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As the election looms closer, Jo Moir looks at how the three parties in the coalition government will use their differences to a political advantage. Audio
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters is keeping his cards close to his chest on whether prisoners should have the right to vote.
The Justice Minister says he's not going to do a deal with New Zealand First to help secure votes for his abortion law reforms. Audio
NZ First MP Tracey Martin says nobody in the caucus has asked for a referendum on the abortion law reform.
ACT leader David Seymour has pleaded with his colleagues for a "speedy, efficient and civil" debate on euthanasia as MPs begin thrashing out the details of his legislation.
National Party leader Simon Bridges has been labelled "desperate and disrespectful" for saying the Prime Minister should not have gone to Tokelau.
The government will find itself in serious trouble if it starts disregarding iwi mandates when it comes to Māori land, the co-chair of the Labour Māori caucus, Willie Jackson, says.
Justice Minister Andrew Little reached consensus with NZ First on a draft bill that would remove abortion from the Crimes Act.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the Black Caps deserve a "heroes' welcome" home after a "remarkable" World Cup final in London overnight.
The Conservation Minister has criticised Westland District Council for not having the cash to clean up Fox River, but the mayor says the region's few ratepayers should not need to pay.
Mayors should apply for Provincial Growth Fund money to circumvent "dry, crusty" Transport Ministry advice and keep regional airports in business, Minister Shane Jones says.
Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters won't say he has full confidence in technology company Fuji Xerox, despite it being reinstated as a government contractor.
The government is planning a transformation of the agritech sector, shifting its focus from volume to value.
Fighting the war on plastic rubbish has just become easier for reycling businesses.
National says Phil Twyford's demotion is an admission KiwiBuild could never work, and argues the government needs the opposition's expertise on housing.
In an emotional debate in Parliament as the End of Life Choice Bill passed its second reading, MPs shared personal stories of family members. Audio
The bill that would give the terminally ill the right to choose to die faces a make-or-break vote in Parliament today. Video, Audio
The government's proposals to make the banking system safer for customers might not be enough for NZers saving for their retirement, the opposition says. Video, Audio
Gun owners feel angry, disappointed and ripped-off by the government's buyback plan, a local lobby group says. Audio
Compensation to gun owners handing in weapons now banned by law won't cover the full cost of the firearm.
Stats NZ is partnering with cellphone companies to launch a new way of tracking people's movements every hour.
In some cases babies need to be removed from their whānau, Labour Māori Caucus co-chair Willie Jackson says - citing the horrific deaths of the Kahui twins - but only as a last resort. Audio
The country's spy agency, the GCSB, says three requests for information and offers of assistance were made by Five Eyes countries in the wake of the so-called hack of Treasury.
Power Play - The government has finally fronted up with a timeline dismissing some of the cries of "dirty politics" - but several questions remain about the Budget data breach, writes Jo Moir.
The National Party is on board with the government pulling Kiwi troops out of Iraq next year - on the condition Australia and the United States also withdraw. Audio