Corin Dann

02:26
Bad weather didn’t stop the PM attending the NRL Nines on Waitangi Day.

John Key booed by section of the crowd at NRL Nines on Waitangi Day

Mr Key decided not to be at Waitangi for the first time on February 6 as Prime Minister.

03:43
Now, the 12 TPP ministers need to get their governments and their people to “buy” the deal.

TPP: The world's biggest trade deal in 20 years is finally confirmed in writing

Now, the 12 TPP ministers need to get their governments and their people to “buy” the deal.

00:30
The ministers represent 12 countries in the TPP agreement.

Low-key powhiri for TPPA dignitaries

It was nothing like the normal large Maori welcomes often accorded to visiting dignitaries.

03:07
Trade ministers from the 12 TPP nations have begun holding meetings in Auckland ahead of the signing.

'I do ask those to be respectful of our guests' – minister advises NZ in lead-up to TPP signing

Trade ministers from the 12 TPP nations have begun holding meetings in Auckland ahead of the signing.

02:22
Latest figures show thousands more people are coming to NZ than leaving.

Record number of migrants create 'good growing pains'

Officials were forecasting the migration boom would peak six months ago.

Corin Dann: Reserve Bank Governor shifts tack, further rate cuts likely

These are not easy times to be running a central bank, our political editor writes.

02:06
Nearly a decade on from the crisis, the reassurance that the US doesn't need zero per cent interest to grow have been received positively.

Federal Reserve interest rate hike reassures market after financial crisis

Nearly a decade on from the crisis, the reassurance that the US doesn't need zero per cent interest to grow have been received positively.

NZ economy grows as it bounces back in September quarter

New figures on the economy have been released.

Corin Dann: An accidental loosening of the purse strings?

It could be argued Bill English appears to be now doing exactly what was called for in August, writes our political editor.

Treasury forecast suggests no surplus in 2016

Bill English has opened the Government's books in the traditional pre-Christmas reveal.

Early Christmas cheer for home buyers as OCR cut again

Several Banks have followed the Reserve Bank's quarter of a per cent cut to the Official Cash Rate.

02:19
Our Political Editor gives the party leaders a ranking out of ten – and the PM doesn't come top.

Corin's political power rankings: Ponytail saga, overseas trips cost Key

Our Political Editor gives the party leaders a ranking out of ten – and the PM doesn't come top.

03:09
Those opposed to private operators running prisons are welcoming the move.

Serco's dumping is a case of 'I told you so'

Those opposed to private operators running prisons are welcoming the move.

Corin Dann: New Zealand's 2015 economy holding up in face of headwinds

There are signs that the NZ economy is starting to climb out its 2015 malaise, writes our political editor.

02:33
John Key has refused to rule out the possibility of bringing forward tax cuts next year.

Wages fail to keep up with rising cost of Kiwi living, poll suggests

John Key has refused to rule out the possibility of bringing forward tax cuts next year.

Corin Dann: How long will farmers be excluded from paying for emissions?

Our Political Editor examines the controversial issue of whether farmers should be part of the ETS.

Fire services to be amalgamated into one unit

The rural, volunteer, career and urban fire services will form the new national fire service.

02:20
The Government has plans to introduce extended supervision orders to monitor those deported.

What happens to those kicked out of Australia once they reach NZ?

The Government has plans to introduce extended supervision orders to monitor those deported.

01:50
Opposition MPs made personal protests following John Key’s controversial Christmas Island comments yesterday.

Dramatic protests in Parliament by female survivors of sexual abuse

Opposition MPs made personal protests following John Key’s controversial Christmas Island comments yesterday.

00:54
Chief economist Kirdin Lees says it is getting pretty unaffordable to pay back mortgages in Auckland.

Hamilton and Tauranga on notice over rising house prices

The two cities, along with Auckland, have been singled out by the Reserve Bank.

Corin Dann: The IMF was most critical of New Zealand's lack of savings

Overall the IMF report wasn't too shabby. I'd say it gives us the mark of a B.

01:52
The opposition is proposing a crack-down on the food industry to reduce the amount of sugar in processed foods.

Labour signals it would move to cut sugar content in food

Annette King says the current government's attempt to address the obesity issue is feeble.

02:01
The New Zealand First MP directed the comment towards National MP Melissa Lee.

Ron Mark stands by 'go back to Korea' comment made to Korean-born MP

The New Zealand First MP directed the comment towards National MP Melissa Lee.

00:57
The New Zealand First MP directed the remark towards Melissa Lee after she said New Zealand needs grow up with respect to holiday trading.

'Go back to Korea' - NZ First MP Ron Mark called out for racist remarks towards National MP

Act leader David Seymour says the remarks are racist and unacceptable.

New Zealand's unemployment rate shoots up to six per cent

There are now 151,000 people classed as unemployed in the country.

Corin Dann: It's a no for now, but Bill English has to be open to cooling property market

Our political editor examines the issue that could lead to a backlash from first home buyers.

There is widespread speculation the official cash rate will be cut again today.

OCR on hold for now, but further cut 'seems likely'

Borrowers counting on further interest rate relief from the Reserve Bank will have to wait.

Corin Dann: Immigration still booming, but questions are looming

Some concerns are starting to emerge about the overall benefits of high migration numbers.

02:04
The warning from Bill English comes after HSBC put New Zealand on a watch list of countries at risk of economic trouble.

'Runaway' Auckland housing market poses a big risk to New Zealand's economy

HSBC identified surging house prices as a reason for NZ being on a list of economies at risk of trouble.

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