Opposition parties are calling on the Government to rein in pay increases for public sector chief executives as well as for MPs. (AUDIO)
The Federation of Islamic Associations says it still wants to meet Prime Minister John Key so it can help efforts to combat Islamic State.
Prime Minister John Key says Solid Energy remains in a very delicate position but the Government does not plan to bail it out.
Just days after it was announced that MPs would yet again be receiving a very healthy annual pay rise the Government has stepped in to stop it.
The Labour Party says it needs to become as slick as National in sourcing donations if it wants to be in Government. (AUDIO)
The Government is changing the law to stop MPs receiving big annual pay rises. (VIDEO)
The number of people on a Government watchlist has increased, Prime Minister John Key says. (AUDIO)
Mana Movement leader Hone Harawira raised the most in donations of any candidate at last year's election but spent only a fraction of it on advertising.
Justice Minister Amy Adams says exchanging information on violent criminals with the Australian government is a work in progress. (AUDIO)
An announcement on whether Australian troops will work alongside New Zealanders in Iraq could be made as soon as tomorrow.
The Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has dismissed speculation his leadership is under threat, saying he believes he has the full confidence of his colleagues.
The new president of the Labour party says his priority will be to sell the opposition as the government in waiting.
The National Party has selected Mark Osborne as its candidate for the Northland by-election.
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully and his Australian counterpart Julie Bishop have met in Auckland and discussed New Zealand's deployment to Iraq.
The Government has warned Solid Energy it is not prepared to expose taxpayers to ongoing losses indefinitely.
New Zealand First leader, Winston Peters, is urging Northland voters to elect him their next MP so they can have a stronger voice in Parliament. (AUDIO)
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been formally welcomed at Government House in Auckland. (VIDEO)
The Prime Minister says the pay rates of MPs and Ministers are now about right - despite yesterday saying they did not need any increase. (VIDEO)
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop faced a barrage of questions over the leadership of Tony Abbott when she fronted a joint media conference in Auckland today.
The Finance Minister says the housing market's supply conditions need to be improved before a thought can be given to introducing a fee for foreign investors.