Bill English held a press conference to say he hates everyone but electoral law made it illegal to report until now

Prime Minister Bill English held a press conference at 1pm this afternoon to tell all New Zealanders that he hates them, and that he can’t [...]

Skirting the law: Was it legal for Jacinda Ardern to walk around malls all day wearing a bag over her head?

The Electoral Commission says it’s investigating complaints that Labour leader Jacinda Ardern [...]

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Do not go gently into that goodnight. Rage, rage, against the closing of the campaign window.

Grant Robertson breaking into people’s homes screaming ‘let’s do this’ in last ditch election eve effort

Political parties are leaving no stone unturned tonight as they aggressively campaign for every last vote. Campaigning and other indications of political support will become illegal at midnight, until polls close tomorrow at 7pm. But given the hotly contested nature of this particular election, politicians are using every last minute. […]

The ACT Party leader had a relatively muted final day of the campaign.

David Seymour spent final day of campaign standing next to stack of his books saying ‘Hey, check these out’

ACT Party leader David Seymour spent his final day of the campaign standing in a local Whitcoulls, next to a stack of his own new book, Own Your Future. Seymour, who is not allowed to say the words “ACT Party” in his electorate of Epsom, or to his family, awkwardly […]

Farmers blame absence of Bill English for failure to summon Cow God

Farmers blame absence of Bill English for failure to summon Cow God

Dairy farmers have spent the better part of today blaming Prime Minister Bill English for their failure to summon the Cow God beneath the Morrinsville Mega Cow at a protest yesterday. Farmers assembled beneath the cow and chanted “Delivering for New Zealanders” in hopes of summoning the God of all […]

National has already been trying to get Steven Joyce and Simon O’Connor to vote early, both of whom have assured the party they’ll vote on election day and “it’ll be fine.”

Bill English will early vote for himself tomorrow morning before he changes his mind

Prime Minister Bill English has announced late this afternoon that he will be following the lead of Labour leader Jacinda Ardern, and breaking tradition by casting an early vote. English says he plans to vote tomorrow morning, before he changes his mind. “Look, I think what you’ve seen is a […]

Steven Joyce is confident he’ll be vindicated by the passage of time.

Steven Joyce reminds journalists that everyone said Copernicus was wrong, too

Faced with economists left and right dismissing his claim that there is an $11.7 billion hole in the Labour Party’s pre-election fiscal plan, Finance Minister Steven Joyce continues to double down this evening, holding an impromptu press conference to teach journalists about Nicolaus Copernicus. “Now, some of you may have […]

If you thought the election couldn’t get any more exciting, it didn’t.

Nation deeply divided over whether to put expected operating spending in categorised expenses row or operation allowances row

The most exciting New Zealand election of the modern era may have become even more explosive today, after Finance Minister Steven Joyce attacked Labour for putting forecast health and education operating spending for 2018/19 and 2019/20 in their respective expense figures, while including only unannounced new initiatives under the category […]