Peters isn't going anywhere

"Do you play chess? Politics is like chess. You have got to think of all the options."

He's well past retirement age but the NZ First leader is already planning to run for office again in 2017.

Can Helen Clark lead the UN?

Foreign Minister Murray McCully and United Nations Development Programme head Helen Clark in New York.

OPINION: Helen Clark is living the life of a New York native - could she also be in line for the UN's top job?

Is Steven Joyce a fashionista?

Serial fashion show patron, Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce dons a bow tie at one of the many events he is invited to.

Steven Joyce will return to the catwalk next week when he attends a fashion show in Vietnam.

UN summit ends 'NZ month'

Murray McCully address the United Nations' Security Council in New York, US. Photo courtesy of the UN Photo Library

It's a wrap - after a month in the hot seat, New Zealand finishes up its presidency of the UN Security Council.

Bennett didn't approve study

Labour party children's spokeswoman Jacinda Ardern says if Tolley didn't approve the study, then Bennett must have.

Paula Bennett's office rejects suggestions the former Social Development Minister knew about study.

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Oops, we mislaid NZ's only copy of the TPP

"The last thing we want to do is leave this in the back of the cab – and sure enough that's the last thing we did."

Trade Minister Tim Groser reveals the real reason New Zealanders have so little information about the Trans Pacific Partnership.

Can Helen Clark lead the UN?

OPINION: Helen Clark is living the life of a New York native - could she also be in line for the UN's top job?

New Zealand's small victories in the big apple

No bitter pill to swallow in TPP deal

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Murray McCully: the man in the middle

Murray McCully addresses the United Nations' Security Council in New York.

OPINION: Murray McCully has been at full throttle in New York over the MH17 vote at the United Nations Security Council.

Beehive Live: Mournful anthem

Is a shake up for schools on the cards? And should we ditch our "dirge" national anthem?

Murray McCully address the United Nations' Security Council in New York, US.

Beehive Live: New York talk

NZ in the Security Council top seat as Russia blocks probe into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

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