PM launches free school lunches

Flaxmere Primary School kids didn't just get a free lunch today, they had it served to them by the Prime Minister. PM Jacinda Ardern is...

Bridges outlines National’s economic goals

The National Party will campaign on a tax cut package, but the leader Simon Bridges is not yet revealing any of the details. Bridges delivered...

NZ First Foundation trustee was lobbying for donor

A lobbying firm run by a New Zealand First Foundation trustee pushed for a law change on behalf of a property development company, which...

SFO probe of NZ First Foundation begins

The Serious Fraud Office has begun an investigation in relation to the New Zealand First Foundation, a spokesman has confirmed. This comes after police last...

Bridges says Peters must step down

National Party leader Simon Bridges says the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation into the New Zealand First Foundation adds weight to calls for Winston...

National Party donations case: Jami-Lee Ross named

Jami-Lee Ross can be revealed as one of four men charged by the Serious Fraud Office over allegations about two $100,000 donations to the...

NZ First undeclared donations: Serious Fraud Office to investigate

New Zealand First will face a Serious Fraud Office investigation over failing to declare donations after complaints were made regarding donations to the NZ...

NZ First to review donations policy, pressure mounts on PM

The New Zealand First Party "will be reviewing its arrangements for party donations", the party's leader and Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has announced,...

Christchurch MPs Wagner and Carter to retire

Veteran Christchurch MPs Nicky Wagner and David Carter will retire after this year's general election. The two National list members have a combined 41 years...

MPs pay tribute to Mike Moore

Leaders across the political spectrum have paid tribute to former Prime Minister Mike Moore in Parliament's first sitting day of the year. Moore, who was...

Criticism of Peters ‘not fair’: PM defends deputy

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is defending her deputy, and New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters, amid criticism over donations to his party from the...

Peters on Foundation donations: ‘I did not receive any money’

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xo0dvUbG5AU?rel=0&autoplay=0&wmode=opaque] Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has attempted to bypass the media, answering questions about the secretive New Zealand First Foundation in a live...

Govt announces $300m homelessness action plan

The government is ramping up its efforts to stop using motels for emergency housing, announcing an extra 1000 transitional housing places will be ready...

PM pressured to pull Peters into line after ‘chilling’ photos

National is putting pressure on the Prime Minister to pull her deputy, Winston Peters, into line after he initially admitted to having photos taken...

Former PM Mike Moore farewelled

Politicians joined family, friends and the public to farewell former Prime Minister Mike Moore. ​Moore, the country's 34th leader 1990, a long-serving MP in Christchurch,...

National playing a dangerous game over virus

OPINION: Normally, times of emergency are non-contentious and non-political; it is not regarded as the done thing to try to score points from a...

Former PM Mike Moore dies at 71

Mike Moore, New Zealand's 34th Prime Minister, has died at the age of 71. Moore was at his home in Auckland when he died early...

Chapman Tripp advises Sky on Lightbox deal

Chapman Tripp advised Sky on its purchase of Lightbox, Spark’s streaming TV service. The deal completed this week. Chapman Tripp...

PM defends Govt record on Maori issues

The Prime Minister has sought to defend her government's record on Māori issues, rebutting criticism from Māori leaders at the annual Rātana celebrations. The Rātana...

‘No apologies’ over response to virus threat: PM

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she will make "no apologies" for rolling out "everything we can", when it comes to responding to the spread...

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