Andrea Vance
The so-called “Amazon Tax” is due to come into force in October 2019.
Government introducing GST for online purchases under $400 from October next year
Applicants should be observant, have a good memory and be a good driver, among other requirements.
Think you have what it takes to spy for New Zealand? SIS looking for new recruits
They make life and death decisions, but New Zealand's paramedics don't have to be registered or regulated.
Exclusive: 'There is a potential for harm' – government set to regulate who can call themselves a paramedic
Native tuna, eels and whitebait are among those species hoped to be helped by the new government guidelines.
New guidelines to save 41 native Kiwi fish threated by extinction
The Department of Conservation has had to take extra security precautions after the rise in attacks.
Attacks on DOC staff 'more frequent and more acute', with anti-1080 activists and freedom campers common culprits
A 1 NEWS exclusive reveals more complaints about the spending of NZ’s largest support service for under-fives.
Plunket back down from plans to shut Wellington crèche amid legal threats from angry parents
New Zealand farm (file picture).
Chinese businessman pulls out of $8.7 million deal to buy taxpayer owned Jericho Station in Fiordland
Plunket has faced a storm of protest over a controversial restructure that transferred money and assets out of small communities and into a central national fund.
Exclusive: Questions raised about job given to Plunket CEO Amanda Malu's daughter
It comes as NZ comes under pressure internationally to do more to protect the species.
Fishing methods in spotlight after five endangered dolphins found dead
A 1 NEWS exclusive reveals more complaints about the spending of NZ’s largest support service for under-fives.
1 NEWS exclusive: Plunket accused of drawing money from small communities while head office fat cats earn $180K plus salaries
Winston Peters
Inside Parliament: Foreign Minister Winston Peters' eyebrow-raising, terribly timed comments on Russia
We head to the Chatham Islands with what feels like half of the Government to open a new dock.
Inside Parliament: Big boost to economy after new wharf created on Chatham Islands and Tracey Martin's political point
As part of a restructure ownership of the properties have been transferred to Plunket's head office.
Plunket accused of 'underhand' tactics as local communities fight to take back control of centres
Leaving today's caucus meeting, the NZ First deputy leader told reporters "you'll know when Winston tells you.'
Defence Minister Ron Mark defends using military aircraft to get to and from home
The Minister of Energy and Resources says fuel isn't delivering 'fair and competitive prices'.
Minister Megan Woods first senior Labour MP to discover teen sexual assault allegations at youth camp
The incident is being investigated by the Labour Party.
Jacinda Ardern 'very disturbed' about allegations of sexual misconduct at Labour Party youth camp
Political reporter Andrea Vance reports the remote islands are a haven to some very special species, some of them declining.
Hopes pest control efforts will return Antipodes Islands, one of the wildest places on Earth, to original state
After Simon Bridges took out the latest leadership contest, we look back at what happened at National's last contest.
Inside Parliament: Will history repeat for National? Take a look back at the last leadership contest outcome
A troop of 10 rangers, three sniffer dogs and the crew of HMNZS Wellington made the trip south for the operation 'Endurance' this week.
World’s biggest mouse hunt underway on remote Antipodes Islands to test $4 million pest control operation
Judith Collins and Amy Adams.
Opinion: Put aside talk about Judith Collins' hair and Amy Adams' jacket - National's leadership race isn't a beauty contest
teacher classroom
Government unveils law to scrap charter schools but some can stay on 'case by case' basis
The International Energy Authority says power prices in NZ have risen much faster than other countries.
Power prices in the spotlight in major Government review of electricity market
The Wellington seat is up for grabs after Peter Dunne's shock decision not to seek re-election.
Opinion: Green Party in a battle for its soul as members choose a new female co-leader
Judge in charge of Scottish child abuse inquiry calls for New Zealand victims to come forward
After another round of talks, the pact is set to be signed in Chile in March.
Opinion: Now it's in charge, Labour showing 'compromise and flexibility' over TPP support
In an extraordinary move, Julie Bishop questioned if she could build trust with a future Labour government in New Zealand.
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop headed our way - but unlikely to meet Jacinda Ardern
There is plenty of work to do before the agreement is ratified in Chile in March, says 1 NEWS' Andrea Vance.
'It's likely we'll see more protest around the country' – what next for controversial trade agreement?
Critics argue it's a dangerous idea and police should just put more paid and trained officers in the countryside.
Concerns about 'cowboy cops' as Labour floats idea of volunteer rural constabulary
Dr Shaw says NZ is becoming more informed about what mitigating climate change effects, but needs to now act.
Climate change needs planning now, councils warned, as Govt report reveals NZ's sea levels may rise by almost a metre by 2060
Finance Minister Grant Robertson delivered his mini-budget outlining a families package to lift 88,000 children out of poverty.
'Feel-good' Budget promises to slash child poverty and make nearly 400,000 families better off by $75 a week