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While the number of young people voting went up in September's general election nearly 400,000 still did not vote.
Opposition leader Bill English is standing by the National MP who taught spies in China, although he could not say why Jian Yang was removed from the foreign affairs select committee.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says NZ will know by the end of the year how much the policies of the new government will cost the country.
The new Sports Minister will ask New Zealand Rugby to pay the World Cup winning women's rugby team.
The new government has been told it must not chop and change practices to have any hope of meeting ambitious development goals set for New Zealand.
Job openings and business investments have slowed down because of the uncertainty over the new Labour-led government, an economist says.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern talks to John Campbell while on her way to being sworn in. She says she wants New Zealanders to know the government is empathetic, kind and has the right goal and focus… Video, Audio
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her ministers were sworn in as New Zealand’s new government today. They then returned to Parliament to a rapturous welcome. Video, Audio
The new policies announced by the incoming government this week are a mixed bag for the rural sector, Federated Farmers says.
The new government is promising to build 10,000 houses a year, but some in the construction sector doubt a stretched labour supply will be able to keep up. Audio
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced the Ministerial list for the incoming 52nd government. RNZ takes a closer look at the MPs named on the list.
Teacher unions and primary school principals have reacted positively to the appointment of Chris Hipkins as Education Minister in the new government.
Opinion - A commitment from the new government to reintroduce the anti-party hopping law puts too much power in hands of party leaders, writes Andrew Geddis
Senior Māori MPs have secured nearly 20 ministerial portfolios and a number of associates as part of the new Labour-led government.
The incoming Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, has revealed her government's new ministerial line-up. Video
National's finance spokesman Steven Joyce is sticking to his guns about Labour not having enough money to carry out its promised programme. Video
Opinion - Political opponents questioning the new government's legitimacy have failed to understand the results, or history, writes Brent Edwards.
Bill English has been re-elected unopposed as National's leader and will lead the party into the 2020 election.
Bill English has been re-elected unopposed as the leader of the National Party, and he's promising to stay on until 2020 and fight to win the next election. Video, Audio
After weeks of secret talks, the details of Labour's deals with New Zealand First and the Greens have finally been revealed. BSo just how far was Labour prepared to go to take power? Video, Audio