Jacinda Ardern not giving up on KiwiBuild

  Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she's not giving up the focus on building more affordable homes, while accepting KiwiBuild hasn't... Read More

Police announce firearms collection events

A list of collection events for the firearms amnesty and buy-back period is now available on the police website. Around 192 events – including... Read More

KiwiRail to get more than 100 new locomotives

Investment in rail infrastructure in the Wellbeing Budget will make trains more reliable and cut down on maintenance time and costs, rail ministers are... Read More

Investment in GPS technology will help save lives

Funding has been announced for a satellite-based augmentation system – SBAS – which Government says will help save lives and drive innovation. The... Read More

Gun owners angry over government buyback scheme

Gun owners feel angry, disappointed and ripped-off by the government's buyback plan, a local lobby group says. The government announced its compensation... Read More

Agencies to share information on family violence

  From July 1, family violence agencies and social services practitioners will be able to share information to better respond to family violence.   The... Read More

No smoking in cars with children to be law

  The Government’s plan to prohibit smoking in cars with children is a step closer with the Smoke-free Environments (Prohibiting Smoking... Read More

Parents and schools voices shut out on donations

At midnight tonight submissions will close on the Education (School Donations) Amendment Bill with a lot of parents and schools not having their chance... Read More

No tsunami threat to NZ after quake in Kermadecs

11.50am Update: The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management - MCDEM advise that there is no tsunami threat to NZ following the magnitude... Read More

Government funding new scientific programmes

The Government will invest $14.4 million into transformative new scientific research programmes including cutting-edge cancer treatment and vertical farming.... Read More

Govt failing to deliver on surgical mesh promises

National’s Associate Health spokesperson Maggie Barry says the Labour-led Government is failing to deliver on a promise to address issues surrounding... Read More

Petition for name change of Oranga Tamariki

A petition to change the name of Oranga Tamariki has been gaining traction online as Māori lawyers, midwives, and social workers call on the government... Read More

State house building increases nine fold

The building of state houses has ramped up nine fold in the past three years and Housing NZ is now building 2700 new homes, with 900 homes in the regions,... Read More

Simon Bridges eclipsed by Judith Collins

The popularity of the Leader of the Opposition and Tauranga MP Simon Bridges has taken another hit in the latest political polls. But the MP has previously... Read More

Road safety funding cut in Budget

  National’s Spokesperson for Police Chris Bishop is demanding that the Government explain why the Budget contains a $10 million funding... Read More