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The cost of upgrading two of the navy's frigates has now blown out by a total of $265 million - 70 percent of the original cost.
A letter from disgruntled Green Party staff to its MPs has revealed complaints of low morale, bad communication and unfair treatment. Audio
The Independent Police Conduct Authority has not been able to check police and court cells as often as it would like, due to a lack of funding, according to a briefing.
Demand for social housing has sky-rocketed, increasing by 72 percent in the past two years, according to a new briefing paper.
Many councils would struggle to pay for mandatory water treatment and other proposed measures to make drinking water safer.
Family Group Conferences have failed to fully involve hapū and iwi, and the services have been patchy and inconsistent, a new report has found. Audio
The biographies of Green Party MPs have been reviewed following scrutiny around Golriz Ghahraman's career.
Children will not be able to start school before their fifth birthday under changes proposed by the new government.
Government and Auckland Council officials are racing to work out how to meet Team New Zealand's America's Cup hosting requirements and avoid a contentious $190 million wharf extension. Audio
New Zealand's offer to take Manus Island and Nauru refugees is unaffected by allegations in Australian media of sex with underage girls, the government says.
The government wants to recruit overseas police officers, and fast-track their visas, in order to help fulfil its promise to expand the force.
The Green Party has turned to its members for more money as it struggles to pay its bills.
The New Zealand First board will meet on Monday, party leader Winston Peters says.
Winston Peters and his caucus will discuss different governing arrangements and ministerial positions at a meeting likely to last all day. Audio
New Zealand First has wrapped up its final coalition talks of the day with the National Party.
Underground exploration of Pike River mine with a robot is on track to begin by Christmas, Solid Energy says.
The courting of Winston Peters has begun in earnest after a series of quickfire meetings at Parliament with the leaders of National and Labour. Video
A new batch of MPs are battling the wintry Wellington weather, and some nerves, as they arrive for their first day in Parliament.
Green Party leader James Shaw will push hard to be involved with any negotiations between Labour and New Zealand First. Video
National and Labour were busy campaigning today ahead of their final debate tonight, with Bill English at big corporations and Jacinda Ardern at a union meeting.
Fewer young people have enrolled to vote compared with the last election - so far.
The Green Party says it has a strong base as polls show the party hovering above the number needed to stay in Parliament.
The Green Party has pledged to raise student allowances by 20 percent and make it available to everyone who studies.
Charging carbon polluters and using funds to plant a billion trees would create "tens of thousands" of jobs, Green party leader James Shaw says. Audio
The Green Party wants to replace the Emissions Trading Scheme with a fund that would return dividends of up to $250 per person each year.