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Gerry Brownlee is the new foreign affairs minister to replace Murray McCully.

9 min ago  PM Bill English has announced his new Cabinet and it's Gerry Brownlee that won the battle for foreign affairs.

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Prime Minister Bill English is set to announce his new Cabinet at 1pm.

1:35 PM  Nikki Kaye to be Minister for Education, Gerry Brownlee Minister for Foreign Affairs.

Spending makes 'clear economic sense'

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges says the pavilion will provide a springboard for Kiwi innovators.

A $53m NZ pavilion at World Expo 2020 in Dubai chance to grow trading partners, Govt says.

Why Rewi Alley matters today

Sir Don Mckinnon, former Commonwealth Secretary General and deputy Prime Minister.

He reminds us that, as Kiwis, when we see an injustice, we try to do something about it, Sir Don McKinnon writes.

Ditching deciles fine in theory

Outgoing Education Minister Hekia Parata wants to replace the school decile system.

OPINION: Hekia Parata's "big data" revolution holds promise - as well as risks.

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Politics trumps economics

Aged care workers won a landmark legal case for higher wages this week.

OPINION: There is no shortage of unskilled people willing to be aged-care workers and their wages are comparatively pathetic.

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The Government has announced a $2 billion package to raise wages for the aged-care workforce, following a precedent- ...

OPINION: History shows it's best when the State acts to keep the market in check, writes David Slack.

Waitangi Treaty moved in stealth operation video

Archives NZ staff carry the 1893 Women's Suffrage Petition - Te Petihana Whakamana Poti Wahine - into the National ...

They only had to travel a few hundred metres down the road, but it took years of planning and cost millions.

Why election campaigns aren't what they used to be

This is how it's done. Winston Peters never left the hustings.

OPINION: Everything else is changing so fast these days. Why not election campaigns as well?

A pay rise for the ages

Telani Esene, left, Kristine Bartlett and Eneata Apineru celebrate the historic pay equity settlement in Wellington.

Workers win a pay increase and Britain prepares for chaos.

'Fiery canoe' takes her final voyage

Dr Teresia Teaiwa considered Fiji her spiritual home.

Dr Teresia Teaiwa believed teaching was not a job but a way of life, writes Bess Manson.

Kristine Bartlett, caring for equality

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 Kristine Bartlett, the aged care worker who fronted and won an equal pay ...

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Growing calls for govt release HAM

MBIE's headquarters in Wellington.

Labour says political interference is behind delay in release of housing affordability measure.

Fresh call for Harrison investigation

There have been renewed calls for an investigation into former Transport Ministry manager Joanne Harrison, who stole ...

New allegations prompt call for fresh look at how Joanne Harrison conned the Transport Ministry.

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Ditching deciles fine in theory

Outgoing Education Minister Hekia Parata wants to replace the school decile system.

OPINION: Hekia Parata's "big data" revolution holds promise - as well as risks.

Politics trumps economics

OPINION: There is no shortage of unskilled people willing to be aged-care workers and their wages are comparatively pathetic.

Why election campaigns aren't what they used to be

A pay rise for the ages

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