Prime Minister John Key says an independent person, probably a retired judge, will chair an inquiry into allegations surrounding former Minister Judith Collins. (VIDEO)
The Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security has confirmed she has called a number of people to give evidence to her inquiry into the release of SIS information to Cameron Slater. (AUDIO)
No decision was made over an SFO investigation based on pressure from bloggers, a former director says. An inquiry will be held after questions were raised over ex-minister Judith Collins. (AUDIO)
Prime Minister John Key was back in full campaign mode after accepting Judith Collins' resignation at the weekend, insisting it has not derailed National's campaign.
The latest political poll shows a drop in support for National, but an increase in support for John Key. It shows National down 2 points to 48 percent and Labour up 2 to 28.
Education spokespeople from both the Labour and National parties say the special education system needs improving, they said some children are missing out on support. (AUDIO)
Labour Party leader David Cunliffe has pledged $100 million for commuter rail services in Canterbury, if the party was elected to government.
Green Party co-leader Russel Norman has taken to the water to protest against the sale of Lochinver Station in the central North Island to foreign investors.
The Labour party will re-establish a public service television station if it gets into Government - and it plans to run it as part of Radio New Zealand, MP Kris Faafoi says.
Cameron Slater posted a series of blogs on the then Serious Fraud Office director in 2011 around the same time he wrote his friend Judith Collins was gunning for him.
The Prime Minister says he is happy to turn up and give evidence to a hearing to be held by the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security, nine days before general election. (AUDIO)
After months of controversy, Judith Collins has resigned as a minister. Brent Edwards takes a look at the series of events that led to her resignation and the questions that remain. (AUDIO)
National MP Judith Collins is insisting she has done nothing wrong and says she will fight to clear her name after new email allegations led to her resignation today. (AUDIO)
Labour Party leader David Cunliffe says the resignation of Judith Collins is damaging to the National Party and there should be a full commission of inquiry. (AUDIO)
The Labour Party has released a plan to use empty state houses as emergency housing for vulnerable people so they are not left to sleep on the streets or in their cars.
The two main political parties have again faced off over policies to take pressure off the New Zealand housing market, which is shaping up as a major issue this election.
ACT party leader Jamie Whyte says businesses are reluctantly opting for immigrant labour because New Zealanders are not up to getting out of bed and going to work.
In the second week of a new fact-checking column, Brent Edwards checks claims made by Judith Collins, John Key, David Cunliffe, Rangi McLean and Winston Peters.
Power Play with Brent Edwards - John Key launched the National Party's election campaign on Sunday and it was no accident the party chose South Auckland for the rally.
New Zealand First has reiterated that a commitment to buy back privatised assets is a bottom line for joining any other party in government after the election.
A top constitutional lawyer acting for the Conservative Party says a backdown by the Electoral Commission over time for party political broadcasts is a win for freedom of speech.
Labour Party president is pleased the election campaign is focusing more on issues that matter rather than the contents of Nicky Hager's book Dirty Politics.
The Labour Party is promising official recognition for the five main Pacific languages if it becomes the government, their Pacific Affairs spokesperson says.
National's leader John Key says he is backing senior MP Judith Collins 100 percent over her denial of a claim that her supporters approached NZ First with a possible post-election deal. (AUDIO)
Labour leader David Cunliffe says the party may not be able to stop Lochinver Station near Taupo being sold even if it leads the next government after the election. (AUDIO)
New Zealand First MP Andrew Williams is taking legal action against his party for dropping him as an electorate and list candidate for the general election next month.
Colin Craig says he has cancelled his High Court action against the Electoral Commission after it reversed its decision on reallocating broadcast time and money.
NZ First leader Winston Peters has attacked Fonterra's decision to do a deal with a Chinese company, saying New Zealand could lose control of the dairying sector.
The National Party is promising to spend $22.5 million over the next five years to support the planting of new forests.
The leaders of National and Labour have had their first ever one-on-one televised debate, covering topics from the Dirty Politics scandal, to farm sales to tax cuts. (AUDIO)