Prime Minister John Key releases his text messages with WhaleOil blogger Cameron Slater.
Submissions on the law expanding the powers of security and intelligence services will be open for just 24 hours after it passed its first reading and was sent to a select committee.
Labour is looking for a new president after Moira Coatsworth confirmed will stand down in mid-December.
Green Party says National received $3.3m in undisclosed donations before the 2014 election, highlighting need to lower disclosure threshold.
Over 11,000 new land and building consents have been granted in the first year of the Auckland housing accord.
Spy watchdog issues a "please explain" to Labour MP Phil Goff over why aspects of her report were given to reporters.
TUANZ chief says consumers should be free to buy broadband services from different companies without being “double billed”.
John Allen, NZ Post CEO before heading Mfat, is NZ Racing Board's new CEO.
Taxpayers face bill of more than $600,000 for an inquiry into whether Judith Collins was involved in a campaign against former SFO head Adam Feeley.
Internal Affairs Minister wants SSC commissioner to be replaced in the wake of the Roger Sutton case.
PM told to “man up” over report into claims his staff were running a smear campaign.
Bill expanding powers of security and intelligence services passes first reading in Parliament.
Bill giving spies new powers sent to select committee last night, just hours after urgent debate on past activities of the SIS.
OPINION: To say the Opposition was busting a gut yesterday would not be underselling the proposition.
Reports confirm deep links between National and blogger - and implicate top former spook.
Minister discussed ex-SFO boss with right-wing blogger but was not involved in a smear campaign.
OPINION: John Key took aim squarely at his own foot and fired at will.
Govt's labour inspectorate has echoed supermarket workers' calls for companies to stop "passing the buck".
Blogger Cameron Slater has apologised to former Cabinet Minister Judith Collins for his part in her downfall.
OPINION: Prime Minister John Key has interpreted two reports as showing he was above 'dirty politics'. They do not.
Probe finds spooks released incomplete, inaccurate and misleading information in response to blogger's Official Information Act request.
Confused by the latest chapter in the Dirty Politics scandal? Catch up with the latest on the key players.
Opposition MPs reject that PM unaware of smear campaign against former Labour leader operating from his office.
It's 'dump day' as the Government rushes out three unwelcome reports.
Follow live as the report into allegations the SIS was used for political gain is released.
Palmerston North's former mayor Jono Naylor has chosen an ornate adze as his parting gift from the city council.
Report into release of classified documents for alleged political gain supports claims of dirty and underhanded tactics in NZ politics, Nicky Hager says.
Asked his views on the new Opposition front bench, PM more interested in airing his views on the back bench.
Work on changing the justice system to better support victims of sexual violence reignited.
John Key has criticised two top public servants over their handling of Roger Sutton's resignation.
SIS may apologise to Phil Goff when inquiry into the release of classified documents to WhaleOil is released.
Who's in favour and who's on the way out under Labour's new leader, Andrew Little.
Labour MP sidestepping questions after picking up responsibility for broadcasting in the party's reshuffle.
Carmel Sepuloni, Kelvin Davis and David Clark big movers in Labour's new caucus lineup.
Business ministry allows submitters to block automatic publication on its site, putting more information under wraps.
Former justice minister Judith Collins won't be reinstated to Cabinet even if she is cleared by investigation.
New Plymouth mayor calls for half of all local government councillors in New Zealand to be Maori.
Labour leader Andrew Little confirms Annette King as his deputy, but where's Cunliffe gone?
PM defends moves to lock new terror laws in place until 2018, three years longer than previously thought.
Opposition calls for State Services boss Iain Rennie's head over Sutton case but PM says he shouldn't lose his job.
Hutt City Council paying $46,712 to fund an anti-super-city lobby group fronted by the mayor.
Streamlining rich Chinese into the country because they hold a Chinese-issued credit card slammed by New Zealand First leader Winston Peters.
Controversial "temporary" terror law changes to crack down on suspected foreign fighters come before Parliament this week.
Calls for the State Services Commissioner's scalp over his handling of a complaint against Roger Sutton.
Auckland mayor Len Brown's 2010 and 2013 election campaign funds are being investigated.
OPINION: In the wake of the reaction to the Roger Sutton case, what victim of sexual bullying in the workplace will come forward now?
Prime minister apologises to blogger Cameron Slater over email leak that forced Judith Collins' resignation.
Laila Harre is calling time in the top job of Kim Dotcom's failed political experiment.
New Labour leader Andrew Little in pictures.
Almost 20 partnerships between NZ and Chinese firms were signed during President Xi Jinping’s visit here.
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