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A selection of the best interviews and debates from the 2011 General Election campaign as featured on Radio New Zealand's programmes, and full interviews and media conferences recorded by our reporters throughout the campaign.

Thursday, 1 December 2011

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

  • Jones on his leadership ambitions with Labour ( 6′ 09″ )

    Labour Party MPs are stressing the need for unity in the face of the twin hurdles of picking a new leader and rebuilding after their worst election result in decades.

    From Checkpoint on 30 Nov 2011

  • Labour faces potentially divisive leadership contest ( 3′ 42″ )

    The Labour Party is facing a potentially divisive two-week leadership race, as up to four MPs vie to replace Phil Goff in the party's top job.

    From Morning Report on 30 Nov 2011

  • Loyal, hard working but Goff not always dealt best hand ( 2′ 58″ )

    A loyal, hard working politician - but one that was often dealt a bad hand. That's one assessment of Phil Goff whose tenure as the leader of the Labour Party will end in two weeks time after the party's worst election result in 92 years.

    From Morning Report on 30 Nov 2011

  • Campaign to select next Labour leader gets underway ( 10′ 06″ )

    The campaigning, lobbying and some say even back stabbing has begun in the contest for who will become the next Labour Party leader. Phil Goff has given two weeks' notice of his intention to step down, which paves the way for a leadership election in just a fortnight.

    From Morning Report on 30 Nov 2011

  • Contest for Labour leadership is underway ( 1′ 52″ )

    Three, possibly four, MPs are in the race to replace Phil Goff after he announced yesterday he would resign in two weeks.

    From Morning Report on 30 Nov 2011

Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Monday, 28 November 2011

Sunday, 27 November 2011

  • Don Brash resigned as ACT leader ( 2′ 30″ )

    Dr Brash told Simon Mercep he took full responsibility for the party's poor election performance.

    From Election 2011 Audio on 27 Nov 2011

  • Phil Goff concedes defeat ( 2′ 05″ )

    The Labour Party leader said the party's time would come again.

    From Election 2011 Audio on 27 Nov 2011