Politics

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The PM also quashed any talks on TVNZ reforms, around ownership, saying there aren't any on the way.

PM quashes talks of national sport events being free-to-air: 'Govt getting involved won't make it better'

Last year a bill was introduced to parliament calling for all sports of national significance to be made free-to-air.

Maryan Street.

Maryan Street rules out return to Parliament

The former Labour MP says she's decided not to accept a spot on the party's list.

United States Vice President Mike Pence speaks during the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany.

Vice President Mike Pence 'disappointed' about being misled over Russia by Michael Flynn

Donald Trump forced Flynn to resign for misleading his deputy.

04:50
There are 37 irrigation bans in drought-prone Hawke's Bay, bet bottling companies are taking the local water for free to sell at a profit.

'You go to the supermarket and pay $3.50 for our water they've bottled for free' - fuming Hawke's Bay resident

Nearly a dozen companies have been granted consent to take water from underground aquifers.

02:49
In Washington, teachers whose performance was linked to pay quickly became 'teaching superstars'.

Should teachers be paid based on their performance?

Seven Sharp spoke to several New Zealand teachers who are against a performance-based pay.

02:06
Phil Goff has proposed implementing the so-called living wage for over 2000 Auckland Council employees.

Video: $5 pay rise on the horizon for Auckland, Wellington council staff

A new "living wage" incentive for council staff is a blessing for the likes of Wellington parking warden Fuifui Anae.

02:03
The Maori and Mana parties will fight the election as allies after years of tension and fighting.

Hone Harawira signals foreshore and seabed fight back on as he stands in Maori seat

Mana and the Maori Party are joining forces to try to win back the Maori seats they lost at the 2014 election.

00:41
The Prime Minister says he's concerned Super Fund CEO Adrian Orr received a 36 per cent rise against the advice of Mr English and the State Services Commission.

PM puts board of Super Fund on notice after CEO's whopping 36% pay rise

Bill English has put the board of the $32 billion New Zealand Super Fund on notice after it went against his wishes.

02:20
Republican Senator John McCain says without the free press the US would lose its liberties.

'That's how dictatorships start' – top Republican leader criticises Trump for attack on media

Republican Senator John McCain says without the free press the US would lose its liberties.

00:53
People in Sweden have been scratching their heads over the US President's comments.

President Trump says suggestion of major Swedish incident was actually reference to Fox News TV show

Trump said "look what's happening last night in Sweden" as he alluded to past terror attacks in Europe.

01:25
Professor Al Gillespie has just returned from the US where he got a taste of a nation under Trump's presidency.

'The levels of protest in San Francisco were unprecedented... everyone's angry'

Professor Al Gillespie has just returned from the US where he got a taste of a nation under Trump's presidency.

01:09
The Prime Minister is asked about NZ First's possible post-election role following the latest poll result.

'No' - Bill English stands firm on chances of a pre-election deal with Winston

The stance comes as new poll figures put English well ahead in the preferred Prime Minister stakes.

02:05
The Florida rally was all about cultivating the image that Trump is winning.

Four weeks into being POTUS, Trump appears to be back on the campaign trail

The president has been trying refocus after reports of dysfunction within his administration.

04:27
Labour and the Greens have closed the gap on National, according to the latest 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton poll.

1 NEWS poll: Labour and Greens close gap on National following John Key's departure

PM Bill English has made a strong start in the preferred Prime Minister stakes, however.

00:40
Dressed in a Trump t-shirt, the man gushed over the president while giving an impromptu speech on stage.

President Trump brings fan on stage in bizarre rally in Florida

Dressed in a Trump t-shirt, the man gushed over the president while giving an impromptu speech on stage.

00:52
Mr Blair claims people voted without knowing the true terms of leaving the EU.

Former British PM Tony Blair calls on people to rise up against Brexit

Mr Blair claims people voted without knowing the true terms of leaving the EU.

Trump slams 'fake news media' after combative press conference

He named several news outlets 'the enemy of the American people' in a tweet.

00:32
Trump has promised to make Mexico pay for the wall, something Mexican officials say they will not do.

Hundreds of Mexicans form 'human wall' at the border to protest Donald Trump's barrier plan

The demonstrators waved colourful swatches of cloth to their US neighbours.

03:17
The pair are still forging a personal relationship, but could be forced together when working out how to deal with the US president.

Australia again rejects NZ refugee offer

"(The offer) is one that we appreciate but our focus is on completing the arrangements with the United States," Mr Turnbull told reporters.

01:59
1 NEWS understands a number of New Zealand companies are owned money, the debt stretching into the millions of dollars.

'It's been agonising' – Government puts PNG on notice over millions owed to Kiwi businesses

1 NEWS understands a number of New Zealand companies are owned money, the debt stretching into the millions of dollars.

00:31
The US President attacked the media again today, prompting Malcolm Turnbull to quote Winston Churchill in response.

Malcolm Turnbull takes sly dig at nemesis Donald Trump over 'fake news'

The US President attacked the media again, prompting Turnbull to quote Winston Churchill in response.

00:25
Donald Trump never looked less presidential than today. Moments like this characterised today's staggering address.

Watch: 'I want to find a friendly reporter, are you a friendly reporter?' - the moment Trump's presser turned to farce

Donald Trump never looked less presidential than today. Moments like this characterised today’s staggering address.

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02:02
A US appeals court has refused to overturn a ruling that suspended the US president's ban.

Trump looking to soften travel ban imposed on seven Muslim nations to avoid legal stoush

Lawyers say the softened ban focuses solely on foreigners who have never entered the US.

The Australian prime minister says the call between him and the US president ended "cordially".

US President Trump set to cast shadow over English-Turnbull talks

How to deal with Donald Trump's unpredictability will be a key theme in talks between the NZ and OZ PM's in Queenstown.

01:23
TVNZ’s US Correspondent says Trump is going back on the campaign trail for a 2020 re-election.

Rebecca Wright: 'I think Trump likes running for President rather than being President!'

TVNZ's US Correspondent says Trump is going back on the campaign trail for a 2020 re-election.

Bill English.

Global issues high on the agenda as English and Turnbull hold trans-Tasman talks in Queenstown

The PM is also particularly keen to talk about the pathway to citizenship for Kiwis living in Australia.

Gerry Brownlee.

Gerry Brownlee concerned about time taken to declare Civil Defence emergency in Christchurch

Mr Brownlee says there are "several structural issues" to address.

A federal court is hearing arguments over the ban, decision expected later this week.

President Trump kept Pence in dark over Flynn's Russia call - officials

Six days into his presidency Trump apparently knew about his national security advisers contacts with Russia.

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