A 25-year-old man appeared in the Hamilton District Court yesterday charged with aggravated wounding, aggravated burglary and assault using a knife as a weapon.
Bridges has done well to fend off the criticism, Jessica Mutch McKay and Corin Dann say, but he could face more difficult questions further down the track.
The Privacy Commissioner and beneficiary advocates have raised concerns about the way investigators gather information.
"It's a pretty sad day. I've never seen a meltdown like this in my time in politics," Peters said of Jami-Lee Ross' recording.
National standards and charter schools are one step closer to being dropped after the Education Amendment Bill passed its third reading.
Yesterday a recording released by Jami-Lee Ross revealed Simon Bridges speaking critically of Ms Pugh.
A warrant of fitness check in Flaxmere led to the discovery.
Southland's mayor, who's in China with Zhang Yikun, says Mr Zhang was "not the alleged donator of the funds".
Parents are urged to watch their children’s social media activity closely after posts on Wellington and Auckland community pages.
Refugees are having to wait months for support services, the New Zealand Myanmar Ethnics Council says.