It's an election with very little heat, and much congeniality. But what will happen after Jacinda Ardern wins?
OPINION: Fresh-water targets designed to 'inoculate' National against key election threat
The Government wants 90 per cent of New Zealand's lakes and rivers to be swimmable by 2040.
Nikki Kaye's main competition for the Auckland Central seat has been named.
Peter Dunne says overhauled fire organisation should become our "premier emergency management service".
But new measures to stop employers exploiting migrant workers don't go far enough, unions say.
OPINION: Why aren't there takers for money to build infrastructure in fast-growing cities?
OPINION: Joyce is playing the tax cut card, but it's looking more like an election play than a pot of gold.
OPINION: For Labour and Andrew Little, the strategy appears closer to "divide and conquer" than earnest discussion on what matters to the Māori electorate.
Law change could force more drug addicts into rehab, but will centres be able to cope?
Taxpayer funding will see two new classrooms built at northern Wellington school.
But New Zealand is holding firm on its involvement to sponsor UN resolution against Israeli settlements.
Sources say Waitakere ward councillor Linda Cooper is the only woman left in the battle for former prime minister John Key's Helensville seat.
On Friday his pending resignation was written off as 'malicious gossip'. Today he resigned.
Simon Bridges called "naive" as he rejects offer from Queenstown man to take him on a tour of NZ's horror roads.
OPINION: She was hired as a senior public servant despite her past. How could this happen?
OPINION: Bill English would be right to sack members of the board of the Super Fund.
Opinion: The Open Letter to Prime Minister Bill English, calling for an independent inquiry to deal with abuse of children under state care, has been steadfastly downplayed by the Government. Why?
The Electoral Commission found there was a "lack of corrupt intent" in giving voters free rides.
OPINION: The fight between Labour and the Maori Party is heating up. National will happily stoke it.
OPINION: If the NZ Super Fund boss was motivated by salary, we should let him go.
Kaikoura business owners say they need it, but Government's tight-lipped about the future of its payment for quake-hit firms.
Chairwoman who signed off NZ Super Fund boss's salary hike says she isn't going anywhere.
Conservation minister Maggie Barry is hanging out to see the "mega herbs" on the Auckland Islands.
The social bond will see bonuses paid if mental health patients are helped back into work.
Andrew Little has come out swinging at the Maori Party and Marama Fox has hit back.
Fixed contracts and Air NZ's Airpoints scheme help the electricity giant pick up 11,000 customers.
OPINION: Having children start school before their fifth birthday may not really be good for them.
OPINION: Situation in Turkey shows what happens when a populist president believes himself to be in the cross-hairs. Will America's democratic legacy be next?
Lyn Copland can't get her boy back, but she's determined to expose the mental health system's flaws.