An academic who has been exposing the back-door methods of the Chinese seeking to influence New Zealand politics says she is being targeted by Beijing.
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New Zealand’s Mixed-Member Proportional election system would be good for disabled people in the United States because disability concerns could be heard in Congress more easily.
New Zealand has marked the 125th anniversary of a historic move to give women the vote. It was the first country in the world to enact suffrage for women.
Jacinda Ardern now becomes the first woman in the country’s history to give birth while in office
New Zealand’s opposition National Party installed its first Maori leader Tuesday, selecting former lawyer Simon Bridges
News that Jacinda Ardern will juggle the prime ministership of New Zealand with starting a family was
Islanders have come to see the Kim Dotcom soap opera as a sideshow to political life in New Zealand
Suffrage rights for New Zealanders in Australia are lacking despite repeated assurances
Citizens are beginning to vote to pick a new flag in New Zealand after Union Jack is dropped
Would a European-style system for Canadian referendums benefit the country as currently proposed?