There are five days of campaigning to go and it couldn't be closer, with National and Labour basically even in the polls and the rest jockeying for positions that could decide who is in Government after September 23.
With less than a week to go until the election, Greens leader James Shaw has reopened the capital gains tax debate by saying he would argue in any coalition negotiations with Labour for a capital gains tax in their first term.
In today's email we preview the crucial first debate between Jacinda Ardern and Bill English.
Winston Peters has doubled down on his criticism of the Government over the leaking of his pension over-payment details, accusing National of a dirty and illegal conspiracy. Elsewhere on the campaign trail, National promised to spend $270 million on extending the broadband network and creating 100 new mobile hot spots for tourists, while Labour and the Greens accused the Government of moving too slowly to deal with an unhealthy housing crisis.
In today's email we looked at how the leaking of Winston Peters' private superannuation information has turned the spotlight onto the 'no surprises' policy, and may end up benefiting Winston in the polls.
In today's email we detail the follow up to the leaking of Winston Peters' superannuation information.
The election campaign spotlight is on the self-declared 'King' of superannuation. Winston Peters faces tough questions over the $18,000 he was billled for pension over-payments. Bernard Hickey reports from the campaign trail.
In today's email we catch up on the weekend's election related news.
NZ First leader Winston Peters looks set to again assume the kingmaker role as other parties fall down around him. As part of Newsroom's election coverage, Sam Sachdeva spoke to Peters about how he will slash immigration and what he makes of Jacinda Ardern.
With 33 days to go until the election, United Future leader and Ohariu MP Peter Dunne has pulled his nomination, clearing the way for National to win the electorate after Dunne realised he was likely to lose to Labour's Greg O'Connor.