Borrowing and the border closures were hot topics in a feisty debate in the Queenstown Memorial Hall last night.
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 says it has a $1.29 billion plan to double New Zealand's technology sector in a decade and create at least 100,000 new jobs.
They come around every three years. Everything from the studio sets and the position of the podiums, to the colour of the ties, is carefully thought out; and then they’re analysed to death.
On the day of its official campaign launch, the National Party says it has made an error in its fiscal plan, admitting that wrong numbers were used.
The Green Party wants at least 30% of New Zealand's oceans to be protected by 2030 and a 10-year moratorium on all forms of seabed mining.
A new poll shows Green MP Chloe Swarbrick is coming third in the contest for the Auckland Central seat, which could be crucial in ensuring her party stays in Parliament.
The Labour Party is promising to double minimum sick leave entitlements for workers to 10 days a year and raise the minimum wage to $20 an hour.
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.
National leader Judith Collins says new GDP figures showing a drop of 12% - the biggest in living memory - is proof New Zealand needs a National-led government.
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.
National leader Judith Collins says South Islanders have had enough and slammed the Government's decision to extend alert level 2 restrictions for the island another week.
Labour has unveiled its new TV campaign advert featuring party leader Jacinda Ardern, a lot of red and not much of anything else.
The Government has changed New Zealand's visa rules so new residents stranded overseas because of Covid-19 will be able to hold on to their residency status.
Green Party co-leader James Shaw has made his first public appearance since the Green School saga, to kick off election campaigning.
NZ First leader Winston Peters has been snapped taking a sneaky cigarette break on Otago University's Dunedin campus today, breaking its no-smoking rules.