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National has unveiled its plan to help get those out of work back into jobs - as well as its mental health policy.
If elected, National says it would give tertiary training providers four thousand… Audio
The National Party has unveiled an $800 million suite of new health initiatives it's promising to roll out over the next four years if elected.
The plan includes a previously announced independent… Audio
The Labour Party is headlining its election season education policy with a promise to close the pay gap for early childhood teachers.
It has also reannounced its pledge to extend its free lunch… Audio
Labour is promising to extend pay parity for all early childhood teachers if re-elected, but would scrap plans to extend its fees free policy beyond the first year of tertiary study..
Chris Hipkins… Audio
Microbiologist Siouxsie Wiles says its not surprising people sceptical of Covid-19 have become caught up in a cluster in NZ.
The Health Minister Chris Hipkins has asked for police help to ensure the… Audio
Health Minister Chris Hipkins says it has become apparent some close contacts of the Mt Roskill Evangelical Fellowship church sub-cluster were not previously disclosed.
A student at St Dominic's… Audio
On their way out the door MPs took a last swing at representation, policy ideas and general fisticuffs. Audio
A leaked video clip of last week's Green Party crisis call shows James Shaw claiming the controversial Green School funding had been given "verbal sign-off" by Education Minister Chris Hipkins.
Fijians have been reassured they have been put at minimal risk of infection from a repatriation flight last week that contained people who have now tested positive to Covid-19. Audio
James Shaw has spent the best part of the last week floating out to sea while his own party and ministerial colleagues watched from the safety of the shore.
After trying to get support from his… Audio
Education Minister Chris Hipkins is calling on Aucklanders to send their kids to school as thousands stayed away in the wake of the city's lockdown.
School principals say parents are more fearful of… Audio
Pressure is mounting on Green Party co-leader James Shaw to pull his support for $11.7 million of taxpayers' money being handed to the privately owned Taranaki Green School.
It's not just principals… Audio
The health minister says officials will not "join the dots" between people getting covid-19 tests and whether they are here on a valid visa. Pacific leaders have raised concern that unlawful… Audio
The House continues to question the Government on its Covid-19 response through three different parliamentary features including question time, ministerial statements, and the general debate. Audio
Parliament’s only function is to make laws but MPs meeting this week are focusing on Government accountability instead Audio
Our unexpectedly revenant Parliament has been back for a week of action with a very reduced job description. The House outlines the highlights and the job size. Audio
Health officials have yet to confirm whether a third strain of the coronavirus could be circulating in the community, with two cases still under investigation.
The Director General of Health says… Audio
It has been revealed the maintenance worker at the Rydges Hotel isolation facility who contracted Covid 19 used a lift just minutes after a guest who later tested positive for the same strain.
New Zealand Rugby is not in line for any special treatment to ensure its North-South match goes ahead next weekend.
Health Minister Chris Hipkins says it's unlikely 13 Auckland-based players will be… Audio
It's a mystery baffling our health experts: How did a Rydges hotel maintenance man contract a strain of Covid-19 from a hotel guest he apparently never came into contact with?
Yesterday the Ministry… Video, Audio