Budget: $100m for more surgery video

John Key announces $98 million will be invested in to elective surgery.

Boost in spending promised to meet concerns about waiting lists for elective surgery.

Live: Flag debate rages video

The Beehive in Wellington, NZ.

15 min ago  The flag debate continues to boil within the Beehive - this morning the Justice and Electoral committee is hearing submissions.

Spark's web pricing attack

Spark chief executive Simon Moutter is demanding the Commerce Commission justify its broadband pricing

9:54 AM  Commerce Commission told to justify why wholesale internet prices are 'massively out of line'.

Minister slams 'white MPs'

Minister of Police Anne Tolley has let fly at Labour male MPs.

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has slammed "middle-aged, white, Pakeha" MPs for their criticism of Whanau Ora.

Key: I raised human rights

Prime Minister John Key meets the King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdul Aziz.

PM says his efforts at raising human rights issues in Saudi better than Obama's.

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Not much in the cupboard for English to dine on

Bill English, scrimping and saving.

OPINION: Bill English must feel a little like Mother Hubbard when he looks at the Budget he will bring down in two weeks time. So much to do, such an empty cupboard.

Trickle turns into an avalanche

OPINION: Problems no longer come in threes for John Key. They are piling up at his door. 

Collins should not be restored to Cabinet

Editorial: Why PM John Key is our father of the year

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Live: Flag submissions, petitions video

The Beehive in Wellington, NZ.

14 min ago  The flag debate continues to rage within the Beehive - this morning the Justice and Electoral committee is hearing submissions.

Live: Flag designs and fasting

It's Prime Minister John Key's first day back in the House since it emerged he repeatedly pulled the pontail of Auckland waitress Amanda Bailey. 

NZ First MP Ria Bond will make her maiden speech to Parliament Wednesday afternoon.

Beehive Live: Members' day

It's a full day of activities here in Parliament, with Select Committees sitting this morning, and the House considering Members' Bills this afternoon. 

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