Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta has addressed the annual gathering of mayors and councillors, calling for improvements in water quality, but shying away from full council amalgamations, as David Williams reports.
Two top scientists are lifting the lid on the Department of Conservation’s “toxic” culture. David Williams reports.
Problems with low census response rates were flagged at Stats NZ daily operational meetings in March, David Williams reports.
With its fleet of ageing ferries, age-expired locomotives and the need for replacement wagons, KiwiRail is building its case for a large taxpayer investment. David Williams reports.
Compensation paid to oyster farmers is less than one-tenth paid to livestock farmers affected by Mycoplasma bovis. David Williams reports.
Ahead of today’s crucial Cabinet decision about the Mycoplasma bovis response, David Williams argues that MPI has a huge job ahead – to regain farmers’ trust.
The arrival of Mycoplasma bovis has been a huge wake-up call for the country’s animal tracing system. David Williams reports on the drive to improve it.
Emails released to Newsroom under the Official Information Act suggest taxpayer-funded spying probably took place at a public meeting of Christchurch earthquake victims in 2014. David Williams reports.