After one of the most divisive election campaigns in New Zealand history, NewsWire reporters TESS NICHOL and SUE TEODORO reflect on the big winners and losers of New Zealand’s 2014 General Election.
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Students who challenged candidates on student issues give their thoughts on how the politicians performed.
A passionate and at times unruly crowd grilled Rongotai candidates in Miramar.
The Greens Party has announced a half-billion-dollar public transport spend for Wellington if it gets into power. Most locals think the ideas have merit, but decisionmakers expect more communication, and trolley buses are not popular. SARAH WILSON reports.
Nick Smith target after oil exploration raised dismissed as threat to dolphins in marine reserve.
Smith, Banks yes votes show it’s now time for homosexuals.
The Greens have grown their vote by five percentage points since the last election. TESSA JOHNSTONE ponders the keys to their success.
James Shaw confident party will reach its target of 10%.
Crowd raises issues at final candidates meeting.
Greens, Nats disagree on Hutt transport needs.
And Mel Gibson is more recognisable than the PM.
Accepted by Greens, Labour, Maori & Mana parties.
SLIDESHOW: More than 200 respond to protest call.
Hundreds demonstrate against government RNZ funding freeze.
THE GREENS will poll highest in tomorrow’s election, if a surprise NewsWire snap text poll of mostly young people is to be believed, reports JENNY MEYER.
NewsWire’s resident political pundit PAUL McBETH joins the chorus of picks for Cabinet places.
Peter Dunne fronts up about charges of political corruption.
KRISTINA KEOGH gets her first vote this election, so went to her first candidates meeting. It was boring, she writes, but it did confirm her voting choice.