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An inquiry into the government's appointment of the deputy police commissioner has found the process was "adequate and fit for purpose''.
If the government doesn't deliver specifically for Māori in next year's wellbeing budget, the 13-strong Labour Māori caucus is going to have a lot of questions to answer. Audio
An investigation has failed to identify who was responsible for leaking to the media a report into former Minister Meka Whaitiri's alleged bullying.
Scott Theobald, the Department of Conservation ranger who died alongside his colleague and pilot in a helicopter crash last month, has been posthumously awarded for his public service.
The Law Commission has reported back on ways to modernise abortion legislation - all of which would decriminalise it - but MPs are taking their time to make up their minds.
Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway is standing by his decision to give residency to a drug smuggler from the Czech Republic and would do the same again.
The Foreign Affairs Minister has committed $70 million to non-government organisations working in the Pacific to try and build up aid and development locally.
Abortion will be decriminalised if any of three models proposed by the Law Commission are adopted.
Justice Minister Andrew Little wants eligible voters to be able to register to vote on election day by the time the country goes back to the polls in 2020.
It's unclear how many unsafe vehicles are on the road after it was discovered NZTA, for the past two years, has not carried out proper checks on companies that certify vehicles.
A National Party insider has told RNZ News that leader Simon Bridges amended his personal electoral donation return to remove two donations totalling $24,000.
It is looking increasingly likely that the person who leaked Simon Bridges' expenses to the media was a National Party MP or staffer.
The Green Party says there is little point in feeling proud of a $5.5 billion surplus, if there's still people living in cars and garages. Audio
New Zealand First is one step closer to campaigning on a law that will force immigrants and refugees to sign up to a set of core values.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has delivered two messages to supporters this afternoon - National's leader's time is up and the coalition government is crack-free.
Who should and shouldn't be allowed to make New Zealand their home was the hot topic at the second day of the NZ First annual conference in Tauranga today.
Boxer Joseph Parker has been a guest speaker at the New Zealand First 25th annual conference today.
One of Meka Whaitiri's staunchest supporters, Willie Jackson, says he understands why some people are questioning whether the former minister is fit to be a member of Parliament.
Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters denies claims by a National MP that he called the deputy police commissioner after a government inquiry into his appointment was launched.
Labour's Māori caucus is backing MP Meka Whaitiri, despite not having seen the report that prompted her sacking as minister after an altercation with her press secretary.
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 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.