The date's been set for what could be bitter Labour leadership contest, while talks are going on between National and Maori Party for a deal.
Labour's ruling council has agreed to a timetable for electing a new leader.
David Cunliffe appeals to Labour to come back from edge as it plunges into leadership race.
OPINION: Hell hath no fury like a woman whose husband is scorned.
David Cunliffe's wife's recent Twitter activity is not the first family-related embarrassment in recent political history.
OPINION: David Parker is one of the nicest blokes in politics. Unfailingly polite, almost a little too honest for his own good at times.
A Bay of Plenty wananga has repaid $5.9m after a Maori tourism course was found to have fallen well short of requirements.
Ex-Labour leader "couldn't have known" about wife's attack Twitter account. | NZ vote analysis
As war within Labour rages on, fires appear to have been stoked by former-leader David Cunliffe's wife, Karen Price.
Labour MP Kelvin Davis slams comments from Tariana Turia, who likened Maori who voted Labour to beaten wives.
OPINION: Labour has finally got something right after the extraordinary events of recent days.
Conflict in Syria and Iraq highlights the failure of UN Security Council, foreign minister says.
Labour could be out of power until 2020, based on analysis of average voting patterns over nearly 100 years.
You can't help feeling just a bit sorry for David Cunliffe. After all, he's no outlaw.
South Korea’s ambassador to New Zealand has ramped up expectation that a free trade agreement is imminent.
NZ almost finalised an agreement with Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan before the Crimean and Ukraine crises stalled talks.
Business confidence is retreating, diving to a two-year low, with and pre-election politics are to blame, ANZ says.
Govt minister Peter Dunne pranked into retweeting a photo - but it wasn't who he thought it was.
OPINION: Whoever wins the battle over the Labour leadership may already have lost the war.
A bloody war is breaking out between Labour's former leader David Cunliffe and contender Grant Robertson.
Tariana Turia raises ire for speech which likened Maori who voted Labour to "beaten wives" going back to husbands.
Labour electorate candidate Steve Gibson has quit the party after being threatened with expulsion.
Labour leader steps down amid warning that conservative supporters won't back Grant Robertson.
Ex-Australian PM Julia Gillard urges Labour to pursue purpose to recover from worst election loss in 92 years.
David Cunliffe says the Labour Party must "re-unify" and he would be happy to have Grant Robertson as deputy.
NZ dollar slumps again after currency intervention of more than half a billion dollars.
First term ACT Party MP David Seymour gets an 'under secretary' role and a $175,600 salary - but no Crown limo.
NZ reassesses its threat risk as tensions rise in the Middle East. | Australia trains for IS mission
Peter Dunne will support the new Government and, in return, gets to keep the status quo.
Prime Minister John Key will release details of coalition deals between National and ACT and UnitedFuture today.
Details of coalition deals set to be announced today, as PM John Key moves to shore up an "inclusive Government".
John Key wades into Labour's leadership woes, saying David Cunliffe shouldn't have thrown his hat back in the ring. | Stitching a coalition together
OPINION: David Cunliffe may yet win the battle for the Labour leadership, but in doing so could lose the war.
Soul-searching over Labour's election thumping sparks sweeping review of disastrous campaign and ebbing support.
OPINION: Last week began with pure farce as New Zealand's largest centre-Left party performed the latest episode of Labour Behaving Badly.
Labour has announced a review of its election thumping, starting with its campaign strategy.
OPINION: The red tide David Cunliffe predicted would wash over the Beehive barely lapped at the door of the campaign war room. | No options
It will be up to David Cunliffe to decide if stays in Labour's caucus if Grant Robertson wins the leadership.
OPINION: In many ways we are all just motes of dust flickering in thin strips of sunlight.
OPINION: The Left's reaction to its devastating election loss is like All Blacks supporters after a World Cup failure.
The only Labour MP to win a seat back from National is coy about his leadership aspirations.
David Cunliffe has vowed to fight on, but who else will throw their hat in the ring?
Neither the left nor the right think David Cunliffe is a viable leader for the Labour Party.
Grant Robertson says he'll take on David Cunliffe for Labour's top job.
The online reactions are mixed to news that Cunliffe has stepped down but will also re-contest the leadership.
Some of David Cunliffe's memorable moments and notable quotes.
David Cunliffe has resigned - but the move does not mark the end of his leadership ambitions.
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