You might not have known it from reading The Bulletin, but Alex Braae has been touring the nation in a Jucy van, seeing the sights and meeting the voters. Labour leader Jacinda Ardern has called this "misinformation". “If I’m out there talking about policy, I’m not gonna be at the mall,” Collins said. Policy – the easy and smart way to make an informed vote. As Stuff reports, support was highest in the southern electorate of Te Tai Tonga at 60%, with support for the Act in Ikaroa-Rāwhiti, Waiariki, and Te Tai Tokerau averaged at 54%, 52% and 51%, respectively. Facebook has confirmed it removed the page of Advance New Zealand for “repeatedly” spreading misinformation about Covid-19. One question for Labour now is who will be deputy PM, as Newsroom’s Sam Sachdeva discusses – Winston Peters did a very able job filling in, and there are doubts about whether other top parliamentarians could do the same. Two boomers who had been through the house gave them dirty looks on the way out the door, with one telling them to “get a real job”. The Seniors Commissioner would be established through the current Office for Seniors which sits inside the Ministry of Social Development and National estimates the cost would be $1 million each year. Winston Peters’ claims that the New Zealand First Foundation had nothing to do with his political party appear to have been contradicted, according to a bombshell report by Stuff. Now, he joins Toby Manhire for a special bonus edition of Gone By Lunchtime to discuss the mood of the nation beyond the main centres, the small parties’ prospects and the seats he’s fizzing about watching on Saturday night. READ MORE: Final leaders debate – a showdown, then a love-in; NZ ELECTIONS 2020 – 17 October. Flick is the electricity retailer giving New Zealanders power over their power. The 2020 New Zealand General Election will be held on Saturday 17 October. On these numbers, Labour would need the Greens’ support to govern. Nine to Noon about why Labour should be re-elected, she has proved she can work with three parties. But for the most part, it’s been a bit of a snoozefest of a debate so far. Flick is the electricity retailer giving New Zealanders power over their power, Gone By Lunchtime: The morning after election night, with Chlöe Swarbrick. ACT and the Green Party were on 8 percent and New Zealand First on 3 percent. While Collins began the debate by putting a brave face on the her still-dismal poll numbers, viewers may get the sense that some of the fight has left her. Definitely more of a concern in a show like Mary Poppins than most. 13 Oct, 2020 10:12 PM 2 minutes to read. Collins said today seniors would be "particularly targeted" by a wealth tax and National included a fact sheet on the proposed tax. The most exciting moment of the Jessica Mutch McKay-moderated debate was probably Ardern attacking Collins’ attempts to stir fears of a Green-led wealth tax as “desperate” and “dishonest”. The report, dated 21 November 23, 2018 [sic], was written by former party president Lester Gray. It’s the aura of a party that has totally captured the centre ground of the political landscape, and come Sunday morning it will probably have put them back into government – possibly even alone. Jacinda Ardern’s met with the cast of Mary Poppins in Auckland this morning in her only campaign stop ahead of tonight’s TVNZ debate. More than 1.5 million New Zealanders have already voted, according to the latest advance voting data. Yesterday, our laboratories processed 5,196 tests, bringing the total number of tests completed to date to 1,016,853. She later thanked them for not singing ‘Supercalifrajilisticexpialidocious’, the song which was recently parodied by a British sketch show, with Ardern as Poppins. You'll then be asked to choose a password so you This email is not associated with a Spinoff The Spinoff Weekly compiles the best stories of the week – an essential guide to modern life in New Zealand, emailed out on Monday evenings. Co-leader James Shaw told Newshub it could be a bit like how some people don’t really understand MMP (which is concerning, when you think about it). “I think in New Zealand we actually confuse income and wealth. Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern spoke to Nine to Noon about why Labour should be re-elected and told Morning Report she has proved she can work with three parties, so she can work with two - but also hinted that governing alone might be preferable. for support, It looks like this account has been Just three days out from the last day Kiwis can vote in the election, the National Party has released its seniors policy. 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It is understood that it was hand-delivered to Peters’ home mailbox in Auckland on Sunday, November 25, ahead of a meeting about the matter. 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Only a National government can commit to not introducing a wealth tax on retirees.". Download now, subscribe through Apple Podcasts, or visit Gone By Lunchtime on Acast or Spotify. Collins spoke to Nine to Noon yesterday about why National should form the next government. It should be used to inform discussions and choices by whānau, schools, businesses, and communities about the legacy we leave for all those who come after us, she claimed. In a Facebook video, Te Kahika called Facebook’s interference unprecedented and said “I don’t think any other of the political parties are going through anything like this.”. If not satisfied with the response, the complaint may be referred to the online complaint form at www.presscouncil.org.nz along with a link to the relevant story and all correspondence with the publication.