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New Zealand First is the lone voice in Parliament calling for the Christchurch terrorist to see out his sentence in Australia.
Winston Peters says the cost of keeping Brenton Tarrant in isolation… Audio
Acting New Plymouth principal Kealy Warren says she felt physically ill when she heard a private green school in her community had been given $11.7 million by the government.
She says her low-decile… Audio
Our unexpectedly revenant Parliament has been back for a week of action with a very reduced job description. The House outlines the highlights and the job size. Audio
A small group of MPs have returned to the capital for a stripped back version of Parliament - with the government's Covid response, in particular the country's border at the top of the agenda.
It was… Audio
Parliament is back and the MPs are already knee-deep in Covid. We outline the plan for the unexpected reprise of Parliament.
There's talk of delaying the election after a resurgence of Covid-19 in the community.
National Party leader Judith Collins has called for a delay, as has ACT Party leader David Seymour and New… Audio
New Zealand will find out at 10am on Monday morning if the election will go ahead on 19 September, or whether it will be delayed because of the Covid-19 outbreak in Auckland .
The decision is solely… Audio
The political clash surrounding the Covid-19 cluster has escalated - with the Opposition, accused of peddling conspiracy theories.
Labour, New Zealand First and the Greens say National is being… Audio
The 52nd Parliament has come to an end and in typical parliamentary fashion the MPs finished it off with a debate. Audio
Storms, heatwaves, extreme rainfall and drought - along with more coastal erosion and risk of wildfires.
The first national climate change risk assessment out today paints a grim picture of the long… Video, Audio
For too long climate change has been dealt with by an ambulance at the bottom of the cliff.
That's how Climate Change Minister James Shaw has described the situation as the government released a… Audio
New Zealand First and the Greens are again firing potshots at each other.
Winston Peters says the Greens can't be trusted after they last night voted in support of repealing the waka jumping… Audio
The Resource Management Act looks set for the scrap heap with both Labour and National promising to replace it with two new laws.
That's the advice from a top level panel - appointed by the… Audio
Green Party co-leader James Shaw is backing his co-leader Marama Davidson's statement that tax is love.
Davidson made the statement after the release of the party's policy platform over the weekend… Audio
The Minister for Climate Change says Kiwibank's decision to stop doing business with companies dealing in fossil fuels is the right one.
That runs contrary to the opinion of the associate State Owned… Audio
New Zealand First denies playing politics over the latest coalition disagreement - this time over a major jobs package for Southland.
Labour's coalition partner says won't back a $100 million package… Audio
The Government's plan to recover from the fiasco of the 2018 Census is under fire.
Maori say its $210 million budget for Census 2023 is an insult and ignores iwi who backed the Statistics… Audio
The Green Party has unveiled its plans for a fossil-fuel free New Zealand with a promise to end industrial coal use by 2030.
The party's Clean Energy Plan also proposes installing solar panels on all… Audio
The Green Party has unveiled its second wave of election year promises - its plan to transition the country away from fossil-fuels if in government.
Co-leader James Shaw yesterday announced the… Audio
Green Party co-leader and government minister James Shaw admits he's always disappointed in New Zealand First, after RNZ revealed the coalition partner won't support Auckland light rail before the… Audio