OPINION: Political candidates should be required to disclose donors before the election – it's too late once the polls have closed.
Sri Lanka wants to bestow Nandi the elephant to New Zealand. It's causing a jumbo row.
Newly-minted official welcomed onto Whakatu Marae.
New Zealand is expecting to open a High Commission in Sri Lanka within the next two years, Prime Minister John Key announced.
Millions of dollars in student debt is being erased by overseas graduates seeking bankruptcy.
Colin Craig lost a lot more than $1.27 million in the Jordan Williams defamation case.
The Colin Craig defamation trial was about sex, lies and poetry.
"I do not recall." Like Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North in the Iran-Contra scandal our politicians struggle to remember the shadowy figures bankrolling their campaigns.
Concern that online schools could be "parking spaces" for students already at risk of failing.
Older generations have reaped rewards, now the Government want to saddle Gen Y and Zers with even more debt.
Colin Craig "very, very" surprised at defamation ruling, for which he must pay $1.27 million.
When Trump speaks, we can't stop ourselves from listening. What does it mean for us next year?
The "plant based" menu served at Dame Patsy Reddy's first banquet was a far cry from tofu and mung beans.
Opinion: Revelations of racist attitudes by a former prime minister are an example of awkward truths everyone should know about.
"To save the things that you love, you have to kill a lot of other things."
Anti-fluoride DHB candidates are standing up and down country, but not always revealing their stance
Many candidates across NZ say they are against water fluoridation - but don't reveal this in their candidate profiles.
OPINION: Colin Craig suffers from the political equivalent of leprosy.
OPINION: Kiwis have led the way in innovative public policy, let's not allow our standards to drop now.
Cleaner Mele Peaua's community has been forgotten, and it's a social timebomb ticking.
Vacant land earmarked for south Auckland school to be used to build 51 emergency houses.
NZ's time chairing the Security Council ends with regrets and Russia being blamed for our failures.
As home buyers "mortgage themselves to the hilt", older Kiwis owe more on investment properties than their own homes.
Despite problems like a poorly educated workforce, we're one of the world's most competitive countries.
Argentinian brothers who bought a Taranaki farm may have to sell if convicted of a pollution incident at home.
The Greens have made the right call by handing the finance role to their co-leader.
Pest free country by 2050 "doable" but will take "a range of methods", Steven Joyce says.
A mayor fighting for better Maori representation on councils says a new 'anti-separatist' group is no better than the colonists.
Last meeting of the Kapiti council's term couldn't quite make it through without police being called.
A white man behind a desk really wants you to vote. Here's why.
Kiwis aren't interested in Don Brash's "broken record" of separatism claims, John Key says.
He's campaigning for equality for all - and expects to be called a racist for it.
Queenstown Lakes mayoral candidate Jim Boult has asked police to investigate an alleged "campaign" against him.
Too much has gone into Helen Clark's bid at the UN for her to pull out now, says John Key.
PM William Massey was a ''white supremacist'' and the uni's name should be changed, says lecturer.
Students should return to paying interest on their loans to make tertiary education more accessible, a report suggests.
The party is making way for former Oxfam chief Barry Coates.
Judge tells jury to consider former Conservative Party leader's defences carefully.
Liquidate your business and get ready to work in the supermarket - what a woman said she was told by Winz after partner got sick.
US expats in Marlborough: "I hoped that I had moved away from all of this."
Wellington's cycling mayor Celia Wade-Brown has pedaled off into the sunset for the last time.
OPINION: Don Brash is a political Jack in the Box. Wind him up and out he pops, shouting "boo" over race relations.
New group wants politicians to "commit to a colour-blind state" - and will put its money where its mouth is.
Dame Patsy Reddy's ex-neighbour James Cameron among dignitaries at her swearing-in.
OPINION: Is there a "quid" for the "pro quo" in Labour-Green deal?
Duplicates, fakes and on-behalf-ofs included in 585 bylaw submissions.
After three often-colourful weeks, lawyers and judge sum up in high-profile defamation case against Colin Craig.
OPINION: Reports from within the mental health sector have become increasingly worrying over the last year.
As two rival Auckland candidates came close to "a brawl", another grabbed the mic and screamed "Allahu Akbar".
National suffers lowest polling in three years but it's still NZ First that will decide the next Government.
Retired police officers will be investigating criminal cases if John Palino becomes Auckland mayor.
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