There are few surprises in the National Party's list, with it largely matching the caucus rankings.
The Labour Party has launched its re-election campaign today with a promise to invest $311 million to help unemployed New Zealanders into jobs.
A senior journalism lecturer is urging the foreign media to respect strict reporting restrictions for the sentencing of the gunman who carried out the Christchurch mosques' attacks.
Kiwis heading to polling stations in September will also be asked to vote on whether they want cannabis legalised. Daisy Hudson takes a look at the vote, which could have a major impact on our society.
It has been at the centre of hyperbolic rhetoric, political back and forths, and ardent campaigning on both sides.
There are no new cases of Covid-19 to report in NZ today and it has been 99 days since the last case was acquired locally from an unknown source.
Testing for Covid-19 in Christchurch today is to rule out any likelihood of community transmission, the manager of Canterbury's primary emergency operations centre says.
A passenger on a plane struck by lightning has described the moment the bolt hit one of the engines as being like a car driving into a power pole.
Queues of people aching to get their hands on tonight's winning Lotto ticket are stretching out the door at New Zealand's luckiest store.
Dunedin South Labour MP Clare Curran has gone from Parliament and, as anticipated, she did not go quietly.
National's Auckland Central selection process has been rocked by further controversy as a front-running candidate claims she has been smeared as a stripper.
A think tank wants the government to put border exemptions up for auction so companies can bid to bring in overseas executives and key workers.
Some of NZ's biggest companies have measures in place for a possible second wave of Covid-19, while the government is urging Kiwis to keep masks on hand at home.
A New Zealand man has died in the US state of Connecticut after jumping off a bridge popular with thrill-seekers.
Mask manufacturers are receiving massive orders after the government says people will be encouraged to wear them if the country returns to alert level 2.
The husband of Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel, lawyer Rob Davidson, has died after a lengthy battle with cancer.
A South Auckland woman has been sentenced to home detention for the manslaughter of her partner - who she stabbed to death after years of domestic violence.
As New Zealanders are urged to prepare for an imminent second wave of Covid-19, the country's top health official is demonstrating how to correctly use a face mask on social media this morning.