Political headlines with summaries.
Power Play - The Panama Papers still dominate politics a month on, but politicians should steel themselves - there is more to come, writes Chris Bramwell. (COMMENTS)
A National MPs' trip to China was a sales pitch for the dairy company which paid the fares - and a $25,000 donation to National, Labour says.
The Panama Papers leak is a warning to New Zealand businesses to protect themselves from cyber hacking, the prime minister says.
The government plans to investigate purchasing a bulk number of electric cars in a bid to get 64,000 of them on the road.
The National Party received more than $1.4 million in donations last year, more than five times the amount Labour brought in, newly released figures show.
The government is boosting staffing to the under-pressure Overseas Investment Office but it's too little too late, says Winston Peters. (COMMENTS)
A bill requiring rental properties to meet a minimum standard of heating, ventilation and drainage has passed its first reading in Parliament.
Prime Minister John Key insists he has complete confidence in his personal lawyer despite revelations today that he was involved in setting up a dubious trust.
An Australian company has been allowed to buy sensitive land in Wellington - despite its parent company being sued for overcharging the United States government. (AUDIO)
ANALYSIS: Donald Trump's last opponent for the Republican nomination has capitulated, but the Democratic race grinds on. Phil Smith looks at the Democratic state of affairs.
The government would be using an aggressive tactic if it moved to veto plans for 26 weeks paid parental leave, the bill's architect Sue Moroney says.
The Labour Party says it will produce evidence to show other foreign companies should have failed the Overseas Investment Office's good character test. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
Prime Minister John Key is adamant he told his then Revenue Minister that his personal lawyer was going to get in touch to discuss foreign trust rules. (COMMENTS)
The Justice Minister wants more money spent on mental health services for those appearing and being sentenced in the country's courts. (AUDIO)
The Prime Minister is adamant he told one of his ministers that a man he was referring on to him with queries about trust rules was his own personal lawyer. (AUDIO)
The Overseas Investment Office has apologised to the government for failing to conduct a robust inquiry when it approved the sale of a Taranaki farm to a foreign company. (AUDIO)
An investigation is being launched into the way the Overseas Investment Office carried out its good character test over the sale of a Taranaki farm.
Melanoma drug Keytruda's maker is accusing New Zealand drug-buying agency Pharmac of under-playing evidence about the drug's effectiveness. (AUDIO)
Manuel Valls, the first French PM to visit New Zealand in 25 years, says the 1985 Rainbow Warrior bombing was a "huge mistake".
A woman who has lived in damp and mouldy houses for decades says she desperately needs a law change that would improve the state of rental homes. (COMMENTS)
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