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An investigation by a Muslim group suggests the country's security agencies downplayed the threat of a possible terror attack in New Zealand and misinformed the public.
After nearly 20 months and numerous extensions, the high-level investigation into the Christchurch terror attack will today hand over its findings.
Minister for seniors Ayesha Verrall does not think it's helpful to describe older people as "boomers".
The Green Party has unveiled an unsurprising portfolio reshuffle, ahead of the official opening of Parliament this week.
Chris Hipkins never expected to have the dubious honour of being the country's first and hopefully last minister of Covid-19 response.
New Zealand First stalwart Tracey Martin is considering walking away from the party she's dedicated more than a decade of her life to.
National's leader is defending the dramatic promotion of loyal but relatively unknown MP Andrew Bayly, who is taking on the new role of shadow Treasurer.
National MP Maureen Pugh was so sure she would lose her job once the special votes were counted she packed up her office and apartment in the capital and shipped her belongings home.
Shane Reti has been elected deputy leader of the National Party, unopposed, in today's caucus meeting.
National's election fortunes could go from bad to worse when the results from the almost 500,000 special votes are revealed today. Audio
Incoming transport minister isn't promising shovels in the ground on Auckland's light rail by the end of this political term, but says the city desperately needs it.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will this morning sign a cooperation agreement with the Green Party that will give its two co-leaders ministerial portfolios outside of Cabinet.
The Green Party co-leaders say talks with Labour are in the closing stages and they expect to take a deal to their membership by Friday.
While Labour and National are aspiring for first prize, ACT and the Greens are racing for the bronze medal. Audio
National leader Judith Collins spoke to her maker before casting her ballot, but refused to share what was discussed.
Advance NZ co-leaders Jami-Lee Ross and Billy Te Kahika have challenged MediaWorks' decision not to include their party in its multi-party debate in the High Court.
Covid-19 is front and centre in the run up to this year's election, and the outliers striving for a place in Parliament want to make radical changes to the pandemic recovery plan, while others don't… Video
There are fears the sharing and promoting of Covid-19 misinformation by political party leaders will have disastrous consequences for Māori.
'The Outliers', as we're calling them, are the small parties also striving for a place in Parliament - an array of colourful characters with starkly different, sometimes controversial, policy… Video
Health officials have not yet considered moving the country to alert level 1.
Greens co-leader James Shaw is scrambling to find a solution after his support for handing millions of taxpayer dollars to a private "green school" caused a storm of controversy.
Plans for a second tranche of support for struggling media companies have been scrapped because coalition partners failed to reach consensus.
MPs return to the capital today, for three weeks at Parliament they weren't expecting.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters wants the election delayed, saying there is now no ability to conduct a free and fair election on 19 September.
National wants to establish a police unit to disrupt gangs, tighten border controls to prevent drugs entering the country and expand the use of alcohol and drug courts.