PM to visit Saudi Arabia video

Prime Minister John Key visited UAE prime minister Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in Dubai ahead of his trip to Saudi Arabia.

John Key rejects comparison between Saudi Arabia's justice system and public beheadings by Islamic state.

'Troops to Iraq only for our allies'

New Zealand troops have left Ohakea on the first leg of their journey to Iraq.

Most Kiwis think the government is only sending troops to Iraq to keep the US and UK on side.

Green-Nat coalition off the cards video

Green Party co leader Russel Norman has announced he will not seek another term as co leader.

Being part of a National-led Government isn't an option for the Green Party members contesting the co-leadership.

NZ to give $1m in aid to Nepal

Prime Minister John Key speaks out about the Doha fire which caused the death of the Weekes triplets.

New Zealand will initially commit $1 million in humanitarian aid to earthquake ravaged Nepal.

Mondayisation causing a headache

Parents spending time together on ANZAC weekend, from left, Kelly Jones, Robyn Cochrane and Sarah Stewart enjoying the long weekend.

The Holidays Amendment Bill has come roaring into the present, bringing with it some joy and a lot of confusion.

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How will we be remembered in 100 years?

Nate Shephard, 5, and his brother Joel, 7, wearing their great-grandfathers' war medals from WW1 and WW2, pictured at the ANZAC day memorial dawn service held at the Auckland War Memorial Museum in Auckland Domain 100 years on from the Gallipoli landings in 1915.

OPINION: How can we serve? How can we be brave?

Has the everyman fool crossed a line?

OPINION: Even during his worst Prime Ministerial gaffes, John Key has managed to carry the air of an everyman, helping endear himself to voters.

Waitressing has its perks, but

Hair pulling won't cut Key down

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Beehive Live: The Easter Wrap-up

The Beehive

Welcome to Parliament's last sitting day before MPs head off for the Easter break. We're talking human rights, Northland and America's Cup.

Beehive Live: Tuesday

As MPs start the last week before the Easter recess the hot topic in Parliament will no doubt be the Northland by-election success of NZ First's Winston Peters.


Beehive Live: New month, new laws

The Government kicks off its HomeStart plan, among other new laws. And petitions for publicly funded gender reassignment surgery, along with a ban on fireworks are before parliament.

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