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Robertson: Labour needs to look at what went wrong

Robertson: Labour needs to look at what went wrong

The Labour party has to take a close look at what went wrong in the election, MP Grant Robertson says, following its heavy defeat at the weekend.

Coffey relaxes after weathering campaign

Coffey relaxes after weathering campaign

Tamati Coffey Former television man Tamati Coffey's first politics bid may have fallen short, but that doesn't mean he'll be returning to the small screen.

Judith Collins back with less support

Judith Collins back with less support

Former minister Judith Collins is returning to Parliament but appears to have been punished by voters in Papakura, with her majority halved.

Yachting: NZ pair take gold at world champs

Yachting: NZ pair take gold at world champs

Kiwi sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke continued their stretch of supremacy in the 49er class, winning a second straight world championship overnight.

Rugby: Wellington slump to another loss

Rugby: Wellington slump to another loss

There's no escaping it, Wellington's ITM Cup campaign is officially a disaster.

National makes plans for Government

National makes plans for Government

Prime Minister John Key expects to run a centrist Government for the next term with the support of Act, United Future and the Maori Party, with possible ministerial posts for those parties.

Tennis: Erakovic on a high at last

Tennis: Erakovic on a high at last

It should never have taken this long but Marina Erakovic looks set to finally be regarded as a high-performance athlete by High Performance Sport New Zealand.

Cricket: Kane's champion knock

Cricket: Kane's champion knock

If you're married to test cricket, Kane Williamson's unbeaten century against the Cape Cobras in the Champions League was enough to generate adulterous Twenty20 thoughts.

Cunliffe regrets rejecting closer ties with Greens

Cunliffe regrets rejecting closer ties with Greens

Months of more controversy and instability are looming for the Labour Party after Labour leader David Cunliffe said he will call for a vote on his leadership and contest the job again but will not commit to resigning from Parliament if he is defeated in any challenge.

Act leader concedes future uncertain

Act leader concedes future uncertain

Act's leader Jamie Whyte has conceded that his future as the party's leader outside of Parliament is uncertain, and that the party's brand is "tarnished".

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