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The subsidies were first introduced at the start of last year and were due to end on 31 March.
Some polls have shown Te Pāti Māori could hold the balance of power after next year's general election, but its co-leaders say they can't see it being part of a Labour or National-led government. Audio
Ukraine's President, Volodymyr Zelensky, will address New Zealand's Parliament next Wednesday at 8am.
National, the Greens, ACT and Te Pāti Māori are urging Jacinda Ardern to make the designation in response to the violent crackdown on protesters.
The Green Party wants leaders of other oppressed nations to address Parliament too.
Arrangements are being made for Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelensky to speak via video link to MPs.
The government is being told if it is worried about banks' mega profits it should investigate whether its monetary policy decisions have played a part.
Power Play - Labour's efforts to stress it can offer stability during tough times as it made a pitch for a third term this weekend were not subtle, writes Katie Scotcher.
More than half of all kiwi families will soon be eligible for support to cover the cost of childcare, with the threshold changing for the first time in 12 years.
The Labour leader is urging party faithful to use its annual conference to "refresh and rejuvenate" ahead of next year's election.
A government report has for the first time identified dozens of communities at serious risk of flooding and totally unprepared for it. Audio
One of the five commissioners investigating historical abuse in care has left the inquiry just eight months before it is expected to wrap up and will not be replaced.
Parliament's Speaker Adrian Rurawhe has asked an independent investigator to find out if there's less bullying and harassment in the precinct since her last inquiry.
The police minister is facing criticism over his suggestion the law could be changed to allow officers to keep photographing people for looking out of place or suspicious. Audio
The National Party wants to stop former ministers who have just quit Parliament from being able to immediately become political lobbyists.
Broadcasting Minister Willie Jackson has clarified comments he made about the media, saying he did not mean to imply the public did not trust RNZ and TVNZ.
Broadcasting Minister Willie Jackson is defending the mega public media merger between RNZ and TVNZ, saying it is needed because the public does not trust the media. Video
The chair of the European Parliament's International Trade committee is confident the process of ratifying the trade deal with New Zealand will be simple.
James Shaw has got his old job back, with the majority of Green Party delegates voting to re-elect him as co-leader.
Rogue Labour MP Gaurav Sharma is accusing Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of lying about when the caucus agreed to suspend him. Audio
Labour MP Gaurav Sharma is doubling down on his claim a colleague misused taxpayers' money despite the Parliamentary Service determining no spending rules were broken.
The National Party's new president has admitted its candidate selection process could be improved, after its Tauranga MP Sam Uffindell was suspended over bullying allegations.
National leader Christopher Luxon has been immortalised in puppet form at the Backbencher pub in the capital.
The government doesn't know exactly how many ineligible people have received the cost of living payment.
Power Play - The Prime Minister travelled to Brussels with two speeches prepared - one detailed a historic trade deal, the other why she would leave Brussels without one.