John Key

"I'd like to think I did a good job of making New Zealand a better place," he says.

Sir John Key receives Knighthood at Auckland ceremony

"I'd like to think I did a good job of making New Zealand a better place," he says.

Sir John Key on The AM Show.

Sir John Key big Mark Richardson fan

"I love you. You are the voice of reason," the former PM told the AM Show host.

Those receiving knighthoods include former Prime Minister Sir John Key.

Honours ceremonies in Auckland this week

Those receiving knighthoods include former Prime Minister Sir John Key.

Robert Muldoon, Winston Peters, David Lange and Gareth Morgan.

NZ politicians' best and worst insults

Kelvin Davis' outburst is just the latest in a long line of MPs taking potshots at one another.

John Key, University

Sir John Key to be awarded honorary doctorate

The former Prime Minister will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Canterbury.

Audio: Sir John on the housing market.

Sir John Key opens up on ponytail-gate in candid interview

"I did some dumb things."

Bill English staples a hoarding.

Bill English avoids 'nail fail' on first hoarding

The Prime Minister uses a stapler rather than hammer to avoid repeating John Key's shocker.

John Key

'I very much feel it's been bestowed on NZ'

John Key speaks on receiving Australia's highest honour.

Video: John Key's reaction to being made a knight.

John Key given highest Australian honour

He will be appointed an Honorary Companion in the Order of Australia.

Agata Kornhauser-Duda meets Melania Trump.

Trump's death stare after handshake snub

Melania Trump's not the only first lady to have batted away Donald Trump's hands.

John Key

MoH reject allegations it misled John Key over suicide crisis

In 2012, 19 young people committed suicide in Northland

Paula Bennett.

Climate change case heating up

The New Zealand Government is being sued over its climate change policy.

John Key

I'll express 'disagreement' with US on climate change - English

He'll meet US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson today.

John Key

Picture reveals 'Sir' John Key the knight

"Our knight in shining dollar shop armour."

John Key

Sir John Key? More like Knights of the damned

NZ's continued use of awarding royal honours is an outdated farce, argues Tony Wright.

John Key

Because he's worth it - congrats, Sir John!

Don't hate the player - hate the game, says Ryan Bridge.

CAMBRIDGE, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 19:  Prime Minister John Key poses outside his campaign bus during the National Party Bus Trip on September 19, 2014 in Cambridge, New Zealand. The New Zealand general election will be held Saturday, September 20.  (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Sir John Key: Life after politics

He reinstated knighthoods and now he's the recipient of one.

John Key

John Key dabs in son Max's latest vlog

Aspiring YouTube star Max Key has drawn on the star power of his former Prime Minister father.

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John Key has a new job

Former Prime Minister John Key will become a director on the Board of Air New Zealand.

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Max Key messes with Aussie media

It seems they didn't realise the message was from the son of former PM John Key.