The Government has reshuffled its line-up as this year's election crawls closer.
Wellington lawyer Andrew Scott-Howman has been appointed to a powerful FIFA committee. He talks to Shane Cowlishaw about his new role - and why New Zealand is a premier target for football match-fixing.
Continuing Newsroom’s Watchdog series, the chief human rights commissioner explains why violence, and gender discrimination, are New Zealand’s biggest problems.
New Zealand’s great immigration debate has taken another turn, with the Government announcing changes aimed at culling low-skilled migrants. But the move could have a drastic impact on some migrants living in New Zealand long-term, who may soon find themselves facing the choice of leaving the country between visas or returning home.
The Government's tinkering with immigration is continuing, with a raft of new changes announced.
The Ombudsman is considering launching an investigation into the state of mental health in prisons, saying the care of mentally ill prisoners is "not good enough".
In the second of Newsroom’s “watchdog” interviews, Shane Cowlishaw speaks to the Ombudsman, Judge Peter Boshier, about his work and why information is essential to democracy.
The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) is seeking a new private partner to take on the job of deciding whether a breakdown in a young person's family situation is legitimate.
Students graduating with degrees in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) degrees are likely to earn more than their non-STEM counterparts, new research suggests.
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has ordered an independent review into the privacy breach of a system designed to collect service users' personal information.