Tourists will be hit by an extra charge to enter New Zealand, after Cabinet approved a $35 per visitor levy.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced an investigation into how a report into the Meka Whaitiri incident was leaked to the Herald.
Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters has denied a claim under Parliamentary privilege called under-fire deputy police commissioner Wally Haumaha to assure him "things would be okay".
Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage's proposals to cull 17,500 Himalayan mountain tahr has been described as an unnecessary ''large-scale search and destroy'' operation - destined to end up in court.
The staff member at the centre of an incident involving former government minister Meka Whaitiri was left bruised in the encounter, the National Party has claimed in Parliament.
Digital Services Minister Megan Woods has apologised to entrepreneur Derek Handley over the way his recruitment for the government chief technology officer role unfolded.
National's Simon Bridges says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has misled Parliament through her answers to him about her contact with digital entrepreneur Derek Handley and she needs to correct it.
Entrepreneur Derek Handley said no one from the Government has told him why he was dropped as New Zealand's chief technology officer after he'd accepted the job.
Sixteen women received honours in a special Suffrage 125 ceremony last night. There will be five more investiture ceremonies in Wellington this week.
Labour MP Meka Whaitiri has been sacked as a minister over allegations of a fracas with a staff member but the Prime Minister has left the door open for her to return to Cabinet.
Emails from former minister Clare Curran's personal Gmail account have failed to materialise at Parliament's Question Time, but Labour says they will still be made public.
The government is marking Suffrage Day with the introduction of legislation making it easier for employees to make a pay equity claim.
The Government will lift the annual refugee quota to 1500. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the increase will not take place immediately, but from July 2020.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she was talking about one thing and Newstalk ZB host Mike Hosking another when said she was "pretty pleased" when asked about GDP growth.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has apologised for the botched recruitment of entrepreneur Derek Handley as the Government’s chief technology officer, saying it could have been “tidier”.
In a show of unity, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been joined by Government coalition partners New Zealand First and the Green Party for a major speech in Auckland in which she has outlined the Government's next steps.
The Green Party has its own priority list to tick off in the two years until next election, and it includes matters beyond the party's confidence and supply agreement with Labour.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says a “diary issue” with her staff is responsible for the cancellation of appearances on weekend current affairs shows.
NZ First leader Winston Peters has dismissed media reports of cracks looming in the coalition Government as “balderdash”.