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While technically the center-right and center-left remain tied on 61 seats each, Winston Peters promise to support the
party with the most seats looks likely to make Labour the Government come Monday morning.
Images: A Piper Cherokee aircraft taken from Ardmore Aerodrome’s Massy University flying school crashed into the sea off
Kohimarama beach last night. Police allege the pilot had threatened to crash the aircraft into Auckland’s Sky Tower.
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Video: See Labour Leader Helen Clark's post-election speech. While for now technically the center-right and center-left
remain tied on 61 seats each, Winston Peters has promised to support the party with the most seats.
National, with 49 seats, failed to achieve the highest number of MPs in the Parliament. However, its leader, Don Brash,
did not concede defeat in Saturday’s General Election. Labour will take 50 MPs into the new Parliament.
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This morning Scoop Co-Editor Alastair Thompson joined Radio New Zealand 's Sunday Morning host Chris Laidlaw's Sunday
Group to discuss the election result. Also on the show were The Listener 's Gordon Campbell, The Political Review 's
Chris Trotter ...
The Labour Party MMP Party vote, 740,246 has just overtaken the National Party Party vote on 739,640, making it almost
certain that Labour will form the next Government.
Scoop Video: Labour leader and caretaker prime minister, Helen Clark held a press conference in Auckland Sunday to
detail her views on how political parties ought to conduct post-election coalition talks over the next two weeks.
Subjects include: ...
Progressive leader Jim Anderton is asking the National Party to confirm that none of its members are behind a dirty
tricks leafleting and advertising campaign being conducted in his Wigram electorate.
Unfinished business: that's the feeling the remains as this election campaign comes to a close. Unfinished from a media
point of view in that proper and in-depth analysis of National and Labour's social policy has yet to be concluded.
Unfinished too in ...
Eyewitness Report From New Orleans Hurricane Katrina-Our Experiences By Larry Bradshaw, Lorrie Beth Slonsky
Man, it just felt so good watching George Galloway rip Senator Coleman an extra exit hole. In May 2005, you'll remember,
while most American politicians were mincing and cowering, the Honorable Member of the British Parliament, George
Galloway, told ...
Destiny NZ leader Richard Lewis has helped thwart a violent, alcohol fuelled gang attack yesterday afternoon (4.00 pm)
by at least 12 youths in Otahuhu, some of them brandishing knives and hammers.
Just before the election A Week of It thought it worthwhile to leave the funny stuff (or at least attempts at funny
stuff) and furnish the public with a transcript of an interview with Winston Peters – conducted earlier this week.
In This Edition: - Video Clip: Spot The Puppet Strings… - Election 2005 In The Media - Bouquets - Bugger The Pollsters…
- Bugger The Pundits… - & Bugger The Consultants… - Bottom line analysis: There are only really two possibilities.. Labour Victory ...
Don Brash must immediately release National's detailed health policy that Paul Hutchinson has admitted the party is
keeping secret says Cabinet Minister Pete Hodgson.
Parliament will be reduced to 80 Members and the numbers of consultancies and Government Advisors will be cut by over
50%. Only on a vote of confidence in a Government (in which New Zealand First is a member) will New Zealand First's
Members of Parliament ...
The Newmarket Business Association is paving the way to make it very easy for Green MP Keith Locke to deliver on his
promise to run naked through the streets of Epsom if ACT MP Rodney Hide was victorious in Epsom on election night.
"Neither National nor Labour will achieve an absolute majority and each of these parties will want to talk with the
Mäori Party" says the President of the Party, Professor Whatarangi Winiata.
Tamaki Makaurau MP John Tamihere is calling on Maori to ensure they use both of their votes for Labour tomorrow to keep
Don Brash and National out of government.
New Zealand has been rated first ahead of 154 other countries, for ease of doing business, by the World Bank and the
International Finance Corporation, Finance Minister Michael Cullen said this week. The rating, published in the Doing
Business in 2006 ...
National are predicted to win 45% of the party vote according to a poll of 16,918 New Zealanders run by online
marketplace Trade Me.
SLUDGE: POLLS PUNDITS & CONSULTANTS - Selwyn Manning: Informed Choice & Unfinished Business - ELECTION BRIEFINGS - SCOOP TALKS TO THE PLAYERS - Labour Says Nats Keeping Its Health Policy
Secret - The Moral Agenda Behind The Exclusive Brethren's Campaign ...
With 84% of the polling places counted the election result in terms of seats is now an exact draw between the parties of
the left and those of the right with 61 seats each, the Maori Party having a two seat overhang.
Tomorrow's election feels like 1975, 1987 and 1996. The common thread for these three was the economic recession that
followed. In each case the macroeconomic situation was critical, but not correctly understood. In 1975, 1987 and 1996
New Zealand had ...
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In a few weeks New Zealand mobile solutions specialist, Datasquirt, will be putting itself on the world platform with a
new product that cashes in on the thriving mobile phone texting market.
The Green Party is claiming an 'e-victory' after running the most creative and technologically advanced election
campaign, Co-Leader Rod Donald says.
Last year Dr Don Brash after careful consideration of select committee submissions on the Civil Union Bill changed his
mind on supporting the controversial legislation. Dr Brash stated in a press release in November 2004: