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The prime minister doesn't believe a royal commission into the Whakaari / White Island eruption is necessary.
In a highly unusual move, the Speaker has released correspondence between himself, the Clerk's office and Māori Party MPs over the row that blew up in Parliament. Audio
Children's Minister Kelvin Davis has blamed his ministerial colleague's lack of Cabinet experience for why he mispoke on Oranga Tamariki's leadership.
Two senior Cabinet ministers are in a public scrap after Kelvin Davis scolded Peeni Henare for not staying in his own lane.
Adrian Orr says his anti-inflation focus is already doing what the government seeks, while an economist says adding house prices into the Reserve Bank's tool box may not make much of a difference.
Newly-minted National Party board member and former MP David Carter says he wouldn't have made the comments President Peter Goodfellow did to 550 delegates over the weekend.
The fate of the National Party's president following a disastrous election result will be decided today.
Hundreds of National Party delegates have descended on Wellington to decide the fate of the party president on the back of a disastrous election result.
The Labour Party has appointed a new general secretary after the previous one was managed out of the job.
Analysis - Judith Collins has held on as National Party leader and has a new wingman, Dr Shane Reti - but what portfolios her other MPs will get is yet to be revealed.
The National Party has lost another two MPs on the final election result - with Labour and the Māori Party picking up an extra seat each.
National Party leader Judith Collins has taken a swipe at Donald Trump, saying it is important to have evidence before making allegations of fraud.
The government will prioritise extending the small business loan scheme, rolling out the flexi-wage job support programme and fast-tracking more infrastructure projects in the weeks leading up to…
One of the biggest winners of today's Cabinet announcement is newly-appointed Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta - not only the first woman, but also the first Māori woman, to ever hold the role. Video
Kelvin Davis has ruled himself out as deputy prime minister just hours before Jacinda Ardern announces her Cabinet.
Labour and the Greens will meet again today to thrash out areas they can cooperate on in government.
Analysis - Winston Peters had a smile on his face in Russell today - but those closest to him say he's hurting after New Zealand First was voted out of Parliament.
He's the most recognisable figure in the country's political history and is still refusing to concede, but for Winston Peters and New Zealand First, the show is over. Video
NZ First leader Winston Peters is on the final campaign sprint after a marathon tour of the whole country as he fights for his political survival, writes Jo Moir. Audio
Labour is promising to more than triple the emergency grant for low income people desperately needing to go to the dentist. Audio
From a one man band to potentially bringing eight other MPs back to Parliament with him, ACT's David Seymour has been performing out of his skin. Video
Analysis - Riding high on the back of a stellar public poll, ACT leader David Seymour was the standout performer at the finance debate in Queenstown tonight. Video
The National Party officially launched its election campaign today, but it was hindered by a $4 billion hole in its flagship economic policy.
Analysis - Back in his old stomping ground in Tauranga Winston Peters finally sprang to life today.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters told workers at the plant they needed to back his party if they want their jobs and futures secured.