Mike Sabin's role on Law and Order Select Committee questioned as police investigate assault allegation against him.
Pressure on National MPs to make changes to the RMA following prosecution of a Waikato farmer's company.
Andrew Little may be the leader of the Opposition but it didn't stop him helping out at New Plymouth's Christmas lunch yesterday.
Think you had a bad year? Rest assured there were those who probably had it worse.
Party says Waikato Regional Council bureaucrats who prosecuted Bas Nelis should seek employment in North Korea.
Fairfax political reporter Andrea Vance has received an apology from Parliamentary Service over a breach of her privacy during an investigation into a leaked report.
The Palmerston North mayoral race has had a last-minute entry from a man convicted of assaulting a child.
Quake-damaged landmark to get $10m restoration, become home to Culture and Heritage ministry.
The chief archivist will look into Prime Minister John Key's practice of deleting all of his cellphone text messages.
OPINION: It's Christmas and police should have better access to guns to fight the inevitable surge in domestic violence.
OPINION: 2014 brought out the worst, rather than the best in our politicians. So, instead, here are seven individuals that shaped politics from outside the Beehive.
Former National leader Don Brash writes to Justice Minister asking for independent review into man convicted of child abuse.
For three days Labour leader Andrew Little shut himself in a room and set about writing a personal message in 450 different Christmas cards.
Trapping and killing pests in your own back yard is "just what you have to do", Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says.
Former NZ First MP Asenati Lole-Taylor inappropriately accessed the criminal records of a former party official, the Department of Corrections has confirmed.
Stuff.co.nz looks back at the top videos of 2014.
Controversial blogger Cameron Slater has won again - this time taking out the 2014 New Zealand Quote of the Year competition.
Gerry Brownlee walked past a Chch Airport employee before the man could tell him he had to go security, report shows.
Lack of information sharing lead to convicted murderer being able to escape to Brazil, initial report finds.
$38.7 billion investment in roads, regional networks, public transport and cycleways confirmed by Government.
Judge orders police to hand over documents on raid of Dirty Politics author's home.
Acronyms will go MIA in Defence Force briefing papers as new minister Gerry Brownlee says NOMW (not on my watch).
PM continues to advocate for changing the national flag, sticking to silver fern preference.
All Blacks would wave goodbye to Steinlager sponsorship under recommendations for big shake-up in liquor advertising.
Lower dairy exports and higher imports mean a $2.5 billion shortfall.
Labour MP Phil Goff is set to escape sanction for revealing details of a report by the Inspector General of Intelligence and Security (IGIS) after giving an unreserved apology.
The cost of running the Education Ministry's troubled payroll system isn't sustainable, minister says.
Inquiry into bungling of Malaysian diplomat's immunity could see disciplinary action before it is made public.
In a blow to Bill English, Treasury forecasts a half-billion dollar deficit.
OPINION: Is there a better time for political opportunism than in the wake of a "terror" attack? For Prime Minister John Key it seems not.