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.
Metiria Turei has gone where other parties fear to tread with her call for house prices to fall.
The government says it has $9 million over two years to help keep vulnerable people in housing, but Labour says it's an ambulance at the bottom of a cliff.
The Australian cabinet couldn't reach a consensus on whether to support Kevin Rudd's bid to lead the UN and now it's up to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
Paula Bennett is pleased with the way people are taking up the offer of grants to help them move out of Auckland, but Labour says the scheme is a failure.
The annual NBR Rich List is out, but Prime Minister John Key has declined to confirm whether a new $60 million estimate of his wealth is accurate.
Human Rights Commissioner Richard Tankersley wants to see Kiwis who have supported the gay rights movement to be honoured.
Wrongly-convicted former prisoner Teina Pora will challenge the government in court after its decision not to inflation-adjust his compensation.
Prime Minister John Key says Tonga's government is working to fix the problem of illegal passports, but Tonga's PM admits corruption is still an issue.
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says the grant scheme for people who want to leave Auckland is off to a good start.
Australian cabinet backing for Kevin Rudd's bid to be the next UN secretary-general won't make much difference to Helen Clark's chances, John Key says.
It's been confirmed that a new ministry, expected to be called the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, will replace CYF next year.
A surprise announcement on house prices by the Greens hasn't weakened the party's relationship with Labour, leader Andrew Little says.
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