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Phil Goff on The AM Show.

City Rail Link should have been open by now, says frustrated Goff

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He says there's one particular group to blame for the five-year delay.


Nurses axed from police station, National claims

The party says the roles have now been incorporated into a separate unit, away from cells.

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National MP backs Govt's electric vehicle policy

Todd Muller says he's "broadly supportive" of the feebate scheme, despite his party's opposition.

Watch: MP Matt Doocey on The AM Show.

MP wants schools told if sex offenders are released nearby

National's Matt Doocey says as a parent, he’s outraged not all schools are informed.

Watch: National is accusing the Government of subsidising unsafe cars as part of its proposed 'clean car' policy on electric vehicles (EVs).

Enhanced drug testing, licence review part of plan to end road deaths

The plan also focuses on lowering speed limits which National strongly opposes.

Watch: Paula Bennett blasted proposed penalties on high-emissions vehicles, claiming they're just another tax on hard-working Kiwis.

Former NZ First candidate labels proposed car tax 'bloody stupid'

New Zealand First says the view doesn't reflect the position of the party.

Watch: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared climate change her "generation's nuclear-free moment."

Minister declares climate change 'our generation's WWII'

"The climate crisis is the biggest challenge of our time."

Watch: Police reassured the public they can safely manage the gun buyback scheme despite admitting an embarrassing bungle.

Hundreds granted NZ gun licenses despite convictions in Australia

More than 35 of them went on to commit gun crimes, including two homicides.

Watch: Paula Bennett on The AM Show.

NZ 'about done' with upping tobacco tax - Bennett

"We've kind of taxed it as much as it can be."

Watch: Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni announced three changes to welfare laws.

No regrets over National's 'naming the father' sanction

Paula Bennett said fathers should be paying for their kids, not taxpayers.

Watch: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she's not opposed to declaring a "climate emergency".

Bennett scorns PM over 'ridiculous' openness to 'climate emergency'

"It's yet another example of her not leading and not showing real leadership."

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Paul Goldsmith says he isn't 'humiliated' by Epsom deal

National's finance spokesperson says he's 'never been ACT's political puppet'.

Watch: Winston Peters called on Simon Bridges to resign over National's stance on the UN Migration Compact.

National urged to stop 'courting' New Zealand First

A former MP, with experience in cross-party alliances, said it's time to "draw the line".

Watch: Students throughout New Zealand hit the streets marching for climate change.

Poll: Should the Government declare a climate emergency?

Vote in the Newshub poll.

Watch: The Prime Minister was asked to rate the Government's performance.

Year of Delivery? Political party leaders judge the Government's progress

Jacinda Ardern, Simon Bridges, Winston Peters, Marama Davidson and David Seymour have their say.

Paul Goldsmith on The AM Show.

National's new Finance spokesperson wants to cut costs for families

Cutting regulation and repealing taxes are on the table.

Watch: The Prime Minister accused National of peddling a "factually incorrect" narrative about a global migration promise New Zealand signed up to last year.

Winston Peters confident National will have new leader in 2020

"Simon Bridges isn't going to last much longer as the National Party leader - that's a fact."

Watch: Newshub’s interview with Simon Bridges in 2016 when he was Energy Minister.

Bridges describes Labour's policies 'spray and walk away'

The National leader disagreed with commentary that his party's lost its way.

Watch: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she would "never sign away the sovereignty and maintenance of our own immigration policy".

PM accuses National of peddling 'factually incorrect' narrative

"They claimed that we wouldn't hold sovereignty over our own borders."

Watch: Winston Peters called on Simon Bridges to resign over National's stance on the UN Migration Compact.

Bridges open to NZ First alliance despite call to resign

"My view of Winston Peters in politics is he's always viewed it as a sport."

Blair Vining will present the petition on Saturday night.

Terminal cancer sufferer hands over national cancer agency petition

He's collected over 70,000 signatures.

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Judith Collins isn't finished with Phil Twyford

The Crusher says his successor Megan Woods tends to "get a little bit angry, which is delightful for me".

Watch: It was announced Gabriel Makhlouf would be investigated over his actions following the Budget leak saga.

Makhlouf 'apologises' over Budget leak saga

The State Services Commissioner has labelled his actions "clumsy".

Watch: Judith Collins held back tears as she recounted her father's passing.

Collins tears up describing dad's 'terrible pain' in euthanasia speech

"I am on the right side now - everybody deserves some dignity in their lives."

Watch: Pauline Cleaver, Associate Deputy Secretary at the Ministry of Education, told a select committee teachers are ill-equipped to deal with pornography.

Hundreds of thousands of porn searches blocked in schools

National MP Nikki Kaye said it's an issue she's "really, really worried" about.

Simon Bridges was on The AM Show.

Reshuffle shows National Party 'home of talent' - Bridges

The reshuffle comes after Amy Adams announced she was quitting politics.

Adams was asked if her resignation had anything to do with missing out on National's leadership position.

National resignations raise questions about Bridges' leadership

Amy Adams missed out on National's leadership position last year.

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Watch: Adams tears up revealing most difficult day in Parliament

She's stepping away from politics just as Simon Bridges is set to announce a Cabinet reshuffle.

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Second National MP announces retirement

It came less than an hour after Amy Adams announced she was stepping down.

Watch: National MP and finance spokesperson Amy Adams criticised the Government's Wellbeing Budget.

National MP Amy Adams to retire from politics at 2020 election

"Making the decision to step away from politics has not been an easy one."