Russel Norman will stand down as co-leader of the Green Party in May, citing family reasons.
2:09 PM National MP Mike Sabin has resigned, citing personal reasons.
2:53 PM Auckland coroner Deborah Marshall will replace NZ's first coroner, Neil MacLean, who is retiring.
Minister says State houses will not fall into developers' hands - unless there is a special arrangement.
Nick Smith chartered another helicopter for TV cameras - this time using cash for families of Pike River victims.
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.