Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters has called the sale of ice cream company Tip Top a "sad day" for New Zealand, laying the blame squarely on past management at Fonterra.
NCEA fees will be scrapped and the qualification's literacy and numeracy requirements will be increased in a major overhaul of the qualification, the Government has announced.
The Government will spend almost $200 million on housing more than 1000 long-term homeless people in New Zealand.
An area of South Island coast and ocean including parts of the Otago coastline and waters is being tagged for protection under a proposal supported by the Government.
It is fair to say Lumsden seldom registers on the political Richter scale - a search of Hansard shows the northern Southland township has been mentioned a mere 22 times in the House since 2003.
Grant Robertson laughs the laugh of someone who has been asked this question many, many times: just what is wellbeing?
The Government has broken its flagship election promise on Kiwibuild and the Housing Minister should resign, National Party leader Simon Bridges says.
Health Minister David Clark has been severely reprimanded by Speaker Trevor Mallard over a ''blatant breach'' of requirements to answer parliamentary questions properly.
Nelson MP Nick Smith has been suspended from Parliament for 24 hours after Trevor Mallard "named" Smith, prompting senior National MP to suggest Mallard was a "bully."
The Government has revealed the much-anticipated Zero Carbon legislation to Parliament, setting targets that could mean huge changes to New Zealand's agriculture sector.
National Leader Simon Bridges has been kicked out of the House for fighting with the Speaker after being accused of making "barnyard animal" noises.
People will vote on a proposal for a legal cannabis market in 2020 with tightly controlled rules including special bars for consumption, special outlets for sales, and strict rules for home-grown...
The press secretary described as an "emotional, junior staffer" by the National Party leader Simon Bridges has formally resigned.
One of the more charming aspects of New Zealand's Parliamentary system is how proposed member's Bills get chosen - a random ballot, conducted by drawing numbers out of an old biscuit tin.
Beneficiaries will be able to earn more without having their welfare cut under reforms announced by the Government today.
National's deputy leader Paula Bennett says she feels like the target of a racist attack by Māori government ministers.
After refusing to explicitly say he trusted senior National MP Judith Collins this morning, National leader Simon Bridges changed his tune when speaking to media this afternoon.
Senior National MP Judith Collins says she has full support for the "National Party leader" but has refused to say the words "I support Simon Bridges as National Leader".
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she could not get the support of NZ First on a capital gains tax, but that the government will now find other ways to achieve greater fairness in the system.