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English Publication Date: Friday, August 4, 2017 Source: Waatea News
This is a series of debates featuring the candidates looking to represent te iwi Māori in the seven electoral seats of Te Tai Tokerau, Tamaki Makaurau, Hauraki-Waikato, Te Tai Hauauru, Ikaroa-Rawhiti, Te Tai Tonga and Te Tai Tonga. 
English Publication Date: Sunday, September 10, 2017 Source: New Zealand Herald
Damian Light is believed to be the first openly gay leader of a political party in New Zealand.
English Publication Date: Friday, September 8, 2017 Source: 1 News
 1 NEWS Vote 17 Multi Party Debate reached a huge audience, bringing in close to one million TV viewers.
English Publication Date: Friday, September 8, 2017 Source: Stuff
The NZ First leader opted out of attending, seeing little point if Labour leader Jacinda Ardern and National leader, Prime Minister Bill English, were absent.
English Publication Date: Friday, September 8, 2017 Source: Radio New Zealand
The minor parties went at it in TVNZ's Multi Party Debate.
English Publication Date: Sunday, September 10, 2017
So the debates are seen as a highlight of the campaign, allowing the voting public to see our potential prime ministers up close and unedited, rather than cut down to five-second sound bites (that's what the average is now) or even shorter and more...
Category: Pro-Debate Editorials
English Publication Date: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Source: Stuff
During every election campaign, the leaders of political parties go toe-to-toe in a series debates. Often, they get to fire off a few zingers at each other. But the debates don't seem to have much impact on voting.
English Publication Date: Tuesday, September 5, 2017
During every election campaign, the leaders of political parties go toe-to-toe in a series debates. Often, they get to fire off a few zingers at each other. But the debates don't seem to have much impact on voting.
Category: Research
English Publication Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Source: Stuff
The debate, hosted by Heta Gardiner and Oriini Kaipara, was presented in front of a live audience at Auckland's Manukau Institute of Technology.
English Publication Date: Saturday, September 13, 2014 Source: Radio New Zealand News
National Party leader, John Key, has defended his decision not to agree to an extension to the final leaders' debate of the election campaign.