English, Coleman set to duke it out for PM

Paula Bennett is widely tipped to throw her hat in the ring before Monday's national leadership vote.

7:55 PM  Key's resignation has uncorked the ambition in the caucus with a possible four-way fight for the leadership

National's future up in the air

There are few things more destabilising and potentially divisive than a leadership stoush.

7:48 PM  OPINION: Up until last week, the thought of losing the next election wasn't keeping National MPs awake at night.

PM hopeful - who is Jonathan Coleman?

Minister Jonathan Coleman confirms his intention to contest for Prime Minister.

7:46 PM  He's the first doctor in 70 years to hold the Health Portfolio, an Auckland Grammar boy and Oxford educated but just who is Jonathan Coleman?

Labour MPs laugh at National's expense video

Finance Minister and leadership contender Bill English faced jokes from Labour MPs in Parliament.

7:02 PM  Schadenfreude was the order of the day, as Labour mocked National's leadership aspirants.

Mistake in navy promo

A former navy officer said she could not recommend it as a career while the culture of harassment continued.

6:30 PM  Image of former navy officer claiming sexually harassment and rape was used.

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National MP Nikki Kaye has announced she will return to Parliament early next year.

National MP battling breast cancer announces she will resume "full duties" early next year.

Live: Favourites emerge, but still 'fluid'

It's now a three-horse race: Judith Collins has confirmed she'll be vying to replace John Key as PM.

What was supposed to be an easy handover in National could turn into a leadership brawl.

English urges 'human capital' focus

Deputy Prime Minister Bill English spoke at the Government Economics Network annual conference at Te Papa Museum on Tuesday.

Deputy Prime Minister says New Zealand's productivity continues to lag and urges investment in education.

Everyman or nowhere man?

Key, the MP, at the Helensville A&P Show in 2014.

Everyone knows about John Key the PM, but what was he like as an MP?

Suddenly Little can't supress a grin

Andrew Little not interested which "potty" National MPs sit on.

OPINION: The mood was lighter at Labour leader Andrew Little's media conference than it had been since ... oh, forever.

Potential PM lineup grows video

Minister of Health Jonathan Coleman says he's interested in being Prime Minister. He'll be taking some soundings among ...

They've had time to digest Key's shock resignation, now National MPs are looking for someone to lead.  

Key did 'nothing of significance'

Former leader of the National Party and the ACT Party, Don Brash, has blasted John Key for doing "almost nothing of ...

Don Brash condemns the man who replaced him as National leader - and names his personal pick for the next PM.

Time to tell the Queen

Key made a shock announcement on Monday he was quitting as Prime Minister, with a new leader to be chosen in a week.

It was emotional telling the country he was quitting, John Key says. Today, he must explain himself to the Queen.

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National's future up in the air

There are few things more destabilising and potentially divisive than a leadership stoush.

7:48 PM  OPINION: Up until last week, the thought of losing the next election wasn't keeping National MPs awake at night.

Labour MPs laugh at National's expense video

7:02 PM  Schadenfreude was the order of the day, as Labour mocked National's leadership aspirants.

Suddenly Little can't supress a grin

John Key inspired confidence

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