NEW ZEALAND ELECTION 2017

Election surveys shows widespread discontent

Election surveys shows widespread discontent

The Stuff.co.nz/Massey Election Survey identified significant levels of discontent. Our politicians have 100 days to rebuild faith, says Associate Professor Grant Duncan.

Opinion: Could UK election youth turnout be repeated here?

Opinion: Could UK election youth turnout be repeated here?

Britain's hung Parliament has been called a political earthquake but if the seismic shifts are examined more closely it's a youthquake that has altered the Westminster landscape.

Opinion: The silence of the voices

Opinion: The silence of the voices

On Saturday September 23, New Zealanders will go to the polls and vote for the 52nd Parliament. Well, some of us will. Probably fewer than did three years ago.

Massey's election commentators

Massey's election commentators

Massey researchers and lecturers are leading conversations around many key election issues. Their topic areas and contacts are listed here.

ELECTION OPINION


Opinion: Could UK election youth turnout be repeated here?

Opinion: Could UK election youth turnout be repeated here?

Britain's hung Parliament has been called a political earthquake but if the seismic shifts are examined more closely it's a youthquake that has altered the Westminster landscape.

Opinion: Water, water everywhere

Opinion: Water, water everywhere

Two environmental issues have dominated the news this election year - and both have focused on our waterways.

Opinion: New Zealand’s population debate

Opinion: New Zealand’s population debate

Challenges around housing affordability, access to employment and pressure on infrastructure are often seen as a consequence of immigration. But is this fair?

Who's NZ's anti-establishment candidate?

Who's NZ's anti-establishment candidate?

What effect will the anti-establishment sentiments we've seen in the UK, Europe and the United States may have on New Zealand's election?

Latest Election News

Do we spend too much on Government salaries?
The 'Our World in Data' website shows New Zealand's government wage bill is a larger share of public spending than other OECD countries.
Looming clash between home owners and renters
With major policy announcements from the two largest parties this month, there is no doubt housing is shaping up as one of the key issues for the...
Opinion: Could UK election youth turnout be repeated here?
Britain's hung Parliament has been called a political earthquake but if the seismic shifts are examined more closely it's a youthquake that has...
Youth vote engagement tool wins Australian design award
An online interactive tool devised by Massey University that encouraged young New Zealanders to engage and vote in last year's council elections has...
Opinion: The terrorism challenge in the 21st century
The United Kingdom has endured its third terrorist attack in three months, and others have occurred in France and Australia in recent days exposing...
Opinion: Water, water everywhere
Two environmental issues have dominated the news this election year - and both have focused on our waterways.
Opinion: Beware of politicians' education rhetoric
Public education is a bit like an oil tanker: big, slow moving and only able to change direction gradually, says Professor John O'Neill.
Opinion: New Zealand’s population debate
Challenges around housing affordability, access to employment and pressure on infrastructure are often seen as a consequence of immigration. But is...
Who's NZ's anti-establishment candidate?
What effect will the anti-establishment sentiments we've seen in the UK, Europe and the United States may have on New Zealand's election?
Opinion: Lessons from America
The disillusionment of America's working and middle classes led to the Donald Trump presidency. Will we see the same forces at work in our own...

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