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Today marks the deadline for the release of the first batch of ministerial diaries. But some, even within the government's own ranks, are sceptical that it will achieve anything.
New Zealand and global investors worth more than $NZ5 trillion are uniting to put pressure on companies who have signed up to the Christchurch Call.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has addressed tech company leaders at the Christchurch Call in Paris asking them to act on the way their platforms "funnel people" toward extremist content online.
The Prime Minister is not ruling out a last-minute appearance by a representative of US President Donald Trump's administration at the Christchurch Call summit in Paris.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will land in Paris tonight New Zealand time where she is set to host the Christchurch Call summit alongside the French president.
Mark Zuckerberg and Donald Trump will be among notable absences from a summit on social media being used for terrorism.
The government has formed a consensus on what form next year's cannabis referendum will take, and plans to announce it tomorrow.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has reined in two of her Ministers for getting personal about Paula Bennett's Māori heritage.
Labour Māori caucus co-chair Willie Jackson says talk of a racist attack on National deputy leader Paula Bennett is 'nonsense' and apologised if his comments in Parliament caused offence. Audio
Police Minister Stuart Nash is being accused of playing with semantics for not disclosing an investigation that had been launched into the leak of a police watchlist.
Winston Peters says NZ First voters will be happy with the deal he's struck with the Green Party over the Zero Carbon Bill.
Police have launched an investigation into how the names of people on a watchlist drawn up after the Christchurch terror attack were leaked to the media.
National is calling the u-turn on a capital gains tax a massive failure for the PM, but Jacinda Ardern says she's delivering what the public asked for, in accepting that New Zealanders didn't support…
Power Play: Labour and the Greens have eaten a big dead rat in losing the campaigned-on capital gains tax, while Winston Peters reminded everyone of the potency of coalition government, Jo Moir writes…
Technology company Fuji Xerox NZ has been reinstated as a government contractor after being suspended for more than a year over allegations of accounting irregularities.
Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters won't say whether the government was asked to pay a ransom for kidnapped nurse Louisa Akavi but says paying any ransom is a "very dangerous strategy''. Audio
Senior members of the New Zealand China Council have been told there is no room for Dame Jenny Shipley to be reappointed when it undergoes a restructure next month. Audio
The heads of New Zealand's intelligence agencies say there are active efforts to influence democracy here through expat communities and political donations.
Information from the the government's chief statistician suggests almost 700,000 New Zealanders did not complete last year's census.
After 16 months' worth of submissions, a report on euthanasia legislation has been tabled in the House and sponsor David Seymour says he's quietly confident he'll have the numbers to pass it.
Treasury warned the finance minister an almost $10 million loan to Westland Milk Products would make the Crown look like a "lender of last resort".
Political pressure is mounting over whether it's tenable for Dame Jenny Shipley to keep two high-profile director positions in the wake of a High Court ruling.
Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash concedes having cameras onboard boats would have meant the latest flouting of the law would have been picked up earlier.
The government has announced a raft of new rules for rental properties, with a strong focus on heating and insulation.
New Zealand First is seeking its own advice on a capital gains tax, as three dissenting members of the working group call for a scaled-back version of it.