FrontPage : Auckland Mayoral candidate John  Palino at his press conference announcing his candidacy.

AUCKLAND'S CHAOTIC MAYORAL CAMPAIGN

The National Party may be beginning to regret that it has not endorsed a candidate for the Auckland Mayoralty. As of yesterday there were four confirmed centre right candidates for the job with one big name…
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FrontPage: Mathew Hooton and David Seymour at the ACT conference 

TIME FOR ACT TO GET ITSELF TOGETHER

ACT’s conference over the weekend was determinedly upbeat with very little reference to its often-troubled past. Of the seven former leaders the aprty has had over the 22 years it has existed, only Don Br…
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FrontPage: Green Co-Leader James Shaw launching his campaign for the leadership last April

WHERE JAMES SHAW IS LEADING THE GREENS

It’s now 20 years since the first Green MPs – Jeannette Fitzsimons and Rod Donald – entered Parliament. It sometimes seems looking at the party over that 20 years as though nothing has changed. They …
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LOBBYISTS EXPLOIT SELECT COMMITTEE

The anti-smoking lobby yesterday exploited a loophole in Parliamentary procedure which allowed them to mount a concerted attack at a Select Committee to call for increased tax on tobacco. The calls came dur…
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