The late, great former St Kilda MP Michael Cullen was noted for his wit and oratorical skill, but every so often his rhetoric dropped below his normally impeccably high standards.
Prime Minister Christopher Luxon will no longer claim a $52,000 accommodation allowance for living in the Wellington apartment he owns.
The government has confirmed its plans to allow police to search gang members, their vehicles and homes at any time using court orders.
Semi-automatics could make a return to gun ranges, as New Zealand's firearms laws are in for a major shake-up this governmental term.
Stuart Nash has hit out at his former Labour colleagues over changes to laws targeting gangs he wanted to introduce, but which others wouldn’t progress.
Grant Robertson likes a challenge, and few are much harder than the one he is about to face, turning around the University of Otago, an institution seemingly ploughing head-first towards a field of...
The tragic circumstances of Green MP Efeso Collins' death mean Dunedin will soon have another member of Parliament.
Three decades after marching on the clocktower as a student protester, Grant Robertson is back to try to fix the University of Otago’s problems as its vice-chancellor.
Prime Minister Christopher Luxon says he’s seen enough evidence to prove the use of sanctions should be ramped up to get more people off the benefit.
It does not get much more local for us at the Otago Daily Times than the business before Parliament’s economic development, science and innovation select committee this week.
National is extending its lead over Labour, with support for the party lifting two points to 38 percent, a new poll shows.
A Dunedin activist challenging for the Greens' co-leadership has been involved in numerous controversies both in the UK and in New Zealand.
The government plans to repeal Labour's Three Waters laws by the end of next week, and is setting up an advisory group ahead of passing two replacement pieces of legislation.
A Dunedin-based activist and conservationist is putting his hand up in the race to become the next co-leader of the Green Party.
The Act party and leader David Seymour appear to have reaped the dividends of a heated Waitangi Day period, rocketing up to 13.7 per cent, a new poll shows.
Thousands have begun arriving at Waitangi for the annual commemorations, as key Māori leaders call for a united front in the face of the coalition government's plans.
Proper access for New Zealanders to critical medications will be one of his priorities, new Act New Zealand Southland list MP Todd Stephenson says.
New Green list MP Scott Willis has started his parliamentary career by criticising the place to which he has just been elected.