Political Figures

Political Figures

As it happened: Dancing with the Stars Episode 8

A third contestant will be on the chopping block tonight.

Simon Bridges is noncommittal about an Epsom deal for David Seymour in 2020.

ACT facing obliteration as Bridges noncommittal on Epsom deal

David Seymour avoided elimination on Dancing with the Stars NZ, but it could be a different story for his party.

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Behind the sunglasses of NZ's secret service

An exclusive interview with one of the men protecting our Prime Minister.

Foreign Minister Winston Peters joined Lisa Owens to discuss trade, Trump and Russia.

Interview: Winston Peters

Foreign Minister Winston Peters joins Lisa Owen to discuss trade, Trump and Russia.

Steven Joyce has had a colourful political career.

Top moments of Steven Joyce's political career

He'll forever be remembered for giant holes and flying dildos.

Jamie Strange is a Labour list MP and former musician who wants to be on Dancing With The Stars.

The Labour MP who wants to be on Dancing With The Stars

"If David Seymour can do it, I'm sure I can give it a good go!"

Donald Trump fans have attacked Jacinda Ardern on Reddit.

Trump fans call Jacinda Ardern 'swamp creature' in vile attack

A notoriously offensive online community berated the PM for her appearance and "stealing" the election.

An effigy of the Prime Minister has been unveiled at Wellington's Backbencher pub.

Jacinda Ardern puppet unveiled at Backbenchers pub

"My orthodontist would be so proud," she said of the toothy caricature.

Australian Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce's affair with his ex-staffer was revealed in February.

Barnaby Joyce and pregnant girlfriend give first interview

Australia's Deputy PM says his extramarital affair is "between me and my God".

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Former DJ Jacinda Ardern arrives at Rhythm and Vines

The Prime Minister is one of 20,000 at the popular festival.

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Five times Golriz Ghahraman was open about her defence work

She is being accused of concealing her work.

Australian politican Christopher Pyne 'likes' gay porn tweet after same-sex vote

Australian politician 'likes' gay porn tweet

Minister Christopher Pyne claimed his account was hacked.

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Jacinda Ardern among the world's youngest leaders

She is the only woman in the world's nine youngest leaders.

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Auckland fuel crisis: 1 in 5 Z stations out of premium petrol

More international flights are also expected to be cancelled by the fuel crisis.

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Shaw 'loves' Turei's response to benefit fraud

He says it's brought the benefit into the public sphere again.

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'Give them the file': Seymour calls for Peters to release pension form

The ACT and NZ First leaders scrapped frequently during the finance debate.

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - JULY 05:  Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox poses for portraits at Parliament on July 5, 2017 in Wellington, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Marama Fox takes out top spot on Māori Party's list

The top two positions on the list have been reversed this year.

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Snapchat a Nat

National is hitting the social media realm, but is it enough to catch up to Ardern's online pull?

Video: Winston Peters refused to comment when contacted by Lloyd Burr on Saturday.

Winston Peters admits taking extra pension payments

When contacted on Saturday, he initially refused to confirm he had been overpaid since 2010.

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Seymour berates NZ First MP as a 'f***ing idiot'

"That makes me really angry - what a f***ing idiot."

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