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Harawira trying to get in on 'Labour's mana' - Davis

The first televised leaders' debate was fiery, even with two parties absent.

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Jacinda Ardern: 'I was teased before braces'

"You may or may not have noticed I have a pretty grand smile."

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At Home With Bill: An intimate interview with Prime Minister English

Does 'Boring Bill' really deserve the nickname?

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Ardern is Labour's 'new hope'

She's more than just a new leader. She's responsible for a new vibe.

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Ardern's climate change line an absolute banger

Jacinda Ardern's line is so good, it's surprising no one's used it before.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 09:  Labour Party Leader Jacinda Ardern announces the Labour Freshwater Policy at the Environmental Defence Society conference at the Grand Millennium Hotel on August 9, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. The Labour Party announced it would charge a royalty on commercial freshwater use with the revenue it gathers used to help clean up New Zealand's waterways.  (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Women key driver behind Jacinda Ardern's surge

There's a significant gender split in the polls.

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Newshub poll: Peters locks in as kingmaker

Labour's at an historic low, while NZ First has reached a record high.

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State of the Parties: Labour report card

How will Labour fare in the upcoming September elections?

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2.2m miss tax cuts under Labour's package

Labour says there are "bigger priorities" than tax cuts.

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Govt chips in $5 million for America's Cup defence

Team NZ had earlier revealed financial difficulties almost forced them to abandon the competition.

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Is Todd Barclay's twin investigating his case?

Rumours are abound that it's either his dad, his brother, or Mr Barclay wearing a costume.

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New US ambassador to Kiwis: 'Come grab a beer'

He said Trump gave him a list of countries he could go to, and he picked NZ.

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Morgan pledges Māori water ownership

Gareth Morgan has dived into the water ownership debate head-first.

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Latest Barclay dodging dents 'Brand Bill'

The National conference was meant to be about "Brand Bill", not the Barclay scandal.

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Paula Bennett reveals belief in life after death

She opened up in an emotional interview with RadioLIVE's Ryan Bridge, talking about the sudden deaths of her brother and best friend.

Nigel Gohl said "a mid-week drink may turn into a bonking session" every now and then.

Aussie's political career screwed by sex memoir

His 2005 book Around the World in 80 Babes offered advice on how to date women and get them in the sack efficiently.

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Todd Barclay apologises for 'misleading' statements denying secret recordings

Both Prime Minister Bill English and Mr Barclay have completely changed their comments from this morning.

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International education like 'butter chicken', 'rancid' - Jones

The former Labour MP's anti-immigration slur came while hinting he's planning a return to politics.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Secretary of State Tillerson to arrive in Wellington

He'll meet with Bill English and Gerry Brownlee today.

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega (Reuters)

Former Panama dictator dies

Manuel Noriega ruled the Central American country from 1983 to 1989.

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