Politics

Today is World SmokeFree Day and the Govt will release new cigarette packaging details

Draft regulations to cover the plain packaging of cigarettes will be released today.

01:08
Prime Minister John Key said there is enough free information for Foreign Affairs to know which US ships are nuclear.

Will the Government rely on Google to maintain NZ's nuclear-free law?

Prime Minister John Key says the nuclear-armed Chinese Navy has also been invited to send a ship to New Zealand later this year.

British American Tobacco is considering legal action over Government’s plain packaging laws.

Exclusive: Government to unveil new cigarette packaging on World Smokefree Day

ONE News understands the packets will look very similar to those in Australia.

02:09
The government remains adamant that investors are not the problem, and says the housing market isn't failing.

Govt defends 'obscene' cost of housing consultants

The money was spread over five years during which $9 billion was spent on housing subsidies.

00:21
The cake-throwing was thought to be in protest to the far-left politician's policy on refugees.

Video: Cake thrown in face of German opposition leader by protester

Sahra Wagenknechtg got more than she bargained for over the weekend.

00:26
Grant Robertson says the Government has a moral responsibility to ensure people are housed.

Government has a moral responsibility to ensure people are housed - Labour

Grant Robertson says Government must be an active player in urban development.

00:30
The republican presidential nominee was holding a rally in the Fresno area, and police were forced to bust through a line of protesters to access a venue.

Hundreds gather to protest Donald Trump outside stadium

The presidential nominee was at a rally where police were forced to bust through a line of protesters to access a venue.

02:38
Trump has become the Republican nominee and is neck-and-neck with Hillary Clinton in national polls.

How did Donald Trump get just one step away from the White House?

Perhaps Trump's biggest pull is that he continues to insist he is not one of Washington's elite.

02:19
A new funding structure revealed in the budget means schools will get no extra cash in operations grants.

Targeted funding for education may fail some schools

An extra $43 million will target children from families who have been welfare beneficiaries for several years.

04:08
Trump finally passed the key figure of 1237 delegates without needing next month’s California primary to push over the line.

Obama admits other world leaders are 'rattled' by a 'cavalier' Trump

Trump finally passed the key figure of 1237 delegates without needing next month’s California primary to push over the line.

01:08
A man was restrained as drama unfolded right outside Parliament buildings.

Parliament protester facing up to five years in prison

Kenneth Thurston is charged with reckless disregard for the safety of Parliament.

01:23
Mixed reactions followed the reading of the budget in Parliament today.

Budget: How did the other parties take it?

Mixed reactions followed the reading of the budget in Parliament today.

Trump protesters cause chaos in California after riot a day earlier

Cleanup crews spent today clearing away broken glass and charred debris in Albuquerque after yesterday's riot.

Budget 2016: Opposition leader Andrew Little slams 'hodge podge' budget saying 'middle NZ' misses out

He criticised the government saying it was too focused on the "few at the very top".

02:24
No great vision and no great splash is the consensus from the ONE News Gallery.

Budget: Education, health, big winners as Govt unveils $2.6 billion spending package

Bill English is cautiously splashing the cash as Treasury make a series of positive predictions for NZ's economy.

00:31
The Smokefree Coalition took the anti-smoking message right to the heart of Government.

Students lie in 'deathly silence' outside Parliament in protest against death by smoking

The Smokefree Coalition, which organised the protest, wants NZ to be smoke-free by 2025.

00:54
Paula Bennett

Bennett lambasts media over the 'housing crisis thing', just days after saying being homeless was a 'crisis'

Paula Bennett appears to be now toeing the party line on the non-use of the word crisis.

01:23
Paula Bennett's announcement about new measures to combat the Auckland housing crisis came as a surprise to the Finance Minister.

Corin Dann: Bill English 'blindsided' over plan to help Auckland homeless

Paula Bennett's announcement about new measures to help the homeless came as a surprise to the Finance Minister.

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Budget preview: Funding for CYF, healthcare but not first home buyers expected

It is anticipated significant spending will be announced at 2pm today for Child, Youth and Family.

02:07
The Police Association says NZ’s increasing number of road deaths means we can’t afford to reduce patrolling cops.

Police Minister 'not a big fan of absolute restrictions on speed'

Judith Collins doesn't seem worried about pulling patrolling in favour of cops pursuing burglaries.

02:12
This budget is expected to focus on providing more accommodation for low income families and the freeing up of more land in Auckland.

First home buyers set to be disappointed with Budget

The Government has ruled out any new measures to help young buyers get into the property market.

Pita Tipene John Carter Waihoroi Shortland and Colin Dale.

Far North council and iwi begin new era of cooperation

The signing allows Ngati Hine to contribute to council policy making and advise on council matters.

Winston Peters proposes loan write-off for students who work in labour-short regions

Students would have to work for five years in regions where there's a labour shortage.

02:18
The Finance Minister signalled paying down debt was a priority over tax cuts.

Labour calls government's flip-flopping tax talk 'a farce'

Grant Roberston says John Key needs to be clearer about where the money for his $3b tax cut is coming from.

03:02
The Labour leader says the Government's focus on those at the top is leaving everyone else behind.

Little's speech 'just a pile of slogans', Joyce says

The Labour leader used a pre-budget speech to accuse National of tilting the economy in favour of the rich.

03:02
The Labour leader says the Government's focus on those at the top is leaving everyone else behind.

Andrew Little's pre-Budget message: Middle New Zealand is missing out

The Labour leader says the Government's focus is on those at the top and not 'middle New Zealand'.

12:07
Could the world be on the brink of a Third World War? General Sir Richard Shirreff says it could happen in the next year.

'It'll be more dangerous than the Cold War' - Top strategist on possible 'all-out' war between West and Russia

"Unless the right steps are taken, I think there's a real chance this could happen."

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