Politics

RSS
Twitter denials provoke fresh attacks
Twitter denials provoke fresh attacks

Labour MPs say they have no hard feelings towards David Cunliffe's wife after she attacked them using an online alias. But…

Not comfortable being a politician's wife

Karen Price is a successful environmental lawyer who until now has largely stayed out of the spotlight.

Oil protesters disrupt event, scale building

Greenpeace protesters have disrupted a petroleum conference being held in Auckland this morning, bursting into a room while…

John Armstrong: Party's way out of leadership quagmire unclear
John Armstrong: Party's way out of leadership quagmire unclear

Two questions ought to be uppermost in the minds of those party members eligible to vote in Labour's forthcoming leadership…

'My actions were ill-judged'
'My actions were ill-judged'

David Cunliffe has denied he had anything to do with a Twitter account set up by his wife Karen Price, which anonymously…

Coleman rejects SAS claim
Coleman rejects SAS claim

Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman has dismissed suggestions the elite SAS force is ready and waiting for the green light…

Labour MPs undecided on front-runners
Labour MPs undecided on front-runners

Some MPs are casting about for an Option C in Labour's leadership contest because of concerns about David Cunliffe and Grant…

Politics

Obama's guards under fire
Obama's guards under fire

A knife-wielding intruder allowed to run rampant through the first floor of the White House. Bullets…

Editorial: NZ must be ready to join fight against Isis

If ground forces can rid Iraq of the murderers known as Isis, New Zealand should be there.

Brian Rudman: Forget the myth, let's talk about Waitangi charge

Prime Minister John Key says he's upset that the Waitangi National Trust is charging New Zealanders $15 to enter the historic…

Dunne unwittingly pays tribute to serial killer

United Future leader Peter Dunne has unwittingly paid tribute to a notorious serial killer after he fell for an online prank…

Labour candidate's stinging open letter
Labour candidate's stinging open letter

One of Labour's 2014 election candidates has written a stinging open letter to David Cunliffe, saying…

Pike River had 'worst of everything'

The Pike River Mine tragedy will go down as a lesson in "what can go wrong when everything's wrong", according to one of…

13 bizarre Cunliffe comments

Under pressure ahead of his resignation and his pending fight to regain the Labour leadership, David Cunliffe has made some…

Anti-drilling hikoi arrives in Auckland

About 600 anti-oil drilling protesters gathered in Auckland's QEII square in the central city following a hikoi from Cape…

David Parker: 'We'll keep it seemly'

After an initial flurry of snipes, Labour's new interim leader David Parker said he expected the forthcoming battle for…

Audrey Young: Deals crucial only if Key hits trouble
Audrey Young: Deals crucial only if Key hits trouble

Prime Minister John Key signed two insurance agreements yesterday in the form of confidence and supply…

McCully states case for NZ UN seat

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has addressed the United Nations General Assembly, in a bid to secure New Zealand a place…

Enough support in caucus? 'I don't know'

David Cunliffe officially resigns from his role as leader of the Labour Party today, and says he doesn't know whether he…

Key: SAS could join Isis fight on ground

NZ's elite SAS personnel aren't yet on standby for deployment to combat Islamic State militants - but the PM can't rule…

Williamson lobbied colleagues over case

A new link between Maurice Williamson and Donghua Liu has emerged in letters that show the senior MP lobbied two ministerial…

Parliament loses 'a decent woman'
Parliament loses 'a decent woman'

Tariana Turia began parliamentary life as a list MP, then winning Te Tai Hauauru, before parting with…

Politics Archives

Best of Political Analysis

John Armstrong John Armstrong
Leadership election rules full of pitfalls

To point out the potential pitfalls in Labour's new…

Fran O'Sullivan Fran O'Sullivan
Key wins - now let's focus on real issues

John Key goes into the home straight of the election…

Brian Fallow Brian Fallow
Housing costs back under spotlight

The Productivity Commission has been sent back into…

Claire Trevett Claire Trevett
In Epsom, always time for a cuppa

Conservatives Colin Craig and Christine Rankin headed…

Politics videos

Labour leadership: 'Keep it seemly' video Labour leadership: 'Keep it seemly'

Labour is likely to head into its leadership contest…

Labour's new leadership contest video Labour's new leadership contest

Mr Cunliffe will formally resign in the caucus meeting…

More Politics videos

Local Government

Watercare defends development fees Watercare defends development fees

Watercare Services has hit back at a developer who…

Bruce Morris: Nimbyism shows Kiwis won't accept their fate Bruce Morris: Nimbyism shows Kiwis won't accept their fate

We want hospitals, power stations, rubbish dumps and…

More Local Government

Political Polls

Key slumps in latest poll Key slumps in latest poll

John Key has plunged in personal popularity, dropping…

Conservatives close in on five per cent Conservatives close in on five per cent

The Conservative Party is within a whisker of the…

More Political Polls
Interactive Map

Claire Trevett on politics

Claire Trevett: Key happily pillaging as Labour navel gazes
Claire Trevett: Key happily pillaging as Labour navel gazes

While Labour was occupied with brow-smiting and vows of silence, the PM sailed into Labour territory for a bit more pillaging…

More Claire Trevett on politics
Be part of the news. Send pics, video and tips to nzherald.

Send

Bryce Edwards on politics

Bryce Edwards: Liberty under threat?
Bryce Edwards: Liberty under threat?

Will tomorrow's Dotcom/Greenwald revelations about state surveillance change anything in the lead up to polling day? Bryce…

More Bryce Edwards on politics

Audrey Young

Audrey Young: High noon for Cunliffe, Robertson
Audrey Young: High noon for Cunliffe, Robertson

If anybody else in Labour is thinking about putting his or her hat into the leadership contest, they should think again…

More Audrey Young

Matt McCarten on politics

Matt McCarten: Now for something similar ...
Matt McCarten: Now for something similar ...

The political world was stunned on Wednesday when David Cunliffe announced me as his chief of staff, writes Matt McCarten…

More Matt McCarten on politics

© Copyright 2014, APN New Zealand Limited

Assembled by: (static) on red akl_n3 at 02 Oct 2014 08:20:51 Processing Time: 2488ms