Veteran Dunedin political journalist Neale McMillan takes a look at the new government and opposition in a podcast brought to you by Otago Access Radio.
Unions are firmly opposed to Shane Jones' proposal to introduce a work-for-the-dole scheme for the unemployed, while bosses would support such an initiative in principle.
A large Maori and Pasifika contingent makes up the new Government, making it one of, if not the, most diverse group of leaders in the country’s history.
A Labour supporter on the campaign trail requested a public inauguration with music by Wellington band Fat Freddy's Drop and new Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern delivered.
The Labour-led Government’s move to restrict foreign speculators from taking a chunk out of the property market is being questioned given a similar policy in Australia has done little to curb prices.
The reduction of child poverty is high on the list of things to achieve for incoming prime minister Jacinda Ardern, who will today take on the portfolio responsibilities.
Auckland motorists are threatening to fill up out of town, and even leave the city, to avoid a new regional petrol tax. Do you support the move?
The Labour-New Zealand First agreement to increase spending on research and development to 2% of GDP over 10 years has been welcomed but experts say it does not go far enough.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and MPs have been welcomed at Parliament this afternoon after being sworn in at Government House.
National leader Bill English has posted a final message to supporters from the Prime Minister's office - before he resigns as PM tomorrow morning.
Dunedin North MP David Clark will have the prime responsibility for overseeing the rebuild of Dunedin Hospital after being named as minister of health.
A bill to stop overseas speculators from buying existing homes will be introduced by Christmas, Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern said today.
New Zealand's political landscape is in for a major shake-up in the next few years and regions are set to benefit from New Zealand First's decision to form a coalition with Labour.