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National accused the government of an "incredible turnaround" in putting the House in urgency.
Business New Zealand fears the extension to paid parental leave will make it difficult for smaller businesses to retain staff.
New Zealand First is "98 percent of the way there" on policy discussions as it decides who to form a government with, MPs say.
The former United Future leader Peter Dunne says whichever government is formed after coalition talks with New Zealand First is unlikely to last the parliamentary term.
With a final day of coalition meetings under way at Parliament, close scrutiny is being given to members of the NZ First board who will sign off the winning deal.
Preliminary talks to form a new government get under way today.
Analysis - The Green Party has been in Parliament for 18 years, and while it has had deals in the past with both National and Labour, none of its MPs have ever held ministerial posts.
New Zealand First's leader has spoken to his counterparts in the National and Labour parties.
The two main parties are holding their first caucus meetings as they get ready to start negotiations with New Zealand First to try to form a government.
As the results come in on election night, RNZ's deputy political editor Chris Bramwell has pointers on the electorates to keep an eye on.
Analysis - After a month on the road with both Labour and National, Chris Bramwell compares their very different campaigning styles.
Power Play - With just a week to go in the campaign, this general election is closer than any political contest New Zealand has seen for more than a decade, writes Chris Bramwell.
Workers at a Gisborne packhouse have challenged Bill English at a visit that was supposed to be stress-free for the National Party leader. Audio
The Labour Party is proposing changes to tenancy rules it says will make renting a more stable option for New Zealanders.
The Labour Party is promising to fast-track Christchurch's rebuild if elected to government.
It's day two of the election campaign and Labour faced pressure to provide more detail on its tax plans, but is keeping its cards close to its chest - for now.
The Labour Party leader focused on climate change, rivers and poverty in her first speech to party supporters - and defined how she would talk about the economy.
Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern says climate change is her generation's nuclear-free moment.
The Prime Minister says he hopes New Zealand Australia relations will soon be back on an even keel after the citizenship furore across the ditch. Audio
Parliament is sitting for longer today to push through three treaty bills before the House rises for the election.
Green Party MPs have held a crisis meeting at Parliament as they debate suspending two of their MPs from the party's caucus. Audio
National and Labour have started their battle for Auckland voters by laying out their plans to tackle the city's transport woes.
Labour has ditched its campaign slogan and billboards have started coming down as the party moves quickly to reshape its plans for the general election.
The United States Chief Justice does not think that New Zealand having a written constitution would lead to judges making decisions based on political preferences.
National MP Todd Barclay has this evening apologised for statements he made to media which put him at odds with the Prime Minister. Video