Winston Peters

Winston Peters says a Russia trade deal is off the table – for now

Foreign Minister Winston Peters with Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in London.<p>Foreign Minister Winston Peters has confirmed he has talked …

New Zealand

North Korea trade deal highly unlikely - expert

A free trade deal with North Korea is unlikely anytime soon despite the Foreign Minister's optimism, according to one expert.<p>Winston Peters has …

North Korea

Winston Peters slams Russia's support for Syria after alleged chemical weapons attack

1<p>Lanes reopened on Auckland's Southern Motorway following critical injuries and traffic mayhem<p>2<p>'Smallville' Actress Allison Mack arrested, accused of …

Jacinda Ardern

Winston Peters says Commonwealth countries open to multilateral trade deal

The bones of a Commonwealth free trade deal have been laid out and the EU is also turning an eye to the Pacific, says Foreign Minister Winston Peters.

New Zealand Politics

Johnson calls for credible Myanmar probe into reported atrocities | Reuters

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that Myanmar needed to start showing it is serious about the safety of the Rohingya and start a meaningful probe into atrocities which the United Nations has likened to ethnic cleansing.<p>Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrives to greet …

North Africa

Winston Peters calls on Australian expert to review NZ racing structures

Winston Peters speaks at the opening of New Zealand Bloodstock annual Karaka sales in January.<p>Racing Minister Winston Peters has called on Australian …

Sport (New Zealand)

Infamous All Black Keith Murdoch dies aged 74

1<p>Live stream: 1 NEWS at 6pm<p>01:082<p>Watch: 'He's a Samoan warrior!' Temuera Morrison 'proud' to be in Cardiff supporting Joe Parker<p>00:143<p>LIVE: England's …

Sport (New Zealand)

Do you know these men? First images released of men allegedly stealing valuable Warriors jerseys

Police have released images of two men captured on CCTV allegedly stealing NZ Warriors uniforms and equipment from a van parked outside a house on …

Joseph Parker

Govt considers slapping travel bans on some Russians

The government is weighing up further actions against Russia after it was mocked for failing to follow the country's traditional allies in expelling …

Russia

Russia is conducting intelligence activity in New Zealand: Peters

New Zealand's Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters says Russia is engaged in intelligence activity in New Zealand - despite the country's …

Russia

The Latest: New Zealand faulted for not expelling Russians

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on diplomatic developments following the nerve agent attack on a Russian spy in Britain (all times local):<p>1:50 a.m.<p>New …

Russia

New Zealand Would Definitely Expel Russian Spies Like Other Countries - But It Can’t Find Any

New Zealand announced on Tuesday that it would expel any Russian spies from the country – if only it could find any.<p>Over a hundred Russian diplomats …

Russia

Unjust gay convictions one step closer to being wiped

<i></i> <i></i> <i></i><p>Unjust gay convictions one step closer to being wiped<p>A Bill demonstrating the Government’s ongoing commitment to right the wrongs of the past for …

New Zealand

Nats out for blood over Marcroft-Mitchell dust-up

The National Party is demanding someone take responsibility after its MP Mark Mitchell said a New Zealand First MP was sent to scare him out of …

Jacinda Ardern

Dotcom v Crown Law Office

<i></i> <i></i> <i></i><p>Dotcom v Crown Law Office<p>Short summary of facts<p>[1] In July 2015 Mr Dotcom sent an information privacy request to all 28 Ministers of the Crown and …

Kim Dotcom

Police investigating theft of Warriors gear

<i></i> <i></i> <i></i><p>"Police investigating theft of Warriors gear"<p>Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Marcia Murray, North Shore Investigations Manager<p>Police …

Cambridge Analytica

NZ First MP instructed to apologise to National Party

New Zealand First MP Jenny Marcroft was instructed to apologise to the National Party, after being accused of threatening to use taxpayer cash for …

Jacinda Ardern

Simon Bridges' 'unbelievea-bull' Instagram mistake

Simon Bridges - or someone working for him - made a boo-boo on photo-sharing site Instagram on Friday.<p>They posted a photo of the new National leader …

Simon Bridges

Power Play: Air NZ face-off highlights pitfalls for coalition

The face-off between the Cabinet minister Shane Jones and Air New Zealand has given voters a sneak peek into the pitfalls that may lie ahead for the …

Air New Zealand

Parliament: Questions and Answers - March 20

As David Lange once said, it is almost impossible to get New Zealand to think about Indonesia, the huge nation sitting right on our …

New Zealand

Q+A: James Shaw interviewed by Corin Dann

<b>Green Party leader admits move to gift parliamentary questions seems a bit ‘weird’</b><p>James Shaw told Corin Dann on TVNZ’s Q+A programme this morning his …

Jacinda Ardern

No room for diplomatic shades of grey on Russia - NZ's choice is black and white

<i>Nikki Haley said the US believes "Russia is responsible" for the nerve agent attack in the UK.</i><p><b>OPINION:</b> "Where she goes, we go. Where she stands, we …

New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern: Everything you need to know about the once-Mormon feminist

The Weekly’s Juliet Rieden sat down with the 37-year-old mum-to-be and soon discovered there’s much more to this politically trail-blazing New …

New Zealand

New Zealand puts aside Russia trade plans after nerve attack

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand on Friday put aside plans to pursue a free-trade deal with Russia and joined other nations in condemning the …

Jacinda Ardern

Pyne hits back at Abbott over MH17

Cabinet minister Christopher Pyne has hit back at Tony Abbott's criticism of a lack of action against Russia in the wake of the shooting down of MH17.<p>…

Australia

Easier NZ super access to ease pressure - Cook Islanders

Changing the eligibility for New Zealand superannuation (NZSA) for residents of the Realm countries will ease pressure on families who have had to …

Cook Islands

Law change to grant 170 Pacific Islanders NZ super

About 170 extra people will receive New Zealand superannuation or veteran's pension a year after the eligibility for residents of Realm countries are …

Superannuation

Treasury corrects coding error in child-poverty projections

The Treasury has revised the child-poverty projections it provided to the Government in December 2017.

Air New Zealand

Tony Abbott: ‘For too long, the Russians have been getting away with murder’

<b>Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Foreign Minister Julie Bishop’s action on MH17 is “not good enough”.</b><p>The New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston …

Tony Abbott

Abbott accuses Winston Peters of defending Russia over MH17

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott has accused New Zealand's Foreign Minister Winston Peters of making excuses for Russia over the 2014 downing of …

Russia