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Thursday, October 02, 2014

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It's going to cost ratepayers $70,000 for a by-election to find someone to replace outgoing NZ First List MP Clayton Mitchell as a Tauranga City Councillor. Following last Saturday's general election, in which NZ First won 8.85 per cent of...

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UPDATED: Labour's David Cunliffe has resigned from his position at leader of the party. Cunliffe made the announcement this afternoon after he fronted the party's ruling council. Labour Party leader David Cunliffe. In a statement released...

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Politics in the Horan household are closed for the time being as NZ Independent Coalition leader Brendan Horan and his party “grieve” a disappointing 2014 general election. Saturday night's results gave the party a resounding ‘No'...

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Successful National candidates Todd Muller and Simon Bridges are this morning thanking those who supported them through a “surreal campaign”. The pair, who both won their seats in a landslide vote on Saturday night, have taken to the roadsides...

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Bay of Plenty's new MP Todd Muller has this weekend had one of his childhood dreams come true from the most “surreal” New Zealand general election campaigns he's ever seen. The National Party candidate won the Bay of Plenty electorate...

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New Zealand First's new List MP Clayton Mitchell is today spending time with family and friends ahead of joining his new party in the capital, which he says voters chose to bring balance to the Beehive. With New Zealand First winning 8.85 per cent...

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Labour's Tauranga candidate Rachel Jones is having a low key day after missing out on a List MP seat in parliament in last night's election results. The Labour Party only managed 24.69 per cent of the vote count last night – equating...

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National's re-elected Coromandel MP Scott Simpson is this morning celebrating his 14,783 vote majority over his rival candidates with "a really good coffee" and brunch with family, friends and supporters. Scott won his electorate with 34,346 votes...

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The Bay of Plenty region can lay claim to two new MPs taking its total to three following tonight's 2014 Election results. Incumbent Tauranga MP Simon Bridges is back for his third term, claiming 18,967 votes followed by NZ First candidate Clayton...

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Clayton Mitchell is looking set to secure a place in Parliament as a List MP for NZ First. Current voting results have the party with 11 seats. It will definitely make it over the five per cent threshold, putting Clayton – listed sixth on the party...

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