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National's deputy leader Paula Bennett has called for Speaker of the House Trevor Mallard to involve the police immediately if he believes there is a rapist in the parliamentary precinct.
A report into bullying and harassment has delivered a scathing view of what it's like to work at Parliament, including allegations of sexual assault. Audio
The Crown underwrite for unsold Kiwibuild homes has been triggered for a second time.
The National Party has put the relationship with the United States front and centre of its foreign policy, saying it's a relationship that will be prioritised.
Another KiwiBuild development backed by taxpayer money is failing to generate buyer demand - prompting more calls for Labour's flagship programme to be dumped.
Cabinet has until next month to decide whether to further extend New Zealand's deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan or end them.
The Finance Minister insists the fees-free tertiary policy is not a failure, despite reallocating a sizeable part of the funding to polytechs due to low demand.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins says imminent strike action by teachers is unjustified, given the size of the offer on the table.
After another tough week in Parliament, the National Party is calling on Housing Minister Phil Twyford to resign over KiwiBuild.
A 50-year-old labourer charged with murder in Whanganui can now be named as the older brother of Labour list MP Kiri Allan. Video
The Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill - which sets out a plan for the next 30 years - has been introduced to Parliament.
Voters will have the chance to say yes or no to legalising cannabis at the 2020 election, based on draft legislation to be drawn up beforehand.
Analysis - The credibility of the Housing Minister is on the line after a week of shifting stories about a key element of KiwiBuild.
The Housing Minister says he doubts it's worth the time of the ministry's chief executive to front up to media about KiwiBuild when it relates to "minor operational details".
Power Play - The knives are being sharpened in the National Party caucus as dissatisfaction with leader Simon Bridges shows no sign of diminishing, writes Jane Patterson.
The kidnapping of a New Zealand nurse has been kept under wraps for years, now RNZ can reveal her story. Video
The heads of NZ's spy agencies say they've investigated all kinds of extremist threats, but the Royal Commisson will get to the bottom of whether they could have prevented the Christchurch terror…
Rebecca Kitteridge, director of the under-scruntiny SIS, has offered her condolences to the victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks and their families, speaking publicly for the first time since…
Owners of firearms and magazines that will be illegal to own from tomorrow will be able to claim compensation based on make, model and their condition.
After 16 months' worth of submissions, a report on euthanasia legislation has been tabled in the House and sponsor David Seymour says he's quietly confident he'll have the numbers to pass it.
The Prime Minister has wrapped up her first trip to China, but has it produced any tangible gains for New Zealand businesses? Jane Patterson reports from Beijing.
Next round of FTA upgrade talks to proceed "as soon as possible" as New Zealand recognised as "sincere" friend with China.
China's President Xi Jinping has given New Zealand's Prime Minister a warm welcome in Beijing, acknowledging Jacinda Ardern's presence so soon after the Christchurch shootings.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has told China's Premier she wanted to visit the country to underscore the importance of their relationship.
It's been a long time coming but the prime minister has arrived in Beijing for whirlwind meetings with the most senior figures in the Chinese administration.