Politics

Willie Jackson, Minister for Māori Development, Broadcasting and Media has fronted media about the recent political poll results. Video / Mark Mitchell
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Grant Robertson and Jacinda Ardern front media on the recent political poll results which saw Labour drop in popularity. Video / Mark Mitchell
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Also of note will be if recent co-leadership issues have hurt the Greens.
NZHerald     08 Aug 06:06 PM
The poll had Labour at its lowest level of support since 2017.
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NZHerald     10 Aug 08:55 AM

A number of wāhine Māori have put their hat in the ring to become mayor at this year's local body election across the motu.
RNZ     11:24 am today
A number of Māori women have put their hats in the ring to become mayor.
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NZHerald     09 Aug 05:10 PM
The government has passed its bill repealing the three strikes law, which automatically hands maximum sentences to criminals who commit three serious crimes…
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The Auditor-General's submission on three waters legislation is a "constructive suggestion", the minister says, and a normal part of the Parliamentary process. VIDEO
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The Herald understands former National MP Chris Finlayson has raised concerns.
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In a submission to the select committee, Auditor-General John Ryan has urged the government to require auditing of the incoming Water Services Entities.
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Minister of Social Development Carmel Sepuloni says there's no evidence National's welfare plan will work, while the Greens say it shows a "depressingly…
RNZ     7 Aug 2022
National's youth jobseeker policy was announced by Christopher Luxon on Sunday.
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National unveiled its youth welfare plan at the annual party conference.
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NZHerald     08 Aug 03:29 PM
The MP for Tauranga admitted he beat a younger boy with other students.
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NZHerald     11 Aug 03:03 PM
Too soon to discuss possibility of another Tauranga byelection: Luxon
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House values dip further, a controversial harbour bridge trial is back on the cards and the violent attack of Tauranga’s new MP kept quiet in the latest New Zealand Herald headlines. Video / NZ Herald
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The Sam Uffindell scandal continues, the Government accused of preaching to the choir and how one social media app is making it easier for parents to keep an eye on their kids in the latest New Zealand Herald headlines. Video / NZ Herald
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National MP Sam Uffindell has been stood down from the party's caucus while an investigation is carried out into further allegations of bullying raised by RNZ. AUDIO
RNZ     7:24 am today
National MP Sam Uffindell has been stood down from the party's caucus.
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It comes amid new revelations about the under-fire MP.
NZHerald     10 Aug 02:56 PM
Sam Uffindell's constituents in Tauranga appear largely ready to forgive and forget after the revelations of their MP's past as a self-confessed high school… AUDIO
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'You and I both have a lot to lose over this', Ross warned Bridges in the recording.
NZHerald     10 Aug 11:16 AM
'You and I both have a lot to lose over this', Ross warned Bridges in the recording.
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'I could smell danger,' Ross said of his decision to record a call with Simon Bridges.
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Former National Party leader Simon Bridges has given evidence in a trial over alleged concealed political donations, agreeing Jami-Lee Ross became a political…
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Former National MP Jami-Lee Ross told the police he sounded the alarm over a donation to the party because he thought it was dodgy and potentially illegal.
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Green Party MP Chlöe Swarbrick says she is frustrated that her bill to ban alcohol sponsorship in sports is not receiving the backing of the government, despite… AUDIO
RNZ     4:04 pm today
Parliament has unanimously passed a bill giving courts the power to ban criminals from using or accessing fireams.
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A Green Party member's bill would ban any new exploration, prospecting and mining activity on conservation lands and water.
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Thursday, 11 August, 2022 20:17