Government loses its majority on planned environmental law changes and has to start again.
The post-mortems in National over its crushing defeat in Northland will be long and hard and are already under way.
Prime Minister John Key joined the Black Caps for a few beers following their loss in Sunday's Cricket World Cup final.
Prime Minister John Key admits National has been delivered a message by Northland.
Bids invited for seven NZ oil exploration permits
Spies request data from Trade Me
Funding boost for inmate education
Northland by-election: The day after
Winston Peters given massive mandate in Northland by-election
Winston Peters romps home in Northland by-election
Northland decides: Winston Peters takes by-election
Northland by-election: 'Tough night' for Mark Osborne
Northland by-election a wake-up call for National
Northland votes in by-election
Bus driver flouts rule on mums with prams
World of WearableArt winner's fight against cancer
Wellington's Golden Mile needs safety review, coroner says
Mark Lundy retrial: Day 36
Dead sparrows found with wire rings round their necks in Wellington
What $1 million buys you around the world
WWI tanks leave Wellington on Cook Strait ferry
Kiwi nurse Bronni McBain tells of Ebola scare
1080: The secret poisoner
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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