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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Politics articles  Politics
    New Zealanders aren't just voting on Jacinda Ardern. Legal cannabis and the right to die are also on the ballot
     17 October 2020
    New Zealanders won't just be voting on whether to give Jacinda Ardern another term as the country's Prime Minister in their upcoming election. They'll also be casting ballots in two referendums that could potentially turn New Zealand into one of the most
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    Iran is in the grip of a 'third wave' of COVID-19. With poverty and hunger rising, people are outraged
    17 Oct: Iran was hit hard and hit early by the coronavirus pandemic. Now, after surviving two spikes in infections, the country is in the throes of yet another surge of cases, plunging an exhausted nation into despair.... more
    EQC has received almost six times as many applications as expected for its on-sold programme
    16 Oct: EQC has received almost six times as many applications as expected for its on-sold programme... more
    The Liberal National Party says Queensland's unemployment rate is higher than Victoria's, despite the lockdown there. What are the facts?
    16 Oct: With the Queensland election just a fortnight away, the Liberal National Party has hit out at the Labor Government's record on employment, claiming the sunshine state's unemployment rate was worse than Victoria's. Is that correct?... more
    Saving Wellington's civic square is crucial to the capital's culture
    16 Oct: Saving Wellington's civic square is crucial to the capital's culture... more
    Matt Canavan says mining employs Indigenous people at a greater rate than any other industry. Is he correct?
    16 Oct: Liberal National Party senator Matt Canavan says the mining industry employs Indigenous people at a greater rate than any other industry. Is he correct?... more
    Labour's doing its best to turn Whanganui red
    16 Oct: Labour's doing its best to turn Whanganui red... more
    Jacinda Ardern is on track for victory in New Zealand's election. But she was almost at risk of being a one-term PM
    15 Oct: Jacinda Ardern's fame has soared as she has led her country through several crises. But this weekend New Zealand voters will decide if she should remain Prime Minister for another term and she will not be able to rely on just her large social media follow... more
    The company that started a chocolate milk frenzy, has been bought outright by its co-owner
    15 Oct: The company that started a chocolate milk frenzy, has been bought outright by its co-owner... more
    Green Party Co-leaders James Shaw and Marama Davidson have given their final pitch to supporters and volunteers on Auckland's K Rd
    15 Oct: Green Party Co-leaders James Shaw and Marama Davidson have given their final pitch to supporters and volunteers on Auckland's K Rd... more

     Most Popular Recent Politics News
     01 Oct: The Green Party is promising to make tech and the internet accessible to all ... if it's re-elected ++++++++++++++++++++
     01 Oct: The tech industry says it's the perfect time for New Zealand's political parties to focus on it ++++++++++++++++++
     07 Oct: Legalising cannabis would benefit the ways young people are educated about its use ++++++++++++
     24 Sep: The Ministry of Education's refusing to foot a three-million-dollar clean-up bill - for new facilities it promised a Christchurch primary school ++++++++++++
     03 Oct: The current laws don't deter a vast majority of students from using cannabis ++++++++++
     02 Oct: The Ministry of Education says it's working with Ormiston Primary to address its rapid growth +++++++++
     02 Oct: The embattled Canterbury District Health Board has had its substantial debt wiped clean ++++++

     Politics NewsLinks
      20 Oct: Covid: what the tier rules say about the split between science and politics (BBCWorld)
      19 Oct: Election 2020: what happens next following labour's historic win (Stuff.co.nz)
      19 Oct: Let's start working now towards a referendum on tax in 2023 (Stuff.co.nz)
      19 Oct: Covid-19: unexpected nz arrivals inject new irritation into australian politics (Stuff.co.nz)
      19 Oct: Goodbye winston peters - it was never dull (RadioNZ)
      18 Oct: Election 2020: back to local politics for defeated banks peninsula candidate catherine chu (Stuff.co.nz)
      18 Oct: Chloe swarbrick says she won auckland central 'the old-fashioned way' (NZ Herald)
      18 Oct: Election 2020: departing hamilton west mp tim macindoe bows out of politics, keeps options open (Stuff.co.nz)
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