The National Party has rejected embattled MP Jami-Lee Ross's request for a proxy vote.
New information has emerged that has prompted Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway to reconsider his decision to grant residency to Karel Sroubek, a Czech kick-boxing champ serving prison time for drug-smuggling.
National leader Simon Bridges is demanding the resignation of Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway in the wake of new information about drug-smuggler Karel Sroubek.
Housing Minister Phil Twyford is accusing Judith Collins of inciting cyber-bullying of a young couple who just bought their first KiwiBuild home, but Collins has hit back, calling him a liar.
Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway has released the conditions he has set for Karel Sroubek, who he granted residency despite Sroubek's gang associations and prison time for drug-smuggling.
Last week's Government announcement that $224million is to be spent upgrading Whangarei and North Shore hospitals highlighted the use of healthcare as a political weapon.
Jacinda Ardern squares up her first year in office this week with a lead over her rivals as the latest polls finally catch up to her celebrity status overseas, but Kiwis are growing impatient with the pace of change.
A High Court judge says former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig sexually harassed his press secretary, while also ruling a controversial blogger defamed the ex-politician.
One of the country's most controversial trade deals has passed its third reading, paving the way for access to up to 480 million consumers across 11 countries.
Jacinda Ardern is promising no new regional fuel taxes while she is Prime Minister and is accusing National Leader Simon Bridges of spreading "utterly, incorrect, false" information about a Wellington fuel tax.
National leader Simon Bridges says Jami-Lee Ross is "no longer my problem" because he is not a National MP anymore.
Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross has been discharged from Middlemore Hospital and is in the care of a friend, the New Zealand Herald is reporting.
The National Party has only dropped 2% in the latest political poll, despite the tumultuous events of last week.
The National Party president is defending his handling of a complaint laid against former National MP Jami-Lee Ross.
National leader Simon Bridges is ordering an inquiry to ensure a culture where women feel safe - and has spoken to Paula Bennett about outing Jami-Lee Ross' extra-marital affairs.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said greater care needs to be taken around the mental health of MPs.
The Mental Health Foundation says language used to describe Jami-Lee Ross' distress is damaging to others with their own mental health troubles.
New Zealand could be a step closer to increasing the minimum residency required to get New Zealand Superannuation after a bill proposing an increase from 10 to 20 years was drawn from the parliamentary ballot.