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Former TVNZ presenter Shane Taurima looks likely to contest the Auckland seat of Tāmaki Makaurau for the Māori Party.
The government says it is under pressure to provide emergency housing for people, but it is doing all it can.
A new potential privacy breach relating to client information and the Ministry of Social Development has been revealed.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters described provisions for iwi involvement in resource management legislation as "koha for consent", as a spat erupted in Parliament.
A global anti-corruption group has added its voice to calls for an inquiry into allegations relating to an SAS raid on an Afghan village.
It is "not enough" to accept civilians might have been killed during an SAS raid in Afghanistan, former defence minister Wayne Mapp says.
Lawyers acting for villagers claiming they were caught up in a raid involving New Zealand troops have formally asked for an independent investigation.
It is impossible the Defence Force carried out a simultaneous raid on a separate Afghan village the night that civilians were killed, the authors say. Video, Audio
Free trade agreements should cover most of New Zealand's exports by 2030 according to a new trade strategy launched by Prime Minister Bill English.
Wayne Mapp has declined to be interviewed about allegations about a New Zealand SAS raid in Afghanistan during his time as Defence Minister. Audio
Power Play - It is untenable for the NZDF to refuse to answer specific questions about NZ's involvement in alleged attacks on civilians in Afghanistan in 2010, writes Jane Patterson.
As John Key prepares to give his farewell speech today, he says he hates to "shatter everyone's illusions", but there was no scandal behind his decision to quit as prime minister. Video
The NZDF is rejecting a new book's claims that SAS soldiers led a raid which killed and injured civilians, including a three-year-old girl, in Afghanistan. Video, Audio
New legislation governing New Zealand's spy agencies has been passed by Parliament.
Government ministers will host a family violence summit in June in response to what they say is an horrific form of abuse in New Zealand.
Labour's Māori MPs are not exactly rushing to back up the claim by party leader Andrew Little that they've asked for low list spots so they can fight it out in the Māori seats.
Former Prime Minister John Key and Labour MP David Cunliffe have struck a deal so they can both leave Parliament without having to wait for the September election.
Lawyers, accountants and real estate agents will now be covered by anti-money laundering legislation, if a government bill is passed.
The government is unlikely to meet its target for reducing violent crime by June this year, new figures suggest.
The government is keeping a close eye on a US proposal for a border tax that could hit New Zealand exports.
Two of Parliament's most high-profile younger MPs have clashed on whether National's superannuation plan creates greater generational inequalities.
Power Play - Bill English's superannuation change might not find cross-party support, but he doesn't think it a risky move, writes Jane Patterson.
The government has unveiled a plan to stop global corporate giants avoiding tax by shifting profits from New Zealand.
Labour leader Andrew Little has nominated New Zealand First leader Winston Peters to sit on Parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee. The committee, chaired by the Prime Minister Bill English…
A new government report shows the gender pay gap increases significantly as soon as women have children.