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The prime minister is facing accusations she misled Parliament after tech entrepeneur Derek Handley released copies of text messages between them.
New Zealand will extend its deployment to Iraq, but only until June next year.
The announcement of the government 'blueprint' has been dismissed as nothing more than damage control by the National Party. Video
Unions say they're worried Labour may cave to pressure from New Zealand First and ditch a planned law change relating to Multi-Employer Collective Agreements - or MECAs.
A decision on whether New Zealand troops should stay in Iraq is imminent, with the Defence Force training mission due to end in November.
Power Play - As soon as Clare Curran rose to her feet in Parliament this week and failed to deliver a convincing performance, her ministerial days were numbered, writes Jane Patterson. Video
Power Play - The halls of Parliament are full of tales, but the allegations levelled against sidelined minister Meka Whaitiri represent a new level of ministerial misbehaviour, writes Jane Patterson.
Power Play - If National Party leader Simon Bridges wasn't already sweating he will be now, with a second leak, possibly from within his own caucus.
Power Play - If a National Party MP is named as the source of the leak of Simon Bridges' travel bill their political career will come to an abrupt end. Jane Patterson takes a closer look at the…
The government has made the first strike against what it views as the exploitation of the student visa regime, confirming a range of significant changes.
Police have confirmed they did receive an allegation of bullying on a joint project with the Justice Ministry headed by Wally Haumaha.
Power Play - As Winston Peters comes to the end of his stint as acting Prime Minister, all in all he has been at his pin-striped best, writes Jane Patterson.
A finance company implicated in student visa fraud in Sri Lanka has been providing information for Immigration New Zealand applications since 2012.
Hundreds of students from Sri Lanka could be here illegally, while officials do what they can to investigate claims of fraud in the student visa scheme.
National's deputy leader has called on party members and MPs to stay united in the face of attacks from the government.
The international education sector says any restriction to the ability of foreign students to work while studying would be the death blow for some institutions.
The head of Corrections has contradicted statements made by senior government ministers in Parliament, that a contract for the public private partnership (PPP) to build the new Waikeria Prison was…
It's all over for the party founded by Gareth Morgan, The Opportunities Party. Audio
The Environment Minister has called out the Greater Wellington Regional Council for its treatments of bus drivers at the launch of its new electric, double-decker buses.
Requiring people to ballot for Kiwibuild homes would help to ensure those on lower incomes still have a good chance, the Housing Minister says.
Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Cheryl Gwyn has found no evidence of wrongdoing by the GCSB in relation to its intelligence gathering activities in the Pacific.
Talks for a significant trade deal with the European Union - that's been years in the making - will be formally launched today.
Analysis - Ardern has arrived at hospital to have her baby and Peters is in charge of the country. He has every reason to ensure the six weeks runs smoothly under his watch, writes Jane Patterson.
The government's overseas buyers' ban on New Zealand homes has been softened, with some multi-storey apartment buildings now being exempted.
Government authorities have carried out an on-site inspection of an Auckland company to make sure it's upholding its obligations under anti-money laundering laws.