Politics

Labour seeks closer ties with NZ First

Labour leader Andrew Little plans to pave the way for a closer relationship with NZ First's Winston Peters when they meet this week.

Beehive Live: Tuesday

As MPs start the last week before the Easter recess the hot topic in Parliament will no doubt be the Northland by-election success of NZ First's Winston Peters.

NZ troops to Australia for Isis training

Up to 50 troops sent to Australia for training - a step closer to their deployment in Iraq where they are set to join the fight against Islamic State.

1080 threat: Police 'taking too long'

Police have taken too long finding the person responsible for threatening to contaminate infant formula with 1080 poison, says Labour's biosecurity spokesman.

Tax changes to affect 'everyone'

Everyone will be affected by an unprecedented overhaul of the tax system, Revenue Minister Todd McClay says.

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