Articles tagged Stuart Nash

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.

Famous for its wineries and orchards, Hawke’s Bay has a regional economy that is cyclical and heavily reliant on immigration. Shane Cowlishaw explores what effect a potential change of Government could have - and what’s being done to get local young workers into jobs.

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.