The negotiations behind the Government's attempts to reach a solution for residents hit by the Christchurch earthquakes had not been easy and had not been fun, Prime Minister John Key said in Queenstown yesterday.
In an unusual turn of events, Prime Minister John Key appears to be putting his money on Labour to take out the Te Tai Tokerau election.
As aftershocks continued to shake Christchurch today, Prime Minister John Key said he hoped announcements could be made soon on which parts of the city will be abandoned because of earthquake damage.
Prime Minister John Key has told the Earthquake Commission (EQC) to get its bills sorted after tradespeople said they were owed hundreds of thousands of dollars for post-quake emergency repair work.
New Zealanders feel Christchurch's pain after the latest devastating quakes to strike the city, Prime Minister John Key says.
Prime Minister John Key is signalling changes to industrial relations laws, but is keeping tight-lipped about the details.
Prime Minister John Key has defended Chinese investment in New Zealand, saying it can bring in capital and create jobs.
Prime Minister John Key is not buckling in the face of opposition to partial state-asset sales, telling a National Party conference in Auckland yesterday they had to win the debate and be proud of the policy heading into the November election.
Four Australian visitors had the surprise of a lifetime in Queenstown yesterday when they became the three-millionth Shotover Jet passengers, riding in the same jet-boat as Prime Minister John Key and his entourage.
The Government would pay for a recovery operation at the Pike River Coal mine if there was a credible proposal that it was safe and it would work.
Prime Minister John Key has been invited to visit US President Barack Obama at the White House this winter.
New ACT Party leader Don Brash has lashed Prime Minister John Key for being "totally irresponsible" over government borrowing in a "Dear John" letter he has released today.
John Key and Phil Goff clashed in Parliament yesterday over whether the changes in tomorrow's Budget to KiwiSaver, Working for Families and student loans amounted to broken promises by National.
This Thursday's budget will chart a path to surplus and make "modest" changes to Working For Families, KiwiSaver and student loans, Prime Minister John Key says.
Prime Minister John Key will next month become the first New Zealand prime minister to address Australia's Parliament.
A man charged with threatening to kill Prime Minister John Key has been remanded to reappear in Palmerston North District Court later this month.
Prime Minister John Key has batted away criticism over a $275,000 makeover for his Wellington residence -- the latest in a string of taxpayer-funded government activities being questioned.
Prime Minister John Key says he has no control over the official protection he receives but Labour says his predecessor Helen Clark turned down the security on more than one occasion.
There will be $55.2 million over four years in the upcoming budget to get young people into jobs, Prime Minister John Key announced today at Trentham military training camp in Wellington.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key says he has made "genuine progress" in reforming departure tax, which was one of the big issues he discussed with UK Prime Minister David Cameron at Downing St in London today.