NZ First leader Winston Peters has defended a clause in the party's constitution which hold MPs liable for a $300,000 penalty if they resign.
Parliament's Speaker Trevor Mallard says there is potentially a serious issue following the leak of National leader Simon Bridges' expenses to the media.
National leader Simon Bridges was accused of being a "chauvinistic pig" in Parliament's debating chamber today for a quip he made during questions to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
Parliament's referee Trevor Mallard is to decide today whether to launch a full-scale investigation into who leaked National leader Simon Bridges' travel bill.
National Party leader Simon Bridges is calling for an independent inquiry into who leaked details of his expenses to the media before they were released publicly.
Labour has denied leaking details of National leader Simon Bridges' travel costs - including more than $83,000 spent on limousines - to the media.
Tomorrow's Act conference may be the last for leader David Seymour. He is not going anywhere. His foray into Dancing with the Stars has made him a household name and there is no question of him not contesting Epsom again.
The Government has launched an investigation into the safety of buses after three crashes in two weeks.
Labour says NZ's financial foundations are strong in response to criticism that former finance minister Steven Joyce could be right about the fiscal hole.
The Government has made it harder for international students to work in New Zealand after they finish studying.
Justice Minister Andrew Little has met Australia's Immigration Minister Peter Dutton face to face after an angry war of words over the deportations policy.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has returned to Parliament to run her first Cabinet meeting, six weeks after giving birth to her daughter, becoming only the second elected leader to do so in office.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she is acutely aware of the example she is setting for other parents returning to work, and is clear that she is not going to pretend she is superhuman.
With Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern due back at Parliament soon, Speaker Trevor Mallard has laid down some strict rules to media on taking photographs or filming her daughter Neve.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has spoken publicly about motherhood and her return to work for the first time, talking about the guilt she expects to feel, her priorities and "the poonami."
Announcing her pregnancy soon after becoming New Zealand's Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern reflected on what had already been a "big year".