Ground shifting under Key?

Pakuranga MP Maurice Williamson. One more headache for John Key.

OPINION: It may not have been tectonic, but the political ground appeared to shift under John Key this week.

Opposition's refugee bill

Labour leader Andrew Little said New Zealand needs to show "will and moral leadership" in the face of Syria's refugee crisis.

Labour and Greens are trying to force the Government's hand over New Zealand's refugee intake.

Protesters: Raise refugee quota

Milli and Flo McNeill from Paekakariki came to Parliament with a message for the Prime Minister to raise the refugee quota.

Protesters say PM should "do unto others as we did to your mother" and take in refugees fleeing wartorn Syria.

Fair deal for abuse survivors?

Recent documents show the categories the Ministry of Social of Development is using to provide settlements for historical abuse, but the ministry is refusing to release the details within the categories.

Ministry refuses to reveal how it's assessing victims' claims of historic abuse.

Below the beltway

Pakuranga MP Maurice Williamson, dressed as the Greatest American Hero.

Our recap on who's up and who's down in politics this week

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We'd need a refugee referendum

Bill English: Let's not talk about refugees, let's talk about flags. And rugby.

No we're not going to help them. Because it's too hard, that's why.

Ground shifting under Key?

OPINION: It may not have been tectonic, but the political ground appeared to shift under John Key this week.

I'm a Union Jack man

Below the beltway

beehive live

Beehive Live: Almost recess

New Zealand flags fly in front of The Beehive.

It's the last day of the sitting week, but there's no rest for MPs just yet.

Live: Health and Safety bill back

The controversial Health and Safety Reform Bill is back before Parliament today.

Labour MP Sue Moroney's paid parental leave bill is before Parliament today.

Live: Paid parental leave

Two big Bills are up before the House for debate today.

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