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.
The Ministry of Education says a $19.5m refit of its Wellington offices will actually save $27m over the 15-year lease.
Parliament is set to resume the fiery, wide-ranging debate that marked its first day of the year when the focus was on the TPP.
Government ministers clashed with Labour and the Greens during a fiery TPP debate that marked parliament's opening day.
Labour expects to be able to pick and choose which parts of the TPP legislation it supports, but it might not get the chance.
Maureen Pugh has been sworn in as a National list MP, she's from the West Coast where her family history goes back more than 150 years.
United Future leader Peter Dunne says it's time to put an end to the strife that surrounds Waitangi Day.
The government has presented the final text of the TPP to parliament, kicking off the treaty examination process.
Defence ministers from the countries involved in the fight against Islamic State will meet in Brussels this week.
Josie Butler, who made headlines for throwing a dildo at a government minister, says she was trying to raise awareness of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Prime Minister John Key says the government isn't planning any reciprocal action following the UK's decision to impose a health charge on Kiwis.
Talks between Australia and New Zealand over the United Nations Secretary Generalship look set to be informal for the time being.
Northland-based former Labour MP Shane Jones is among those calling for a rethink of events at Waitangi's Te Tii Marae.
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