Northland will get its bridges

Transport minister says the Government will keep its campaign promise, even though the bridges weren't deemed worthy by NZTA.

MPs get Super Rugby tickets

3:46pm A poll of MPs find that quite a few have had free tickets thrown their way.

Children's free GP visits kick in tomorrow

2:14pm Free GP visits for children and a rise to paid parental leave payments are among a raft of law changes to kick in tomorrow.

'Asset sale by stealth'

Plans to sell off state houses to social housing providers is "an asset sale by stealth," the Labour Party says.

Live chat review: Amy Adams

See what Communications Minister Amy Adams had to say when she came in for a live chat.

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