Children's voices are being heard in the flag referendum even though they can't vote, a Stuff poll indicates.
One academic who went public with a controversial research contract says the police have since blacklisted him.
Labour's rising star Jacinda Ardern says she is 'too selfish' to seek the leadership.
Burglary arrest shows why Australia's policy isn't helping ex-cons to stay out of trouble, Andrew Little says.
Kiwi flag linked to "global coalition" Islamic State has challenged to "bring it on".
OPINION: It's expected to be the biggest reform since CYF was set up, so it had better do something.
OPINION: I'm letting my daughter choose how I vote in the flag referendum. Here's why.
Catch up on our discussion with chief social worker Paul Nixon.
Marlborough Boys' and Marlborough Girls' College to be co-located, costing $63 million.
OPINION: Andrew Little promised to "shake the tree" in his fight for expats' rights, but it's unclear if his efforts have borne fruit.
Labour's Jacinda Ardern weighs in on New Zealand's "appalling" child abuse statistics.
A probe into a mayor's use of an expletive has cost Waikato ratepayers $10,469 – $1,745 per letter.
In 1984 a visibly drunk Rob Muldoon called a snap election
A group of Marlborough Schools will work together to fix issues with National Standards.
Labour MP Clare Curran has posted a picture of her invalid flag referendum vote online.
Girlfriend of a Kiwi detainee says she is worried about his deteriorating mental health as he fights his visa cancellation.
What's the best paid job to get into in the public service? It's not what you think.
Labour leader's fight against "obvious injustice" facing Kiwi expats in Australia buoyed by positive reception.
Top public servants draw paycheques of over $600,000 a year, with the highest topping $800,000.
Stories from Kiwi detainees in Sydney show how "crude" Australia's policy is, Andrew Little says.
Finance Minister Bill English reassured Wanaka senior citizens their superannuation is sustainable during his visit to the growing town on Wednesday.
Maori leaders have welcomed proposed RMA changes which give iwi new rights to be involved in resource planning.
Waikato economy rated four stars, but Labour's economic development spokesman says there are reasons to worry.
The Got has made changes to the RMA to speed up planning and consent laws.
An ex-Nasa heavyweight has thrown his support behind a Hamilton woman's climate change suit against the govt.
Andrew Little bites back at Peter Dunne's dig at Labour for "losing its soul''.
Developers don't want to sacrifice financial gain for affordable Auckland homes, Labour's housing spokesman says.
OPINION: None of us is above being held accountable for our actions - not even the Police.
Her dream life soured when she couldn't get support from the Australian government after a stress-induced breakdown.
Christine Rankin's intention to run for Taupo mayor has seen some backlash on social media.
Wellingtonians excited but Government yet to be convinced the runway extension will fly.
Serco says it hasn't had enough time to respond to a report into allegations at Mt Eden prison.
Australian Labor MPs are keen to improve the rights of Kiwis living and working across the ditch.
What is this Government doing about child abuse?
OPINION: Child abuse policy has been typically under-funded, inconsistently implemented and poorly evaluated.
Andrew Little says there's "no appetite" from the Australian government for any changes to controversial deportation laws affecting hundreds of Kiwis.
A court date has been set for Wellington Greenpeace protesters who stormed a NIWA research vessel.
Philippa Howden-Chapman is increasingly embarrassed by foreigners' astonished reactions to the state of NZ housing.
OPINION:Time for a crack down on officials involved in preparing and censoring information
A big reduction in government administration staff is highlighted after Treasury blow out.
WATCH: Three people who have tried to combat child abuse front up.
OPINION: Despite positive news about New Zealand hosting the signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership early next year, the entire deal is now hostage to the weakest link in the ratification supply chain,
Labour leader is confident of changes to Australian rules for expat Kiwis.
Deported from Christmas Island but living in secret as he's too ashamed to tell his family he is back in New Zealand.
Greens say agriculture can't be left out of a review of greenhouse gas emissions target.
Australian apathy over New Zealanders in detention centres could change to anger on the streets, a politician says.
There have been at least 60 reports, reviews or reforms on child abuse since 1992. Few seem to have much difference.
Colin Craig claims $15,000 from Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater for publication of 'Two of Me' poem
Colin Craig appears to have admitted a poem allegedly written for his former press-secretary is one of his original works.
Three Greenpeace protesters have climbed down from their perch on the Tangaroa research ship.
Sick of raw deal across the ditch? NZ should become part of Australia, politician says.
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