Radio New Zealand

Election 2014

Key pledges again not to veer to the right

John Key.

Leader of the National Party John Key, who has won a fresh mandate to be Prime Minister, is starting to pull together his Government saying he wants to avoid "third term arrogance". (AUDIO)


David Cunliffe in fight for survival

David Cunliffe.

Labour leader David Cunliffe is in a fight for survival, clashing with senior MPs within his own party over where it has gone wrong. Labour has slumped to just under 25 percent of the vote. (AUDIO)

Number of seats for each party in Parliament after the 2014 general election

Wild weather on the way for nation

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MetService has issued a severe weather warning for most of the country. Gales will affect eastern coasts of both Islands, also central New Zealand and the upper North Island.

Global protests over climate change

Climate protest

Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change have been taking place around the world, with marches reported in more than 2,000 different locations.

Man United self-destruct in thriller

Louis van Gaal, Manager of Manchester United and assistant, Ryan Giggs. 2014.

Manchester United's stuttering start to the season has continued after they let a 3-1 lead slip to lose 5-3 at Leicester City in an enthralling Premier League football match.

West Coast clear-felling 'outrageous'

An aerial view of Jackson Bay on the West Coast of New Zealand.

Some West Coast residents say they are upset by a new case of native forest being clear-felled - with one describing it as "ghastly" and "morally outrageous".

Bainimarama win due to multi-ethnic appeal

Voters in Fiji wait for the polls to open.

A Pacific studies academic Steven Ratuva says Frank Bainimarama's landslide victory in the Fiji election is mainly due to his appeal to all ethnicities.

Call for Kingitanga to unite Maori

Annette Sykes

Mana Party co-vice president Annette Sykes wants the Kingitanga to step in and help reconcile the political division within Maoridom. Labour won in six of the Maori electorates.