Australian foreign minister talks up "special relationship" with NZ, but won't back down on deportation stance.
The deadline is looming for a proposed new power plant to be deemed a project of national significance.
China has branded the controversial Auckland businessman an economic fugitive, but it's understood he's returning home.
OPINION: New Zealand has a serious problem, and talking about it once a year won't change a thing.
As the Islamic State crumbles, the home grown threat is rising.
There are still plenty of issues between New Zealand and Fiji, but maybe it's time to put them (momentarily) aside.
"Come home and see what's happening," Frank Bainimarama tells TVNZ's Barbara Dreaver.
At one point Louse Upston yelled "Stop!", angering locals who wanted to discuss the minister's dangerous dog laws.
The red carpet was rolled out for the Fijian PM who suggested to "let bygones be bygones".
Government denies claims in international media that NZ special forces involved in front-line combat in Iraq.
OPINION: The selfie election is so 2014. Next year's election will be all about the Facebook campaign.
OPINION: Revealed: The secret memo to Bill English that was never written ... and would never be actioned even if it had been.
Many wanted an "inclusive" name so how did we end up with Ministry for Vulnerable Children?
Govt inspection of Dunedin student flats finds mould, damage, poor insulation and rotting floorboards, but they missed the fleas.
OPINION: The format might have changed but the permissions and paperwork required to get anything in prehistoric, pre-internet days times are still around.
Chaotic, controversial, brave. The reign of arguably NZ's most divisive Education Minister.
The government acts on some Commerce Commission recommendations to open up the dairy industry.
OPINION: Yet we have to - and at the moment, we are having the wrong conversation.
Indian student facing deportation over dodgy visa process too ashamed to tell his family.
Over $100b to be spent over the next 10 years as local and central govt invests heavily in infrastructure.
Mental health often seen as the "poor cousin" of health, says Andrew Little.
Two reports outline New Zealand's opportunities and risks in two crucial areas of the global transformation to a low carbon economy.
Government must address root causes of offending and realise the threat of prison is not enough to prevent crime.
Net migration has hit a new all time high, confounding expectations that the tide may have turned.
Here's the rundown on who ended the political week up and who's down
Hekia Parata and PM's stories don't match up over Education Minister's reasons for resigning.
Battered by heat, wind and rain, anti-TPPA marchers remain resolute.
When Labour's last MP for Marlborough won a by-election, he was contacted by the Guinness Book of Records.
NZ spy agencies should have code of practice to ensure they follow law, Human Rights Commission says.
19 per cent increase in applications a sign of "worst homelessness in living memory", Labour says.