Articles tagged Mark Mitchell

After months of delays, the Government has finally announced its plans around the dilapidated Waikeria Prison. But its goal of reforming the justice system could prove to be its most difficult task.

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The New Zealand air force’s aging P-3 Orions suffered five separate engine failures within the space of a fortnight, bolstering calls for their replacement. Sam Sachdeva reports.

A $2 billion decision on whether to purchase new maritime surveillance aircraft for the NZ Defence Force has been kicked down the road, with Defence Minister Ron Mark saying he has secured “a window” to review his predecessor’s plans.

The identity of the next National leader still feels very much up in the air - but they can be almost certain of a nigh-impossible task in dethroning Jacinda Ardern and her coalition government, as Sam Sachdeva writes.