In what sounds like the plotline of a Hollywood movie, a man accused of importing cocaine escaped custody after a string of blunders by the Customs service. Shane Cowlishaw reports.
Police broke the law by accessing Customs and Immigration data for more than a year when they did not have permission to do so.
The Government is proposing to close a loophole that allows large offshore internet firms to avoid collecting GST on goods sold to New Zealanders.
National has described Labour's water policy released this week as an attack on rural New Zealand that amounted to a 'water tax.'
Amy Adams proposed new national water standards fit for boating, but not swimming. Farmers welcomed the standards, but the Green Party said it would give farmers a 'licence to pollute.'