As the Government holds talks on how to fix the criminal justice system, political pressure and public sentiment loom as the biggest obstacles to be overcome, Sam Sachdeva writes.
Former MP Peter Dunne has seen plenty of inquiries come and go over controversies around the Cabinet table. He looks at whether the Wally Haumaha inquiry could prove a unwelcome distraction and test of Jacinda Ardern's resolve.
Police have released emails showing the steady stream of media enquiries they received about false allegations involving Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s partner Clarke Gayford - and the pressure they felt under to respond.
Four years after the book Dirty Politics was released, author Nicky Hager has won damages and an extraordinary apology from police for raids on his home that sent shivers through the media.
Police broke the law by accessing Customs and Immigration data for more than a year when they did not have permission to do so.
A rise in serious offending committed by women and youth has possibly been caused by notoriety seeking on social media, the Police Commissioner has said.
In this morning's email we opened the police file of the latest investigation into former MP Todd Barclay, and we looked at the Government's plan to end the "moral panic" over meth residues.
In today's email we caught up on the latest diplomatic developments, along with some fiery speeches in parliament.
Police Minister Stuart Nash has his “dream” job following Labour’s rise to Government. He talks to Shane Cowlishaw about why he is in favour of police pursuits, the potential of a crack “flying squad” of officers and how he will ramp up the force’s numbers.
Bill English and Jacinda Ardern have clashed in a fiery debate, with a surprise commitment on child poverty from the PM. With 19 days until the election, Bernard Hickey and Sam Sachdeva report.