Politics

Key's telephone diplomacy for TPP

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Colin Craig to sue

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Govt proposes major school changes

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Peters supports call to dump anthem

Call to dump the national anthem has support from NZ First leader Winston Peters.

NZ to chair MH17 debate

A diplomatic showdown over downed flight MH17 looms - and New Zealand is in the thick of it.

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If it gets marginalised voices into Parliament, I'm for it.

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