The National Party is accepting advice that the Pike River re-entry can now be done safely, taking politics off the table on an issue that has been a bitter political battleground.
American magazine Fortune has named New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern the world's second greatest leader.
The Government has rejected a capital gains tax. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made the announcement today.
The gap between National and Labour continues to grow, with the main governing party now eight percentage points higher in the polls than National.
Senior members of the New Zealand China Council have been told there is no room for Dame Jenny Shipley to be reappointed when it undergoes a restructure next month.
The person who National Leader Simon Bridges described as an "emotional junior staffer" after deleting a controversial petition has been revealed to be not so junior after all.
The SIS is focused on reducing the risk of revenge or copycat attacks following the Christchurch terror attack, chief Rebecca Kitteridge says.
The banning of a range of firearms is set to become law on Friday, less than a month after the massacre in Christchurch that prompted the change.
Owners of firearms and magazines that will be illegal to own from tomorrow will be able to claim compensation based on make, model and their condition.
The head of Statistics New Zealand has revealed that one in seven Kiwis did not complete last year's census – the worst turn out in decades.
Act New Zealand leader David Seymour believes MPs will pass his euthanasia Bill after a committee reported back with only minor technical changes, leaving Parliament to debate the issue.
Facebook, which the Prime Minister has sternly criticised for tardiness in removing livestreamed footage of the Christchurch terror attack, was used this week to livestream public submissions on new firearms laws.
For New Zealand First, the ongoing rapid rehabilitation of the country's gun laws ought to be easy politics.
Act leader David Seymour is accusing the Government of changing House protocol after missing his chance to force the Government to use urgency for its gun law reform.
Jacinda Ardern finished her whirlwind visit to Beijing with a meeting with President Xi Jinping who spoke about taking an already very good relationship to new heights but also said the two...
Current privacy rules should not be an obstacle to security services finding other extremists such as the man accused of carrying out the Christchurch terrorist attack, the Privacy Commissioner says.
More than 90 percent of public submissions oppose the euthanasia bill currently going through parliament.
In the first four months of its existence, the ministry responsible for KiwiBuild spent just shy of $5 million on external consultants and contractors. Meanwhile half of Wanaka KiwiBuild homes remain unsold.