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ACT party leader will support a change to his bill on legalising euthanasia in order to get New Zealand First's support for it.
The chief executive of the Superfund, Adrian Orr, has been appointed as the new Reserve Bank Governor.
The number of students regularly attending school fell to 67 percent in Term 2 last year and the Associate Education Minister is seeking immediate advice on the matter.
One of the government's top scientists is being blasted for talking up the environmental benefits of irrigation.
The government's pending stocktake of the housing crisis is being criticised by the National party.
One of the new Conservation Minister's first big calls will be to decide whether a proposed coal mine on the South Island's West Coast can go ahead.
The number of Transport Agency staff earning over $100,000 leapt by 33 percent in just one year.
The National Party believes the new government is already back-pedalling on its pledge to re-enter the Pike River mine. Audio
The government is disputing the Reserve Bank's prediction that its Kiwibuild programme will lead to a significant drop in the number of homes being built in the private sector.
The Deputy Prime Minister's attempt to obtain the emails and phone records of two journalists is outrageous and could have a chilling effect on democracy, media freedom advocates say.
Housing, climate change and reducing child poverty were among government priorities outlined at the State Opening of Parliament.
Addressing parts of the Trans-Pacific Partnership will be a priority for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at this week's APEC meeting, she says.
Minister for Pike River Re-entry Andrew Little has met with some of the victims' families to discuss the plan to go back into the mine.
Bill English has been re-elected unopposed as National's leader and will lead the party into the 2020 election.
New Zealand will have a referendum on legalising marijuana for personal use as part of the Greens deal with Labour.
Transport Ministry fraudster Joanne Harrison had a business partner who got a 30 percent cut of stolen money but was never charged.
Winston Peters launched a tirade against the media this afternoon, hurling insults at journalists and deriding their election coverage. Video
New Zealand First will not support National or Labour's policies to impose new taxes on farmers or include agriculture in the Emissions Trading Scheme, Winston Peters says.
Winston Peters takes his campaign beyond Northland as he chases some of the support that appears to have slipped from New Zealand First.
Voters grilled candidates about poverty, economic depression and youth suicide as an education debate turned to wider problems in the Far North.
Outgoing Labour MP Sue Moroney has used her valedictory speech to call on Parliament's speaker to release the report which led to the resignation of the Auditor-General. Audio
Auditor-General Martin Matthews says he feels "as angry and aggrieved as anyone" over the Transport Ministry fraud that occurred on his watch.
There is cloud over the Office of the Auditor-General and it is untenable for Martin Matthews to remain in his role, the Green Party says.
The government has apologised to staff bundled out of the ministry after speaking out about a manager later convicted for stealing nearly $650,000.
The State Services Commission investigation due to be made public today concludes convicted fraudster Joanne Harrison forced whistleblowers out of the Transport Ministry. Audio