Election 2017 Live: A jet fuel crisis
The election campaign goes on, though the encircling debate has taken a turn towards Auckland’s infrastructure stresses.
At the end of a campaign debate in which every party bar one gave 10/10 importance to climate change action, the Greens took aim at the outlier.
This weekend’s election result could come in three flavours of new Government. Bernard Hickey analyses the implications for interest rates of each.
Hawke’s Bay faces many of the same challenges of regional NZ: how to grow in a way that employs locals rather than migrants.
Perhaps more than any other region, the use of water has been fiercely debated in the Hawke’s Bay and may be a deciding factor for many voters.
Election 2017 Live: Jacinda Ardern stayed on the trail to talk to younger voters in Wellington despite the death of her grandmother.
Towns like Whanganui are benefiting from politicians’ visits and promises - how are they actually doing?
There are five days of campaigning to go and it couldn’t be closer, with National and Labour basically even in the polls.
Jack Vowles looks at the discrepancies between major polls, and asks how important it might be to the result of the election.
Voters seem ready to reward National for its fiscal stewardship by handing the reins to Labour.
There’s only so long a party can harness the mood for change — a lesson Labour is now surely aware of.
National and its leader are already talking about getting back to work on Monday, September 25, after the election.
James Shaw reopens the capital gains tax debate by saying the Greens would push for an early adoption in coalition talks with Labour.
This election comes down to a simple choice on a vast array of complex issues. Rod Oram looks at National’s record and concludes more of the same won’t deliver for NZ.
The wildly-swinging polls have been confusing for the public and last night’s Colmar Brunton poll on TVNZ did little to help.
Absence of policy is not the problem: the clarity of policy is holding Labour back, writes Joe Pagani.
NZ needs to get serious about reform in the rental market if we don’t want the next generation shut out of the housing market, writes Bill McKay.
Victoria University’s Norman Gemmell discusses the mechanics of a tax working group, and asks why we might need one.