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.
New Zealand's bid for a free-trade deal with Europe and one with the UK post-Brexit will be pushed by Nathan Guy on a trip to Europe.
New Zealand courts could look into the matters raised by the book Hit and Run, lawyers for the villagers say.
Trade Minister Todd McClay is optimistic New Zealand can forge a trade relationship with the US.
There's agreement that a light rail link is needed from the city to Auckland Airport but it's not going to be built in a hurry.
Labour leader Andrew Little has issued a public apology to Earl Hagaman for remarks he made over a donation to the National Party, but says it's been rejected.
New Zealand lawyers representing the families of civilians killed in raids in Afghanistan are calling for an inquiry into the role elite Kiwi SAS troops played.
Prime Minister Bill English hasn't ruled out an inquiry into allegations in the book Hit and Run, but it's unlikely to happen.
The government has set a target of having 90 per cent of New Zealand's goods exports covered by free trade agreements by 2030.
Labour and the Greens have announced the budget rules they say they'll follow if they form the next government, which include reducing government debt.
Visits to the doctor cost an average $40 last year and some people paid nearly double that, according to a new study that's being cited by the Labour Party.
Legislation further targeting money launderers and terrorist financiers has passed its first reading in parliament.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and his wife Cheng Hong have been honoured at a formal luncheon in the Great Hall at Parliament House
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Dissolution of Parliament
Governor General issues formal direction to the Electoral Commission to hold the election.
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Deadline for political parties to submit list candidates to the Electoral Commission.
Deadline for individual nominations of electorate candidates to Returning Officers.
Advance and Overseas Voting starts
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Official results for general election declared
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