Mt Roskill has overwhelmingly voted for Labour's Michael Wood to become its next MP, a result Labour leader Andrew Little said was a "bloody nose" for the Government.
The Government's made a good start to restoring neglected regions with its funding for Southland's strategic plan, but there's more work to do, Labour economic development spokesman David Clark says.
Justice Minister Amy Adams was awarded top ranking for the year by political publication TransTasman in its annual roll call of how MPs performed in 2016.
John Key has joked that the TPP could be renamed the 'Trump Pacific Partnership'' to try to get the US president-elect on board with the trade deal.
Leaders of Pacific rim nations are scrambling to find new free-trade options as a looming Trump presidency in the US sounded a possible death knell for the TPP.
Donald Trump got it right: the United States presidential election was rigged.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key fears Donald Trump's victory in the US election spells the end for the TPP trade deal.
There is zero chance of Government introducing legislation to legalise euthanasia even if an inquiry strongly recommends it, Prime Minister John Key says.
Deputy Prime Minister Bill English's wife Mary has made a rare foray into politics to urge Parliament not to legalise euthanasia.
Labour's finance spokesman Grant Robertson has denied a proposed 'training levy' was a crackdown on the use of migrant labour or would disadvantage businesses for using migrant workers.
A world away from the looming US election, New Zealand MPs are watching with a mix of awe and fear.
Phil Goff has been officially sworn in as Auckland Mayor at Auckland Town Hall and spoke in his maiden speech of the hundreds of people sleeping rough around the city.
Police Minister Judith Collins has been challenged in Parliament over police officers' use of a false drink-drive checkpoint to target elderly euthanasia advocates.
The Government's crackdown on student loan borrowers in Australia has stepped up a notch.
Labour MP David Cunliffe is retiring from politics.
Labour is promising to spend $680 million on an early start to light rail in Auckland.
Meet your new Prime Minister: Paula Bennett. Acting Prime Minister, that is.
Former transport minister Gerry Brownlee bought chewing gum and a can of drink after barging through airport security, new information about the 2014 incident at Christchurch Airport shows.
The number of people using methamphetamine has dropped but the remaining pockets are using more than ever - and some parts of the country are not adequately covered by support services.
The Government is eyeing a law change to clarify when tenants must pay for damage to rental properties.