Health Minister David Clark says the $8 billion extra for health Labour promised during the election campaign will still materialise in future budgets during this term of government.
Increased funding for palliative care and for training more rural doctors and nurses, as well as more money to provide medical services to accommodate booming tourism numbers, are all things Dalton...
With New Zealand's heavily pregnant prime minster now out of the capital and past her due date, one of the country's most enigmatic political veterans has slipped into her shoes.
There is no more money in the government kitty for nurses but what's available could be restructured, Health Minister David Clark says.
Health Minister David Clark says he offered the acting chairman of the Counties Manukau District Health Board what he calls a "dignified exit'' from his role.
Health Minister David Clark has tried to gag public servants, appearing to offer them jobs in return for their silence, National's MP for Botany Jami-Lee Ross said.
Long-serving MP Winston Peters is having a week of it.
Regional Development Minister Shane Jones has climbed into the leadership of dairy giant Fonterra, calling for chairman John Wilson to step down also.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she will be basing herself in Auckland for the rest of the week as her due date draws near.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she will be basing herself in Auckland for the rest of the week as her due date to give birth draws near.
The Government has ditched its planned repeal of the Three Strikes law because of objections by New Zealand First, Justice Minister Andrew Little has announced.
Northcote has a new MP - the National Party's Dan Bidois.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has responded to criticism the Government is focusing too much on forming working parties rather than implementing policy.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has hit back at criticism by National leader Simon Bridges over the number of reviews her Government has initiated since taking office in October.
Former National prime minister Jim Bolger is set to lead a working group which could bring in massive changes to industrial relations and how much workers are paid.
The woman who did more than any other to change the course of the last election now has the protection of the state.
National Party leader Simon Bridges has apologised to Housing New Zealand tenants who were evicted on "dud advice" about meth contamination when his party led the Government.
Labour did not receive a bump in the polls from the Budget.
The government is looking into whether it can extend ACC cover to victims of sexual harassment.
The Government is pushing ahead with new rules to get heating into rental homes - a move which landlords fear will force them to install heat pumps and critics say will push up rents.