Strategic voting top of mind: Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox
Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox says the most common issue voters raise with her now is not poverty or housing - but strategic voting."Since the weekend it's almost like the bigger issues have started to take a side-step to the...
© 2017 NZ Herald 7:15pm More than 200 dead in 7.1 Mexico earthquake
A 7.1 magnitude earthquake has hit southern Mexico, already reeling from a deadly 8.1 quake.
© 2017 RadioNZ 7:05pm How the NZ dollar reacted to tonight's poll
The New Zealand dollar jumped half a cent when the latest poll showed the National Party leapfrogging its nearest rival ahead of Saturday's general election.The kiwi reached as high as 73.72 US cents and was trading at 73.63 as...
© 2017 NZ Herald 6:55pm LIVE: English and Ardern face off in final debate
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern and National leader Bill English are going head to head for their final televised debate ahead of the election on Saturday. Follow LIVE on our blog with Megan Whelan.
© 2017 RadioNZ 6:45pm How the $30 million Lotto winner could splash their cash in Taupo
Taupo's mayor has a message for the owner of the unclaimed $30 million Lotto ticket bought there last weekend: "Come out wherever you are."The prize was won on Saturday by a ticket bought from Richmond Superette in Taupo, but so...
© 2017 NZ Herald 6:45pm New poll: National soars, Labour slumps, New Zealand First on brink of 5% threshold
The National Party has soared in popularity while Labour has plummeted, a new poll on the eve of the election shows.NZ First has also fallen in the latest One News Colmar Brunton poll and is dangerously close to falling below the...
© 2017 NZ Herald 6:45pm One trapped after crash in Waikato
One person is trapped following a crash in the Waikato.The crash happened on State Highway 23 near the junction of Kakaramea Rd, according to witness.The witness said an elderly woman was injured in a crash between a car and a...
© 2017 NZ Herald 6:45pm