5:09 PM.Meka Whaitiri has been stripped of her Ministerial roles after being involved in an altercation with a staff member, but she will remain on as an MP and as co-chair of Labour's Māori caucus. Video, Audio
5:15 PM.People unfairly evicted from their homes during the flawed meth testing debacle may also be reimbursed from the Ministry of Social Development for the money they spent on emergency accommodation. Read moreVideo, Audio
5:21 PM.The Tax Working Group has signalled New Zealand should tax emissions more, leave GST alone, and offered suggestions on a capital gains tax. John Shewan is a former chair of PWC and a member of the… Read moreVideo, Audio
5:46 PM.New Zealand Bar Association says the legal aid system is not achieving what it should as a large portion of the population do not qualify for legal aid, but cannot afford to pay for legal services. Video, Audio
6:08 PM.Hundreds of state house tenants are in line for compensation after being booted out of their homes on the basis of flawed methamphetamine tests, but National has fired back, saying it acted on the… Read moreAudio
6:12 PM.Political commentator Matthew Hooton says the firing of Meka Whaitiri from her ministerial role today is a "cynical stunt" from a "cynical government" to take the attention off the tax working group.
6:16 PM.The possibility of a straight capital gains tax is looking even less likely with the release of the Tax Working Group's interim report, which included a range of proposals for environmental taxes, and… Read moreAudio