The referendum could repeal the strict 1983 amendment that requires authorities to treat a fetus and its mother as equals under the law.
Just weeks out form the birth of her first child, the PM has sat down to discuss how she will manage public interest, privacy and parenthood.
The country's Foreign Affairs Minister has responded President Trump's cancellation of the planned summit, expressing regret and saying they still want to talk "at any time".
National's Judith Collins says someone told her about the phone call and she decided to check out whether it was right with a question in Parliament.
The Transport Minister says he apologises unreservedly over the matter.
It comes a day Ms Bennett walked out of the Chamber over a disagreement with the Speaker over supplementary questions.
Gerry Brownlee had expressed concerns about the way Mr Mallard was running question time.
The PM is speaking at Green Bay High where she launched a careers initiative today.
The suspects have all denied it. The trail of clues has gone cold. The opposition says there's no evidence it even happened.
A Maori health leader and anti-smoking campaigner warned politicians more needs to be done, and soon, to save lives.