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A National Party candidate alleging harassment by Jami-Lee Ross denies she was offered money at a mediation meeting between the two.
As National fights against allegations from rogue MP Jami-Lee Ross, who has made a u-turn on resigning, it could be the controversial "waka jumping" bill that comes to their rescue.
The Chinese businessman caught up in a National Party scandal will host up to 1000 successful Chinese business people at a conference supported by Auckland Council and Tourism New Zealand.
A year after his elevation into Cabinet in Jacinda Ardern's Labour-led Government, Iain Lees-Galloway tells Jimmy Ellingham how life has changed from the dark days of Opposition.
Shoppers appear resigned to an "Amazon tax", with politicians, retailers and tax experts lining up in favour of a Government move to slap GST on purchases from overseas websites.
EDITORIAL: In the documentary The Lost Boys of Taranaki, broadcast on the Vice NZ channel, troubled youths spend three weeks in remote New Zealand bush.
Rogue MP Jami-Lee Ross will not quit Parliament and has admitted to an affair with a fellow married MP.
Shortly before last yearsâs general election in Aotearoa New Zealand, a Morrinsville farmer protesting the then opposition Labour Partyâs planned water tax held up a placard describing its newly minted leader, Jacinda Ardern, as a âpretty communistâ.
Ratepayers could ultimately underwrite the costs of Auckland's proposed 'submarine' stadium and people should be aware of the risks, an academic says.
Investigations into the sex life of welfare clients will be inspected by a concerned Privacy Commissioner.
Gender-affirming surgeries for transgender people are set to become a lot more accessible, now that a cap on the number of funded operations has been lifted.
National is considering filing a court injunction to halt the release of any audio recordings by outsider MP Jami-Lee Ross - and a legal expert says the party would have a strong case.
Clarke Gayford has released never seen before photos of the moment now-Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, and the rest of the country, heard Winston Peters announce New Zealand First was forming a coalition with the Labour party.
Several National MPs believe Jami-Lee Ross may have taped them in "leading" and "weird" conversations about Simon Bridges' leadership of the party in recent months.
OPINION: Is that you, Doug Stamper, gazing out from the pinched, downward face of National Party President Peter Goodfellow? Eyes like nuggets of black coal, Goodfellow couldn't do a better impression of Frank Underwood's fixer if he tried.
A cheeky Trade Me auction poking fun at National Party leader Simon Bridge's expense has been taken down.
A phone call between National leader Simon Bridges and rogue MP Jami-Lee Ross shows National has "a cash for candidates policy", Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters says.
EDITORIAL: Sex, money and power. Political scandals traditionally boil down to at least one of those three things. Throw in corruption claims, anonymous donations, personal treachery, leaks and inquiries, thwarted ambition, insults and casual mental health labelling and you have a scandal that makes National's last round of dirty politics look like a Sunday School picnic.