Labour has gained support in the latest opinion poll and has closed the gap on National, but it still has a long way to go to have a real chance of retaining power on November 8.
By Peter Wilson, NZPA Political Editor As the campaign enters its second week Labour is under pressure to start cutting into National's strong lead in the opinion polls.
Derek Fox and Parekura Horomia may have some family connections, but it doesn't stop them getting feisty in a political debate.
Labour leader Helen Clark and National's John Key are covering as much territory as they can early in the campaign and today they shift the action to Christchurch and Auckland.
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