Politics

Key softens on refugees

GRAPHIC WARNING: As devastating photos of a drowned boy bring refugee crisis into focus, PM seems to soften on quota.

Best flag not included among the final four

OPINION: It's a flag that speaks directly to this country's past, present and future - why isn't it the first choice?

Greens soften on farmers

Greens plan to fight global warming softens stance on making farmers pay controversial carbon tax.

Williamson sorry for speech

12 min ago Maurice Williamson says he overstepped the line, and "unreservedly apologises".

Iwi get first dibs on development

3:07pm An agreement on Auckland's social housing between the government and iwi which had looked to be unravelling in recent months has finally been reached.

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