Election Night 2017: What are these early numbers telling us?
Election Night 2017: The numbers tend to change in the final count. Here’s what we reckon are the thresholds for survival in advanced votes.
Pollwatch: The Newshub poll again shows National with a decent lead, but still suggests it could go either way. Not that kingmaker Winston Peters gives a rat's arse, obviously.
Bill English and Steven Joyce's ruthless strategy appears to be thriving, as the drag race nears the finish line.
Five days out from the election, is the Jacinda effect still alive? As farmers protest in Morrinsville amid talk of a rural-urban divide, Toby Manhire joins the Labour leader on the trail in Whanganui.
Pollwatch: Labour continues to thrive and the Memorandum of Understanding lurches back into life, if the numbers in tonight’s Colmar poll are a guide, writes Toby Manhire
As the campaign enters its final weekend, Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson have attempted to lance the boil, pledging Labour won't introduce new tax changes before 2021. Now the attacks will switch from tax to leadership, writes Toby Manhire
Pollwatch: National open up lead of almost 10 points in a poll that lives up to the hype. And the Greens, on these numbers, are finished.
Frustration within the Greens over perceived disregard for their Memorandum of Understanding partner is increasingly coming to the surface. Will it aid or enfeeble the smaller party, wonders Toby Manhire. At â€¦
Following a poll of readers, the tireless team behind the Spinoff Policy tool have added a bunch of extra categories.
Almost a hundred thousand people have explored the main parties' policy platforms on Policy since it launched three weeks on the Spinoff. And now it has an amazing new feature, blinkers, which challenges users to select the policies they prefer without a party logo beside them.
Pollwatch: An eagerly awaited Reid poll for Newshub gives National a slim lead, but the most fascinating numbers are NZ First's.
In the latest of our series that uses science to caption the parties' campaign commercials, we examine National's jogging sensation.
The National Party's response to the new Labour challenge was laid out at their big event yesterday. Toby Manhire joins the blue sea in Henderson
The latest party leader to be eaten by this election is Mr Ōhāriu. From the worm to the planking, thanks for the memories, writes Toby Manhire.
The Town Hall campaign launch underlined the startling turnaround for the party under Jacinda Ardern, and the palpable power of momentum, writes Toby Manhire.
Pollwatch: 1 News’s Colmar Brunton survey puts the Greens out of parliament, in a nostalgic National vs Labour race.
The deputy PM is the latest Australian politician who could have to quit over dual citizenship rules. Fear not, top Ockers! The Spinoff's legal dept has come up with a 100% foolproof solution to your pickle.
Pollwatch: Under Jacinda Ardern, Labour has powered back to the future in the new Newshub poll, as an embattled Green party slides. But are National impermeable? And should we be talking about a disaster for NZ First, too? Toby Manhire weighs it all up
An attempted mutiny against Metiria Turei has ended with two MPs resigning, the Greens thrown into turmoil. The Ardern euphoria faces a bad hangover, writes Toby Manhire
Labour has jettisoned its leader and overhauled its campaign – but National, too, is having to rethink its approach, writes Toby Manhire