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Māori of Ngāpuhi descent living in Australia have told Treaty Negotiations Minister Andrew Little they do not want another generation to miss out on a Treaty settlement.
RNZ has learned senior members of the Labour Party Māori caucus met with the Prime Minister while an investigation into Meka Whaitiri was underway to express support for their colleague.
Labour MP Meka Whaitiri has been stripped of her ministerial portfolios - but remains an MP - after an investigation into an incident involving another staff member.
Housing New Zealand has committed to compensating hundreds of tenants it evicted from state homes based on bogus meth testing, some of whom were made homeless. Audio
While women have long been able to vote - it's 125 years to the day - MPs are still working on increasing the number of women elected to Parliament.
The manager of two Auckland charter schools is furious his schools were included in a full-page advertisement in a Sunday newspaper criticising the government's closure of charter schools.
The government was forced to halt a planned announcement about its Crown/Māori Relations portfolio after New Zealand First raised last minute objections.
Broadcasting Minister Clare Curran has resigned as a Minister, saying the "pressure has become intolerable".
There are very few things that cannot be done using a smartphone app and now the technology has extended to trying to keep electronically monitored people on bail on the straight and narrow.
National Party MPs have been forced to hand over communications dating back to the start of February.
Sidelined Labour MP Meka Whaitiri will not return to Parliament this week while under investigation for a "staffing matter".
The racing industry is facing two choices, significant change or death, says Racing Minister Winston Peters, who backs a report recommending getting rid of 20 tracks.
The National Party is boxing ahead with its own investigation into who leaked Simon Bridges' expenses to the media after Parliament's speaker put the kibosh on an official inquiry last week. Audio
A person claiming to be the National Party leaker has sent an anonymous text to National Party leader Simon Bridges pleading for the inquiry to be called off, RNZ has learned. Video
New Zealand First's loyalty to the racing industry has galloped beyond tax breaks for good-looking race horses to include several all-weather race tracks for the industry.
Ten months after the government named Kelvin Davis for the role of Minister for Crown/Māori Relations, it is still unclear what his job is.
The clock is ticking for whoever leaked Simon Bridges' travel expenses with a forensic expert being brought in to identify the person responsible.
The inquiry into the appointment of deputy police commissioner Wally Haumaha needs to be swift to prevent public goodwill from being undermined, the police union says.
Opposition leader Simon Bridges is standing by his MPs, saying he doesn't believe one of them leaked his travel expenses to media.
Online pre-qualification has opened for first homebuyers and second-chancers in the market for a KiwiBuild home.
Analysis - Plenty of people told Labour Party general secretary Andrew Kirton he was mad to leave his life in London and return home to try to help the party win the 2017 election.
The prime minister has unveiled a scheme to subsidise employers to take on young people on welfare as apprentices.
Taxpayers will fork out an estimated $20,000 to cover the legal fees of the former ministers sued by the Deputy Prime Minister over the leak of his superannuation details.
Iwi leaders have told the government they'll see them in court over Māori rights to freshwater.
Cabinet ministers will today discuss a different government approach they can take to the construction industry to deal with the major challenges facing the sector, including skill shortages.