Political Figures

Political Figures

Amy Adams insinuates Meka Whaitiri 'bruised' staffer

The National MP made the unproven claims under parliamentary privilege.

Watch: Unions are concerned by Winston Peters' 'dominance' in the Government.

Jacinda and the Winston dilemma: Do nothing or take the nuclear option

The NZ First leader keeps proving he has all the leverage.

Watch: Grant Robertson defends Jacinda Ardern's extra flight to Nauru.

Ardern opens up on Nauru flight backlash

"What surprised me the most is how hard I took that," she told the New York Times.

Watch: Transgender women face an uphill battle to be accepted by feminists.

Feminist MPs throw support behind transgender women

It comes as Kiwi activists clash over what it means to be a woman.

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Livestream: PM Ardern and Poland President Duda speak to media

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Poland President Andrzej Duda will speak to media in Auckland shortly.

Bree Peters says she's never been tempted to follow her father into politics.

Bree Peters on politics, public hate and being Winston's daughter

"I learned how to get stuck in the Beehive elevator very young."

There's a good chance Gareth Morgan's The Opportunities Party could get a second opportunity with a new leader.

TOP to make a comeback - with a new leader

Plans to deregister the party are on hold, says Gareth Morgan.

Pauline Hanson.

Pauline Hanson to visit New Zealand

She's known for her staunch views on immigration and Islam.

Jacinda Ardern attracted international attention when she wore a korowai to Buckingham Palace.

Jacindamania helped NZ's global influence

We're still in the top 30 most powerful countries, thanks largely to our PM.

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has won Mexico's presidential election.

Left-wing candidate wins Mexican presidential election

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has vowed to end corruption and help the poor.

Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan was the first woman to give birth while an MP in 1970.

The women who paved the way for Jacinda Ardern

Babies have been accompanying their parents to Parliament for nearly 50 years.

Is this the face of Jacinda Ardern's baby-to-be?

What will Jacinda Ardern's baby look like?

A highly scientific analysis of the country's most anticipated infant.

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As it happened: Dancing with the Stars Episode 8

A third contestant will be on the chopping block tonight.

Simon Bridges is noncommittal about an Epsom deal for David Seymour in 2020.

ACT facing obliteration as Bridges noncommittal on Epsom deal

David Seymour avoided elimination on Dancing with the Stars NZ, but it could be a different story for his party.

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Behind the sunglasses of NZ's secret service

An exclusive interview with one of the men protecting our Prime Minister.

Foreign Minister Winston Peters joined Lisa Owens to discuss trade, Trump and Russia.

Interview: Winston Peters

Foreign Minister Winston Peters joins Lisa Owen to discuss trade, Trump and Russia.

Steven Joyce has had a colourful political career.

Top moments of Steven Joyce's political career

He'll forever be remembered for giant holes and flying dildos.

Jamie Strange is a Labour list MP and former musician who wants to be on Dancing With The Stars.

The Labour MP who wants to be on Dancing With The Stars

"If David Seymour can do it, I'm sure I can give it a good go!"

Donald Trump fans have attacked Jacinda Ardern on Reddit.

Trump fans call Jacinda Ardern 'swamp creature' in vile attack

A notoriously offensive online community berated the PM for her appearance and "stealing" the election.

An effigy of the Prime Minister has been unveiled at Wellington's Backbencher pub.

Jacinda Ardern puppet unveiled at Backbenchers pub

"My orthodontist would be so proud," she said of the toothy caricature.

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