Politics

Jacinda Ardern pips up at the end about her experience of being compared to Donald Trump.

PM and Deputy PM mistakenly receive thousands worth of accommodation allowances

Ms Ardern and Mr Peters have received apologies for the blunder.

Dame Susan Devoy said Mr Peters described her as "a bit round" in 1987, but the deputy PM disputes that.

Winston Peters remains NZ First leader, deputy spot up for grabs

A NZ First press release says his "sole nomination was carried with acclaim".

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1 NEWS political reporter Katie Bradford brings us the latest details from the National Party leadership race.

Analysis: National Party leadership race fires up, deputy position now open

1 NEWS political reporter Katie Bradford brings the latest details from the race.

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He’s the fifth contender to put his name forward for National’s top position.

Steven Joyce confident he's different to Key and English - 'I have a reputation for getting things done'

Mr Joyce will contest the National Party leadership and says: "I'm a little bit different and bring my own style".

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Jacinda Ardern insists it’s “still early days” as Labour jumps nine points to 48 per cent approval.

'I'm consistently sceptical of polls' - PM brushes off Labour's best approval rating in 15 years

Jacinda Ardern insists it's "still early days" as Labour jumps nine points to 48 per cent - ahead of National.

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The PM was reserved in her opinion of the five National leader candidates.

Watch: Jacinda Ardern refuses 'passing judgement' on crowded National Party leadership race

The PM was reserved in her opinion of the five National leader candidates.

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Dr Bryce Edwards says the PM’s pregnancy has renewed “Jacinda-mania”, fuelling Labour’s best poll result since 2003.

Watch: Jacinda's 'baby bump' fuelled Labour's dramatic poll jump, says political analyst

Bryce Edwards says the jump of nine per cent in Labour's approval in the space of just one poll interval was "very rare".

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At 48 per cent, the Labour Party's figures are at its highest level in 15 years, but it comes at the expense of its support partners.

Labour soars to highest level in 15 years in new 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton poll

Labour is at 48 per cent, up nine points on December, while National has slipped three to 43 per cent.

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After a strong start in opposition, National's support has faded a little.

Labour soars at the expense of its governing partners in new 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton poll

Greens leader James Shaw says that's one reason his party decided against a full coalition with Labour.

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The message comes as the impact statement is set to be released on Wednesday.

Jacinda Ardern 'strongly hopes' to release full text of revised TPP deal this week

The message comes as the impact statement is set to be released on Wednesday.

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Barnaby Joyce's widely-publicised affair with one of his secretaries led to the ban in Australia's Government.

Jacinda Ardern says no need for Australian-style 'bonk ban' on Government Ministers

Barnaby Joyce's widely-publicised affair with one of his secretaries led to the ban in Australia.

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The former hostage negotiator and cop wants to be the man to take on the government.

'I am in to win this race' - Mark Mitchell enters National Party leadership race, has stern words for government

Mr Mitchell says he has a proven track record of leadership that sets him apart from his rivals.

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The coalition government is in crisis with a public row between Joyce and the PM stepping up a notch.

'You confront it head on' - Barnaby Joyce's issues with Malcolm Joyce 'resolved' - report

The pair had a spat over Mr Joyce's affair with an ex-staffer, now pregnant with their child.

Steven Joyce.

Steven Joyce, Mark Mitchell mull National's leadership race - reports

The pair are expected to declare their intentions over the job today.

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Mr Brownlee seemed to suggest he would not be putting his hand up for the National Party Leader role.

Gerry Brownlee suggests he won't run for National's leadership - 'People confuse position with influence'

The former Cabinet minister seemed to shy away from throwing his own hat in the ring.

The US president's announcement on Twitter has sparked protests and outrage in Washington and beyond.

Trump vents fury over Russia investigation: 'They are laughing their asses off in Moscow'

An indictment has just charged 13 Russians with a plot to interfere in the US election.

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The collision of a Greek boat and Turkish vessel was caught on video.

Tensions between Turkey, Greece rise after boat collision

The collision of a Greek boat and Turkish vessel was caught on video.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks next to a poster depicting an online ad that attempted to suppress voters.

Social media firms got played by Russian agents says US government

The alleged scheme was run by the Internet Research Agency, a troll farm based in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Vogue shot of Jacinda Ardern continues to capture attention

Vogue's story about the PM has received mix reaction but the picture is being praised.

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An emotional Jimmy Kimmel made an impassioned speech asking for gun reform in the US.

'Children are being murdered' - Jimmy Kimmel blames Trump, Congress for school shooting

An emotional Jimmy Kimmel made an impassioned speech asking for gun reform in the US.

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It comes after employees at law firm Russell McVeagh were accused of inappropriate behaviour towards student interns.

'Enough of these dinosaur views' - Government's plan to tackle workplace sexual harassment

"We are going to look at everything that we can do to make sure that our workplaces are safe."

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Australia's PM has tried to calm the escalating war of words between him and his deputy-PM, Barnaby Joyce.

Video: Malcolm Turnbull defends his criticism of deputy-PM Barnaby Joyce

Australia's PM has tried to calm the escalating war of words between him and his deputy.

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Mr Joyce has stood defiant against pressure to resign, in the wake of his staff sex scandal.

Watch: Barnaby Joyce lashes out at Malcolm Turnbull as 'inept', refusing to resign as Australia's deputy PM

Joyce has stood defiant against pressure to resign, in the wake of his staff sex scandal.

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Could there be "a little bit of residual ill-feeling" after Bill English stepped down? The 1 NEWS politics team tell us what they know.

Inside Parliament Podcast: 'It was a total surprise' – English expected to go ...just not this week

Could there be some "residual ill-feeling"? The 1 NEWS politics team tell us what they know.

There's a catch to Act's latest policy, David Seymour says schools will have to opt out of the collective union agreement.

ACT leader David Seymour to Dance with the Stars

Mr Seymour is following in the footsteps of one of his party's former leaders, Rodney Hyde.

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