Strong trio in NZ First caucus

Darroch Ball, left, and Clayton Mitchell flank NZ First leader Winston Peters. The pair have a tight friendship with colleague Fletcher Tabuteau.

One of the most distinctive features of the new NZ First caucus is the trio of young new MPs.

Ron Mark new NZ First deputy video

New NZ First deputy leader Ron Mark.

Former NZ First deputy leader Tracey Martin puts support behind Ron Mark, who has taken over the role.

More homes for Auckland video

Housing Minister Nick Smith and developer Charles Ma view the Drury site where 1000 new homes will be built.

New developments in south Auckland will provide hundreds more homes, government says.

First social bonds partners

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the results of any social bonds projects would be expected far sooner than 2022.

First firms to partner with the Government in its controversial social bonds pilot announced.

Charles and Camilla to visit NZ

The Duchess of Cornwall and the Prince of Wales will visit New Zealand.

New Zealand is in line for another royal visit: Charles and Camilla will visit in November.

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Any advance on 10 bridges?

You've already bid ten bridges sir,  er,  John,  you can't now bid seven bridges.

Northland's bridges, both of them, weren't just hollow election bribes, you know.

McCully seeks Middle East peace

OPINION: What do Murray McCully and Miss Universe have in common? They both want world peace. Boom.

Mark returns to the front bench

Magna Carta still a powerful piece of law

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Beehive Live: Recess upon us

The Beehive

As Parliament draws to a recess, the question on many MPs' lips is: "have I been offered tickets to the rugby yet?"

Live: Selling to the Aussies

Opposition parties come out swinging as the Government looks at selling state houses to an Australian firm.

The queue for second-chance tickets to the Super Rugby final outside Te Papa weaved for hundreds of metres.

Beehive Live: Just the ticket

It's all eyes online Wednesday morning, as extra tickets go on sale for the Super Rugby 

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