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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Politics articles  Politics
    Another campaign shock as Dunne quits
     21 August 2017
    The election campaign continues to deliver shocks as United Future's Peter Dunne becomes the third party leader in three weeks to throw in the towel.
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    Dunne quits, election now 'drag race': PM
    21 Aug: National leader Bill English says Peter Dunne's decision to quit has cleared the decks and voters now know the election is going to be a drag race.... more
    Labour promises Auckland to Tauranga rail
    21 Aug: The Labour Party says it'll throw $20 million into trying rapid commuter rail from Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga, while boosting funding for regional roads.... more
    Govt puts up $3m for teachers in Auckland
    21 Aug: The government will spend $3m on two programmes to increase teacher numbers, particularly in Auckland, as the rising cost of living causes issues for educators.... more
    Colin Meads, New Zealand rugby union legend, dies aged 81
    20 Aug: Sir Colin Meads, a 55-Test veteran and a member of the New Zealand sports hall of fame, dies aged 81, with prime minister Bill English paying tribute.... more
    Ardern swamped at Labour campaign launch
    20 Aug: Labour leader Jacinda Ardern received a rockstar welcome as she launched her party's campaign for the 2017 general election.... more
    NZ should renegotiate TPP now: Robertson
    20 Aug: Labour's finance spokesman Grant Robertson says now's the time to renegotiate the Trans Pacific Partnership rather than pressing ahead with existing conditions.... more
    Protesters greet PM English in Dunedin
    19 Aug: Protesters upset about what they say is understaffing in the health sector have greeted Prime Minister Bill English on his visit to Dunedin Hospital.... more
    Croatian president to arrive in NZ
    19 Aug: After a visit to Australia, the Croatian president is due to arrive in New Zealand on Saturday.... more
    Dunne sets the record straight about Joyce
    18 Aug: Aussie reporters had answers on Barnaby Joyce's citizenship nearly two weeks before a New Zealand Labour Party MP inquired about it.... more

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