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State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has given public service chief executives an extra week's annual leave to make up for the financial hit they have taken as a result of losing their performance…
The Forestry Minister is being accused of over-inflating the climate change benefits of his One Billion Trees programme.
An estimated 2000 Destiny Church supporters rallied at Parliament this afternoon demanding access to prisons for their rehabilitation programmes, and millions of dollars in funding.
The Defence Force is preparing itself to respond to climate-change-related events more frequently.
After Simon Bridges denied new leaks came from his own caucus, another anonymous text message from a person claiming to be a National MP has been received by RNZ.
Mental Health inquiry pushes for commission, action on drugs and alcohol and new target on suicide rates. Video
Embattled National Party MP Maggie Barry says she has never been a bully and has hit back at all allegations against her. Video
The government is making plans to ban smoking in cars carrying children under 18.
The Government's inquiry into the abuse of children in state care will be expanded to include the abuse of children in the care of religious institutions.
Decriminalising cannabis and introducing a regulated market would bring significant economic benefits, according to a new report commissioned by the Drug Foundation.
The Prime Minister is defending a taxpayer-funded trip to Japan by Parliament's speaker, Trevor Mallard and National's Gerry Brownlee.
The Immigration Minister's decision to give a convicted Czech drug smuggler residency was "always clearly wrong", National Party leader Simon Bridges says. Audio
The government is being accused of rushing through legislation to halt new offshore oil exploration permits to avoid scrutiny.
National Party MPs are now meeting at Parliament to decide the fate of their caucus colleague Jami-Lee Ross. Audio
There are still plenty of hapū in the far north who are not convinced that the proposed new mandate for settling a treaty claim with Ngāpuhi is the right way to go, the Treaty Negotiations Minister…
The Government is considering legalising drug-testing services at festivals.
There's been a reprieve for the rescue helicopter service base in Taupō but from November there will not be a base in Rotorua.
Gender inequality will always be on the agenda both domestically and internationally, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has delivered New Zealand's national statement at the United Nations this morning. Video
Watch the full interview of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert as she cracks jokes and gains the applause of the audience in New York. Video
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has met the leaders of Canada and Chile in New York to discuss trade.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern briefly met with the US President at his reception for world leaders at the United Nations.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's daughter Neve has made international headlines with an appearance in the General Assembly at the United Nations today.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has appeared on US TV talking of parenthood and joking about taking a three-month-old on a 17-hour flight.
The prime minister says New Zealand won't be signing up to a US call for global action on the war on drugs, preferring to take a health approach.