Parents of children with severe heart conditions have written to the health minister, telling him the country's paediatric cardiac service is in crisis.
The Government's proposal to make some car imports more expensive and electric cars cheaper penalises those who can't afford another cost, National's Paula Bennett says.
The Government's move to shift New Zealand's vehicle fleet to greener alternatives could end up hitting the poorest the hardest, National says.
Parents and spouses will be paid up to $25.50 an hour to look after ill or disabled family members under new changes announced today by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
This week, Parliament is at the start of a three week recess, the longest break it takes other than the one over summer.
The government has revealed more details on how it will spend the $1.2 billion allocated in the Budget for school property, with new schools and classrooms to be built for 100,000 pupils.
The government supports declaring a climate change emergency in Parliament but red tape got in the way of doing so, the prime minister says.
If New Zealand First List MP Mark Patterson gets the chance, he is going to bounce Indian great Sachin Tendulkar.
ACT Party leader David Seymour is confident his End of Life Choice Bill will be enacted in time for a possible referendum coinciding with the 2020 election.
New Housing Minister Megan Woods has fronted to media for the first time in her new role, promising a different approach to KiwiBuild under her watch.
Machiavelli wrote that politics have no relation to morals, but in recent days morality and politics have been at the forefront of southern MPs' minds.
Outgoing Treasury secretary Gabriel Makhlouf was "clumsy", unreasonable and fell "well short" of expectations in his handling of the Budget data breach, a government report has found.
A bill legalising voluntary euthanasia has passed its second vote in Parliament by 70 votes to 51 after an emotional debate.
The report, from the Institute for Governance and Policy Studies, argues a four-year parliamentary term and possibly another 30 MPs would create a better country for future generations.
Dunedin North National list MP Michael Woodhouse has been promoted to No 10 in the party rankings and made associate finance spokesman.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has defended Housing Minister Phil Twyford over KiwiBuild, saying one individual shouldn't be blamed for difficulties in an ambitious policy.
The Government has revealed more details of its billion-dollar KiwiRail spend, but it's unclear by how much Dunedin's Hillside Workshops stand to benefit.
Politics this week offered proof that if at first you do not succeed, you should try, try and try again.