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What happens when coalition partners ‘agree to disagree’?

“Agree to disagree” mechanisms are often built into coalition agreements.

How the proposed sick leave changes could impact you

The Government is proposing changes to the Holidays Act.

Three Strikes makes its return: The controversial law explained

The Government is reviving the Three Strikes legislation Labour scrapped two years ago.

Changes to gender and sexuality education: What’s in the guidelines?

What changes does the coalition government have in mind?

Minimum wage to go up, tax break for landlords kicks in

Here’s what New Zealanders can expect from April 1.

Period products in schools are only guaranteed till June. What happens after that?

"To remove a programme like this … would be destructive.”

Why Rātana is an important date on the political calendar

The annual celebrations at Rātana are considered the unofficial start to the political year.

Leaked ministry document warns Bill could break spirit and text of Treaty

“This is not supported by either the spirit of the Treaty or the text of the Treaty.”

New year, new tenancy? What landlords can and can’t make you do

Here are a few things to be aware of when navigating a rental agreement.

How the Government’s climate plans stack up against the official advice

While there’s some alignment between the two, there are a few glaring differences.

Analysis: Māori call to action is history repeating itself

Prime Minister Christopher Luxon has called the outpouring of criticism by Māori “pretty unfair”.

NZ's smokefree legislation: A history of stubbing out smoking

Once upon a time, there was pretty much nowhere you couldn't smoke.

‘Nationwide action day’: Why today and what is it all about?

“This is not a protest. It’s an activation.”

What to tell the dudebros who say there’s no gender pay gap

If you’re a woman then from today, you are effectively working for free for the rest of the year.

Is there going to be a Treaty referendum? The Treaty Principles Bill explained

The door has not been completely closed on ACT’s proposed Treaty referendum.

Labour leader Chris Hipkins calls for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

Labour leader Chris Hipkins has called for an immediate ceasefire.

Student nurses report living in cars, sheds to make ends meet

"The reality is the financial burden is real.”

National wants to ban gang patches in public

What happened when Whanganui did it?

The Labour policies that face being scrapped under National

So, which of Labour’s policies are being axed?

Political change is coming: What's next for New Zealand?

With special votes left to be counted, what the incoming government looks like is still undecided.

Analysis: Can Labour still rely on Pacific voters?

Indira Stewart hits the campaign trail in South Auckland to find out.

How to vote in the New Zealand election from overseas

Nearly 65,000 New Zealanders living overseas were enrolled to vote in the 2020 election.

‘Mushrooms on the wall’: Renters share their housing experiences

“I have never lived in a flat that didn’t form black mould.”

Govt announces minimum wage to rise from April 1

That's an increase of $1.50. The existing minimum wage is $21.20.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to step down

Ardern says she ‘no longer had enough in the tank to do it justice’.

'No longer tenable': NZ suspends human rights dialogue with Iran

"Recent events continue to show Iran's position on human rights is deteriorating, not improving."

Christchurch students speak out over sexual assaults, rape in survey

The two surveys follow a similar report done at Christchurch Girls' High 15 months ago.