The incoming Labour-led government has much to do in its first 100 days and is unlikely to get much of a honeymoon period because of pressing issues landing at its door.
Act Party leader and Epsom MP David Seymour says he can't afford to buy his house in Auckland.
As North Korea conducts yet another missile test, New Zealanders are being warned about travelling to the region.
Inland Revenue has concluded an investigation and found its staff members were not the source of a leak of New Zealand First leader Winston Peters' private information.
Winston Peters has launched a stinging attack on MSD head Brendan Boyle, accusing him being in a politically motivated conspiracy to leak details of his superannuation overpayment.
Energy and Revenue Minister Judith Collins has dismissed questions of iwi or any other ownership of water, saying it is not a finite resource as it falls from the sky.
Act Party leader David Seymour has hit out at a New Zealand First MP - calling him a "f***ing idiot" during a speech to a business audience.
National announced what it called an ambitious goal of having 90% of New Zealand goods exports covered by free-trade agreements by 2030.
Voters will get their chance today to see how the promises being made in the election campaign will be paid for when the Treasury opens its books.
The spending promises are flowing freely as the 2017 election campaign hots up.
The fallout from Metiria Turei's resignation as co-leader continued for the Green Party yesterday as one leading staff member resigned and one moved to special projects.
Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has spoken of the "shell shock" of learning he is a Kiwi - and condemned a Labour MP for "playing" with another country's government.
Social Housing Minister Amy Adams says the Government plans to buy another two motels to put up homeless people.
Prime Minister Bill English says a cross-party memorandum with most political parties to create a special agency solely in charge of the Pike River Mine recovery will not make the mine any safer.
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has denied overstepping the line in saying she would find it hard to trust a Labour Government - and says she takes Jacinda Ardern "at her word".
The Australian Labor Party was fishing for information about New Zealand citizenship "weeks ago'', according to New Zealand Labour MP Chris Hipkins.
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern denies that MP Chris Hipkins was part of a dirt-digging exercise on Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce.
Labour's Grande Dame Annette King has signed off on more than 30 years in Parliament with a plea for better pay and representation for women.
Prime Minister Bill English says Donald Trump's latest threat against North Korea is "not helpful" in what is a "very tense" situation.
Jacinda Ardern is promising farmers that a Labour Party proposal to charge for freshwater will be fair and allow them to keep making a profit.