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Kiwi GDP maintains steady climb 0

Kiwi GDP maintains steady climb

New Zealand’s economy continues to outpace Australia’s despite a mild slowing of growth rates revealed in new GDP figures on Thursday.

NZ’s Ardern on back foot amid scandals 0

NZ’s Ardern on back foot amid scandals

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has endured a rotten week, perhaps the worst of her leadership, as she confronts the Labour party’s botched sexual assault investigation.

NZ’s Ardern on back foot amid scandals 0

NZ’s Ardern on back foot amid scandals

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has endured a rotten week, perhaps the worst of her leadership, as she confronts the Labour party’s botched sexual assault investigation.

Morrison ‘not a role model’ for NZ oppn 0

Morrison ‘not a role model’ for NZ oppn

New Zealand opposition leader Simon Bridges has blundered on foreign affairs, describing Australian prime minister Scott Morrison as a friend but “not a role model”.

Morrison ‘not a role model’ for NZ oppn 0

Morrison ‘not a role model’ for NZ oppn

New Zealand opposition leader Simon Bridges has blundered on foreign affairs, describing Australian prime minister Scott Morrison as a friend but “not a role model”.

Survivors, witnesses tell of NZ bus crash 0

Survivors, witnesses tell of NZ bus crash

Heartbreaking and gruesome details have been revealed from a bus crash on New Zealand’s North Island that killed five people.

NZ govt scraps 100k affordable homes plan 0

NZ govt scraps 100k affordable homes plan

The New Zealand government has performed a spectacular mea culpa on one of Labour’s signature election policies, walking away from a pledge to build 100,000 affordable new homes within a decade.

Deaths predicted in NZ measles outbreak 0

Deaths predicted in NZ measles outbreak

New Zealand is battling its worst measles outbreak this century, with health professionals battling to contain the disease among non-immunised Kiwis.

RBNZ says monetary policy still effective 0

RBNZ says monetary policy still effective

Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) Governor Adrian Orr says monetary policy is still effective at its current accommodative settings, but needs to be paired with broader fiscal and structural reforms to work.

NZ makes parliament more parent-friendly 0

NZ makes parliament more parent-friendly

As New Zealand lawmakers vigorously debated fuel prices in parliament this week, speaker Trevor Mallard called for order while feeding baby Tutanekai his bottle.