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  • Internet Party confirms 2017 election bid

    ‚ÄčThe Internet Party founded in 2014 by Kim Dotcom to contest the 2014 election has confirmed that it plans to contest the 2017 general election on September 23.

  • Lessons for IT from the campaign trail

    I worked on my first local political campaign when I was 16, and it left a mark. Ever since then, I've never thought of politics as a spectator sport. So watching Barack Obama over the past two years as he went from underrated wunderkind to president-elect, it was clear to me how he'd succeeded. The key, it seemed obvious, was his huge army of volunteers.

  • From the CEO: Key, Cunliffe, Williamson OK, but what about others?

    Never before in my recollection has the future of telecommunications been a major differentiator in a general election. Yet this year the National Party raised the bar by choosing it as the first policy off the rank. As far back as April 22 they announced their commitment of $1.5 billion of taxpayer money to drive the roll-out of a “fibre to the home ultra-fast broadband network”.