A Bill to toughen up prison sentences for suppliers of psychoactive drugs is set to pass its first reading thanks to the backing of National, and Labour’s coalition partner, New Zealand First.
Invercargill-based MP Liz Craig believed processes were in place to ensure supervision and no underage drinking at a Young Labour summer camp during which a man allegedly indecently assaulted attendees.
The former US President is due to touch down in New Zealand today and will stay for two days.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the Government has no plans to interfere in the running of Air New Zealand, despite a warning by Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones.
The Government will repeal the “year and a day” law that was used as one of the reasons why police chose not to prosecute anyone over the collapse of the CTV building, which killed 115 people in...
Opposition leader Simon Bridges says a deal with the Green Party over Question Time in the House is not the dawning of a potential National-Green coalition partnership.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is still backing the Labour Party boss who kept her in the dark about the party's summer camp, where a 20-year-old is alleged to have sexually assaulted four teenagers.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is steadfast in her stance that Labour general secretary Andrew Kirton will keep his job.
The Government will no longer resume free-trade talks with Russia in light of the chemical attack in the UK against former spy Sergei Skripal, believed to be carried out by Russia.
National is accusing Defence Minister Ron Mark of misusing his position by using the Air Force as a taxi service and getting helicopter rides to his home in the Wairarapa.
Police have confirmed they are investigating sexual assault allegations at a Labour Youth summer camp.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern admits the Labour Party took too long to offer support to four teens allegedly sexually assaulted at one of its summer camps.
It was perhaps fitting former prime minister Bill English spent his last official day at work in the heart of his old electorate.
National leader Simon Bridges' new line-up has already come a cropper to mixed messages from the party's front bench MPs.
National leader Simon Bridges' reshuffle will feature five new faces on the party's front bench of its top 10 MPs.
Labour spent more than National in last year's election campaign for the first time since 2008, but at least $275,000 worth of advertising and campaign work was effectively wasted and written off...
Overpriced premiums and unexpectedly rejected claims are two issues the Consumer Affairs Minister is tackling during a review of New Zealand’s insurance laws.
National leader Simon Bridges is planning a big facelift to his front bench, promoting women into three of the top five positions and nine into the top 20 - a stark contrast from the reign of middle aged men in the party.
Amy Adams yesterday took over the finance portfolio for the National Party, the first woman to hold the post for National since Ruth Richardson ended her term as finance minister in 1993.
The Labour-led Government and West Coast-Tasman MP Damien O'Connor are under fire just six months after the general election, with no sign of revised plans for Buller Hospital.