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The police are gearing up to reopen their investigation into the explosion at Pike River, in anticipation of the planned re-entry of the mine later this year.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has swung in behind his MP Shane Jones, joining him in savaging Fonterra and its chairperson.
The Green Party is facing blowback from supporters who say it has sold out after one of its ministers allowed a Chinese water bottling giant to expand.
The National Party has hit out at Winson Peters' lawsuit against two top public servants, saying he's putting personal vendettas ahead of the country.
New Zealand First has put the brakes on Labour's plan to repeal the three strikes law - dealing a major blow to Justice Minister Andrew Little. Video
Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis has given a "vacant" and "complacent" performance at Parliament, refusing to answer basic questions about his portfolio, National MPs say.
People who have been needlessly evicted from state houses in the meth contamination saga face a nervous wait to find out if they'll get any compensation.
The National Party has taken a swipe at its former leader Jim Bolger as he heads up a working group tasked with radically shaking up industrial relations. Audio
The chair of Housing New Zealand says she will not resign over the methamphetamine hysteria scandal.
A major overhaul of how water is regulated and delivered could be on the cards, with the government keen on fewer, larger suppliers.
The government has announced a taskforce to tackle a payroll mess which has left potentially hundreds of thousands of workers out of pocket.
An 11-person panel has been set up to advise the government on its promised overhaul of the welfare system.
Transport Minister Phil Twyford has been stripped of some of his responsibilities after making a phone call on a plane after the aircraft doors had shut. Video
The National Party has issued a strident letter to Parliament's referee Trevor Mallard, demanding he explain his role in a story about an alleged sexist remark.
Criminal lawyers are backing up the Justice Minister's claims that people on bail or parole are being routinely blocked from staying in state houses.
The Disability Rights Commissioner has clashed with MPs over a proposed euthanasia law, claiming it could apply to people with intellectual disabilities.
Plans to build a new mega-prison at Waikeria have been dropped, but the government has yet to decide what to do instead. Audio
More than 500,000 bees are to make Christchurch's red zone their home as part of efforts to grow the endangered species and make use of the land.
The Labour-led government has delivered a restrained and cautious Budget in its first year, keeping money in the kitty instead of a major spend up. Video
MPs have been urged to change a "hideous" law which allows the public to challenge and overturn Māori seats on local councils.
The push for a predator-free New Zealand is set to get a boost in next week's Budget.
Farmers are butting heads and turning on one another as stress takes its toll over the battle to contain the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis. Video, Audio
National MP Alfred Ngaro is warning the government not to forget Pacific families living in New Zealand as it dramatically ramps up aid to the wider Pacific region.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is playing down differences between her ministers over whether to make te reo Māori compulsory in schools.
The government is set to hike foreign aid by more than $700 million over the next four years, as part of its signalled 'Pacific reset' strategy.