National and Pakuranga MP Maurice Williamson has announced he
will not seek re-election at next year's election.
A decision by Labour's Hutt South MP Trevor Mallard to stand
on the list only next election makes it more likely the seat
will fall to National.
The state may fill the gap left by a big shortfall in a
tender for community housing, Prime Minister John Key says.
Trade Minister Todd McClay has apologised to Prime Minister
John Key for his handling of news reports about potential
trade retaliation from China.
The Government has revealed what it calls the most ambitious
conservation project in the world - exterminating all rats,
stoats and possums in New Zealand before 2050.
Labour MP Trevor Mallard has confirmed plans to give up his
electorate seat to run for the job of Speaker.
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