Politics

Alliance Party deregistered

Once boasting the deputy PM and several Cabinet Ministers, the Alliance Party is officially no more.

Williamson: 'I don't want to join ACT'

Maurice Williamson breaks silence over ACT rumours, and Judith Collins rejects claims of disunity within National.

Auckland house land 'unsuitable'

Claims Crown land tagged to build new Auckland homes includes a cemetery and a power substation that "exploded" in 2013.

Beehive Live: Budget marathon

Budget debate continues in the House today, with a full morning of select committees and other political news keeping the Beehive buzzing. 

Peters releases Speaker's naughty list

NZ First leader Winston Peters has collated a list of every MP who has been kicked out since National took power in 2008.

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