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With the future of the Waikato prison set to be announced today, 1 NEWS went to groups and experts to ask how NZ should deal with the rocketing prison population.
1 NEWS found out a little more about Auckland's new MP, such as how he planned to celebrate the win and whose shoes he'd like to fill for a day.
1 NEWS talks to the candidates vying for the Auckland electorate job.
"The polls reduce a complex issue to a simple binary choice," say Local Govt NZ. But Hobson's Pledge say it ensures "a democratic process" is followed.
The Election Access Fund Bill aims to establish funding for disability-related costs of standing in general elections.
David Seymour, however, says his Bill means a person with a disability would be unable to access euthanasia based solely on their condition.
We even find out what job prospect the MPs wanted to be when they were 10.
The MPs battle out some of the big issues in this regular 1 NEWS political feature.
We go to both sides of the House for their view on some topical issues and check out what they get up to while they're not in parliament.
During the National Party leadership race, 1 NEWS put to Steven Joyce a series of questions. Some of his answers might surprise.
In 2010 the now-Minister of Finance called the blanket ban "a petty, spiteful attempt to try to curry favour with a populist issue". The Bill was found to be inconsistent with the Bill of Rights in 2015, now the Crown are appealing that declaration.