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The head of Immigration New Zealand says there has been no increase in the risk of people smugglers making trips here, backing up his foreign affairs counterparts and countering Australian reports of increased “chatter”.

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Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker has attempted to win over critics of the revived Trans Pacific Partnership free trade deal at a public meeting, arguing the Government has kept its promise on five “bottom lines”.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has wrapped up her five-day visit to the Far North by attending the Waitangi Day dawn service. Sam Sachdeva reports from Waitangi on her final words and the parting gifts she received from locals.

Jacinda Ardern has made history as the first female prime minister to speak at the Waitangi powhiri. Sam Sachdeva reports on the mood from the Treaty Grounds, and Ardern’s call for her government to be held to account.

The Government is set to celebrate the end of its 100-day plan, but what comes next - and how smoothly it goes - is another matter. Sam Sachdeva reports on the procedural manoeuvrings that could take place over the parliamentary term.