For the third time in New Zealand's history, a woman is set to take the helm and lead the New Zealand government as Prime Minister. Labour leader Jacinda Ardern managed to boost falling support for Labour and now she and her party are moving forward with forming what she describes as a government with a new focus.
Green Party leader James Shaw is celebrating after Winston's announcement. Shaw told media last night that the Greens fully support Labour. The new Prime Minister has confirmed the Greens will receive Ministerial roles, these are yet to be announced.
New Zealand First continues to advocate for a full referendum on the Māori seats. Peters says even though that goal hasn’t yet been achieved, their stance on the issue is still the same.
Jacinda Ardern is set to become New Zealand's youngest Prime Minister in over 100 years of government. She spoke this evening following the announcement made by New Zealand First leader, Winston Peters.
After a long wait for many, Winston Peters made his announcement this evening confirming a Labour-NZ First coalition government.
With eight days to go until the Rugby League World Cup, Kiwis captain Adam Blair is leaving no stone unturned ahead of their first match against Samoa. The team spent today bonding at Tuurangawaewae.
For the first time ever an Indigenous Youth Delegation from NZ are heading to the 2017 UN Climate Talks in Germany where they hope to present issues of climate change relating specifically to Māori and Pacifica.
Two thousand military personnel and hundreds of volunteers and community workers are assisting in New Zealand's biggest military exercise, Operation Southern Katipo involving eight countries from around the world.
Following a 10-month-long operation in Manawatū, Central Police have arrested 12 people today with more arrests to be expected.