Politics - Radio New Zealand Daphne Project: Govt to avoid 'undue haste' closing tax loopholes 2018-04-20T09:46:11.000000000+12:00 Legal loopholes in New Zealand's tax system will be "tightened up", the government says, following revelations an Auckland company may be assisting international businesses to launder money. CHOGM: Ardern to toast Commonwealth at leaders' banquet 2018-04-20T09:15:11.000000000+12:00 After her private audience with the Queen, Jacinda Ardern has been selected to toast the Commonwealth at a banquet of leaders at Buckingham Palace. Former Green MPs criticise party's deal with Nats 2018-04-20T08:11:18.000000000+12:00 The Green Party is being told it risks losing votes unless it ditches its deal to share parliamentary questions with National. Time names Ardern among world's most influential people 2018-04-20T06:50:17.000000000+12:00 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has made Time Magazine's list of the year's 100 most influential people. London mayor 'bothered' by tougher rules for Kiwis in UK 2018-04-19T19:24:10.000000000+12:00 London mayor Sadiq Khan says it "absolutely" bothers him Britain has made it harder for Kiwis to live and work in the United Kingdom. Govt plans tax credit for research and development 2018-04-19T19:24:10.000000000+12:00 The government is planning to introduce a 12.5 percent tax credit for research and development by next year. Ardern in London: What was discussed at security meeting? 2018-04-19T16:43:08.000000000+12:00 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says "we cannot allow the use of chemical weapons", following a meeting with four of the Five Eyes security nations. Urban sprawl eating up NZ's productive land - report 2018-04-19T16:42:58.000000000+12:00 The government plans to make it harder for councils to approve new homes and lifestyle blocks on productive land near urban areas. Andrew Little to visit Pike River mine, update families 2018-04-19T12:43:53.000000000+12:00 Minister Responsible for the Pike River Mine Re-entry Andrew Little visited the mine this morning. NZ 'prevented harm being done' by state-backed hacks - PM 2018-04-19T11:59:58.000000000+12:00 New Zealand's spy agencies have had to take action to stop hacking attacks by foreign powers from doing harm here, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.