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
The Green co-leader's confessions were snowballing, her position becoming untenable. But ultimately the decision seems to have come down to Jacinda Ardern.
Following Andrew Little’s resignation, Jacinda Ardern has been unanimously elected as Labour leader, with Kelvin Davis as her deputy. Here’s a quick survey of the pros and cons.
After a tumultuous 36 hours of terrible polls and admissions from Andrew Little that he’s considered resigning as leader, the Labour caucus meets today. What to expect? This, definitely this ...
There's been a welter of commentary on Labour’s predicament and the Greens' gains. Forget all that for a moment: here are some other noteworthy numbers.
The centre-left bloc just went up in the polls, but the conversation is all about the viability of Andrew Little as Labour leader – and it’s a conversation he started, writes Toby Manhire.
Pollwatch: Andrew Little admits he’s thought about standing down, after the latest from One News and Colmar Brunton shows a leap in support for the Greens. And how about that undecided number ...
Noelle McCarthy and John Daniell talk about the challenges, eg Winston Peters, they confronted in creating their new series for RNZ, Slice of Heaven.
Andrew Little just talks naturally to New Zealand in the party's first ad ahead of the election. Toby Manhire dives deep and scrawls captions on top of their captions.
Already the internet is being bedazzled by political messages ahead of the election. Toby Manhire watches National's debut effort and provides a running commentary.
Backbencher Barry Coates' indiscreet but accurate words are just what National wanted, writes Toby Manhire.
Pollwatch: A new poll for TVNZ is being called dismal for Labour and Little. And it is. But it's not all rosy for National, either, writes Toby Manhire. There's no getting around it: this evening's Colmar Brunton â€¦
He was plucked in 2014 from the Labour caucus by National's Murray McCully and made Pacific ambassador. Now, sporting a "Put New Zealand First Again" cap, the ego has landed in Camp Winston, becoming leader-in-waiting. Toby Manhire asks whether Shane Jones' reinvention is a brilliant idea or a disaster in the making.