National MPs will now have two votes - one for a new leader and one for a deputy. It comes as Steven Joyce enters the fray and Labour hits a 15-year high in the polls. Bernard Hickey and Shane Cowlishaw report.
Former Defence Minister Mark Mitchell has announced his candidacy for the National Party leadership. Thomas Coughlan reports.
In today's email we report on Newsroom's investigation into complaints of harassment and inappropriate workplace behaviour at one of New Zealand's leading law firms, and we detail yesterday's developments in National's leadership contest.
The three main contenders for Bill English’s throne have revealed themselves - but who made the best impression? Sam Sachdeva reports on a day of frenzied activity at Parliament.
Amy Adams has capped off a trio of announcements in the battle to become National’s next leader, touting her blend of urban and rural values and experience as a minister.
The make-up of a working group tasked with coming up with an alternative to the controversial “Hobbit law” has been revealed. Shane Cowlishaw explores whether the screen industry and unions will be able to come up with something that keeps everyone happy, including Peter Jackson.
The war over paid parental leave has deepened with the release of advice from officials suggesting it would create a raft of legislative problems, Shane Cowlishaw reports.
In this email we catch up on a weekend of election announcements, debates - and Labour's campaign launch.
A ghost of Labour's past has made a special appearance at the party's campaign launch in Auckland, with Helen Clark thrilling a large crowd. There had been rumours Clark would make a speech, but she left that up to new leader Jacinda Ardern.
In today's email we look at the way housing dominated the penultimate question time before the election, and discover why pay equity advocate Kristine Bartlett is feeling betrayed.