Katie Bradford

02:06
The findings might provide information for potential legal action, but John Key says that’s not its purpose.

Residents told to choose between pure and chlorinated water in future following gastro outbreak

Some Havelock North residents have complained the chlorination in their water is now causing skin problems.

02:06
The findings might provide information for potential legal action, but John Key says that’s not its purpose.

Council and DHB in 'recovery and investigation' mode over gastro crisis

The Government will release the terms for an inquiry into the water crisis later today.

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03:36
The water in nearby Hastings has now tested positive for E coli as well.

Hastings, Flaxmere water supply found contaminated as infections rise

The Hawke's Bay water contamination has spread and campylobacter cases are nudging 500.

01:25
Authorities have confirmed an elderly woman had campylobacter in her system when she died at the weekend.

Water tests for Hastings and Flaxmere clear, 4100 however have been hit with gastro

Hawke's Bay DHB CEO Kevin Snee says the health system has coped well with the outbreak.

Buyer found for the Government's state houses in Tauranga

The government is reassuring tenants the status-quo won't change despite new ownership.

ANZ urges Kiwis to pay off home loans and save after interest rate cut

The bank's boss believes lowering lending rates will only fuel the fire in an overheated housing market.

Gerald Waters says interlocks should be offered as a solution to curbing recidivist drink drivers.

Govt ramping up use of interlock systems to prevent drink drivers getting behind the wheel

The Associate transport minister says up to 5000 people a year could face the penalty.

01:54
The Transport Minister says he has concerns about “dozens” of drivers considered unsafe.

NZTA targeting Uber drivers after government rule change

Uber drivers need to have a P-class licence and to pass criminal checks.

03:07
The government says Bain’s ex gratia payment shouldn’t be compared to those who were compensated for their proven innocence.

How does David Bain's payout compare to other historical New Zealand cases?

The government says Bain's ex gratia payment shouldn't be compared to those who were compensated for their proven innocence.

03:04
Amy Adams on the reasons behind the decision not to give David Bain compensation.

Amy Adams explains why David Bain won't be getting compo

The Justice Minister details why Mr Bain won't receive compensation for wrongful conviction and imprisonment.

02:15
More than half a million people expected to be working in the industry in coming years.

Unitary Plan revealed: The big vision for Auckland says 131,000 new homes in next seven years to meet demand

The long awaited Auckland Unitary Plan, devised by an independent panel, has been released publicly.

02:04
Key wants to double two way trade with Indonesia to $4 billion by 2024.

John Key's Indonesia trip ends successfully with an NZ beef kebab

Key wants to double two way trade with Indonesia to $4 billion by 2024.

02:18
The Prime Minister has wrapped up his two day visit to Indonesia.

Opinion: John Key's Indonesia trip about harnessing huge opportunities, not just silly photo opps

Our political reporter Katie Bradford takes a look at what NZ got out of the PM's flying trip.

02:17
John Key is confident his talks with Indonesia's president will end the ban on NZ meat and horticultural products that's costing the country millions

NZ's Indonesia beef export blockade could end soon

John Key is confident his talks with Indonesia's president will end the ban on NZ meat and horticultural products.

01:04
Our Political Reporter Katie Bradford with the latest from the PM's trade mission in Indonesia.

Prime Minister coy on increased beef exports to Indonesia

John Key met his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo in Jakarta yesterday.

00:55
Political Reporter Katie Bradford with the latest from Jakarta where the PM will talk trade and business.

Boosting trade with protectionist Indonesia on John Key's agenda during two-day visit

Things have changed in the south east Asian nation since the PM's last visit four years ago.

02:20
The Taxpayers' Union says we need tougher controls on New Zealand's aid budget.

Billion dollar space programme sparks questions over the $90 million aid NZ hands out

The Taxpayers' Union says we need tougher controls on the aid budget.

02:13
Andrew Little says the crisis is pushing up prices faster than wages in almost every part of the country.

Labour: More than 98 per cent of NZ now affected by housing crisis

Andrew Little says the crisis is pushing up prices faster than wages in almost every part of the country.

02:00
Roland Kun was trapped on Nauru for a year after officials pulled him off a plane and cut up his local passport.

Nauru MP looking forward to family time after great escape

Roland Kun was trapped on Nauru for a year after officials pulled him off a plane and cut up his local passport.

03:39
Roland Kun has finally made it back to his family and is now just looking forward to little things like holidays with his kids.

NZ government tricks Nauru officials to facilitate stranded opposition MP's great escape

The runaway politician is able to see his family again after being stranded in Nauru for more than a year.

02:13
The Social Housing Minister says arrangements for modular housing are being finalised in South Auckland.

Pop-up accommodation mulled for state housing tenants

The Social Housing Minister says arrangements for modular housing are being finalised in South Auckland.

Video of the incident involving Chester Borrows and a anti-TPP protester has emerged.

National MP charged, accused of driving into TPP protesters

Chester Borrows has confirmed he has been charged with careless use of a motor vehicle.

01:51
Labour is committing to an extra $60 million over four years for 1400 emergency housing places.

Bennett shuts down Labour’s plan for homeless: 'I'm not sure where they are going to get them from'

Labour is committing to an extra $60 million over four years for 1400 emergency housing places.

00:22
National MPs have rejected a call by Labour and the Greens for an inquiry into homelessness, but the PM insists a plan is in place to deal with the issue.

Key insists Govt working on homelessness as National MPs reject inquiry

Labour and the Greens will hold their own inquiry into homelessness after the National caucus said no to one.

02:10
Homeowners won't be able to access the subsidy because the government is targeting rental property owners instead.

'The rentals are where we've got the highest needs' – Energy Minister explains 'Warm Up NZ' changes

Homeowners won't be able to access the subsidy because the government is targeting rental property owners instead.

ONE News, RNZ and Nicky Hager have led reporting of the Panama Papers in NZ

Foreign trust rules 'must change for the sake of NZ's reputation', official inquiry finds

The inquiry was ordered following reporting of the Panama Papers.

02:32
Derek Leask and his former colleague Nigel Fyfe had their foreign careers ruined during the four-year saga.

'Unjust, unfair, unreasonable' – names of senior diplomats cleared after MFAT leak investigation

Derek Leask and his former colleague Nigel Fyfe had their foreign careers ruined.

02:19
A taxpayer funded, Treasury-commissioned report finds the 90 day trials have failed to do what the government promised.

'We're comfortable the law is working' – Key dismisses report on 90 day trials

A taxpayer funded, Treasury-commissioned report finds the 90 day trials have failed to do what the government promised.

The PM says the Government's veto of 26 weeks paid leave is appropriate because that would've incurred significant unfunded costs for the crown.

Key dismisses report on 90 day trial periods: 'Flexibility helps hiring decisions'

The report suggests those looking for work have not been advantaged by the law.

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