Corin Dann

Blog: Life inside Iraq's Camp Taji and mid-air sandstorm drama

ONE News Political Editor Corin Dann on aborted airforce landings, playing guitar with an Iraqi shopkeeper, helicopter-mounted machineguns and food rations at Camp Taji.


Dangerous and drama-filled trip gives insight into life of Kiwi troops in Iraq

ONE News Political Editor Corin Dann was with John Key as he personally saw the conditions New Zealand troops are living in at Camp Taji.


Inside Camp Taji: Giant concrete walls protect Kiwi troops while they sleep

We go inside the Iraq base where NZ and Australian soldiers are training Iraqi troops.


John Key’s secret trip to Kiwi troops in Iraq started ‘in a really bizarre way’

Our Political Editor reports on what happened when the PM visited Iraq.


John Key completes secret trip to Kiwi troops in Iraq after mid-air drama

John Key flew into Iraq under the cover of darkness and without informing the New Zealnd public in advance, in a bid to lower the risk of attack from ISIS.


UN Security Council has failed Syria! John Key takes centre stage with strong stand

PM warn the ability of five members of the council to use a veto is a constraint on its effectiveness

John Key talks up TPP to Asia Society in NY

The Prime Minister says the deal could be signed this week and is significant for New Zealand but still won't comment on detail.


Back on a normal footing - John Key holds talks with Fijian leader during UN visit

The meeting of the pair marks the first talks held between the two countries since Bainimarama took power.


Obama warns of long fight ahead against ISIS

President Obama is warning it will be a long term battle to defeat ISIS.


Immigration Ministers to meet over Kiwis in Aussie detention centres

Increasing numbers of New Zealanders are being held in prison before being sent back here.


John Key confident Obama wants TPP deal signed and sealed this week

The Prime Minister has had a 'pull aside' meeting with President Obama at the UN to talk TPP.


Kiribati man to be deported despite last minute appeal

Ioane Teitota's bid to be a climate change refugee has failed but the PM says in future NZ may have to take refugees from the Pacific.

Corin Dann: Bumps ahead for the Nats

While National may have successfully negotiated year one of this term, the next looks far more challenging. Our Political Editor Corin Dann explains why.

Migrant numbers a vote of confidence in NZ - PM

NZ had a record net gain for the year to August of 60,300 migrants.


OCR drop sees banks rush to cut floating mortgage rates

Governor Graeme Wheeler has brought the official cash rate down to 2.75 percent.


Slowing economy prompts another interest rate cut from RBNZ

The Reserve Bank has taken the knife to the benchmark interest rate again today.


What rough patch? National and Key riding high in ONE News Colmar Brunton Poll

The result will be a big confidence boost to National and John Key as it follows a rough few months for the government.


National MP Maurice Williamson accused of sexist and misogynist comments

Guests at a gala dinner told ONE News the MP "acted like it was a stag do".

Kiwi business confidence hits six year low

Bill English acknowledges the survey shows that the economy is going through a 'softening stage'.


Paid parental leave debate heats up with 11th negotiations

David Seymour says he's secured a government deal to have paid parental leave extended to 26 weeks.

Local stocks feel the impact of global market jitters

The NZX is down over 100 points to 5,633 points, that's a significant fall of about two per cent.

Kiwi dollar hits six-year low against the US after China’s currency move

China’s central bank devalued the yuan by 1.9 per cent.


Labour Party warns of risk of recession in wake of dairy price tumble

Bill English accepts the economy is ‘softening’ but says the economy does not need the cash boost Labour’s Grant Robertson is calling for.

English won't be spooked into action over softening economy

A new report warns that the tide has turned on the New Zealand economy.


House prices rising at fastest rate in eight years

Political Editor Corin Dann takes a look at what the escalating house prices mean for Kiwis.

Russia's veto of MH17 tribunal shows 'fatal flaw' in UN Security Council - Key

Russia used its veto on the Council to block a push for a UN backed tribunal into the shooting down of MH17.


PM hits the phones to push cash for dairy farmers in TPP

The Government has previously signalled it's not keen to sign up unless there are gains for NZ dairy farmers.

More interest cuts coming from Central Bank - but no big moves just yet

The Reserve Bank governor has signalled in a speech today that more interest rate cuts are on the way.


Key announces immigration package to encourage regional growth

Three major changes will kick in from November 1.


Exclusive: TPP will prevent ban on foreign ownership

Labour says it will not support a trade partnership because it worries that it could see New Zealand give up too much power.

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