Jenny Marcroft will run in the Tamaki electorate for New Zealand First.
Labour will have to raise income tax to fund any election bribe, writes Patrick Gower.
The Crown's bottom line is much higher than expected - but it won't last.
A three-bedroom home would cost $275,000.
Although disgusting, it is "part of living in a free country," he says.
Will the next Government give you a hand-out?
The first televised leaders' debate was fiery, even with two parties absent.
She opened up about how her private life doesn't get to be private.
But while farmers say they'll do more, they haven't said what or how.
The now-defunct Sex Party founder aims to be the 'voice of reason' in Australian politics.
"You may or may not have noticed I have a pretty grand smile."
Labour's new leader is a hit with voters on the Māori roll.
The Labour leader reveals how her family was ripped off by a conman.
Their political director has resigned and the chief of staff moved.
He's just doing his job, but people can't get enough of his facial hair.
The party has set out its plan for trade if it is re-elected to Government.
He says Jacinda Ardern is a "meaningless face-lift".
Anti-gay campaigners are trying to influence a postal vote on marriage equality.
Does 'Boring Bill' really deserve the nickname?
Bill Shorten could be embroiled in the Australian dual citizenship crisis.
Peter Dunne's chosen to quit rather than lose, writes Patrick Gower.
He has refused to apologise for the dig at the Labour Party.
Maintain or reduce immigration - that's the question political parties are grappling with.
Peter Dunne quitting is a symbolic political victory for Jacinda Ardern.
"You know what it's like to feel you're the only one who looks like that".
Peter Dunne announced on Monday he would not seek re-election.
The United Future leader has announced he will not be seeking re-election for Parliament.
If you're 18 or younger, the Greens will let you use public transport for free.
Net migration reached 72,400 in the year to July, driven by Australians, Brits and Chinese.
The party will also extend access to the Community Services Card.
Watch as Gareth Morgan addresses media after calling Labour leader Jacinda Ardern "lipstick on a pig".
He tweeted a provocative photo, but a TOP spokesman said he was just using a well-known euphemism.
This follows findings that two-thirds of Auckland teachers are considering moving out of town due to the high cost of living.
The Opportunities Party leader also offered to help the Labour leader with policy.
The party has vowed to spend another $10.5 billion on roads.
The party, which is polling at 2 percent, says any party that wants to work with it has to keep the Māori seats.
Jacinda Ardern's line is so good, it's surprising no one's used it before.
Labour's Jacinda Ardern said she's "determined" to tackle climate change "full on".
As Prime Minister, Ms Ardern would make ending child poverty her goal.