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Posts Tagged ‘ Winston Peters ’

Wellingtonians seem to be happy with their government

Oct 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

On the streets of the left-leaning capital, people spoken to are mostly satisfied with the election result



Waiting for Winston: A political playlist to soothe your nerves

Oct 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

To help ease the nerves, yet prepare you for the “big moment”, SARAH MCMULLAN has created this playlist



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.



Key more years, Peters party foiled, and Harawira blind-sided

Sep 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

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.



Fifty shades of grey turn up in Upper Hutt for NZ First leader

Sep 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The threat of super city amalgamation was the meeting issue, but it became all about Winston Peters.



Long-time MPs change colours to rainbow

Aug 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Smith, Banks yes votes show it’s now time for homosexuals.



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.



Finlayson: Parliament won’t be nice with Peters

Nov 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

“He will bring up race and he will just be unpleasant”.



Peter Dunne gives credit to Winston Peters

Nov 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

He says NZ First adds a political dynamic for his tenth term.



Supporters ‘never stopped believing’ says Peters

Nov 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News

Heading back to Parliament after stunning comeback.



Facebook: stone National and play drinking games

Nov 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Election drinking game and anti-National events popular.



One preferred party poll to rule them all

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

Saturday night we’ll know if the political polls were right.



Independents have to focus on their message

Nov 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Are they better off going it alone or setting up a party?



Political polls – seems everyone’s got an opinion

Sep 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Better to look at the bigger picture, says commentator.



The rise and rise of blogging

Apr 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

As Kiwiblog stirs up the Mt Albert Labour candidacy debate, bloggers’ influence appears to be growing. SANDRA DICKSON runs the rule over bloggers at the last election.



It’s about safety for an English rose

Apr 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Student Features

Being English and settling in New Zealand should be a breeze – shouldn’t it? Not necessarily, as one Wellington woman tells MELISSA KINEALY.



Simon and Natalie – JFK and Jackie of New Zealand politics

Dec 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

National’s MP for Tauranga, Simon Bridges of Maniapoto, talks to SANDRA DICKSON about being a new boy in Parliament.



From ‘Ruthanasia’ to ‘dead fish’ – I give you Helen Clark

Nov 11th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News, Uncategorized

How will Helen Clark be remembered? How is New Zealand different in 2008, after nine years of Labour-led governments, to the country she inherited in 1999? SANDRA DICKSON reviews the Clark years.



NZ First out of Parliament – Rimutaka grief

Nov 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Disappointed Ron Mark thanks bereft party members, party supporters and family.



Brash, Hager slam media lack of election analysis

Nov 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Last minute election scandals popping up in the media prompted NewsWire political reporter PAUL McBETH to look at the ethics of campaign coverage.

He found ready critics in Don Brash, Nicky Hager and Mediawatch’s Colin Peacock.



Ron Mark well behind in crucial Rimutaka

Nov 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

NZ First candidate will need undecided voters to win.



Pensioner bus times peak too early

Oct 24th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Gold Card free trips run at different times to 10-trip pensioner tickets.



Emissions law needed minor party support to scrape through

Oct 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Features

Labour needed every vote it could cobble together to get the emissions trading scheme into law. LAURA FRYKBERG and JENNY MEYER look at the minor parties’ role.



Is it a done deal? What the polls don’t tell us

Sep 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Election polls hold a lot of sway with voters, but are they giving an accurate picture? NewsWire polled nearly 600 Wellingtonians and many are still undecided about their party vote.



Helen well-received, but what about Winston?

Sep 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Helen Clark speaks to packed-out Grey Power meeting in Hutt.