Law professor Andrew Geddis says a section in a bill allowing family carers to look after disabled relatives may be unconstitutional.
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy says New Zealand meat stalled at Chinese customs may already be starting to enter the country.
Prime Minister John Key is playing down concerns that delays in getting NZ meat into China will hit farmers in the pocket.
Govt officials now admit they don't actually know why China is blocking New Zealand meat and they also don't know when it will end.
The Govet has done a U-turn and will now allow residents in the red zone to apply for an extension to stay in their homes for longer.
A giant inflatable rat will join a picket outside an Auckland supermarket as workers protest against the new youth minimum wage, their union says.
Luxury apartments in Sydney built by private developers are being used as state houses.
Foodstuffs says no decisions have been made about youth wages, despite protests at Pak n' Save this morning.
Social Development Minister Paula Bennett says there are 14,403 young people on the unemployment benefit, a 9.2 percent decrease since December.
The Government says its crackdown on benefit fraudsters hasn't come at the expense of catching white-collar criminals.
Five-hundred-twenty-five people have had their benefits cancelled after being caught cheating the system to the tune of $5.6 million a year.
Greater information sharing between Inland Revenue and the Ministry of Social Development has resulted in 525 people having their benefits cancelled.
Labour is accusing the Government of tearing up a social contract with New Zealanders.
The Government is being accused of screwing down wages even further, with its welfare shake-up.
Parliament has passed a welfare reform bill that imposes new work-seeking obligations on beneficiaries.
The Ministry of Health repeatedly warned ministers that benefit sanctions would negatively impact families.
A New Zealander has been named to lead the troubled state insurance agency ACC.
Campbell Live goes inside the mind of the backbench MP Aaron Gilmore.
Labour MP and former Maori Affairs Minister Parekura Horomia has died at his home in Tolaga Bay today.
By the year 2040, Auckland's population will be somewhere in the region of 2.5 million people. Is Auckland ready for that? No.
If an election were held today, National could govern alone.
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