The Sure Things: Paul Eagle
Tim Murphy talks to Paul Eagle, the 45-year-old Wellington deputy mayor who is looking to take over from Her Majesty Annette King in Rongotai.
You drive, you pay: road plan lurches forward
Auckland Council wants new ways to raise funds to pay for its roading and public transport infrastructure.
The Sure Things: Erica Stanford
Tim Murphy talks to Erica Stanford, the 38-year-old handed the chance to replace Murray McCully in the safe National seat of East Coast Bays.
The Sure Things: Chris Penk
37-year-old Chris Penk is set to replace former PM Sir John Key in the safe seat of Helensville.
PM confident and paranoid
Bill English knows very well how elections can turn out, and says if he wins he’d fight to earn National another term in 2020.
Island hopping with Bill English
It’s not immediately clear why, with just over 100 days until the election, PM Bill English would spend a week overseas.
PM’s dilemma: Photo op vs urgent business
Bill English, who is touring the Pacific Islands, sticks it out as long as he can with a children’s ukelele orchestra.
Delicate challenge awaits PM in Tonga
While Winston Peters entertains in as a kind of touring rockstar, the PM admits he may need to entertain Peters later this year.