Prime Minister Bill English dismisses foreign effect on house prices - New Zealand Herald

The Prime Minister has dismissed the effect of foreign buyers on New Zealand house prices. "Frankly, it's a peripheral issue," said Bill English as he was closely questioned on the issue today by Tristram Clayton on NZ Herald Focus in the wake of the ...

Mike Hosking defends questioning Labour leader Jacinda Ardern about wardrobe - New Zealand Herald

Broadcaster Mike Hosking is defending asking what Labour's Jacinda Ardern would wear to the first leader's debate, saying it was a standard inquiry posed ahead of any special occasion. Yesterday the NewstalkZB breakfast host asked Ardern ahead of last ...

NZ dollar little changed after sinking to 3-month on Labour's poll lead, weaker confidence - New Zealand Herald

The New Zealand dollar was little changed, having dropped to a three-month low overnight following a report showing weaker business confidence and a poll showing National had lost its lead to Labour three weeks out from the election. The kiwi traded at ...

Truth or fable? We fact-check key points from the leaders debate - Stuff.co.nz

Bill English and Jacinda Ardern square off in their first leaders' debate on Thursday night. As Prime Minister Bill English and Labour leader Jacinda Ardern clashed during the first leaders debate, we fact-checked their claims. We pulled out a few key ...

Jacinda Ardern squanders challenger's advantage against Bill English - political commentator - New Zealand Herald

Jacinda Ardern squandered the traditional challenger's advantage of her first leaders' TV election debate with Bill English, political commentator Vernon Tava has suggested. Tava told ZB's Early Edition host, Rachel Smalley, that the challenger to the ...