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Police Minister can't say if cops who arrested MIQ escapee were fully vaccinated
The Police Minister can't say whether the officers who arrested Auckland's MIQ escapee were fully vaccinated. A Covid-positive man left an Ellerslie quarantine...
Farmers and growers prepare for Auckland alert level border
Farmers and vegetable growers south of Auckland are getting ready for the level 3 border to come into effect from midnight tonight. The boundary south of Auckland...
ACT Leader responds to whether Jacinda Ardern is an 'accidental PM'
Act Leader David Seymour joins The Country's Jamie Mackay and responds to questions relating to Jamie's Opinion 'Open Letter to Jacinda Ardern - hold urban NZ to...
'Bulk' of Westport residents should be home soon, but more bad weather on the way
The cleanup and assessment of damage has started - slowly - in flood-stricken Westport today. And "the bulk" of residents evacuated at the weekend are expected to...
David Seymour: ACT leader downplays 'de facto opposition' claims
ACT Leader David Seymour has downplayed any claims he and his party are the de facto Opposition after he overtook Judith Collins as second on the list of preferred...
PM: Border arrangements will be different in 2022
The Prime Minister is signalling an eventual end to New Zealand's tight Covid border restriction. She told The Country New Zealand's not lagging behind other countries,...
Collin refuses to 'get personal' after PM's 'Karen' comment
Judith Collins says if Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern wants to get down and personal - she'll leave her there. Ardern went for the jugular in Parliament on Wednesday,...