Election 2014

Beehive and Parliament buildings.

Hager book hurts major parties - poll

Support for National and Labour have fallen in the latest major poll out today, while smaller parties appear to have benefited from disclosures in the book, Dirty Politics. (AUDIO)

Judith Collins at the "Meet the candidates meeting" at Drury.

Call for Collins to go over latest gaffe

Labour and the Greens say it is untenable for Judith Collins to remain a minister in the wake of her latest gaffe and the Prime Minister must step in. (AUDIO)

Finance Minister Bill English.

English hints at 'moderate' tax cuts

Finance Minister Bill English has given his strongest indication yet about the level of any tax cuts should National be returned to government. (AUDIO)

Winston Peters

Leaders talk about their top goals

Under the grill - We asked the leaders of parties represented in parliament what they would most like to achieve if they are re-elected? (VIDEO)

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ENVIRONMENT - Dairying and water

Hawke's Bay's proposed Ruataniwha Dam highlights a stark reality this election - dairy farming is polluting rivers and lakes at a growing rate. It's one of the Big Issues.

Fact or fiction


In the first week of a new fact-checking column, Brent Edwards checks claims made at the campaign launches of Labour and New Zealand First.

Election Links

Poll of polls - Colin James analyses the latest political opinion

Ask Away

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Put your questions to the politicians

What burning issues do you want to raise with the people who want to represent you in the next parliament?

Ask Away gives you a chance to find out how they will tackle what matters to you – be it climate change, education, the growing divide between rich and poor in New Zealand, or anything else.

Radio New Zealand has teamed up with Ask Away so you can put those questions directly.

From now until the election we will feature the trending questions, highlighting the issues that interest you.

Ask Away is part of the Design and Democracy Project at Massey University.