PM wants the agreement to go ahead, even without the US, and he's keen for a quick EU trade deal, too.
Government moves towards ban on microbeads in products like bodywash and toothpaste.
Police have agreed to change the way they request personal information from companies following privacy concerns.
Labour leader Andrew Little not giving 'false hope' to Pike River families ahead of visit to the West Coast
Andrew Little travelling to Pike River following Winston Peters' sledging of his position.
Deputy Mayor Paul Eagle handed inside running for Labour in Rongotai seat.
Kiwis are worse off in wealth inequality than across the Tasman, new data shows.
Paul Foster-Bell says cooking is his chance to reflect and experiment.
Winning the majority vote for her second term as Maungakiekie-Tamaki Councillor has made Denise Lee confident of an MP nomination.
Prime Minister Bill English to attend Ratana a day early because of clash with first Cabinet meeting
The Prime Minister will have his own day at Ratana ahead of other political leaders.
NZ First's Darroch Ball plans to run for the Palmerston North seat in this year's election.
If the growing supply of black market tobacco spirals, it could end up costing the Government millions.
A family musical performance is always on the cards with National MP Shane Reti.
The NZ First leader is backing families' calls for mine re-entry and body recovery.
OPINION: Avoiding Waitangi might mean Bill English misses out on some unpleasantness, but it's also a huge sign of disrespect.
OPINION: He was a boy. Fresh out of college. He worked on Chicago's impoverished south side, fighting for a job centre and clean water.
Revelations of foreign spies in New Zealand show the "security threats New Zealand faces".
Donald Trump’s inauguration this week will be as notable for those absent as for those present. We report from the Divided States of America.
OPINION: Giving pensioners a free ride is nothing more than a clever bribe and a political distraction.
Kiwis' rights to live and work in the UK not on British PM's agenda.
Prime Minister Bill English wants a new agreement as soon as possible after the Brexit.
Lawrence Yule has announced he intends to run for National in the election.
Eric Crampton has an original take on some pressing economic matters.
ACT leader David Seymour risks Epsom votes every time he takes his car for a spin.
OPINION: So how did Donald Trump's first press conference as president elect go?
Waitakere Ward councillor Linda Cooper wants National Party nod.
High-profile MPs Jacinda Ardern and Julie Anne Genter will battle it out for Mt Albert.
Jacinda Ardern was Labour's only nomination for the Mt Albert by-election.
Kiwis who provide vital aid overseas deserve "pat on the back", former Red Cross worker says.
The outgoing US ambassador has dropped an epic selfie video to say goodbye to New Zealand
An early frontrunner has emerged in the race to replace former prime minister John Key in Helensville.
MP Paul Goldsmith says taekwondo and piano are a good mix - as long as you don't break your fingers.
Rise of at least $90,000 for Canterbury's Rod Carr's rise reflects resized role and quake duties.
Local Kaikoura business owners told Steven Joyce road access, harbour access and making the town a destination were key.
Electric transport is good enough for the Transport Minister but not for KiwiRail, a union says.
NZTA vows to keep pursuing drivers working without passenger endorsements.
Rodney Local Board member Cameon Brewer has announced that he will not try and fill John Key's shoes.
Long-standing East Coast Bays Electorate seat holder, Murray McCully is retiring.
Ngapuhi elder called Bill English a "spoiled child" for saying he won't attend Waitangi. Now he's embarrassed.
Doctors facing pay strike take aim at bosses' 2.6 per cent average rise last year.
Commonwealth Ombudsman releases scathing reports on treatment of Kiwis in Australian detention centres
Scathing reports slam Australian government's treatment of Kiwis in detention centres.
Council rules see more than 100 warnings and fines handed out for "ugly'' and "hazardous" illegal signs.
Government and Greens disagree over whether cluster of people declaring income at $70k represents a problem.
One MP prefers the paintbrush to the golf course to work out stress from their political life.
Millionaire economist brings forward registration of his political party in case we go to the polls early.
Steven Joyce's dad told him "keep your chin on the cue, and no need to bash the hell out of it!"
Bill English's claims our national day is cringeworthy are "unfortunate", the Maori Party says.
OPINION: Reflecting on who we are as a nation hasn't always been pretty, but it has been profound.
OPINION: Bill English might have just started a new tradition at Waitangi - the PM not attending.
Dunne's bow tie knowledge is so extensive, high schoolers come to him for help.
Bill English defends no-show and says many Kiwis "cringe a bit" at Waitangi Day protests and events.
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