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National Party leader Judith Collins stands by her calling microbiologist Siouxsie Wiles a hypocrite.
Wiles, who was named New Zealand of the Year for her work advising the NZ public on Covid-19, was… Audio
The House reviews the week in Parliament with praise for paralympians and more than usual unity when the subject is security. Audio
When New Zealand faces a security issue the major political parties often co-operate, focusing more on solutions than blame, as this week demonstrates. Audio
The National Party says rapid testing for Covid-19 would be particularly useful for testing patients presenting at hospitals and essential workers crossing alert level borders.
Judith Collins told… Audio
This week Parliament's House held just a tiny remnant of MPs. So where were the rest of them, what were they doing, and who was working harder? Audio
Judith Collins told the programme the attack is "absolutely terrifying." Audio
Tensions have boiled over this week as MPs grappled with how Parliament operates while alert level restrictions remain in place.
National Party leader Judith Collins has taken umbrage with criticisms… Audio
National Party leader Judith Collins says Jacinda Ardern could have suspended Parliament if she was concerned about safety.
In person Parliament returned for the first time since the latest Covid-19… Audio
The National Party is contining to criticise the government's handling of the latest outbreak of Covid-19.
They say the vaccine rollout has been too slow, and the parliament suspension means there… Audio
Cabinet will this afternoon meet to decide on whether any part of the country will come out of level 4 lockdown this week.
The alert level expires at midnight tomorrow night but Aucklanders have… Audio
New Zealand has five active cases of Covid-19, all of which are the delta variant.
It's still unclear whether the cases are linked to people coming over the border, and genomic sequencing is… Audio
Among other topics this morning, our Weekend panellists will be looking at the tough Covid-19 decisions, the disappearance of cash in society, the Winston Churchill painting from Parliament and the… Audio
This week Parliament held a special debate to give MPs a chance to talk about the official apology for the Dawn Raids of the 1970s. The House has some moments from that debate. Audio
Special debate held in New Zealand's Parliament to remember and condemn the 1970s Dawn Raids. Audio
It's been a week of power outages for the parts of the country - and power struggles for the National Party.
National Party leader and former energy minister Judith Collins spoke to Susie Ferguson. Audio
Energy Minister Megan Woods and power company Genesis are meeting today to thrash out what needs to change following Monday's rolling power blackouts.
Thousands of people in the lower and central… Audio
The National Party has come out of its annual conference with the same leader and president, but new problems.
A disgruntled former MP lashed out at the party on Sunday after losing a bid to unseat… Audio
The National Party's annual conference has exposed further divisions in the party.
In a shock move yesterday, the former Cabinet minister and Speaker David Carter quit the board, declaring the party… Audio
The National Party's annual conference has exposed further division within the party.
Senior Party member and former speaker Sir David Carter figure quit the board on the spot after he failed in his… Audio
There was no love lost between the Green Party and National Party at their weekend party conferences.
The Greens accused National of despicable and lazy politics, but leader Judith Collins says the… Audio