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The government has confirmed the minimum wage will increase to $16.50 on 1 April next year.
A book telling the stories of 200 beneficiaries has been delivered to Parliament by a group of artists demanding a more compassionate welfare system.
Parliament is sitting under extended hours this morning to progress two Treaty of Waitangi Bills.
The head of New Zealand's spy agency supports the US in "calling out" this type of "reckless and malicious" cyber activity.
A law change broadening access to medicinal cannabis will be unveiled by the government tomorrow.
The opening of the books has opened the government up to serious criticism. Video
The Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security has revealed the SIS unlawfully accessed Customs data for almost 20 years.
Crown agencies that pay their chief executives too much have been put on notice by the State Services Commissioner.
The chief ombudsman has sided with the government over not releasing a 33-page coalition document, in a provisional decision.
The Environment Ministry has warned its minister that pressures on New Zealand's natural resources are reaching a critical point.
New Zealanders are still attempting to travel overseas to join extremist groups, a briefing to the minister says.
The Prime Minister says the government is not planning to follow Australia's move to ban foreign political donations.
Former US Vice-President Al Gore says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is a breath of fresh air.
Labour and New Zealand First are not at odds over plans to get young people into work, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.
The level of distrust in science and experts is getting worse in New Zealand, the Environmental Protection Authority says.
The new government is being secretive, the National party says.
The Broadcasting Minister is alarmed the previous government did nothing to address TVNZ's declining revenue, despite being warned by officials, she says.
National accused the government of an "incredible turnaround" in putting the House in urgency.
Business New Zealand fears the extension to paid parental leave will make it difficult for smaller businesses to retain staff.
New Zealand First is "98 percent of the way there" on policy discussions as it decides who to form a government with, MPs say.
The former United Future leader Peter Dunne says whichever government is formed after coalition talks with New Zealand First is unlikely to last the parliamentary term.
With a final day of coalition meetings under way at Parliament, close scrutiny is being given to members of the NZ First board who will sign off the winning deal.
Preliminary talks to form a new government get under way today.
Analysis - The Green Party has been in Parliament for 18 years, and while it has had deals in the past with both National and Labour, none of its MPs have ever held ministerial posts.
New Zealand First's leader has spoken to his counterparts in the National and Labour parties.