National's leader Chris Luxon says the Government has no plan for tackling Omicron, and decisions today show Labour "took a month off".
Small numbers of Southern police staff have been stood down as vaccine mandates began for police yesterday.
The Department of Conservation is disputing a suggestion it has left its fleet of utes to dangerously deteriorate because of a focus on electric vehicles.
There are many things by which the success, or otherwise, of a Member of Parliament can be measured, but the fundamental one is whether they are still an MP at the end of the year, or not.
A busy last sitting week in the House did not overly tax our southern MPs, but a quick glance at the final order paper of the year suggests 2022 will begin with a hiss and a roar for Dr David Clark.
Parliament has adjourned for the year with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern wishing all New Zealanders a wonderful break.
A young worker in former MP Nick Smith's office says he was treated like a piece of garbage, and Parliament must urgently address toxic behaviour.
A historic mandate for Labour, the first absolute majority government in the MMP era, means Politics in a Pandemic is very much about Jacinda Ardern.
The government kept councils guessing for months about whether they would be forced into Three Waters reforms, despite having already agreed to pursue such a strategy, papers show.
Parliament has been in a state of high excitement in recent weeks, as leaders got rolled, replaced, and then recalibrated their party line-ups.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says mortality rates were enough for her to push past civil liberties concerns in her government's eye-catching new Smokefree 2025 plan.
The Government has unveiled a roadmap to overhaul antiquated and inadequate conservation laws while stepping up plans to address long-standing problems in the short term.
The Government has delayed the next stage of its controversial Three Waters reforms until next year.
Parliament has passed the Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Bill, which allows people to change their birth certificates to reflect who they are.
The first parliamentary showdown between Christopher Luxon's new-look National Party and Jacinda Ardern's Labour Government did not disappoint.
Dunedin MP Michael Woodhouse is disappointed to have plummeted down the rankings as new National leader Christopher Luxon revealed a refreshed shadow cabinet with a lack of South Is representation.
Fresh off the back of a major shake-up to the default provider regime, Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark has signalled the Government is looking into more changes to KiwiSaver.
National has unveiled its new-look line up with big promotions for Chris Bishop and Erica Stanford, and a demotion for Judith Collins.