Jessica Mutch

01:44
NZ Post has hired an extra 600 staff, got 200 more vans and an extra plane to cope with the demand.

Kiwis 'going crazy with online shopping' this Christmas

NZ Post has hired an extra 600 staff, 200 more vans and trucks and an extra plane to cope with demand.

02:10
National says it's a bad look for the new minister, however.

Youth, social issues and Afghanistan controversy on the agenda for new defence minister

Ron Mark wants the Defence Force to be more involved in things like training young people.

04:15
Q+A's Jessica Mutch grills NZ's Housing Minister on the logistics of the ambitious home build.

'We inherited a mess' – Phil Twyford outlines how Labour-led govt will build 27 houses a day

The Housing Minister was grilled on the logistics of the ambitious home build.

28:32

Inside Parliament: An APEC Adventure

A weekly catch up with the 1 NEWS political team about the stories they’ve been covering.

01:53
National, however, wants both parents to be able to take leave at the same time.

'It will make all the difference' – twenty-six weeks of paid parental leave on the way

National, however, wants both parents to be able to take leave at the same time.

07:26
HSBC Chief Economist Paul Bloxham says the bulk of the housing market problems in New Zealand has been led by Kiwis not foreigners.

New Zealand housing crisis a 'domestic story' not a foreign buyer made problem - economist

HSBC Chief Economist Paul Bloxham says the bulk of the housing market problems in New Zealand has been led by Kiwis not foreigners.

01:49
The MPs from Labour and National didn't see eye-to-eye on the hotly-debated issue.

'It was a complete fraud!' – David Parker, Scott Simpson clash over National's water quality standard

The MPs from Labour and National didn't see eye-to-eye on the hotly-debated issue.

02:52
The NZ First leader ruled out the idea of local Maori groups controlling rivers – something the Maori party co-leader disagreed with.

'Water is not a race-based matter!' – Winston Peters and Marama Fox clash over Maori iwi involvement in water ownership

The NZ First leader ruled out the idea of local Maori groups controlling rivers – something the Maori party co-leader disagreed with.

03:17
From solar panels to banning plastic bags, the politicians aimed to prove they walk the walk when it comes to the environment.

'I've got an electric bike – it's a hell of a lot of fun!' - Candidates prove what they do for the environment in Q+A's multi-party debate

From solar panels to banning plastic bags, the politicians aimed to prove they walk the walk when it comes to the environment.

01:49
The NZ First leader was making sure the foundations are solid in his Northland electorate.

'They have been neglected and forgotten' – Winston Peters hits the hustings in Northland

The NZ First leader was making sure the foundations are solid in his Northland electorate.

00:24
The Labour Party leader used to work in a fish and chip shop, so a bit of food service was no problem.

Hair net-wearing Jacinda Ardern rolls up sleeves to cook meals for kids

"Feed the Need" are making 1500 hot meals for kids in Manurewa and Otara.

00:50
Helen Clark says in her day she could never have achieved what Ms Ardern has accomplished.

Helen Clark says new era will help Jacinda Ardern reach top job

Helen Clark says in her day she could never have achieved what Ms Ardern has accomplished.

02:19
The environmental group says it's outrageous PIs have been tracking its staff and passing that information onto the Government.

Government admits using information from private investigation firm being taken to court by Greenpeace

The group says it's outrageous PIs have been tracking its staff and passing that information on.

01:54
Labour's deputy Kelvin Davis jumps to his leader's defence.

'A sexist stupid comment' - Kelvin Davis jump's to leader Ardern's defence over parenthood question

Kelvin Davis says he has never been asked about his parenthood plans by media.

01:51
The alleged gunman had been buying and selling firearms online despite having no licence.

Police Association calls for ban on online gun trading after Whangarei shooting tragedy

Gunman Quinn Patterson had been buying and selling firearms on TradeMe.

Dr Michelle Dickinson gives Breakfast her vision of the future, including for those looking for love.

Auckland Uni scientist calls out Aussie environmental group in Twitter scrap about baby formula

Michelle Dickinson says the "sensational headlines do nothing but scare parents".

01:58
The urban and rural fire services are also merging, and Kiwis will pay more in insurance to help fund  it.

'It's like saying goodbye to an old friend' – Fire Service gets new name

The urban and rural fire services are also merging, and Kiwis will pay more in insurance to help fund it.

02:07
The former prime minister says he received the news of his knighthood in a golf course phone call and it "feels cool".

Sir John Key says we should call him 'John, everybody does', but knighthood 'feels cool'

The man who brought back Knighthoods is now getting one for himself.

01:57
The row over whether Netflix films can be included has been reignited.

A clash of old versus new at prestigious Cannes Film Festival

The row over whether Netflix films can be included has been reignited.

01:55
After 50 years as a Plunket nurse, helping generations of babies thrive, Marilyn Hemming is retiring.

Meet the retiring 75-year-old Plunket nurse who has some key advice for parents

After 50 years as a Plunket nurse, helping generations of babies thrive, Marilyn Hemming is retiring.

02:00
A petition will be presented to incoming Education Minister Nikki Kaye calling for more support for school support staff.

'School support staff are badly paid' - opposition MPs call for funding boost

A petition will be presented to incoming Education Minister Nikki Kaye calling for more support for school support staff.

01:58
She says if she doesn’t help her friends, they’ll be homeless.

State house tenant faces eviction for letting nine homeless friends stay with her

Housing New Zealand says it's unsafe - but those staying with Pauline Goodwin say she's a saint for helping them.

02:50
From early this morning, authorities knew the Bay of Plenty township was in trouble.

A town underwater: Hundreds of homes flooded as a river breaches its banks, swamping Edgecumbe

From early this morning, authorities knew the Bay of Plenty township was in trouble.

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