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Corin Dann with this extended interview with the Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage.

Green MP Eugenie Sage accused of 'rubber-stamping' land sales to foreigners

Figures show the land information minister has approved nearly every application to cross her desk.

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Breakfast’s Jack Tame wondered why the parameters of the inquiry ended in 1999, the year the last Labour Government came into power.

Jack Tame questions Acting PM Kelvin Davis over Government’s decision to limit timeframe for child abuse inquiry

Breakfast’s Jack Tame wondered why the parameters of the inquiry ended in 1999, the year the last Labour Government came into power.

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The latest deal was offered as primary teachers and principals start rolling strikes across the country.

'This is all we've got' - Government pushed to limit on primary pay offer, says PM

Primary teachers and principals start rolling strikes across the country.

Health Minister deletes Facebook posts that accidentally stated he was paid to promote a business

David Clark's office was alerted to the posts after inquiries by 1 NEWS.

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Winston Peters says French PM's anti-nationalism speech strayed too far from Armistice theme

Mr Peters said he failed to recognise all countries that fought in the war 100 years ago.

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The inquiry was launched after it emerged Mr Haumaha reportedly showed support for officers accused of assaulting Louise Nicholas.

Appointment process for Deputy Police Commissioner Wally Haumaha found to be 'adequate and fit for purpose' - report

Victim advocate Louise Nicholas criticised the appointment, amid claims Mr Haumaha called rape allegations a "nonsense," something he denied.

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Teachers and principals with signs and flags chanting ‘time to teach, time to lead this is what our children need’ in Ponsonby and New North Road today.

Fighting talk from teachers' union president, who says fight with Government 'will get rougher'

"The Government is relying on us to be too exhausted to keep fighting," Lynda Stuart says.

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Simon Bridges sympathises with striking teachers as he accuses Government of wasting money

The National leader said industrial action was understandable when you consider other pay offers, including the one to police.

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Baby Trump is protesting the US President’s visit to the French capital.

Six-metre-high orange blimp dubbed Baby Trump launches in Paris

The blimp is in protest at the US president's visit to the French capital.

Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones

Shane Jones forced to correct answers after failing to disclose 61 meetings

National's Paul Goldsmith said the slip was of concern as he controlled the $3b provincial growth fund.

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The Ministry of Education made a new offer to teachers on Thursday of a three per cent increase a year over three years.

Primary school teachers on strike again today as week of rolling action begins

More than 100,000 primary school students in Auckland will be home from school today.

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The US President took aim at Abby Phillip just days after his clash with CNN’s Jim Acosta.

Watch: Fired-up President Trump rips into another CNN reporter - 'You ask a lot of stupid questions'

The US President took aim at Abby Phillip just days after his clash with CNN’s Jim Acosta.

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It's now emerged the Czech government could request Sroubek's extradition.

Jacinda Ardern won't sack Immigration Minister over Czech drug smuggler case

Ms Ardern said she is more focused in getting the issue right.

The Ruatoria company has just become the first business in New Zealand granted a licence to cultivate the plants.

Organisations who want cannabis legalised band together at conference

The Government has said there will be a referendum on the matter no later than the 2020 General Election.

FILE - In this March 2, 2017, file photo, Tucker Carlson, host of "Tucker Carlson Tonight," poses for photos in a Fox News Channel studio in New York. Washington police are investigating a protest outside the home of Carlson as a possible hate crime. According to a police report, a group of demonstrators gathered outside Carlson's Northwest Washington home Wednesday night, Nov. 7, 2018. A video posted on social media but later removed shows people standing outside a darkened home chanting "Tucker Carlson we will fight/We know where you sleep at night."   (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Protesters paint anarchy symbol on Fox News host's driveway

The group gathered outside his home, chanting, "Tucker Carlson we will fight. We know where you sleep at night."

Expert says White House's video of journalist scuffle was likely doctored

Jim Acosta's press pass was revoked over the confrontation, but experts are raising doubts about the video.

Australian MPs question politician's vow to sue over allegation he groped journalist

Luke Foley is accused of putting his hand inside the woman's underwear after a parliamentary Christmas party.

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Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway said he wants a report back in three weeks or less.

John Armstrong's opinion: Iain Lees-Galloway's days as Immigration Minister are numbered due to his 'ineptitude'

In Lees-Galloway’s case, the issue is competence - or rather his increasingly evident lack of it, writes our columnist.

'We need it done' - Government urged to reconsider deadly strip of Tauranga road

"We know every three months someone is going to die on that road," a campaigner said today.

Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway said he wants a report back in three weeks or less.

Bridges calls for Immigration Minister to be sacked over revelation he didn't read entire Sroubek file

Mr Lees-Galloway has admitted he only took an hour to decide to let Karel Sroubek stay in New Zealand.

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Immigration Minister made Karel Sroubek residency decision in just one hour

Sroubek was jailed in New Zealand in 2016 for five years and nine months for importing the drug MDMA.

Police Commissioner dodges questions on Haumaha inquiry

Commissioner Mike Bush would not answer questions about the inquiry when he appeared before a parliamentary committee.

Should sugary drinks be taxed? And if so, where would the money go? Breakfast viewers have their say.

Study calls for sugar tax in NZ - 'Self-regulation is not working'

It said industry taxes could help individuals make healthier choices.

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Forty per cent of Kiwi five-year-olds have some form of tooth decay, according to a report by the Ministry of Health.

'We need to be constantly vigilant' - PM responds to damning tooth decay report

Last year, tooth decay was found in 40 per cent of Kiwi five-year-olds.

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The makeup of the House “may frustrate the current President’s agenda,” Jacinda Ardern said.

'Only time will tell' what impact US midterm results will have on NZ trade – Jacinda Ardern

The PM acknowledged President Trump's life will be made more difficult after the Democrats won the House.

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