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The government is considering putting a cap on interest rates and fees charged by credit agencies to try to crack down on loan sharks.
The government is putting people's lives at risk by ditching National's health targets, says National Party leader Simon Bridges.
New Zealand and the European Union have formally launched negotiations for a trade agreement.
Should New Zealand do away with public holidays and just let Kiwis decide when to have a break?
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters is warming up for his stint in the top job, which will formally start when Jacinda Ardern arrives at the hospital to have her baby.
The National Party has changed its tune on setting up a Climate Change Commission, but does not agree with all aspects of the government's Zero Carbon Bill.
The government has unveiled its plans to introduce a tourist tax in the second half of 2019.
Power Play - Exactly which hats are NZ First's "provincial champion" and the party's leader wearing when they take whacks at large New Zealand corporations?
The National Party says the Prime Minister needs to rein in Shane Jones again after he lashed out at another major New Zealand company. Audio
Regional Development Minister Shane Jones has taken a swing at dairy giant Fonterra, saying its chairman should resign.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has defended a decision to send 3000 calves slaughtered in the Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme to a landfill.
Justice Minister Andrew Little still appears hopeful he can eventually get New Zealand First to support a repeal of the three-strikes law.
The government will declare damage caused by last week's heavy rain near Tolaga Bay a "medium scale adverse event". Audio
The Ombudsman's Office is being given new powers to conduct inspections of locked dementia units run by private providers.
Former National Party prime minister Jim Bolger will lead a government working group looking at setting up sector wide collective negotiations.
A playground is to be built on the front lawn of Parliament in an effort to get more families to visit.
An intellectually disabled man was likely to have been physically and sexually assaulted while in residential care, a report lambasting his care provider says.
Dairy and beef farmers will today find out whether an attempt will be made to eradicate the cattle-disease Mycoplasma bovis, or instead go for containment.
Analysis - From the outside, Parliament's Question Time looks like a scrappy playground at times, and Chris Bramwell writes that it's up to the Speaker to enforce the rules. Watch today's Question…
An award-winning cheese producer says a trade deal with the European Union will hurt the specialty cheese industry.
Housing New Zealand will be asked to consider changing its policy so offenders on bail or parole can stay in state houses.
Power Play - The government says it has given the health sector an enormous boost in this year's Budget - but is it really that big? Chris Bramwell writes.
The government will extend free doctors' visits and prescriptions to under-14s and also make visits cheaper for people eligible for a Community Services Card.
Analysis - The Finance Minister is pitching today's Budget as one that will set the foundations for the government's plan to make the economy more sustainable. Video
Treaty Negotiations Minister Andrew Little's decision to sign a treaty deal, despite overlapping claims on the land, disregarded Māori law, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust says. Video, Audio