poverty

Wellington voters unimpressed with Conservative comments on poverty

Conservative candidate Gordon Copeland ruffled feathers with his comments about poverty.

Cunliffe outshines off-key Prime Minister according to punters

Cunliffe outshines off-key Prime Minister according to punters

What influence has the final leaders debate had on voters? Social media and streets opinion offer clues.

Starving kids used in attack ads designed by iwi/kiwi campaign man

Starving kids used in attack ads designed by iwi/kiwi campaign man

The Opinion Partnership has been using billboards and ads to scare voters about Labour-Greens alliance.

Students offer passionate election messages at Victoria University

Students offer passionate election messages at Victoria University

Students who challenged candidates on student issues give their thoughts on how the politicians performed.

Are New Zealanders resigned and accepting about being spied on?

Are New Zealanders resigned and accepting about being spied on?

NewsWire asks Wellingtonians what they thought about being spied on, and for many it is just part of life.