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A pay equity bill could cripple the care sector with "potentially catastrophic" results if it's not properly funded, MPs have been warned.
The government's move to put its data-for-funding plan on the back-burner in favour of a new system an "embarrassing U-turn", says Labour.
The Police Minister is warning New Zealanders not to try meth as a substitute for marijuana, with the price of cannabis driven up by poor growing conditions.
Major New Zealand exporters are applauding efforts to salvage a massive trade deal, but a long-time opponent says it is dead in the water. Audio
The government talked up the sale of Silver Fern Farms to foreign owners as beneficial to New Zealand, less than a year before the company announced it would slash 370 jobs.
Most of the thousands of houses the government is promising to build and sell in Auckland over the next decade will cost well over $650,000.
Family First is expected to be stripped of its tax-free charitable status, with its director vowing to fight any such decision "right to the top".
It is just a matter of time before New Zealand introduces prisons run by Māori applying Māori values, the Māori Party says.
Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has expressed regret over describing a United Nations resolution on Israel as 'premature' last week.
Former Prime Minister Helen Clark has no regrets over her handling of the Foreshore and Seabed controversy. Video
Facebook is briefing political parties and media in New Zealand ahead of the election as part of its efforts to crack down on "fake news".
Prime Minister Bill English does not expect reports that New Zealand spied on Japan during whaling talks will affect any future visits to the country.
Taxpayers forked out more than $7000 on alcohol for guests at a glitzy party in Washington celebrating Donald Trump's inauguration.
New Zealand's friendship with Turkey is an example for those in conflict, the Justice Minister has told a dawn service in Gallipoli.
Pharmac will not subsidise tampons and sanitary pads for all women, saying menstruation is a "normal function".
Newsmaker - Marama Fox is a frequent critic of the government, despite the Māori Party, which she co-leads, being one of its support partners. She sat down for a chat with RNZ.
A capsule buried in Wellington for more than half a century might be returned to its resting place, after its secrets were revealed today. Video
In an about-turn, the government has promised to bring home the bodies of soldiers who were buried in Southeast Asia.
MPs want gang members and prospects banned from owning guns. Audio
Three former Prime Ministers want New Zealand to follow Australia's lead and introduce compulsory voting. Video
The government's plan to collect people's private information from community agencies seeking funding could deter those most in need from seeking help, the Privacy Commissioner says. Audio
Investigative journalist Nicky Hager has accused the Prime Minister of joining "a seven-year cover-up" by refusing to hold an inquiry into claims made in the book Hit & Run. Video, Audio
Analysis - Political polls may not have a sterling reputation - particularly after Donald Trump's largely unexpected victory - but, Craig McCulloch writes, that's more the exception than the rule.
The Labour Party has accused the government of over-promising and taking too long to deliver a new 111 service.
E-cigarettes with nicotine liquid could legally be sold in New Zealand shops from late next year, with the government saying vaping is less harmful than smoking.