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Four Māori candidates from different political parties discuss the health of te reo Māori in Aotearoa New Zealand and set out what their parties will do for the language's well-being. Audio
Poll of Polls - Jacinda Ardern briefly lifted Labour's poll rating when she became deputy, so can she repeat the performance? Colin James looks at the numbers.
Analysis - Politicians don't often get a moment in the sun, but new Labour leader Jacinda Ardern certainly took the limelight today. RNZ's John Edens takes note of the Opposition leader's verbal…
Jacinda Ardern and Kelvin Davis have been elected as Labour's new leader and deputy. See how all of today's politics went down with RNZ's live coverage. Video
Business leaders are calling for better skills training, environment law reform, and tax cuts. Audio
Rohan Lord has pulled out of the race for the East Coast Bays seat, saying he thought there were "limited future prospects" in the Labour Party for someone like him. Video, Audio
The ACT Party is proposing tax cuts to the lowest, middle and top personal income rates - and the company rate.
There are no short answers in an interview with the outgoing Education Minister, Hekia Parata, writes John Gerritsen.
Former TVNZ presenter Shane Taurima looks likely to contest the Auckland seat of Tāmaki Makaurau for the Māori Party.
The Labour Party has pledged to repeal the legislation if it wins the election, describing it as put together "on the fly".
The Mana and Māori Party deal may have struck its first snag over what Hone Harawira is calling a 'poisonous' land reform bill.
Andrew Little says the Labour Party plans not to raise taxes if it leads the next government.
Labour has edged out of the trough into which it slid in the second half of 2016, but National remains ahead of the combined Labour-Greens poll support - so far - writes Colin James.
The Green Party has decided not to stand in the Ōhāriu electorate at this year's general election, to give Labour's Greg O'Connor a better chance of beating the incumbent Peter Dunne.
The Prime Minister denies more money to boost police numbers is an admission the government is struggling to keep crime in check. Video
Police numbers will be boosted by 1125 sworn and non-sworn officers over the next four years, Bill English said in his State of the Nation speech. Video
Bill English has given his first State of Nation speech as Prime Minister. Watch how it unfolded here. Video
Political parties have started to draw lines in the sand following the confirmation of this year's election date.
Labour says "bring it on" after Prime Minister Bill English announces the 2017 general election will be held on 23 September. Video
New Zealand First believes it has its political foes worried as it heads into election year.