Politics

00:24
Health Minister Nick Smith says the business of bottling water makes up a tiny fraction of what NZ's water resources are used for.

John Armstrong: Water exports a lightning rod for voter dissatisfaction

"In one swoop, Smith managed to turn charging for water into the hottest of election issues."

00:34
Bill English has also again rebutted information from former Defence Minister Wayne Mapp, saying it is nothing new.

Prime Minister concedes uncertainty now around civilian casualties in SAS raid

A book by Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson alleges the SAS-led raid left six civilians dead.

02:28
The former prime minister admits, at the end of the day, it's unlikely he'll be remembered as a big reformer.

John Key signs off, admits he liked being liked: 'I liked that engagement with people'

The former prime minister admits, at the end of the day, it's unlikely he'll be remembered as a big reformer.

00:31
The former prime minister said his marriage had strengthened despite having "armed officers in the living room".

Watch: 'I love you, I thank you' - John Key's parting words in Parliament saved for wife Bronagh

The former prime minister said his time in Parliament has been "a privilege an honour and a blast".

Shores of Lake Te Anau offered up for oil and gas exploration

Energy Minister Judith Collins has announced the areas where oil companies will be allowed to prospect.

00:22
Labour's Maori seat MPs will stand in the electorates only and forgo their party's list.

Opinion: Labour's Maori seat MPs forgoing list spots could backfire as a move

The policy announced yesterday has risks, writes 1 NEWS Maori Affairs reporter Yvonne Tahana.

03:36
The author hits back at a Defence Force statement that "allegations of civilian casualties were unfounded".

'They have great integrity' - Bennett backs Defence Force after claims of civilian deaths in SAS operation

The Deputy PM says she takes the NZ Defence Force's word that no Afghan civilians were killed by elite Kiwi troops in 2010.

00:26
Key will give his last speech in Parliament on Wednesday, just over three months after his shock resignation as PM.

John Key to make final speech to Parliament today

After standing down as PM in December, Mr Key is waving goodbye to Parliament.

04:04
The Director of the FBI confirmed he’s investigating Trump's campaign team for possibly working with Russia.

'That is not quite accurate that tweet?' Trump's live tweeting on events drawn into narrative

FBI Director investigating Trump's campaign team for possibly working with Russia.

00:43
President Trump's press secretary says FBI Director James Comey's appearance on Capitol Hill supports them.

Sean Spicer says Trump campaign clear of Russia links, slams ongoing 'media narrative'

The White House is also distancing itself from Trump's former national security adviser.

04:52
The Labour leader says NZ can't bury its head in the sand over the use of water resources and whether its use should cost.

'I don't think it can be ignored anymore' - Andrew Little on whether farmers should be charged for water

The Labour leader says NZ can't bury its head in the sand over the use of water resources.

00:26
Key will give his last speech in Parliament on Wednesday, just over three months after his shock resignation as PM.

John Key to get a 'bit of an after match function' from Bill English after farewell speech

Key will give his last speech in Parliament on Wednesday, just months after his shock resignation as PM.

00:45
The festival is a celebration where coloured powder and dye is smeared on revellers.

Andrew Little gets a colourful reception at Indian Holi Festival

The festival is a celebration where coloured powder and dye is smeared on revellers.

Nicky Hager

Dirty Politics author to release new book on Tuesday

Nicky Hager has said the new book will not be a sequel, but is nonetheless 'gripping and important'.

Chinese Premier to visit NZ marking 45 years of diplomatic relations

Li Keqiang will meet Bill English in Wellington before visiting Auckland to meet with business leaders on his three-day trip.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel listens as President Donald Trump speaks during their joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Donald Trump says US 'must be paid more' to defend Germany

The US President tweeted the remarks as he hosts Germany's Chancellor.

00:21
Geert Wilders' ideas to shut borders and ban the Quran are popular with some.

Dutch PM Mark Rutte claims election win over 'wrong kind of populism'

Mark Rutte claimed a dominating parliamentary election victory over anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders.

02:00
Our political editor had a go at Bill English over how he thought the baby boomers weren't paying their fair share of it.

John Armstrong: Gutless politicians won't tackle pension crisis, we need a Royal Commission

Both major parties have their heads in the sand on the issue, says our columnist.

02:27
Voters in the Netherlands are going to the polls in one of Europe's most hotly anticipated elections.

World watches with bated breath as Netherlands heads to the polls

The Netherlands election is considered a barometer for the strength of populism in the European Union.

02:27
Voters in the Netherlands are going to the polls in one of Europe's most hotly anticipated elections.

Rapid rise of far right party in the Netherlands fuels major concerns about wave of nationalism

Voters in the Netherlands are going to the polls in one of Europe's most hotly anticipated elections.

03:24
A rare glimpse at the US President's tax returns, leaked to an award winning journalist, has dominated the headlines in the US.

White House fires back over US current affairs show revealing details of Trump's 2005 tax return

Trump made more than $150m in 2005 and paid $38m in income taxes, the White House says.

02:06

'The hoops that women have to go through to get an abortion are demoralising'

The pressure is mounting on the government to modernise NZ's 40-year-old abortion law.

00:58
Last week President Trump accused Barack Obama of tapping his phones during the election campaign.

Watch: Sean Spicer fumbles through explanation of Trump's wire tapping claim

Trump accused Obama of tapping his phones during the election.

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