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Tense discussions are under way as leaders meet for their annual Pacific Islands Forum retreat in Tuvalu.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is on her way to Tuvalu for the 50th Pacific Islands Forum, where climate change is expected to dominate discussions.
An investigation into several allegations of bullying and sexual assault by a Labour staffer is being reviewed, following complaints about the process.
The government says it's taking a big step in addressing the inequality of access to cancer care across the country. Audio
A dump of Cabinet papers and official advice has revealed how difficult it was to design the gun buy-back scheme with such limited time and information.
National is accusing the government of carrying out a crude power-grab over a bill setting out the mechanics for next year's cannabis referendum.
MPs have listened to impassioned pleas from both sides of the methane debate this morning, as the Environment Select Committee began hearing submissions on the Zero Carbon Bill.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she's comfortable with the way her interim chief of staff's conflicts of interest were managed.
National thinks the slow pace of Provincial Growth Fund payouts shows the minister is all PR, and while the minister disagrees he has not given a total spending figure.
The Housing Minister is considering the idea of a build-to-rent scheme to help address the housing crisis.
The government has put mental health spending at the centre of its first Wellbeing Budget, including rolling out a new frontline service.
The National Party has released what it says are "key details" of the government's Budget due on Thursday, but the Finance Minister says some of the released information is wrong.
An advocacy group wants the prime minister to do more to improve the situation for New Zealanders living in Australia.
There's less that two weeks until the Wellbeing Budget is unveiled, so RNZ is taking a look at what's new in the Budget process, and who else supports it.