The 2017 election campaign is starting on Sunday for Labour, a day after their worst polling day result since 1922.
It's straight back to business today for John Key, as he shores up support for his new government.
The number of New Zealanders voting increased on the last election, but was still one of the lowest on record.
Landlords must fit smoke alarms in their properties and insulate them under a bill that's just been passed by parliament.
Labour and the Greens have agreed to work together and say they'd welcome other parties - the government says that's not new and NZ First isn't interested.
It's been revealed close to 90,000 people have been incorrectly paid their accommodation supplement over a 21-year period.
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the full scale of the problems with the accommodation supplement payments weren't known when it was fixed.
Reaction to the government's latest push towards implementing plain packing for cigarettes and tobacco products.
Labour and the Greens have signed a formal agreement to work together on matters of mutual interest. But how will it work?
There's been a mixed reaction to Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox's idea to ban smoking at parliament.
Land Information New Zealand chief Peter Mersi has been appointed chief executive of the Ministry of Transport, replacing Martin Matthews.
More than 28,000 dwelling consents were issued in the year to April and the value of residential and commercial building was $17.6 billion.
The government has revealed details about what it wants standardised plain cigarette packaging to look like.
Nicky Wagner is going nationwide in a bid to encourage employers to take on disabled people.
Environment Minister Nick Smith has launched a campaign aimed at reducing the 100,000 tonnes of food we throw away every year.
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