Political headlines with summaries.
Australian immigration minister Peter Dutton denies the New Zealand government is being kept in the dark about people being held on Christmas Island.
Amnesty International is calling on New Zealand to use its seat on the United Nations Security Council to push for an independent investigation into the conflict in Yemen.
Northland MP Winston Peters says recurring power cuts in the region raise the question of whether it is getting enough investment in infrastructure.
Australia's new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will make an official visit to New Zealand next week.
New data shows about 2000 children on any one day are living in households where their parents have lost up to half their benefits. (AUDIO)
The Prime Minister's visit into Taji Camp this week has provoked questions about why New Zealand is in Iraq, writes Jane Patterson in this week's Power Play. (COMMENTS)
US defence officials inspecting Coalition training camps in Iraq have been told terrible living conditions are one of the main reasons local soldiers go absent without leave.
State-Owned Enterprises Minister Todd McClay has asked Solid Energy to make sure Huntly East mine workers are supported.
The government has appointed an ambassador for counter-terrorism.
Education minister Hekia Parata vetoed a plan to compare charter school students' results with state schools, official documents reveal.
Many people being held in Australian detention centres are suicidal after living in what they describe as "war camps", says a group campaigning for New Zealanders' rights.
As the Prime Minister returns from a rare visit to Iraq, Radio New Zealand takes a look back at the recent history of NZ's deployment to the war-torn nation.
The Labour Party is being told it will not be able to change parts of the TPP deal it does not like. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
The largest private-sector union in the country has been launched in Wellington.
A Trans-Pacific Partnership deal may be done, but that doesn't mean the fight is over, writes Economics Correspondent Patrick O'Meara.
Deputy Prime Minister Bill English says there is no evidence New Zealanders held in Australian detention centres are being treated badly.
A Wellington parole lawyer says a new law giving convicted criminals fewer chances to get parole will result in prisoners losing hope. (AUDIO)
WorkSafe does not have the resources to pursue serious health and safety breaches, according to the Labour Party.
Prime Minister John Key says reports that Russian forces are mostly bombing rebels in Syria, and not Islamic State, are hardly surprising.
The Green Party says it is extraordinary that the government is holding back information about how it actually intends to reduce carbon emissions when it is in the public interest to know.
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