Former MP John Banks is to face a retrial on allegations he filed a false electoral return.
9:45 AM Pike River family representatives and acting Conservation Minister Nick Smith to announce future of the mine site.
OPINION: The battle of the speeches has delivered a clear victory to Prime Minister John Key.
Mike Sabin, the MP under police investigation for assault, is set to grill senior cops as part of an annual review.
Newly registered midwives will be required to undergo a further year of monitoring by mentors.
OPINION: Prime Minister John Key's scene-setter for the political year today was not so much a state of the nation speech as a state of the nation's state houses speech.
OPINION: Another horror holiday road toll, another round of national angst about foreign drivers.
It's the last day of Parliament, and we'll have all the updates on hi-jinks in the house.
After one insane political year, Parliament enters its last sitting week before it adjourns for Christmas.