But critics say climate change target is not nearly enough.
Eight former CYF children are to advise on the overhaul of the department.
An international student doused himself in petrol and threatened to set himself alight at an MP's electorate office.
Government delays the release of information around deal that saw millions of taxpayer dollars given to Saudi businessman for a farm in the desert.
Politicians split on foreign investment strategy's value to South Cantabrians
Pacific trade talks said to resume, a sign deal may be near
$200,000 for new flag public workshops
2015 Budget surplus back to taunt Bill English just after dream abandoned
Government launches plan to attract billions more from wealthy migrants
Tributes flow for the late Edward 'John' Evans
Government opens up financial assistance for struggling farmers
MPs travel to Samoa for historic match
Business confidence hits three-year low - NZIER
Govt 'complacent' on economy: Opposition
Wellington motorway to get multiple speed cameras
Kapiti baby suffers serious head injury
Snow closes Rimutaka Hill Rd
Government House opens its doors for Wellington's 150th
Basic handling errors cost Hurricanes most in Super Rugby final, says coach Chris Boyd
Editorial: New Zealand must tread carefully on Trans Pacific Partnership
Film festival doco Act of Kindness finds generous act among Rwanda horrors
Ben Sears makes mark for HIBS at cricket and football
Nearly 100,000 Kiwis live in 'other' housing arrangements
Powerful anti-cancer chemical hidden in Kiwi sea sponge
Where do you stand on political coat-tail riding?
If it gets marginalised voices into Parliament, I'm for it.
I'm against it - if you don't get the votes, you shouldn't be there.
It's just part of the political game.
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