PM John Key leaves the door open to extra spending if growth slows sharply, but says don't panic yet.
Fewer children are living in welfare-dependent families.
Insurers are backing a proposal for major changes to the Earthquake Commission Act.
Schools taken to court by angry parents will soon get more legal support.
Lawyer says officers broke pledge not to act on anything they found until their search warrant was tested in court.
OPINION: Nelson activist Verena Maeder explains why she risked a prison sentence to call for action on climate change.
OPINION: Ticket scalping is just taking the free market to its logical extreme.
As Parliament draws to a recess, the question on many MPs' lips is: "have I been offered tickets to the rugby yet?"
Opposition parties come out swinging as the Government looks at selling state houses to an Australian firm.