Political headlines with summaries.
A display screen at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment that cost $140,000 to buy will also cost thousands to run, Labour's David Clark says.
A group of people walked backwards from Parliament to KiwiRail today to protest against the possibility of replacing a fleet of electric trains with diesel.
Parliament's Clerk of the House, Mary Harris, is retiring after 28 years' service to Parliament.
A bill that would give control of Ninety Mile Beach in the Far North to iwi has moved a step closer to becoming law.
Parliament has passed a new bill that will make it a criminal offence to send harmful messages or post damaging images or comments online. (COMMENTS)
Winston Peters is accusing National of double-crossing Northlanders over its promise to upgrade 10 bridges - but Prime Minister John Key says the Government will deliver.
NZ First leader Winston Peters has refused to deny rumours of an unsuccessful coup against his deputy, Tracey Martin, by fellow MP Ron Mark. (AUDIO)
The Government has announced a $13.9 billion programme of land transport spending, with big increases for cycling and public transport.
The Government says it is considering leasing some Housing New Zealand stock to be put up for sale, but not because it's struggling to sell them.
The government has announced a $26 million aid package to help Vanuatu recover from Cyclone Pam.
New Zealand is keen to help kickstart the beleaguered Middle East peace process when it takes over the presidency of the United Nations Security Council.
The Prime Minister is promising real benefits to families from new Government policies that kick off on Wednesday. (COMMENTS)
Claims by the Labour Party that New Zealanders are paying inflated milk price do not tell the whole story, a sector group and academic say. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
The Green Party is calling for the release of details over how many new state houses will be created by selling state housing stock to overseas buyers. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
Labour MP Louisa Wall says New Zealand needs to fund more transgender operations.
The Conservative Party's new chairman is adamant he's done everything by the book after a raft of resignations over the behaviour of its founder Colin Craig.
The Government is delaying releasing information about its dealings with the wealthy Saudi businessman to whom it has given more than $11 million.
What's left of the embattled Conservative Party board has now suspended Colin Craig from his own party.
The Middle East peace process will be high on the agenda for New Zealand's presidency of the United Nations Security Council next month.
Conservative Party chairman Brian Dobbs has resigned, effective immediately.