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Local mayors around the country are lining up for a fight as the controversial three waters reforms approach another deadline.
The plan on the table would shift control of drinking, waste and storm… Audio
David Seymour has overtaken Judith Collins as preferred Prime Minister in the latest 1News Colmar Brunton Poll.
Both major political parties have taken a hit, with Labour and National both dropping… Audio
Labour and National have both taken a hit in the latest One News Colmar-Brunton poll - with the Act Party proving the big winner.
Tonight's poll puts Labour at 43 percent - down 3 - and National at… Video, Audio
Focus on Politics, is New Zealand moving away from elimination? Audio
National's leader Judith Collins is vowing she won't resign even as some of her MPs get increasingly restless about her performance and the party's dismal poll results.
She pulled out of her usual… Audio
Legislation creating a new offence for planning a terrorist attack comes back to Parliament on Tuesday, after being fast tracked because of the Lynmall attack.
Ahamed Samsudeen was shot dead earlier… Audio
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern insists the elimination strategy is still the best option, but won't say how long the Government intends to keep using lockdowns as a way of containing any future… Audio
Opposition parties want to know if the Delta outbreak's going to have any effect on the phased reopening of the border, planned to start from early next year.
Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins… Audio
Cabinet Ministers will today consider law changes following Friday's terror attack, but some MPs are warning against any knee jerk reactions.
Ahamed Aathill Mohamed Samsudeen was shot dead by police… Audio
RNZ's political editor Jane Patterson talks about the government handling of the event. Audio
A violent extremist and a known threat to New Zealand who was under constant surveillance has brought terror to an Auckland supermarket.
Six people were injured by the man after he entered the… Video, Audio
The Government still doesn't have answers as to how a Covid-positive man was able to escape an Auckland quarantine facility for more than 12 hours yesterday.
It's still not clear how many people he… Audio
Tensions have boiled over this week as MPs grappled with how Parliament operates while alert level restrictions remain in place.
National Party leader Judith Collins has taken umbrage with criticisms… Audio
The government's response to the collapse of Afghanistan has been described in Parliament as a stain on the work this country's done there over many years.
Ministers faced lengthy questioning today… Audio
Aotearoa's Covid-19 Delta cluster has had another jump today - 68 new cases, bringing the total to 277.
263 are in Auckland and 14 are in Wellington. The two new Wellington cases are household… Audio
"Regrettable" is how the Covid-19 Response Minister has described the slow response to a vaccine botch up, that may have resulted in five people possibly missing a Covid-19 vaccine.
More than 700… Audio
The Ministry of Health is copping flak for not being sufficiently transparent about a possible vaccine error in Auckland. Five people may have accidentally received a harmless injection of saline… Audio
The Finance Minister says the government has enough in the Covid-19 fund to cover a nationwide alert level 4 for at least month, before having to top up through borrowing.
Grant Robertson says the… Audio
Political editor Jane Patterson is at Parliament where the House meeting has been suspended for a week.
Select committees are continuing virtually.
RNZ political editor Jane Patterson has the… Video, Audio
The scale of the Delta outbreak has changed dramatically over the course of the weekend.
Dozens of new cases, thousands more close contacts and devastatingly-large locations of interest have emerged.