Politics

00:39
The protesters ceremonially burned their living structures after they were ordered to close their camp for fear of spring flooding.

Raw: Dakota pipeline protesters burn their tents ahead of camp closure

The protesters ceremonially burned their living structures after they were ordered to close their camp.

04:28
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse announces measures to stop employers who breach immigration and employment law from recruiting migrant workers.

Employers who breach immigration rules face two-year ban on overseas recruiting

"Migrant workers have the same rights as any other worker," said Michael Woodhouse.

01:46
Schools are being told to budget for the growing needs of transgender students.

Trump administration to revoke new guidelines on bathroom access for transgender students

The US president believes states should decide, not the federal government.

02:17
The crackdown doesn't apply to immigrants who were children when they illegally entered the US.

Trump puts 11 million illegal immigrants on notice in new crackdown

Crackdown doesn't apply to immigrants who were children when they illegally entered US.

01:52
The latest Colmar Brunton poll had 61 per cent of people saying yes.

Kiwis want Government to continue sending representatives to Waitangi for annual commemorations

Changes are being proposed to the way politicians are welcomed to Waitangi on February 5.

00:31
Green Party MP Catherine Delahunty said 12,000 New Zealanders want swimmable rivers now, not in the future.

'They want swimmable rivers now' - 12,000 sign petition calling for cleaner NZ rivers

A Green Party MP said she hopes Nick Smith will make change the fresh water policy.

02:02
The Labour leader is way behind Bill English according to the latest poll.

John Armstrong: Poll, what poll? Andrew Little puts his head in the election year sand

The Labour leader didn't want to acknowledge how far ahead Bill English is, says our columnist.

00:38
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 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.

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