NZ election 2011: the opening addressesby Toby Manhire
Watch the opening addresses from National, Labour, the Greens and Act. Go on.
Labour have a lot of ground to make up, but their broadcast was a clear winner over National's tonight.
The Greens were solid, but a bit too, you know, nice.
UPDATE, Saturday at 9.30ish: Act is there now, too - can't find the rest of the Saturday Night hodgepodge for the time being, but they are on the TVNZ site.
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