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‘The whole thing’s a total mess’: Judith Collins slams Labour’s health system overhaul
Opposition leader Judith Collins is outraged at what she calls a new separatist health system that was presented by the government yesterday. All 20 DHB's will...
Jacinda Ardern defends ban on live animal exports by sea
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has defended the Government's plan to ban live animal exports by sea. The Government announced today the practice will cease after...
'Crazy silly talk': Bridges dismisses rumour of new leadership bid
National MP Simon Bridges insists that he is not planning another tilt at the party's leadership - despite rumours of a new leadership bid. NZ Herald reporter...
Minister digs heels in after calling tourism sector 'cocky'
Cabinet minister and veteran Labour MP Damien O'Connor is digging in his heels and refusing to apologise to the tourism sector after calling the sector "cocky". Speaking...
Judith Collins wants more to be done to fix fruit picking shortage
Judith Collins has slammed the Government after some growers in the horticulture sector revealed they were still bleeding money because of a lack of workers to fill...
What Government is doing about rural bank closures
The Government has been concerned about rural bank closures "for some time" Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says. Yesterday, South Wairarapa mayor Alex Beijen presented...
Judith Collins defends Shane Reti as other MPs snap up attention
National leader Judith Collns says she has no intention of changing her Deputy - despite one of her predecessors as Leader grabbing headlines this week. Earlier...
James Shaw challenged to explain the Climate Change Response bill
Climate Change Minster and Green Party co-leader James Shaw has introduced the Climate Change Response (Auction Price) Amendment Bill, and it may confuse a few people...
PM says trans-Tasman relationship important despite Morrison criticism
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says that the New Zealand-Australian relationship remains important, despite tensions surfacing this week. It was revealed yesterday...
Seymour: Latest lockdown example why private sector should be included in response
ACT leader David Seymour says he hopes Covid-19 isn't spreading - otherwise, we're in "for a long, hard lockdown". Auckland is at COVID-19 alert level three for...