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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.
National has accused Labour of "shameful, mean and spiteful" politics after the government party blocked efforts to make paid parental leave more flexible.
National has hit back at Labour's criticisms of its fiscal calculations saying it's 'very telling' Labour never proceeded with plans for an independent policy-costing service.
Allan was taken into police custody on Sunday night and was charged with careless use of a motor vehicle and refusing to accompany a police officer.
A scathing inquiry has criticised Michael Wood for "a worrying and ongoing lack of awareness" over the need to quickly correct errors when managing conflicts of interest.
The Defence Force has conceded the prime minister's trip to China was the first time it had sent along a dedicated backup plane.
Power Play - In letting slip its election-night target of 45 percent this weekend, the National Party revealed some of its inner thinking around its campaign strategy.
In a rousing address to National's rank and file, the party's deputy has warned against "lazy politics of envy", saying "reckless tactics" to punish the wealthy would divide the country.