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The government says a "triage" rescue package for corporate media will be announced within the next week - focusing on immediate needs to help them survive the Covid-19 crisis.
The government has announced a ban on indoor gatherings of more than 100 people to help stop the spread of Covid-19. Video
The Health Minister says New Zealand is now effectively at war with Covid-19 - and one of the lines of defence is an early launch of this year's flu vaccination campaign.
Confusion reigns as MPs do away with sections of the Abortion Legislation Bill that would have made legally protected 'safe areas' possible outside clinics.
The government is facing criticism for not moving fast enough on a package to help businesses affected by the Covid-19 coronavirus. Audio
National says it would introduce a "health and safety common-sense test" if elected, as part of its plan to slash red-tape burdening small businesses.
Jacinda Ardern says her Cabinet minister's language was loose and his position around Indian immigrants was wrong.
A report into how sensitive documents were accessed by the National Party before last year's Budget has found Treasury governance, oversight and risk management processes fell short.
SFO scrutiny of National and NZ First donations sparked debate about party funding and electoral laws. Now, Transparency International has a warning.
The school climate strikes organiser standing for the Greens in Mt Albert isn't currently allowed in Parliament - after being banned for a year.
Intelligence agencies received a significant surge in tips about people expressing extremist, white supremacist views in the wake of the March 15 terror attack.
Broadcasting Minister Kris Faafoi has confirmed work will begin on a business case for creating a new, super-sized public broadcaster.
A company who made donations to the New Zealand First Foundation says it thought it was donating to the New Zealand First party.
A National Party advertisement on petrol prices was not misleading, the Advertising Standards Authority has ruled. Audio
The Labour Party is voluntarily signing up to Facebook's new transparency tool, aimed at stopping anonymous "fake news" style advertising, the Prime Minister announced.
A couple's epic tandem cycle from Dunedin to Wellington to call for increased Pharmac funding has been marred at the final hurdle, with an encounter with Parliament security.
The government remains focused on mitigating climate change impacts rather than preparing for climate refugees, despite a recent United Nations ruling.
The Labour Party is being given a serve for missing the opportunity to elect a Māori president.
National leader Simon Bridges has attacked the government's proposal to curb foreign political donations, saying it does not go far enough, but refused to commit to broader changes himself. Audio
The prime minister has announced that nearly every state school will receive up to $400,000 to pay for building upgrades and maintenance.
A story that is still being written has been the theme of speakers on the second day of the Labour Party's annual conference in Whanganui.
Finance Minister Grant Robertson has flagged extra spending in his speech to the Labour Party's annual conference in Whanganui.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told members gathered for Labour's conference in Whanganui that the party needs to put people before politics.
The prime minister said the official opening of the Suicide Prevention Office at the Ministry of Health this morning was a bittersweet but important moment.
The National Party has released its latest discussion document - law and order - positioning the party as "tough on crime" and floating a suite of policies with the end goal of eliminating gangs. Audio