Covid-19 is the dominant health issue at the moment, but there are much wider issues in the health sector for our political parties to debate. Mike Houlahan reports.
The 2020 election will almost certainly go down in history as the "Covid-19 election". Mike Houlahan looks at the differing approaches the main political parties would take to managing the pandemic...
Although under MMP it is, generally, really only the party vote that matters, that does not mean that parties do not want to win electorate seats.
Substantial work needs to be urgently done to improve the readiness of southern aged residential care facilities for an outbreak of Covid-19, a new report says.
A fiery and personal exchange about climate change was the stand-out moment in an at times feisty election debate between Labour leader Jacinda Ardern and National leader Judith Collins last night.
Queenstown is right in the middle of one of the safest National electorates in the country, and few political leaders find their way there during campaign season.
A man with an enormous, and enormously expensive, addiction to methamphetamine, will continue his rehabilitation behind bars after being sentenced on a wide variety of charges yesterday.
The financial advice sector needs to do more to protect customers against predatory criminals such as Barry Kloogh, Labour commerce spokesman Kris Faafoi says.
National Taieri candidate Liam Kernaghan and Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean are among National party figures to have posted material online claiming to quote Labour leader Jacinda Ardern out of context.
It was billed as the night the election campaign would heat up, but the first debate between Labour leader Jacinda Ardern and National leader Judith Collins struggled to simmer.
National launched its election campaign in virtual mode yesterday but with a concrete promise for Dunedin.
It is not easy competing with the other entertainment attractions a weekend offers, but Act New Zealand leader David Seymour said he was happy with the attendance, given Covid-19 restrictions, at a...
A new week, another Monday spent waiting for the announcement on whether the South will return to Covid-19 Alert Level 1.
The law governing elections is absolutely riven with inconsistencies, implausibilities and impracticalities, as anyone who has had to grapple with the Electoral Act 1993 can tell you.
NZ First leader Winston Peters talks to Mike Houlahan about political longevity, the importance of the provinces, and how he wants to save the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter.
Senior doctors say they will continue to fight for proper services to be provided in the new Dunedin Hospital.
Full planes will soon be landing at southern airports following yesterday’s announcement that social distancing requirements on aircraft and public transport will be eased.