Ardern's final Mt Albert dash

Jacinda Ardern was joined by Labour leader Andrew Little for her final day of campaigning for the Mt Albert by-election.

8 min ago  Jacinda Ardern's last day of campaigning in the Mt Albert by-election started in a sandpit.

Pensioner housing vital, says King

Labour deputy leader Annette King, left, Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei and Green Party spokesman for senior ...

2:33 PM  Labour deputy leader Annette King says it's important for councils to provide housing for older residents

Nick Smith backs water plan

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Prime Minister Bill English and Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith ...

2:15 PM  Environment Minister defends his new clean water goals as the critics jump in.

How Ardern could change Labour

Jacinda Ardern is the candidate to watch on Saturday's by-election. Largely expected to win, it's understood some ...

It's an election with very little heat, and much congeniality. But what will happen after Jacinda Ardern wins?

National wades away from water woes video

Prime Minister Bill English and Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith announce their new targets for clean waterways.

OPINION: Fresh-water targets designed to 'inoculate' National against key election threat

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$1 billion goes begging

Auckland still needs more houses.

OPINION: Why aren't there takers for money to build infrastructure in fast-growing cities?

Teasing us with tax cuts

Finance Minister Steven Joyce using a tried and true formula with his tax cut tease.

OPINION: Joyce is playing the tax cut card, but it's looking more like an election play than a pot of gold.

Little's divide and conquer method stuff nation video

Andrew Little's divisive rhetoric itself is not kaupapa Māori, as it seeks to label good or bad Māori regardless of ...

OPINION: For Labour and Andrew Little, the strategy appears closer to "divide and conquer" than earnest discussion on what matters to the Māori electorate.

New law to force drug rehab

A recent law change has simplified the process for forcing drug addicts into rehabilitation.

Law change could force more drug addicts into rehab, but will centres be able to cope?

Raroa School gets $1.1m

Raroa Normal Intermediate School, in the northern Wellington suburb of Johnsonville, will get $1.1m from the Government ...

Taxpayer funding will see two new classrooms built at northern Wellington school.

Turnbull flicks NZ over Israel stance video

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (left) met  with NZ PM Bill English in Queenstown this month.

But New Zealand is holding firm on its involvement to sponsor UN resolution against Israeli settlements.

Top five emerging for Helensville seat

Auckland Council councillor for Waitakere Linda Cooper announced she would seek the National Party's selection to stand ...

Sources say Waitakere ward councillor Linda Cooper is the only woman left in the battle for former prime minister John Key's Helensville seat.

CEO's shock departure

Hawke's Bay Regional Council chief executive Andrew Newman.

On Friday his pending resignation was written off as 'malicious gossip'. Today he resigned.

Minister not keen on drive video

A "tourist" driver on the wrong side of the road on the Crown Range in January 26.

Simon Bridges called "naive" as he rejects offer from Queenstown man to take him on a tour of NZ's horror roads.

Ministry must come clean

Former MoT manager Joanne Harrison was finally forced out of the shadows. When will MoT say what it knew?

OPINION: She was hired as a senior public servant despite her past. How could this happen?

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Teasing us with tax cuts

Finance Minister Steven Joyce using a tried and true formula with his tax cut tease.

OPINION: Joyce is playing the tax cut card, but it's looking more like an election play than a pot of gold.

Little's divide and conquer method stuff nation video

OPINION: For Labour and Andrew Little, the strategy appears closer to "divide and conquer" than earnest discussion on what matters to the Māori electorate.

Ministry must come clean

E Kore Ano, Never Again

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