Families across the Tasman are taking note of New Zealand's free tertiary scheme - but unless they have lived here long-term they will be locked out.
More than 130,000 students will have $50 extra in their pockets next year, as the Government moves to make tertiary education more affordable.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the case of mistaken identity where someone had thought that Donald Trump mistook her for Justin Trudeau’s wife has nothing to do with the Canadian leader.
A Government crisis meeting will take place tomorrow to tackle a rising road toll that has already passed last year's.
Viewers have slammed Jack Tame as "rude" and "bizarre" over an awkward interview with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
Legislation to set up an agency devoted to the Pike River Mine re-entry is expected to go before cabinet on Monday.
The Government will give an extra $2.5 million for the Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar.
Opposition leader Bill English is warning the Government to tread cautiously on its position on the humanitarian crisis on Manus Island, saying New Zealand owes Australia for stopping boat people reaching our shores.
Workplace Relations Minister Iain-Lees Galloway says he is willing to work with the National Party to advance paid parental leave for partners — but not at the moment.
Labour has backpedalled on its Revenue Minister's promise to start requiring overseas retailers to collect GST on goods bought by New Zealanders, saying it is still looking at the issue.
The last event on Jacinda Ardern's programme at the East Asia Summit in Manila was a late night meeting with controversial president Rodrigo Duterte who had high praise for New Zealand.
United Future’s former long-time leader Peter Dunne says the end of the party is ‘‘sad, but understandable’’.
Senior National MP Chris Finlayson has launched a stinging rebuke of Winston Peters, saying National "dodged a bullet" when Peters decided to go with Labour.
Labour is likely to oppose a National Party amendment to allow fathers and mothers to take paid parental leave at the same time under a proposed amendment to the Paid Parental Leave Bill.
United Future party members have decided unanimously to disband the party, according to a leaked email.
The Green Party will vote against legislation to bring the revised TPP into effect despite the Prime Minister's assurance it was "a damned sight better" than the original.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern arrived in Manila last night for the East Asia Summit, where she will be mixing with almost the same crew she met at Apec in Vietnam.
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull today took part in an Armstice Day event in Danang, Vietnam, where they are both attending the Apec summit.
Dunedin South MP Clare Curran is the first Dunedin female parliamentarian to serve in Cabinet. She sat down with reporter Eileen Goodwin to discuss her portfolios.
A TOP candidate has resigned in protest after party leader Gareth Morgan sent terse emails to people on its list.