Nominations close: Peters rules himself out

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has ruled himself out of the running in the upcoming Tauranga by-election on the day that nominations closed. The... Read More

Mental health service to expand to BOP

The government is setting aside $90 million to expand a mental health service in Northland, Counties Manukau, Bay of Plenty, Lakes and West Coast regions. The... Read More

Emissions plan: calls for stronger incentives

The Motor Trade Association is calling for a 'scrap and replace' car scheme to be extended to all New Zealanders. As part of its plan to drive... Read More

Budget 2022 invests in tech sector growth

The Government is investing to support the growth of New Zealand’s digital technologies sector in Budget 2022, guiding the country towards a high-wage,... Read More

“Truly under resourced” health workers strike

“It's high risk, high pressure all the time, for the staff.” Public Service Association organiser Nita Nooyen is speaking about the... Read More

Out and about with the candidates this weekend

Running an election campaign takes many hours usually with a team of volunteers pitching in to help. Some Tauranga by-election candidates launched their... Read More

Lower card fees on way for business, consumers

A Bill to help lower the fees charged when credit and debit transactions are made, is expected to save New Zealand businesses around $74 million a year. The... Read More

Prime Minister tests positive for Covid-19

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has tested positive for Covid-19. She has been in isolation since Sunday May 8 when her partner Clarke Gayford tested positive.... Read More

Youth crime: By-election candidates weigh-in

With youth crime becoming a growing concern across the country, the Tauranga by-election candidates are weighing in their thoughts on how the issue can... Read More

Candidates react to Te Pāti Māori’s decision

From upset to insulted is how other Tauranga by-election candidates feel about Te Pāti Māori’s decision not to stand a candidate for safety reasons. Te... Read More

Launch of new representative democracy in Tauranga

Former New Zealand First candidate for Tauranga Erika Harvey is about to launch what she says is an innovative style of democracy starting right in the... Read More

Tauranga “too dangerous” for Te Pāti Māori

Te Pāti Māori says it will not stand a candidate in the upcoming Tauranga by-election because of the threat from white supremacists. The election... Read More

Tauranga By-election: Candidates weigh-in on SH2

Tauranga’s traffic congestion is once again a topic of discussion, this time amongst the Tauranga by-election candidates. In a statement released... Read More

Governor-General issues Tauranga by-election writ

The next step in the preparations for the Tauranga by-election are taking place with the Governor-General issuing the writ for the by-election to be... Read More

NZ border reopening fully from end of July

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed the border will fully reopen from the end of July, including for cruise ships and international students.... Read More