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Analysis - For years Judith Collins has had her eye on the top prize and it took a complete leadership meltdown, just 10 weeks out from an election, for her National Party colleagues to give her what…
The country's electoral donation laws are being questioned with a third major political party now the subject of a Serious Fraud Office investigation.
The High-profile former National Party president has resigned from her campaign and electorate roles for Auckland Central MP and National deputy leader Nikki Kaye.
The minister in charge of quarantine and isolation facilities Megan Woods has labelled a National MP's comments about New Zealanders returning from Asia as disgraceful and racist.
The Green Party has cancelled its Auckland campaign launch, but says it has nothing to do with comedian Rose Matafeo claiming she was dumped from the event.
Research into a domestic violence programme shows that by removing the perpetrator rather than victims from the home and offering them housing and counselling, almost 60 percent didn't reoffend.
Labour and Green MPs have given up hiding their growing frustrations with New Zealand First vetoing their flagship policies. Video
A decision on the future of the Auckland light rail project won't be made until after the general elections in September.
The government is being accused by the Opposition of failing to deliver on its road safety targets.
The Director-General Health says that reports of a homeless man sneaking into a managed isolation hotel by posing as a new arrival may well be an urban myth. Video
Warrantless search powers - given to police under controversial laws passed with urgency last month - were only used once to enforce alert level 2 restrictions, police say.
The government is pushing ahead with its landmark freshwater reforms that will introduce tough new rules to clean up the country's waterways.
National leader Todd Muller is getting support from an unexpected quarter - ousted deputy leader Paula Bennett.
It's not often the Greens and National see eye to eye on welfare, but both are critical of the government's new relief payment for some unemployed.
The latest MP expenses show a massive jump in National MP Todd Muller's spending on travel and accommodation in recent months.
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has spoken to RNZ about his decision to appeal a high court decision.
The government is investing $12 million over four years to bolster up security at the Māngere Refugee Resettlement Centre.
The government has unveiled a $50 billion recovery package as part of today's Budget. Here's a breakdown of where Budget 2020's money is going.
The National Party opposed the legislation that would create enforcement powers under level 2, saying the rules for tangi and funerals are inhumane.
Alert level 2 could potentially be less than a week away, but Jacinda Ardern is warning things won't be back to normal.
Spending on infrastructure to boost the economy after Covid-19 is legally required to consider the environmental impact of those projects, say a collective of lawyers.
The government is considering rent concessions to ease the burden from Covid-19 on small businesses, but has ruled out rent subsidies or freezes.
A prominent businessman is proposing letting rich foreigners build luxury holiday homes in New Zealand to stimulate the economy.
A GP and a group of sewing enthusiasts in Methven are distributing hundreds of hand-made face masks to help try to reduce the spread of Covid-19.
Opposition leader Simon Bridges will chair a cross-party committee, that will scrutinise the Government's response to Covid-19.