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NZ Election 2023

A message for the new parliamentarians

Congratulations to those who succeeded in their election bid. We won’t know the exact composition of parliament until the tally of special votes is announced...

Meet NZ Loyal’s Deputy Leader Logan Courtney, Janita Andrews to stand in Whangarei

Logan Courtney will stand for the New Zealand Loyal Party in the Selwyn electorate. Courtney is a father, veteran, christian and author. 'I have been...

Kiwis ‘rushing to check out’ National’s tax calculator

More than 50,000 New Zealanders logged on to National’s tax calculator to see how much tax relief they will get in National’s Back...

NZ First release Law & Order policy

New Zealand First believes that keeping society safe should be the priority of law-and-order policies. Law and Order Every New Zealander deserves to feel safe, secure,...

COVID Royal Commission: Public to set terms of reference – ACT

“ACT will take the politics out of the Royal Commission into the Government’s Covid-19 response by allowing all New Zealanders to have their say...

NZ Loyal 1% tax explained, announce candidate for Hutt South

A video circulating on social media explains the New Zealand Loyal Party's 1% transaction tax policy. The policy would see all existing taxes replaced by...

Watch: Newshub Leaders debate – Hipkins v Luxon

Watch full video of the Newshub leaders debate between Chris Hipkins and Christopher Luxon. https://www.youtube.com/live/NAXkCQu_hhc?si=XjqqvyGsIGy-Ypal

National to bring in Jobseeker Benefit ‘Traffic Light System’

National will do more to get unemployed people off the Jobseeker benefit and into suitable work, including introducing more sanctions for those who persistently...

Women’s Rights Party NZ announces 12 candidates

The New Zealand Women's Rights Party has released a list of 12 candidates to contest next month's general election. 'We are proud of our list...

NZ First to limit Jobseeker benefit to two years

Leader Winston Peters said the State would give people a 'hand up' during times of genuine financial hardship. The two-year cap would apply to every...

Watch: NZ Loyal to mount legal challenge over party list

New Zealand Loyal leader Liz Gunn makes announcement on party list situation. A defiant Liz Gunn told supporters new facts appeared to show NZ Loyal...

Watch: Newshub’s ‘Powerbrokers Debate’

The debate featured party leaders Marama Davidson (Greens), David Seymour (ACT), Winston Peters (NZ First) and Debbie Ngarewa-Packer (The Maori Party). https://www.youtube.com/live/db6k68wgwHA?si=V0LYOjALZB5KOwG4

Watch: Sir Graham Lowe explains why he supports Winston

The Rugby League coaching legend said the NZ First leader was 'humble' and 'loves New Zealand. Former Wigan, Manly and Kiwis coach Sir Graham Lowe...

Watch: Seymour explains why he didn’t talk to Parliament protesters

Seymour told Sean Plunket of The Platform that 'reasonable conditions' weren't met and a 'tiny, tiny' minority ruined it for everyone. ACT party leader David...

Watch: Liz Gunn explains Party List administrative error

The New Zealand Loyal leader released a video today explaining issues with it's party list. The list only contained the names of three candidates (now...

NZ First release party list

The list was published yesterday on the party's website. A press release said: 'We have had a great number of applicants and potential candidates moving through...

NZ Loyal health policy released, new candidates announced

This week the New Zealand Loyal party released their health policy and announced a number of new candidates for this year's general election. In speaking...

Guardian Essential poll, Labour drops again, NZ First rises

The poll by UK legacy media outlet The Guardian includes undecided voters. 'Latest survey sees support for New Zealand First exceed 5% for second month...

‘MSM is the mirror image of the political establishment’ – New Conservatives

'The battle of the two Chris' would assume that NZ is still in a First Past The Post electoral system - that's all the...

Winston: Maori ‘are not indigenous’

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters told a packed public meeting in Nelson yesterday that Maori were not 'indigenous.' 'We come from Hawai-iki. Where’s our...

Taxpayers’ Union Curia Poll – Labour at ‘record low’

This month's Taxpayers’ Union – Curia Poll sees National and ACT being able to form a Government by a more comfortable margin than last...

Former Wellington Mayor Andy Foster to stand For New Zealand First

Former Wellington Mayor Andy Foster has announced he is standing for New Zealand First in the Mana electorate for the upcoming election. “As a former...

Fourth ACT candidate resigns

Scott Boness, the candidate for Auckland Central resigned on 7 August. Boness will be replaced by former Young ACT President Felix Poole. He follows three other...

NZ Loyal gains momentum, pledges to repeal Therapeutic Products Act

New Zealand Loyal made the two major announcements recently. The first was its Education Policy released last week, followed by a pledge from leader Liz...

NZ First: ‘No MP pay rises until essential workers get one first’

New Zealand First party leader made a policy announcement today on pay rises for MPs, at a public meeting in Glenfield today. Peters tweeted the...

‘ACT will ensure affordable and reliable energy’

“New Zealand’s aspiration to become a high-skilled and high-waged economy depends on affordable and reliable energy. ACT will cut the red tape that is...

Luxon’s 8-point manifesto for the 2023 election

The National Party launched it's campaign for the 2023 General Election today in South Auckland. Party leader Christopher Luxon announced an 8-point plan of the...

ACT: Labour spreads disinformation on back of March 15. What would Jacinda say?

“When Chris Hipkins said he was going to ‘fight back’ I thought he would attack me and other politicians, but I never thought he’d...

NZ Loyal announce party registration, new candidates

The party made the announcements recently on Twitter. New Zealand Loyal has officially registered as a political party for this year's general election. 'Remember those who...

National will ‘deliver meaningful tax relief’

A family with children, on the average household income of $120,000, will be up to $250 a fortnight better off under National’s tax relief...

New Conservatives leader talks about alcohol

'It's time for New Conservative Leader Helen Houghton to bring a personal, historical battle to light.' Due to family breakdown, Helen started drinking alcohol at...

NZ First will establish Ministry for Energy

The party will also establish a 'Fuel Security Plan'. New Zealand needs a Fuel Security Plan as a way of joining together all the actions...

20-Minute cities are a ‘control mechanism to keep you in place’ – Winston

The NZ First leader was in New Plymouth yesterday for an election campaign event. 'These people are Marxist control freaks', he said of those advocating...

ACT: ‘What happened to a whip-around and a morning tea?’

“The public service needs a reality check. Taxpayers aren’t an ATM for welcoming and farewelling bureaucrats and ACT would pull them into line,” says...

Steve Oliver standing for NZ Loyal in New Lynn

Steve Oliver will stand for New Zealand Loyal in the New Lynn electorate in this year's general election, party leader Liz Gunn confirmed today. Oliver's...

ACT candidate Elaine Naidu Franz resigns over social media COVID jab comments

Naidu Franz was the party's Rangitata candidate and was 29th on the list. ACT leader David Seymour accepted her offer of resignation today. Responding to a...

NZ Loyal propose 1% Transaction Tax to replace income tax, company tax and GST

'New Zealand LOYAL is committed to creating an atmosphere of cheaper goods and services and increasing economic activity as a whole, while allowing for...

‘Party Deals or No Deal’ – New Conservatives

There are only eight weeks to the election, and smaller parties are still popping up with the hope of drawing voters' attention. With National and...

‘Labour backflips and copies National’s homework’ – Stanford

After six years of being completely directionless in education, Labour has copied part of National’s policy in a desperate attempt to turn around plummeting...

ACT’s plan for efficient and effective public services

“Government departments are no longer going to be able to get away with spending billions of dollars while failing to deliver meaningful outcomes for...

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