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Power Play - While the Green Party has certainly reached the other side of government and is now settling back into opposition, one might question just how safely it has landed, Craig McCulloch…
David Seymour is on a mission to convince his coalition partners to revamp the tax system at this year's Budget. Audio
Former MPs have come to the defence of the party over its handling of Golriz Ghahraman's fall from grace.
Two months on from Labour's election-night shellacking, leader Chris Hipkins still cannot pinpoint what the party could have done differently during the campaign to win.
John Ryan has heavily criticised the $15 billion infrastructure spend-up during the pandemic, saying it should have ensured better transparency and value for money.
Both National and Labour have defended Te Papa's right to display an English version of the Treaty of Waitangi after it was defaced by protesters on Monday. Audio
The Labour Party has conceded immigration settings may need to be tightened, but rejects National's criticism of its record.
New National MP Cameron Brewer has apologised for the "silly" comments made in his election night victory speech. Audio
The first meeting between the leaders of all three parties negotiating to form a government has taken place, with Seymour calling it "congenial and promising".
Labour MPs expressed support for Chris Hipkins' leadership as they arrived for their first caucus meeting since the election result.
ACT and the Greens say free and fair elections must not be sacrificed for a faster final result, as National's Christopher Luxon continues to express his frustration with delays.
Councils have been reprimanded for holding secret workshops behind closed doors too often and for invalid reasons such as allowing councillors a "safe space" to ask "silly questions".
National MP Mark Mitchell got into a heated exchange with a group of gang whānau this morning after refusing to accept their petition protesting anti-gang policies.
The Health Ministry has commissioned an independent review of all contracts it has awarded to the company Tātou, a consultancy with close ties to Associate Health Minister Peeni Henare.
Economists analysing National's foreign buyers tax have found it would likely raise $210 million a year - falling well short of the $740m a year National expects to rake in. Audio
Long-serving National MP Michael Woodhouse has announced his surprise "departure from political life" after being unhappy with his ranking in the party list.
National has asked for a review into the handling of government contracts with a company run by Cabinet Minister Peeni Henare's partner.
Labour's GST-free fruit and vegetables tax policy is being widely panned by experts, who say it is betting on voters' ignorance.
New Zealand's Defence Force will ramp up its readiness for combat, taking a more "proactive and purposeful" approach as part of a new government strategy.