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.
In today's email we discuss the continuing fallout from Metiria Turei's revelations on both the Greens and Labour.
Footage of children being removed from their homes by police have shocked the country. Here what the politicians and the Children’s Commissioner have to say.
In today's email we catch up after another busy day - and night - at parliament.
In today's email we look at possible changes that Government hopes would result in a "more dynamic" council sector when it comes to consenting.
It was preaching to the faithful as some of National’s heavy artillery was rolled out to spruik the work of the Government. Shane Cowlishaw reports from the National Party Conference.
In today's email we report on the latest OCR decision.
A pre-election policy document from the police union contains a familiar refrain – arm our officers – but warnings it includes about staffing struggles and firearm proliferation are concerning. Shane Cowlishaw reports.
After a career in charge of the courts, the Parole Board, and the IPCA, Judge Sir David Carruthers will soon retire. In Newsroom’s ongoing “watchdog” series, he speaks to Shane Cowlishaw about his work in keeping the police honest.
A damning international report has identified degrading segregation and restraint practices across New Zealand’s detention facilities. But will it lead to any changes?