An Eketahuna grandmother is taking on the authorities over her right to make and sell old fashioned farmyard cheese.
Patrick Gower went along to the first Labour leader showdown where hordes of dedicated followers packed the Wellington Girls' College hall.
Auckland's infamous giant Santa will not be erected in the city this Christmas after a review of Heart of the City's budget.
Barack Obama got more than he bargained for when he decided to vote early in Chicago's mid-term elections.
Labour's leadership contenders are about to start challenging for votes from party members.
European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso has argued that Britain is better off in the EU and warned that alienating its allies would be a "historic mistake".
Former ACT leader Jamie Whyte and social commentator Wendyl Nissen discuss New Zealand's appointment to the United Nations Security Council.
Smoking should be banned in London parks and landmarks including Parliament Square and Trafalgar Square.
Kim Jong-Un has resurfaced with the help of a walking stick after an unexplained, prolonged absence that fuelled rampant speculation about his health and rumours of a coup.
Auckland Council's chief executive was kept in the dark over the chemical contamination of lakes that supply the region with water.
David Shearer has ruled out running for Labour leader the same day David Cunliffe pulled his bid.
David Shearer says being leader of the opposition may be the worst job he's ever had, but he's considering whether or not to have another crack.
PR consultant Trish Sherson and solicitor Vernon Tava join to discuss who is most likely to win the Labour leadership.
List MP Andrew Little accepts he's the underdog in the race to be Labour's new leader having twice failed to wrestle the New Plymouth electorate off National.
ACT Party leader John Banks was abused with expletives in front of Parliament today by a group of residual protestors.
This week, United Future leader Peter Dunne will be answering your burning questions AAA whether they be politics-related, interest-related or tips on bowtie fashion. The Internal Affairs Minister is currently the MP for north-west Wellington seat Ohariu and has been leader of the party since its inception in 1996.
Survivors of a migrant boat rammed by people traffickers in the Mediterranean last month say they still have nightmares about watching their friends and family die.
Paula Bennett says her promotion to state services minister "feels pretty good", but she insists she hasn't got her eye on the PM's job.
The exposure that the Mana Party shared with the Internet Party "killed us in the end", but it was a risk worth taking, says Hone Harawira.
Mana Party leader Hone Harawira says he has "no regrets whatsoever" about doing a deal with Kim Dotcom's Internet Party.
Former National Party president Michelle Boag and Metro Magazine editor Simon Wilson discuss Labour's leadership woes.
Hone Harawira's time at Parliament has been colourful and controversial and today was no different.
While National has been finalising coalition deals, the Labour Party's bitter leadership contest has continued.
Former Pike River deputy Marty Palmer says he would be willing to sign away any corporate liability in order to go into the Pike River drift.
The fight for Labour's leadership has become bitter and personal, with David Cunliffe's wife caught in the crossfire.
David Cunliffe joined Paul to discuss why he hasn't given up hope and why he believes he "can get votes in this caucus".
Tonight, Campbell Live takes you on a tour of a beach house - it hasn't won an award, but it's getting a lot of attention because it belongs to former cabinet minister Judith Collins.
Tonight Mr Cunliffe spoke in his first interview since making that announcement on Saturday afternoon, where he began by saying he thinks he will be re-elected as the party's leader.
Kelvin Davis has voiced his outrage over the return of entry fees for New Zealanders at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds.
Grant Robertson has twisted the knife into rival David Cunliffe as the Labour Party's messy rebuilding process gets underway.
Grant Robertson has put himself forward to become Labour's next leader, and says he can unify the party.
Green blogger Marama Davidson and 3rd Degree reporter Paula Penfold tonight joined guest host Mike Puru to discuss whether Mr Cunliffe has any chance of staying Labour leader.
Firstline's political panel talked about David Cunliffe remaining leader of the Labour Party despite pressure to step down.
It is understood David Cunliffe is continuing to resist pressure from his caucus to resign from the role of leader.
It's all aboard for another three years for National MP Nicky Wagner, taking her seat for a second consecutive term in Christchurch Central with a substantially increased majority.