Being part of a National-led Government isn't an option for the Green Party members contesting the co-leadership.
John Key rejects comparison between Saudi Arabia's justice system and public beheadings by Islamic state.
New Zealand will initially commit $1 million in humanitarian aid to earthquake ravaged Nepal.
New Zealand government ready to assist as Nepal responds to the deadly Anzac Day earthquake.
Most Kiwis think the government is only sending troops to Iraq to keep the US and UK on side.
Prime Minister John Key says he's a friendly guy and has learnt from his recent mistake.
The Holidays Amendment Bill has come roaring into the present, bringing with it some joy and a lot of confusion.
Finding inspiration from the Prime Minister's latest saga proves no problem for comedians or cartoonists.
Programme to fit breathalysers to drink drivers' cars has seen such little take providers may have to pull out of market.
PM John Key will become the first-ever New Zealand Prime Minister to officially visit Saudi Arabia.
In Turkey, 10,000 Kiwis and Australians waiting for the Anzac day dawn service to begin.
OPINION: Even during his worst Prime Ministerial gaffes, John Key has managed to carry the air of an everyman, helping endear himself to voters.
Labour leader Andrew Little played an unusual role upon arrival in Turkey for Gallipoli commemorations - that of delivery boy.
Wellington to support Auckland in a bid to change the Government's mind on motorway tolls.
In a week that John Key's follicle fondling left him out of sorts with the hospo industry, reporter Jess McAllen looks at her days behind bars - and front of house.
Parents of triplets killed in Qatar mall fire distressed the sheikh convicted of manslaughter is yet to serve any prison time.
Prime Minister John Key has walked through Gallipoli's fields of the dead, paying tribute to Kiwis lost during the doomed campaign.
In a novel political twist, the Greens are giving New Zealanders the chance to figuratively join the parliamentary bullpen and ask a question of the Government.
A fleet of international navy ships will slip silently though the Dardanelles straits in the dead of night.
Finance minister and former Clutha-Southland MP Bill English has shared his memories of former Southland District Council mayor Frana Cardno.
OPINION: Does ‘‘ponytail-gate’’ signal the beginning of the end of the public’s love affair with John Key?
A list of 100 alleged Chinese fugitives has been released, and up to 20 may be in New Zealand.
Lianne Dalziel says a warrant of fitness scheme for private rentals is needed in post-quake Christchurch.
Private prosecutor Graham McCready files a complaint with IPCA over PM's ponytail pulling.
OPINION: John Key's ponytail fetish is stupid and weird but not bullying.
A satirical Taiwanese website is recreating John Key's now infamous hair pull.
Senior female ministers are closing ranks around the Prime Minister, refusing to comment on whether his hair-pulling advances toward an Auckland cafe worker are acceptable.
OPINION: The account given by the Auckland waitress of Prime Minister John Key's pulling her ponytail is wince-inducing in the extreme.
Maori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell is calling for urgent improvements in Christchurch's "squalid" rental conditions.
The Minister for Women is standing by PM John Key's actions, after he was forced to apologise to a waitress for pulling on her ponytail.
US Senate panel votes to grant Obama "fast track" authority to negotiate the TTP trade deal.
Government's done everything it can to cap sky-rocketing house prices, English says.
There was a collective facepalm around New Zealand as it was revealed that Prime Minister John Key had repeatedly pulled on the ponytail of an Auckland waitress.
The media outlet accused of misleading the waitress whose hair was repeatedly pulled by the Prime Minister has defended its reporter.
Reserve Bank to tap finance minister's brother for interest rate advice.
Prime Minister John Key's penchant for ponytails has been outed, with news of his bizarre hair-pulling incident making headlines all over the the world.
Ambassador to the US and former prime minister Mike Moore suffered a "minor" stroke.
The Prime Minister has apologised to a waitress who accused him of repeatedly pulling her hair at an Auckland cafe.
Sexist culture 'starts at the top' says National Council of Women.
Invercargill's Ria Bond will enter Parliament after Winston Peters' Northland win.
Labour leader Andrew Little will deliver a Gallipoli soldier's medal to Turkey.
OPINION: Sexist. Creepy. Bizarre? Or just horsing around? The PM and the ponytail is the sort of story that could end in fisticuffs over the water cooler.
Martyn "Bomber" Bradbury is one of New Zealand's leading - and almost certainly the noisiest - commentators in New Zealand.
The Health Minister says parents should shop around until they find a GP doesn't charge for children's visits.
The Government was warned sending troops to Iraq could make New Zealand a target of Islamic State but on Tuesday a 100-plus contingent slipped away with little fanfare.
NMDHB rejects claims by Annette King that workers are being employed on zero-hour contracts.
NZ troops are on their way to Iraq after slipping out unannounced - in stark contrast to Australian counterparts who were publicly farewelled.
An investment approach to funding Whanau Ora projects could "overturn the social service industry", the Maori Development Minister says.
Abuse of the term "organic" in New Zealand means consumers may be unwittingly eating food tainted by chemicals.
The Defence Force is selling its 10 remaining Iroquois helicopters on an "as is, where is" basis, with no guarantee they are airworthy.
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