The government wants public input on the laws surrounding Ponzi schemes, with current legislation to recover investors' funds not designed to deal with the scams meaning victims are left out of pocket.
A group of political and legal academics has urged the Government to scrap its controversial waka-jumping bill, calling it an “undesirable and harmful” law which could damage New Zealand’s democracy.
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.
Trevor Mallard says he wants to be a hands-off Speaker in Parliament - if MPs are prepared to play ball. Mallard spoke to Sam Sachdeva about which predecessor is his role model and his plans for parliamentary reform.