The New Zealand government has put up $500,000 to help combat the spread of the Zika virus throughout the Pacific.1 hour, 22 minutes ago
Burglars convicted of three offences should be jailed for three years, ACT leader David Seymour says.1 hour, 47 minutes ago
Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye says Winston Peters wasn't allowed on a school bus because there wasn't room for him.February 11, 2016, 2:49 pm
The Ministry of Defence and the defence force have been given a 50 per cent mark by their minister Gerry Brownlee for the advice they provide him.February 11, 2016, 2:34 pm
The government is making sure Kiwi scientists have preferential access to Australia's synchrotron by putting nearly $3 million into the project.February 11, 2016, 1:22 pm
Upmarket Herne Bay is among the suburbs that could see some fast-tracked homes being built under the latest expansion of Auckland's special housing areas.February 11, 2016, 10:43 am
The Law Commission says New Zealand's extradition and mutual assistance laws are convoluted and difficult to follow, it wants them replaced.February 11, 2016, 4:01 am
John Key can win $100,000 for charity if he finds anyone who has seen Winston Peters fishing from his boat since the Northland by-election.February 11, 2016, 4:01 am
Labour and the Greens are attacking government policies as parliament's first debate of the year shifts away from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.February 10, 2016, 5:25 pm
The Ministry of Education says a $19.5m refit of its Wellington offices will actually save $27m over the 15-year lease.February 10, 2016, 4:39 pm
Labour's Megan Woods is complaining about CERA having 19 communications staff - Prime Minister John Key says it has a lot of communicating to do.February 10, 2016, 2:57 pm
The government is introducing random drug and alcohol testing in the aviation and maritime sectors after a review prompted by the Carterton balloon crash.February 10, 2016, 2:54 pm
Government ministers clashed with Labour and the Greens during a fiery TPP debate that marked parliament's opening day.February 9, 2016, 6:27 pm
Labour expects to be able to pick and choose which parts of the TPP legislation it supports, but it might not get the chance.February 9, 2016, 5:49 pm
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.February 9, 2016, 5:30 pm
United Future leader Peter Dunne says it's time to put an end to the strife that surrounds Waitangi Day.February 9, 2016, 4:46 pm
The government has presented the final text of the TPP to parliament, kicking off the treaty examination process.February 9, 2016, 3:10 pm
Defence ministers from the countries involved in the fight against Islamic State will meet in Brussels this week.February 9, 2016, 2:35 pm
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.February 9, 2016, 1:07 pm
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.February 9, 2016, 12:50 pm
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