The battle for the Maori seats looks set to be an interesting one, with some people predicting the Maori Party will take all seven electorates.
National's Wellington Central candidate, Stephen Franks, is using a hidden camera to snap vandals who are destroying his election campaign posters.
Dunedin people feel their housing issues are ignored just because they are not the worst in the country, members of the public told housing minister Maryan Street at a forum in Dunedin yesterday.
Fiji's coup-installed leader Frank Bainimarama has called on Indo-Fijians living in New Zealand to vote against Helen Clark in next month's election.
Political parties will be watching the polls even more intently after the latest survey showed the election could go down to the wire.
Grey Power today told political parties it would be focusing on their health and home insulation policies.
New Zealand First secretary Anne Martin was aware of an $80,000 donation to the party which she did not declare, leader Winston Peters said this morning.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says he always knew the Electoral Commission would clear his party secretary over a failure to declare donations.
One of the best things about being on the road during an election campaign is being able to approach total strangers and ask them questions about things they might be thinking about as voting day approaches.
Concern that about 10% fewer Otago people received public elective surgery last financial year compared with the previous year was expressed by National Party health spokesman Tony Ryall in Dunedin yesterday.
After nine years, Labour had "done what it came to do" and a change was needed, National's deputy leader told a public meeting in Balclutha last night.
The Green Party is not willing to be defined as either left or right, despite its strongly left-leaning policies, and has not ruled out working with the centre-right National Party, Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons said during a visit to Dunedin yesterday.
National leader John Key says comments by his transport spokesman that motorists could face tolls of $3 a trip on roads built under a National government are "premature".
The Maori Party want a parliamentary commissioner to ensure the Crown meets Treaty of Waitangi obligations.
Labour and the Greens say National's transport spokesman, Maurice Williamson, has slipped up by revealing that his party intends exempting major roads from the provisions of the Resource Management Act (RMA).
Tui billboards referring to Winston Peters don't breach electoral law, the Electoral Commission has decided.
A new opinion poll has fired up the election campaign, showing Labour and the Greens closely matching National and its right-wing partner ACT.
Memo to Air Force - close windows on incredibly expensive Skyhawks or they will get wet inside.