New Zealand First leader Winston Peters is proposing removing GST from basic food, but without providing any detail on what he regards as basic food.
A Dunedin youth advocate has concerns the Government's plan to send serious youth offenders to boot camps is canvassing already failed policy.
Prime Minister Bill English has announced a $267 million investment for commuter rail in Auckland and Wellington.
Labour is promising to build a 20km light rail line from the city to the airport as a priority - partly funded by higher petrol prices - leader Jacinda Ardern announced today.
Jacinda Ardern has announced a portfolio reshuffle caused by her ascension to Labour leader.
Former Labour prime minister Helen Clark has told Jacinda Ardern to pay no attention to any sexist attacks on her and just get on with the job.
Jacinda Ardern says she is about to "run the campaign of our lives" as the newly elected Labour Party leader looks to resurrect the party's flailing poll results.
Andrew Little today quit as Labour leader, clearing the way for fomer deputy Jacinda Ardern to take over.
The Ministry of Social Development has indicated that it is likely to take a look at Green co-leader Metiria Turei's admission that she lied about her benefit two decades ago.
Winston Peters says if NZ First is in Government Kiwis will be asked two questions in a binding referendum - if the Maori seats should be abolished, and if Parliament should be reduced to 100 MPs.
Labour leader Andrew Little says the different positions of Labour and the Greens on National's Budget package for families is not a sign of a crack in the their agreement to co-operate.