Prime Minister John Key has rejected criticism that he should have included an anti-apartheid activist in the New Zealand delegation attending a memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
A replacement candidate for the electorate of the Maori Party co-leader Tariana Turia has been chosen but the party still has to find a new woman co-leader.
The Green Party says if it is part of the government after next year's election it will push for a policy that would keep a larger stake of Meridian in government hands.
One of the authors of a new report says the Government needs to introduce stricter rules and greater transparency governing political party funding.
The Labour Party is hoping for strong support across Parliament for its member's bill cracking down on the sale of rural land to foreign buyers.
United Future leader and Ohariu MP Peter Dunne says the Government is railroading the submissions process for the proposed Basin Reserve flyover in Wellington.
A private member's bill aimed at limiting the sale of rural land to foreign buyers is to be debated by Parliament.
The Electoral Commission has referred Labour Party leader David Cunliffe to police for posting a statement on Twitter the day of the Christchurch East by-election.
Prime Minister John Key will leave for South Africa on Monday to attend the official memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
The Labour Party has criticised the Government's UN Security Council campaign at the same time as its foreign affairs spokesperson David Shearer is in New York lobbying for support.
Former ACT Party leader Don Brash says there are several strong candidates for the party's top job.
Finance Minister Bill English has conceded the Government will get less than expected from its partial privatisation programme, but has rejected Opposition criticism that it is a failure.
The Labour Party says the Inland Revenue Department has spent $50 million of taxpayers' money scoping out a replacement for its 21-year-old computer system.
Prime Minister John Key says he will fight a defamation suit being brought against him by the cameraman at the centre of the so-called teapot tape saga.
A review of New Zealand's constitution has recommended that the Bill of Rights Act be strengthened to stop Parliament passing laws that breach it.
The man who initiated the private prosecution of John Banks has turned his sights on Labour Party leader David Cunliffe.
ACT party leader John Banks says he will quit politics at the general election next year, following a ruling that he stand trial over his failed bid to become Auckland mayor in 2010.
The acting head of Parliamentary Service says it acknowledges criticisms of its actions in a Privileges Committee report on the handing over of parliamentary records to the David Henry inquiry.