Eileen Goodwin

Prepared to keep National Party honest

Prepared to keep National Party honest

The Green Party is set to hold Prime Minister John Key to his promise not to move the party further to the right.

Nats safe, according to Aucklanders

Nats safe, according to Aucklanders

There seems little mood for change in our biggest city, where even left-leaning voters appear resigned to defeat tomorrow.

Farmers scarce on Balclutha streets

Farmers scarce on Balclutha streets

The Otago Daily Times visits Balclutha where the streets are quiet, the farmers are busy, and the mood is blue - of the political colour.

'I don't think' NSA has bases here: Key

'I don't think' NSA has bases here: Key

To the best of his knowledge, the United States' National Security Agency does not have data facilities in New Zealand, Prime Minister John Key said in Dunedin yesterday.

Second Key visit more relaxed affair

Second Key visit more relaxed affair

It's best knowing as little as possible about how both laws and sausages are made, Prime Minister John Key joked on a visit to Dunedin yesterday.

Claims 'nothing but rhetoric' - PM

Claims 'nothing but rhetoric' - PM

The Moment of Truth meeting in Auckland last night ''utterly failed'' to deliver anything other than rhetoric, Prime Minister John Key told media on a visit to Dunedin today.

'Moment of Truth' will need to be compelling

'Moment of Truth' will need to be compelling

Rumours are swirling about what Kim Dotcom will reveal at the Auckland Town Hall tonight, University of Otago politics lecturer Bryce Edwards says.

Nurses support Poisons Centre

The New Zealand Nurses Union has issued a position statement calling for Dunedin's National Poisons Centre to be saved.

Where now, South Dunedin?

Where now, South Dunedin? Just how the New Zealand Labour Party managed to lose the party vote in Dunedin South was asked many times after the 2011 general election.

Blue seat taking on a green tinge

Blue seat taking on a green tinge

Oamaru is the biggest centre in the super-safe National seat of Waitaki. The Otago Daily Times briefly visited this week to ask what was on the minds of voters.