Politics

Māori activists explain why they're marching against the new government

There are no “gentle respectful words” to describe the new government, Quack Pirihi says.

‘Nationwide action day’: Why today and what is it all about?

“This is not a protest. It’s an activation.”

He taiāniwhaniwha te haramai nei: A tsunami of regression is imminent

Te Matahiapo Safari Hynes writes on what the new government's policies mean for Māori.

What the coalition deal means for students

Will students be better or worse off? It depends who you ask.

The world’s focused on Gaza but violence is rising in the West Bank

There’s been a surge of violence in another Palestinian territory the occupied West Bank.

What the coalition agreement means for rainbow communities

Rainbow communities could be worse off under the new government, according to an LGBTTQIA+ advocate.

Is there going to be a Treaty referendum? The Treaty Principles Bill explained

The door has not been completely closed on ACT’s proposed Treaty referendum.

What the coalition deal means for renters

A Renters United spokesperson says the policies empower landlords and disenfranchise renters.

Labour leader Chris Hipkins calls for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

Labour leader Chris Hipkins has called for an immediate ceasefire.

New poll shows 60% of NZers agree government should call for ceasefire

Only 12% disagreed that there should be a ceasefire. The remainder were either neutral or unsure.

To live as other children live

Caitlin McGee reflects on the ongoing Israel-Gaza conflict in the latest issue of The Review.

Student nurses report living in cars, sheds to make ends meet

"The reality is the financial burden is real.”

Young people vote the least. But that is changing

This year youth enrollment jumped up to 83%, up from 75% in 2017.

National wants to ban gang patches in public

What happened when Whanganui did it?

Five rights renters have - but might not know about

Both renters and landlords have legal rights. As a renter do you know all your rights?

How to make sense of what’s going on in Gaza

The violence over the past two weeks is the result of decades of tension over the disputed region.

The Labour policies that face being scrapped under National

So, which of Labour’s policies are being axed?

What a National-led government could mean for rangatahi

The results will have a big impact on their lives, political campaigner Max Harris says.

Political change is coming: What's next for New Zealand?

With special votes left to be counted, what the incoming government looks like is still undecided.

National to lead next NZ Government

Christopher Luxon will become the next Prime Minister of New Zealand.

Policy breakdown: Housing

What will different political parties do to fix our housing crisis?

A day on the campaign trail with National’s Tama Potaka

Ohinga spent a day campaigning - and bowling - with National's Tama Potaka.

A day on the campaign trail with Hana-Rawhiti Maipi-Clarke

Ohinga spent a day on the trail with Te Pāti Māori candidate Hana-Rawhiti Maipi-Clarke.

Analysis: Can Labour still rely on Pacific voters?

Indira Stewart hits the campaign trail in South Auckland to find out.

Policy breakdown: Crime and justice

Get an overview of each New Zealand political parties' policy on crime and justice.

The generational divide this election

We use Vote Compass data to get an insight on how different generations think about the big issues.

A day on the campaign trail with the Green’s Tamatha Paul

Ohinga spent a day on the trail with Green Party Wellington Central candidate Tamatha Paul.