New Zealand has weathered the economic fallout of the Covid-19 storm better than the Government had anticipated, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.
A former Cabinet minister has criticised Dunedin MP Clare Curran for taking aim at media in her valedictory speech, saying it is "naive" to expect the Fourth Estate to "gloss over" issues.
National Party leader Judith Collins says they don't want to release more of their election vows too early, but has ruled out any cuts to welfare.
Sacked Cabinet minister Iain Lees-Galloway has apologised to his family for the "trauma" and "humiliation" they experienced as the result of his affair with a former staffer.
National has shunned a Facebook page claiming to be in support of the party, saying it doesn't condone the racist and sexist comments being posted.
National leader Judith Collins appears to be emulating the style of her political rival, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, by choosing not to say her opponent's name.
A candidate running for the National nomination in Auckland Central says party members from other electorates unhappy with the selection process have been circulating a fitness photo of her, which she deems a "personal attack".
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says Labour's economic plan is to focus on Covid recovery with investment in training and jobs, and National's plan to reduce debt would mean $80 billion in cuts.
If you're tired of election candidates that over-promise and under-deliver, then Waitaki candidate Daniel Shand might be the man for you.
Matthew Hooton says the prospect of continuing to commute to Wellington helped him decide to resign from his job with the National Party, just months after he was hired.
Queenstowners should be able to sell to whoever they ‘‘damn well please’’ — including foreigners, Act leader David Seymour says.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has gone into bat for NZ First leader Winston Peters after a poll found 59% of voters did not trust him.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has fended off stiff competition to take out the crown as the world's most eloquent leader.
National and new leader Judith Collins have fared much better in a new political poll, with support for the party at 32% and 21 points behind Labour.
Disgraced National MP Hamish Walker sent private Covid-19 details because his judgement was impaired after being called racist, an inquiry has found.
Former National Party leader Todd Muller says he is "slowly rebuilding" and still intends to stand for Parliament in the upcoming election.
National leader Collins says is shocked by the "nasty and dirty" bullying of a teen National candidate who has apologised for sharing a photo imitating Hitler.
National Party leader Judith Collins has revealed Kiwis wanting to start a business will be able to access up to $20,000 from KiwiSaver under its small-business policy.