It's a wrap - after a month in the hot seat, New Zealand finishes up its presidency of the UN Security Council.
TPP negotiations could be nearing a conclusion without a decent dairy deal.
Paula Bennett's office rejects suggestions the former social development minister knew about study.
Auckland's elected officials must accept a 2.3 per cent pay rise whether they like it or not.
Long-time NZ First stalwart and party president Anne Martin cites age as her motive for not seeking re-election.
Labour faces accusations it copied passages in its flagship "Future of Work" document from the Economist.
Ministers have spent $100,000 more in the last three months than in the same period a year ago.
OPINION: The TPPA could boost the NZ economy by $2b a year, allow better access to goods.
Officials proposing study to see whether children would get abused wouldn't have thought of them as "lab rats", ethics expert says.
As Wellington's hospitals reach near full capacity, Government moves to boost senior nursing staff.
NZ agricultural trade reps say the US stands to be the biggest dairy industry winner in the short term from the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal.
OPINION: Murray McCully has been at full throttle in New York over the MH17 vote at the United Nations Security Council.
The Government is promising to provide "guidance" on what constitutes high-risk and low-risk workplaces.
Prime Minister criticises those slating the tone of the national anthem.
Labour has backed away from a proposal to withhold benefits from those who are not enrolled to vote.
Inland Revenue looks into 20 student loan defaulters for possible arrest if they attempt to return to NZ.
Computer coding could sit alongside reading, writing and arithmetic under Labour plan.
NZ joins condemnation over Russia vetoing a bid to prosecute those behind downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
NZ in the Security Council top seat as Russia blocks probe into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
In a town like New York it never takes too long for expat Kiwis to meet up.
The country's largest city wants a law change allowing it to expand the council as its population grows.
Minister furious at officials who suggested not intervening in high-risk child abuse cases.
PM John Key has "let down" the lost Pike River miners with watered-down health and safety legislation, relatives say.
They say the test of a political leader is whether you would want to have a beer with them.
Colin Craig threatens to sue for defamation, alleging he is the victim of a dirty politics smear.
A diplomatic showdown over downed flight MH17 looms - and New Zealand is in the thick of it.
Olympians, singers and sports stars have defended New Zealand's "spine-tingling" national anthem.
Call to dump the national anthem has support from NZ First leader Winston Peters.
Corrections Minister waited for "appropriate time" to announce review of handling of Blessie Gotingco's killer Tony Robertson.
John Key is personally lobbying world leaders to give ground on dairy tariffs in the final days of trade talks.