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A Christmas tradition for Morning Report is to bring you season's greetings from some of the politicians we talk to during the year.
Here is best wishes from the leader of the the National Party… Audio
Here's the Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern. Audio
Mediawatch looks at political personalities who proved reporters wrong in 2019 - and as the summer silly season looms, we look back at the unexpected stars of the last one. Audio
The government has admitted there are questions about the enforcement of adventure tourism safety rules in the wake of the White Island/Whakaari eruption.
Workplace Relations Minister Iain… Audio
Simon Bridges is in Whakatāne in the wake of an eruption at Whakaari/White Island.
Six people are dead in the wake of the eruption, and eight people are still missing.
Police say there are no signs… Audio
Cabinet minister Kris Faafoi says he's said some dumb things - but did not do the wrong thing in his dealings with Jason Kerrison over an immigration case.
The lead singer of the band OPSHOP… Video, Audio
National is demanding answers after reports Cabinet Minister Kris Faafoi intervened in an immigration case to help a friend.
Newshub says it has seen texts and Facebook messages showing Mr Faafoi… Audio
The government is proposing to make it legal for those over 20 to buy up to 14 grams of cannabis a day.
All advertising of cannabis products would be banned. The details of the proposed law change… Audio
Schools will get an early Christmas present to the tune of $400 million to spend on upgrades to school property and grounds.
It was the main pitch to members from the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at… Audio
Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges has revealed a raft of suggestions from the National Party to crack down on crime, with a special focus on gangs.
The discussion document released yesterday… Audio
National's proposals to crack down on criminals are being dismissed as a leap back to 18th century ideas of punishment.
Critics say at risk groups will be further marginalised but advocates for… Audio
Westland remains divided over a hydro-power scheme on the Waitaha River that was vetoed by the Environment Minister in August.
Oppostion leader Simon Bridges has stepped in with a promise to give the… Audio
Some days Parliament’s Question Time passes without incident. Some days less so. Last week was a smorgasbord of angst and fracas. We annotate a metaphysical exchange. Audio
New Zealand First has allegedly breached electoral law.
The party has received tens of thousands of dollars in loans from the New Zealand First Foundation. Loans are not subject to the same… Audio
The government has unveiled a major overhaul of the school system, including taking away schools' powers to set their own enrolment zones.
A newly formed Education Service Agency will take on the… Audio
Statistics are MPs favourite weapons. Question time is heavy with mutually exclusive numbers - which are usually all true. Audio
It was only day one, and already the National Party's newest addition was making news.
On Monday night, Christopher Luxon was selected as National's candidate for the Botany electorate.
And by early… Audio
The National Party released its social services discussion document, floating a series of "hard-line" policies on welfare, on Wednesday.
Ideas include blocking gang members and their associates from… Audio
The Opposition has reignited the debate over "no jab, no pay" - with National's leader Simon Bridges throwing his support behind such a policy. The party yesterday issued a discussion document on… Audio
The National Party says it will strip gang members of benefits unless they prove they don't have any illegal income or assets.
The party will release a new discussion document today about its… Audio