Poll: Who should replace John Key as Prime Minister?

Prime Minister of New Zealand John Key announces his resignation.

0 min ago  With less than a week until John Key is officially out of the game, who should be his replacement?

Live: Key steps down as PM video

New Zealand will have a new Prime Minister next week.

1 min ago  After a bombshell resignation, tributes from the opposition are testimony to John Key's immense stature in NZ life. The next test of his legacy is whether his party backs his choice of successor, Bill English.

'Right time to come home'

Prime Minister John Key says his wife Bronagh has made many sacrifices during his career.

3 min ago  John Key denies his shock resignation is the result of an ultimatum from wife Bronagh.

In photos: Key's eight years gallery

After three elections, Prime Minister John Key has announced his resignation.  

He won the 2008 election, beating ...

4 min ago  Prime Minister John Key will step down as PM, here's a look back at his career.

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Business NZ Kirk Hope praised Key's 'impressive' leadership.

13 min ago  Bill English is still a safe and experienced pair of hands so minimal disruption expected.

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What by-election win means

Labour's Michael Wood almost matched Phil Goff's electorate vote.

OPINION: By-elections are notoriously unreliable harbingers for coming electoral fortune.

Time for a tourist levy?

Opinion: Accommodation levies for tourists are fairly standard in Europe and the US; does NZ need one too?

Inanities the new normal

A political horse is a horse, of course?

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