National will tomorrow announce a $130 million welfare reform package aimed at getting people off benefits.
Businesses are not convinced that John Key's Government has a plan to develop the economy or the country's infrastructure, according to the Deloitte-Business NZ election survey.
Prime Minister John Key's opening address of the National Party election campaign was disrupted by chanting protesters shouting "stop the war on the poor." About four protesters...
Prime Minister John Key has described as "panicked'' the Labour Party's plan to raise the age of eligibility for NZ Super to 67 and to make KiwiSaver compulsory.
Increasing the retirement age, compulsory superannuation and restoring the contributions to the New Zealand Superannuation Fund are part of Labour's savings policy which could change policy debates on the way to the November 26 election.
Labour leader Phil Goff claims his party's promised superannuation overhaul shows it has more "balls'' than National to make difficult decisions on New Zealand's future.
National plans to use the proceeds of the partial sale of state-owned assets to establish an investment fund of up to $7 billion, but the size of the fund is contingent on the sale prices achieved for the assets.
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New Zealand First launched its election campaign yesterday with leader Winston Peters calling for a fair tax system where everyone paid a fair share.
Labour leader Phil Goff will tonight get his first major opportunity to show voters he is up to the job as prime minister when he and Prime Minister John Key meet in the first leaders debate.
Labour would scrap the so-called "holiday highway'' to fund the Auckland city rail link.
National consolidated its commanding lead in the final weeks of the Rugby World Cup, according to the latest New Zealand Herald/DigiPoll survey.
National is promising free after-hours medical care for children aged under six.
Has the Labour Party run up the white flag of electoral defeat by shying away from an official campaign launch on Sunday? Instead, it has opted for a "significant policy launch" in its caucus room today.
The Government has adopted a timid approach to superannuation saving, ruling out compulsory savings and opting instead for auto-enrolment in KiwiSaver - but not yet.
About 60 people attended a public meeting of Waitaki candidates at the RSA Hall in Oamaru on Saturday.
Deputy Prime Minister Bill English will explain why up-and-coming New Zealanders should stay on this side of the Tasman when he speaks to the Queenstown Young Professionals on Thursday, November 3.
Apathy towards the upcoming election is behind a push to get young people enrolled to vote.
When voters go to the polls on November 26, they will have been assailed by information and doubtless vigorous campaigning on the pros and cons of New Zealand's voting system. In particular, the views of the electorate will be sought on whether or not to retain MMP.
In past years, to the tedium of most voters, prime ministers have played a childish game of setting a date for the three-yearly general election.