It feels somewhat churlish to look at the news of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s pregnancy through the prism of politics.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her government successfully navigated their first few months on the world stage, with only a few bumps in the road. However, 2018 may present some early tests for Ardern and her team, as Sam Sachdeva writes.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says her pregnancy will not stop her from serving New Zealand, pointing out that she is “not the first woman to multitask”.
A new national agency with beefed-up powers should be set up to better handle New Zealand’s response to emergencies and natural disasters, a sweeping review of Civil Defence has recommended.
New Zealand has confirmed it will join Australia in a World Trade Organisation complaint against Canada over allegedly “arbitrary and disadvantageous” treatment of wine imports.
With New Zealand among those at an international summit in Canada to discuss North Korea's nuclear programme, Robert Ayson says we may have to swallow a "nuclear rat" to prevent war on the Korean peninsula - even if it cuts against our anti-nuclear ideals.
An international summit aimed at containing North Korea’s nuclear programme is an opportunity to push for wider and stronger sanctions, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says.
A review into Civil Defence’s structure and performance will be released in January, Civil Defence Minister Kris Faafoi has confirmed.
Defence Minister Ron Mark faces some big decisions as he reviews the Defence Force’s strategic plans for the decades to come. Mark spoke to Sam Sachdeva about the debts owed by the Government to veterans and the military’s role in “the war on climate change”.
The World Trade Organisation’s latest conference ended with a lot of talk but no meaningful action. With the United States continuing its attacks on the body and a lack of leadership from other countries, where does the WTO go from here? Sam Sachdeva reports.