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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.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has used her first speech in the US to recommit the government to making New Zealand the best place in the world to be a child.
The Prime Minister leaves for the United States tomorrow for her first formal trip to the United Nations. Video
Midwives are cautiously hopeful they will be able to finally get a better deal for community midwives.
A new agency is being created to oversee the government's work with Māori as part of the Crown-Māori relations portfolio.
Former government minister Clare Curran says she has assured Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern she is archiving all emails she sent using her personal Gmail account.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has arrived in Nauru where she will be asking for more detail about the detention of a New Zealand journalist.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has thrown a major spanner in the works of Labour's plan to double the refugee quota, saying his party never agreed to that. Video, Audio
Power Play - Shane Jones' latest attack on the Australian-owned banks is another chance to build up his reputation as the self-proclaimed Champion of the Regions, writes Chris Bramwell.