Jacinda Ardern has led her party to its greatest electoral victory in more than 50 years. What can she teach politicians on this side of the Tasman?
Antipodean election junkies are preparing for a double dose tomorrow as voters go to the polls in New Zealand and the Australian Capital Territory.
With just a few months until the election, New Zealand's opposition party is in chaos.
It hasn't been a big year for elections in Australia, but worldwide it's been quite interesting. Crikey counts down the 10 elections that mattered in 2011.
New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key has announced his new ministry, after final results from the NZ electoral commission confirmed his re-election for a second term.
If the Crikey NZ Election Indicator is any guide it will take something more miraculous that a foot of snow to see the National government lose this weekend.
The message from the latest opinion polls from New Zealand are crystal clear: the National Party Prime Minister John Key looks set for re-election in November, with a whopping lead over the Labor opposition, reports Richard Farmer.
It's a difficult week to get publicity for anything other than Egypt or cyclone Yasi, but New Zealand prime minister John Key chose yesterday to announce the date for his country's next election.