Silver Angels program proves age gap no bar to bonding

A community partnership between Seasons Waterford West, Windaroo Valley State High School and the Rotary Club of Beenleigh is making...

New model for state broadcasters supported

D-Day is looming for a decision on the new public broadcasting "super entity", with the final Cabinet meeting of the year on Monday. If Broadcasting...

‘Historic change’: KiwiRail funding hailed

The government is moving to fast-track billions in funding for rail investments in a change that is being hailed as historic. The state-owned enterprise's funding...

Report can’t substantiate Labour sex assault allegation

A review into allegations of sexual assault by a Labour Party staffer has been unable to substantiate the claims, but did identify "overbearing and...

‘No body, no parole’ proposes National MP’s members’ bill

A National MP wants to see no parole for convicted murderers if they don't reveal the location of their victim's body. Hamilton West MP Tim...

Minimum wage to rise to $18.90

Workers on minimum wage will get a financial boost in 2020 with the rate increasing to $18.90 per hour in April. The increase, announced today...

A mixed year for politicians of the South

The political year ground to a halt on Wednesday with the adjournment debate. Southern Say is also adjourning until February, but not before considering what...

Peters backs NZME’s bid to buy Stuff

NZ First leader Winston Peters has thrown his support behind NZME buying rival news agency Stuff, warning that this country's media industry is in...

‘A case of exhaustion I think’: Shane Jones taken to hospital

Senior NZ First Minister Shane Jones has been taken to hospital, a spokesperson has confirmed. The NZ First MP was seen leaving Parliament in a...

‘Celebrities get influence’: Bridges slams Labour over Faafoi case

Simon Bridges is accusing the Government of showing favouritism to celebrities. Newshub claims Broadcasting Minister Kris Faafoi made promises to long-time friend, musician Jason Kerrison,...

Govt to splash $12b on roads, rail, schools, healthcare

The Government will spend an extra $12 billion on infrastructure, split across new roading, rail, schools and healthcare projects, Finance Minister Grant Robertson has...

Kris Faafoi apologises to PM over immigration issue

Cabinet Minister Kris Faafoi says he has apologised to the Prime Minister over his mishandling of an immigration matter. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she...

‘Bro I have a plan’:Faafoi offered help in friend’s immigration case

Newshub has revealed that Broadcasting Minister Kris Faafoi may have breached Cabinet rules by offering to help "speed up" a friend's immigration case. Messages between...

Faafoi offered to help in friend’s immigration case

Newshub has revealed that Broadcasting Minister Kris Faafoi may have breached Cabinet rules by offering to help "speed up" a friend's immigration case. Messages between...

Govt reveals cannabis rules for public ‘reeferendum’

New Zealanders have been given a first glimpse at what they will be voting for in next year's cannabis referendum. The Government today announced the...

‘The dope and the weed’: Peters mocks Bennett over cannabis

Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters used a meme of Paula Bennett to get laughs from Parliament and mock the National MP over the cannabis...

Submissions heard in Dunedin on gun law proposals

Otago and Southland firearms owners acted in self-defence yesterday, several making submissions to a Parliamentary select committee considering gun control legislation. Store owners, shooting club...

Govt to ban foreign donations to political parties, candidates

The Government has announced it will ban foreign donations to political parties and candidates in a bid to "protect New Zealand from foreign interference". Legislation...

Government opens Suicide Prevention Office

The Government has officially opened the country's first-ever Suicide Prevention Office and has also announced an extra $12 million in funding for Māori and...

Breast cancer diagnosis not stopping Labour MP

Labour list MP Jan Tinetti has been diagnosed with breast cancer but says it won't stop her campaigning for a seat in the 2020...

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