The Don-Key team will be officially back in action from tomorrow when the Act caucus and board endorse former National leader Don Brash as the party's new leader.
Prime Minister John Key and French President Nicolas Sarkozy canvassed a range of issues including the world economy, climate change and the Afghanistan conflict during a brief meeting in Paris today (NZT).
Prime Minister John Key used an air force Iroquois chopper to get to a black tie dinner because the traffic was bad and it would be inappropriate for him to be late, his office says.
The Government can do little about inflation except rein in its own spending, Prime Minister John Key says.
Prime Minister John Key is defending comments by Finance Minister Bill English that New Zealand's wage gap with Australia could be an advantage.
There were no good offers for South Canterbury Finance, Prime Minister John Key said today as Labour argued a spike in the cost of the Retail Deposit Guarantee Scheme due to the company's collapse was avoidable.
Prime Minister John Key has declined an invitation from Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapakse to attend the Cricket World Cup semifinal between the two countries.
The noise in Parliament's debating chamber is above safety levels and today Prime Minister John Key was making more of it than anyone else, the Foundation for the Deaf says.
Investing in Auckland remains a high priority for the Government, despite economic cutbacks following the Christchurch earthquake, Prime Minister John Key said today.
Some government programmes will be axed as budget spending is cut to pay for rebuilding Christchurch, Prime Minister John Key says.
The national state of emergency imposed after last month's earthquake will be extended today and is likely to be in place for some time, Prime Minister John Key says.
The New Zealand dollar dived a third of a cent when the market reopened for the week, after Prime Minister John Key said a drop to the official cash rate would be useful.
A drop to the official cash rate - after Treasury figures showing the massive cost to the economy of the Christchurch earthquake - would be useful, Prime Minister John Key says.
Prime Minister John Key will today face the distressed residents of Christchurch's eastern suburbs who are accusing authorities of ignoring their plight.
The Christchurch earthquake is expected to take a $5 billion bite out of tax revenue over four years, Prime Minister John Key says.
There is still a chance the Rugby World Cup will go ahead in Christchurch, Prime Minister John Key says.
Christchurch can be rebuilt in a way that buildings will withstand any future earthquakes, Prime Minister John Key says.
Prime Minister John Key has thanked other countries for their support in the wake of the massive Christchurch earthquake.
Names of people killed in Tuesday's Christchurch earthquake are likely to start being released soon, Prime Minister John Key says.
Prime Minister John Key says Cabinet will decide at an emergency cabinet at 9.30 today whether to declare yesterday's Christchurch earthquake a national emergency.