'Guidance' on high-risk jobs 

Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse has promised to provide MPs with "guidance" on the controversial distinction between high and low risk industries.

The Government is promising to provide "guidance" on what constitutes high-risk and low-risk workplaces.

Murray McCully: man in middle

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

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

Ministers spend more in 2015

Politicians' credit card expenses show purchases including a large suitcase, jewellery and a VIP faciliation in the second quarter of 2015.

Ministers have spent $100,000 more in the last three months than in the same period a year ago.

Babies not seen as 'lab rats'

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley was furious at officials who suggested an observational trial on 60,000 newborns to check abuse-predictor tool.

Officials proposing study to see whether children would get abused wouldn't have thought of them as "lab rats", ethics expert says.

Beehive Live: New York talk

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

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

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No bitter pill to swallow in TPP deal

Concerns the impact of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement on Pharmac have featured in protests against the proposed trade deal.

5:00 AM  OPINION: Medicines New Zealand strives to create an environment where first in class innovative medicines and vaccines are available, accessible and affordable for Kiwis when they need them. The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement will help make that happen.

Murray McCully: the man in the middle

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

NZ will sign TPP - end of story

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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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