The Electoral Commission is apologising for releasing screenshots that identified the person who took them to the team of a political candidate who is under investigation.
The Maori Party officially has some Pasifika backing, with the announcement that six candidates of Pacific descent will run in the upcoming general election.
Partnerships between iwi and Government to develop a strong network of regional rail connections could generate thousands of jobs and billions of dollars, the Maori Party says.
Changes to Whanau Ora trumpeted by the minister in charge of the scheme, Maori Party co-leader Tariana Turia, unfortunately seem only to have raised more concerns with critics.
The Maori Party council will meet today to discuss a call for co-leader Pita Sharples to stand down.
National's "mixed ownership model" - the innocuous-sounding vehicle tasked with making the party's unpopular privatisation agenda more appetising - paradoxically may yet end up making the partial sell-offs of state corporations even less palatable to voters.
The Maori Party's suggestion that it might walk out on its relationship with National has been played down by the Prime Minister.
Even before Parliament reassembles for the year, the temperature of politics rises.
The Maori Party's Pita Sharples has been re-elected as the party's co-leader after fellow MP Te Ururoa Flavell told the party he was unwilling to challenge Dr Sharples for the position.
Developing Whanau Ora, a ministerial committee on poverty and a new focus for Te Puni Kokiri are the centrepiece of an agreement reached yesterday between National and the Maori Party on confidence and supply.
The Maori Party hui over a proposed confidence and supply agreement with National began last night but ministerial positions would not be discussed, Maori Party president Pem Bird told The New Zealand Herald.
Despite a battering at the polls, Maori Party leaders will today push John Key for more than "short-term gains" as the party seeks to solidify its position in the National-led Government.
The Otago Daily Times is profiling the region's electorates, the candidates, and the issues in the lead-up to this month's general election. Reporter Eileen Goodwin takes a look at Te Tai Tonga.
The Maori Party wants to make te reo "compulsorily available" in schools by 2015 but pupils would not be compelled to take the subject.
ACT leader Don Brash is challenging the Maori Party to a debate after his party ran controversial racial ads at the weekend.
Mana Party leader Hone Harawira says he will persist in seeking new talks with the Maori Party despite initial resistance from Maori Party co-leader Pita Sharples and his own Mana members.
The Maori Party is calling on Mana Party leader Hone Harawira to apologise for his outburst against by-election rival Solomon Tipene.
The Maori Party says co-leader Tariana Turia was not pressured to admit she "stuffed up" in effectively writing off her own candidate in the Te Tai Tokerau by-election.
The Maori Party is ruling out standing against Hone Harawira in his Te Tai Tokerau electorate - for now.
As new foreshore legislation makes its way through Parliament independent MP Hone Harawira, has written to his former Maori Party colleagues pleading them to pull support for it.