Politics this week offered proof that if at first you do not succeed, you should try, try and try again.
Politicians on both sides of the aisle are accusing each other of trying to manipulate voting laws to boost their chances at the next election.
A former Dunedin woman's battle with cancer has sparked an angry exchange in Parliament and an accusation Michael Woodhouse is using the case in a "grubby political manner".
Air New Zealand chief executive Christopher Luxon hasn’t ruled out politics as his next step, and says National would be his go-to party.
National Party leader Simon Bridges says he thinks the current laws around hate speech are fit for purpose, but the party would defend freedom of speech if necessary.
I'm visiting Sydney, where I confront the Aussie side of my soul. I grapple with the ways in which it is different, then wonder why I give a toss, writes John Lapsley.
The recent release of two different and starkly contrasting political polls generated a significant amount of news and debate over the past week. It isn't hard to see why.
There are many half-truths and untruths told in politics, the biggest of them all being "I don't pay attention to polls".
The Government has made a revised offer to teachers worth more than $1.4 billion and teacher unions are recommending the offer be accepted.
District health boards are a sector in drift and they're drowning in a sea of red ink, the opposition says.
NZ First Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has been kicked out of the House for challenging the Speaker Trevor Mallard.
National leader Simon Bridges says the political poll that showed his party had gained support was the most similar to National's own polling.
The demise of Simon Bridges as National leader is all but an inevitability according to one political commentator.
A former president of the Labour Party says the market research industry is in tatters and shows different polling techniques need to be implemented.
New Zealand has dethroned GDP as a measure of success, but will Jacinda Ardern's Government be transformational, asks David Hall.
National has risen 4 points in the latest 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton poll, while by contrast in the Newshub-Reid Research poll, Labour would be able to govern alone.
Computers and government have been a major issue this past fortnight with the fallout from National accessing Budget data still proving dangerously radioactive to a range of politicians and civil...