1080 scare: MPs welcome arrest

The arrest of a man by police investigating a threat to poison baby milk has been welcomed by politicians.

Health scheme 'a shambles'

A now-defunct Government scheme lacked organisation and a commitment from District Health Boards, the Auditor General has found. 

Voluntary euthanasia back on the agenda

6:58pm A voluntary euthanasia bill will be lodged in Parliament on Wednesday.

Benefit figures stoush

A "stalling economy" has left fewer New Zealanders moving off benefits and into work, says Labour. But the Government says the party has not done its homework.

Labour, Nats 'locked at hip' on trade

Prime Minister wants Labour's support for the TPPA, given the parties' history on trade deals.

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