Politics

05:12
Clinton is expected to get a boost in the polls after closing the Democratic Convention, but she still has a mountain to climb in her quest for the Oval Office.

Jack Tame: 'Hillary Clinton still has one last ceiling to smash'

Clinton is expected to get a boost in the polls after closing the Democratic Convention, but she still has a mountain to climb in her quest for the Oval Office.

01:27
The Democratic presidential nominee says Trump’s promise to fix America on his own is disrespectful to hard-working every day people.

Clinton relishes nomination as first woman to lead major US party

Promising Americans a steady hand, Clinton cast herself as a unifier for divided times.

00:18
While his wife Hillary Clinton accepted her nomination, it was unclear what Bill was thinking.

Gaping Bill! Hillary Clinton's husband looks hilariously lovestruck at the Democratic Convention

While his wife Hillary Clinton accepted her nomination, it was unclear what Bill was thinking.

01:14
The presidential hopeful challenged voters to question whether a man who ‘loses his cool at the slightest provocation’ is fit for the Oval Office.

'Let's be stronger together' Hillary Clinton closes Democratic Convention with charged speech

Clinton accepted the nomination with "determination and boundless confidence".

01:01
Doug Elmets and Donald Trump

'Trump is a petulant, dangerously unbalanced reality TV star' - Republican at Democratic Convention

The loathing of Trump reaches a new level as veteran Republican Doug Elmets lashes out.

Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett.

Govt fronting up with $9m to address homeless problem with two new schemes

Paula Bennett expects the funding will help community organisations to work with around 2000 people.

01:50
The US president endorsed Clinton with a rousing speech at the Democratic Convention.

Hillary Clinton to make case that she is ready for the White House

Clinton will speak at the Democratic party convention this afternoon.

01:26
Barack Obama

Jack Tame: All everyone is talking about is how good Barack Obama was

Our US Correspondent says the President's speech at the Democratic Convention was 'vintage Obama'.

01:01
Appearing on CNN Tonight, Angela Rye couldn’t hide what she really thought when Kayleigh McEnany started ripping into Hillary Clinton.

An eye-roll of disgust – CNN panellist's epic reaction seen around the world

Appearing on CNN Tonight, Angela Rye couldn't hide what she really thought when Kayleigh McEnany ripped into Hillary Clinton.

02:48
Both sides of the political divide are quick to distance themselves from Trump’s comments, his own party calling Russia’s leader a devious thug.

Trump denies links to Putin after telling Russia to hack Hillary Clinton's emails

Both sides of the political divide are quick to distance themselves from Trump’s comments, his own party calling Russia’s leader a devious thug.

02:35
In a race that's been funny and fearful, here are seven facts about the presidential contest.

USA president mythbusters: What will Bill Clinton be called if Hillary wins?

In a race that's been funny and fearful, here are seven facts about the presidential contest.

02:42
TVNZ's US correspondent says the relationship between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton supporters seems to have improved.

Jack Tame: 'People are united by a common enemy'

TVNZ's US correspondent says the relationship between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton supporters seems to have improved.

01:03
The US president said last week’s Republican Convention was filled with a ‘deeply, pessimistic vision full of anger and hate’.

'That is not the America I know': President Obama takes aim at Trump in DNC speech

The US president said last week’s Republican Convention was filled with a ‘deeply, pessimistic vision full of anger and hate’.

01:56
Clinton's campaign quickly responded, calling it a "national security issue".

Donald Trump accused of encouraging espionage, inviting Russia to hack Hillary Clinton

Clinton's campaign quickly responded, calling it a "national security issue".

00:44
The Prime Minister doesn’t think Rudd’s late bid will have "much impact on the dynamics" of the race for Secretary General.

Australian cabinet to decide if they'll back Kevin Rudd for top UN job

Helen Clark is about to find out whether she's going to face a trans-Tasman rival.

02:08
With Donald Trump confirmed as the Republican nominee he turns his sights to the White House.

Donald Trump asks Russia to find Hillary Clinton's missing emails

A senior adviser for Clinton's campaign accused Trump of encouraging a foreign government to spy against his opponent.

Opinion: Treament of Aboriginal boys in Australia a warning bell for New Zealand

No room for complacency over shocking Northern Territory images, says Dita DeBoni.

Breaking
02:15
More than half a million people expected to be working in the industry in coming years.

Unitary Plan revealed: The big vision for Auckland says 131,000 new homes in next seven years to meet demand

The long awaited Auckland Unitary Plan, devised by an independent panel, has been released publicly.

01:47
A unanimous state-by-state vote has officially made Clinton the party’s nominee.

'History' – how Hillary Clinton reacted to being voted in as Democratic presidential candidate

A unanimous state-by-state vote has officially made Clinton the party's nominee.

01:47
A unanimous state-by-state vote has officially made Clinton the party’s nominee.

Hillary Clinton formally nominated as Democratic presidential candidate

Clinton is the first woman to become White House nominee for a major US party.

00:27
The First Lady gave a glowing recommendation of Mrs Clinton during her Democratic National Convention speech.

'There is only one person who I trust' - Michelle Obama endorses Hillary Clinton

The First Lady gave a glowing recommendation of Mrs Clinton during her Democratic National Convention speech.

00:57

National's Maurice Williamson to leave Parliament next year - 30 years after first being elected

Williamson made headlines for the "big gay rainbow" speech he made in 2013.

01:31
Our US Correspondent with his take on what to expect at the Democratic Convention.

Jack Tame: If you thought the Republicans were dysfunctional, I expect the Democrats to be the same

Our US Correspondent with his take on what to expect at the Democratic Convention.

'Hell No, DNC, we won't vote for Hillary' - Democrats fire up ahead of national convention

Thousands of demonstrators took to Philadelphia's sweltering streets today.

01:51
George Schultz was in Wellington for an ANZUS meeting in 1984 and is concerned over Labour's anti-nuclear policy

Flashback: Visiting US Secretary of State argues the case for nuclear warships to visit New Zealand

George Schultz was in Wellington for an ANZUS meeting in 1984 and is concerned over Labour's anti-nuclear policy

00:39

'I don't think Donald Trump is right about anything' – Sir Geoffrey Palmer

The former NZ Prime Minister took a swipe at the Republican Presidential nominee on TVNZ's Q+A.

00:32
The Democratic presidential nominee and her running mate are sharing a stage at their first public campaign event.

Hillary Clinton praises new running mate as 'everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not'

Mrs Clinton said Mr Kaine cares more about making a difference than making headlines.

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