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Abortion is currently in the Crimes Act in New Zealand, and Government is looking at how to make it a health issue.
'It's not OK women have waited this long' for abortion law reform - Marama Davidson
PM defends Shane Jones Fonterra comments
Fonterra commits to reducing coal use, pledges recyclable, compostable packaging by 2025
The number of people getting benefits has shot up dramatically in the last year.
Number of Kiwis getting benefits has risen dramatically, Govt figures show
It comes after Youth Parliament declared an emergency today.
Climate emergency declaration still possible for NZ Parliament, Green leaders say
Greenpeace calls on Government to ban all non-essential single-use plastics
The agreement, involving one of the country’s biggest polluters, is being hailed a breakthrough.
Agricultural emissions in ETS firing line – interim climate change report
Caring for the animals teaches prisoners more than just playing, says the prison’s director.
Kittens in prison: 'A little bit of normality in a place that isn't normal'
But the controversial proposal is already copping criticism.
Medicinal cannabis scheme proposals released
Smoking cannabis cigarette.
Cannabis concerns: What experts say as referendum on legalisation looms
The Justice Minister spoke about his meeting with Google, after the internet giant emailed the name of the man accused of killing Grace Millane to subscribers.
Considering action against Google 'about principle', says Justice Minister
The Prime Minister says some of the scheme’s settings just haven’t been right.
KiwiBuild's new leaders enter scheme's second year with 786 house shortfall
The single-use plastic bag ban is just the first step we need to take to keep our clean green image.
'NZ needs to turn around its rubbish record on waste' as plastic bag ban kicks in - Eugenie Sage
1 NEWS Political Editor Jessica Mutch McKay has the details of Jacinda Ardern’s Cabinet reshuffle.
Megan Woods becomes new Housing Minister, Kris Faafoi elevated in Ardern's Cabinet reshuffle
But the investigation into the data breach found the then Treasury secretary acted in good faith.
Investigation finds Treasury Secretary's handling of Budget saga a 'clumsy response to a serious issue'
Euthanasia Bill passes second hurdle in Parliament
“They're generally quite beautiful and moving,” said Dr Stefanie Green.
A look at Canada's experience with legal euthanasia as MPs face second vote on End of Life Choice Bill
"New residential land under development in Auckland, New Zealand. Shortages of housing in the city means new subdivisions are quickly filled. Shortage of housing is also leading to high house prices. This is Kensington Park north of Auckland. Modern infill compact housing."
Stats NZ wellbeing survey shows 'huge difference' in satisfaction between renters and owners
The senior National politician said being an MP was “the most incredible privilege, but it's a hard job and it takes a lot out of you”.
National's Amy Adams tears up as she reflects on decision to quit politics at next election
feminine hygiene - beauty treatment
New campaign calling on Government to provide sanitary products in schools to combat period poverty
Shane Reti said the leaked paper showed the new model would be created.
'Less jobs, less opportunities' – National claim polytech Cabinet paper leaked
Jacinda Ardern recalled previous visits to refugee camps around the world during a visit to a Wellington exhibition.
NZ 'lucky to have the refugee community' – Ardern calls for shift in view of refugees
The total set aside for the scheme is now more than $200 million.
Extra $40m injected into gun buyback scheme, as Government explains how compensation process will work
Seventy-eight new officers for our biggest city were sworn in today.
Target for 1800 police 'aspirational', says Police Minister as only 650 recruited
"The sad reality is at the moment that we have too much of both,” Jacinda Ardern told media today while taking questions about uplifting and Oranga Tamariki.
Too many children in state care and too many being harmed, says PM - 'We want to end both'
Brendan Wilson of Te Ranga school has been fighting for the change for more than five years.
Is 100km/h too fast past a school? Frustrated Bay of Plenty principal fighting 'red tape'
The revised proposal, worth nearly $1.5 billion, is being backed by the union for the first time.
Most current teachers to get $12,000 pay rise if they accept Government's new offer
Paulo Garcia and Agnes Loheni.
Meet NZ's newest MPs - Paulo Garcia and Agnes Loheni
More than a billion will go towards replacing the nation’s ageing Hercules fleet.
Government outlines $20b Defence spend - 'A humanitarian plan'
Go inside the base where Kiwi soldiers are training Iraqi troops to face ISIS.
'It's time to go' - NZ troops to be pulled from Iraq next year, says Prime Minister
Inaccurate reports of Dutch euthanasia death shared by MPs, Disability Rights Commissioner