$100k bill for former PMs' travel

The domestic travel of former Prime Ministers carries an annual bill of $100,000 a year.

Jim Bolger has cost taxpayers more than the median income in his annual travel expenses.

Live: Flag designs and fasting

The debate over New Zealand's flag opens to the public.

It's John Key's first day back in the House since it emerged he repeatedly pulled the pontail of Auckland waitress Amanda Bailey.

Parliament's 'disgrace'

Labour leader Andrew Little calls for end to zero hour contracts in Parliament

12:58 PM  Labour calls for an end to zero hour contracts in Parliament.

ACT's late donation declaration

The Electoral Commission is questioning why the ACT Party was slow to declare donations from businessman Alan Gibbs

1:46 PM  The ACT Party admits it "messed up" as it took nine months to declare a major donation.

Whanau Ora funding criticism

Finance Minister Bill English had not yet read the report, but said teething issues with a concept like Whanau Ora would be expected.

1:19 PM  An Auditor General's report is expected to put the management of whanau Ora funding under the gun.

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Collins should not be restored to Cabinet

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Live: Flag designs and fasting

The debate over New Zealand's flag opens to the public.

It's Prime Minister John Key's first day back in the House since it emerged he repeatedly pulled the pontail of Auckland waitress Amanda Bailey. 

Live: Budgets, Trade and Bali 9

Top of the agenda will be the political reaction to the execution of the ring-leaders of the Bali Nine.

Will it stay or will it go? The Flag Referendum Bill is before select committee today.

Beehive Live: flags, housing and trade

Labour beats Government to its own housing announcement this morning, revealing plans to transfer 2800 state houses to Auckland's Tamaki Redevelopment Group.

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