The final of four debates between the leaders of the country's two largest political parties was held this evening on TV One at 7pm.

The debate covered a variety of electoral issues, such as the economy and mass surveillance, but none at any great depth due to the shortened nature of the televised debate.

Debate on this article is now closed. The final tally was David Cunliffe 293, John Key 181. Here is a selection of Your Views: