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Posts Tagged ‘ Act Party ’

Follow the election here

Sep 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Most Popular, Top Picture

The Whitireia Team is covering the election live around Wellington. Click above for a rolling blog of updates as election night progresses.



Politics, social issues on the minds of high school students

Aug 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Year 10s at Wellington High School are looking closely at this year’s General Election



Candidate comments booed by LGBTQI crowd in Wellington

Aug 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Diversity, Features, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News, Student Features

ACT’s Stephen Berry was booed at the LGBTQI Rainbow forum on Tuesday for not backing new hate speech law.

Newswire’s AIMEE EASTWOOD asked candidates after the meeting about hate speech and free speech.



WATCH: Gareth Morgan addresses students on policies

May 30th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Multimedia, News

New party gets electioneering opportunity at Victoria University



New generation eyeing up Maori Party leadership

Mar 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

There are questions about his mana, but Te Ururoa Flavell tells SAM DUFF it is better to be on the field scoring goals.



Teapot spill seems to confirm Peters’ claims

Jan 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Everything quoted from tape “deadly accurate”, says Peters.



Capital ACT voters have no love of John Banks

Nov 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A slight victory for ACT but to party members, it is not enough.



Battle lines drawn in Hutt South electoral meeting

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Parish platform perfect pulpit for political pontificating



Lone National supporter pleads crowd for a ‘fair go’

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Hecklers’ drown out candidates at final Wellington Central.meeting



If it weren’t for polytechs where would we be?

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Anti-National Cuba St rally urges voters to cast an educated vote.



Sex a safe election topic in Lower Hutt house of God

Nov 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Candidate tosses in his own question for opponents.



Last bastion of forced unionism faces extinction

Apr 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Features, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Student Features

The ACT party’s Freedom of Association bill – heading into its final stages in Parliament – could destroy student unions as we know them.

JONATHAN CHILTON-TOWLE talks to both sides of a debate about the world’s last surviving compulsory unions.



More youth wanted on roll as Mana looks like two-horse race

Oct 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Mana by-election takes place on November 20. ALICE PETRIE reports on the efforts to get young people voting while TANYA WOOD lines up the candidates.



First hundred days – what will new National Government do?

Nov 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

The dust is settled and National has won the reins of power – PAUL McBETH looks at what they have planned for New Zealand.



NewsWire makes its Cabinet picks

Nov 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

NewsWire’s resident political pundit PAUL McBETH joins the chorus of picks for Cabinet places.



Our analysis: what it would take for a change of government

Nov 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

Current polling has National sleep-walking to victory, but PAUL McBETH’s analysis shows it will be much closer than you think.



Candidates cross swords at Mt Victoria’s New Crossways

Oct 17th, 2008 | By | Category: Features

Mt Victoria’s Meet the Candidates meeting got off to a smoking start on Thursday night with Michael Appleby pontificating on the benefits of cannabis.