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Analysis - After two years of battling for transparency over the Saudi sheep deal Tim Watkin got some answers this week, but he still has plenty of questions.
The government has always argued its $11.5m sheep deal was to avoid an expensive lawsuit, but ministry documents - released two years after being requested - show there was no such MFAT advice. Audio
A random search of Foreign Minister Murray McCully in Auckland highlights a worrying lack of knowledge about a new company's powers, a union says.
Murray McCully's electorate office has been tagged in an apparent response to the UN Security Council resolution on Israel.
New Zealand has appointed Sue Mackwell to the position of High Commissioner in Papua New Guinea.
Cabinet Minister Murray McCully is the latest MP to confirm he will not seek re-election next year.
Power Play - The official findings on Murray McCully's Saudi sheep deal, in a nutshell? It wasn't illegal, but it was disturbing, writes Benedict Collins.
It isn't helpful to jump to conclusions about Helen Clark's middle placing in a poll for next UN Secretary General, Foreign Minister Murray McCully says.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has declined to apologise to two former MFAT employees, who were singled out by a leaks inquiry later ruled unfair.
More than a year after Cyclone Pam brought devastation to Vanuatu, many small businesses and schools are struggling to find their feet.
The government is looking to refresh New Zealand's ties with Iran after long-running economic sanctions were lifted this year.
New Zealand has announced a further easing of sanctions on Fiji in return for what it sees as progress towards elections next year. Audio
New Zealand is easing sanctions against Fiji saying it's made progress towards holding elections, even as Australia moves to normalise relations with Suva. Audio
New Zealand is easing sanctions brought in to punish Fiji's coup leaders, despite opponents of its military regime saying the government of Frank Bainimarama is still repressive. Audio
New Zealand's Foreign Minister, Murray McCully, says the release of Fiji's constitution is part of much practical progress in Fiji towards elections. Audio
The United States is asking the New Zealand Government to give its moral support for a military strike on Syria. Audio
The United States' Secretary of State, John Kerry, has asked the New Zealand Government whether it would give moral support for a military intervention in Syria. Audio
The Foreign Minister, Murray McCully, has visited Sri Lanka to ease tensions in the wake of the Fonterra contamination scare. Audio
The finishing touches are being put to the remote airstrip on Nusatupe island in the Solomon Islands this week. Audio
The Foreign Affairs Minister, Murray McCully, says there's no clear course for the international community to deal with the escalating violence in Syria's civil war yet. Audio