Katie Bradford

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.

02:44
Mr English used a special power that allows him to override members bills if he thinks they are too expensive.

Paid parental leave dream killed off by Bill English: 'It doesn't fit within the Budget'

Mr English used a special power that allows him to override members bills if he thinks they are too expensive.

00:32
Twelve families are ready to finally settle into their new homes after spending six weeks at Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre.

New NZ cities likely to host influx of refugees named

Likely landing spots for refugees revealed but Govt still seeking one more town.

01:55
Conflicts between our closest defence allies, America and Australia, and trade partner, China, have experts concerned.

Warning as Government plays down South China Sea tension

There are concerns NZ's huge military spend, announced this week, was designed to appease military allies.

01:39
Te Puea Marae has thrown open its doors to help those in need, and it seems other Kiwis are pitching in to help.

Auckland marae taking in homeless to receive government help

Te Puea Marae has been helping families find houses and jobs.

00:10
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says there are state houses for Auckland’s homeless outside the city.

Govt's plan to pre-purchase motel rooms to house homeless labelled as 'declaring defeat' by Labour

But National says "you can't just build houses by a magic click of the fingers".

01:58

'Change in culture needed' - Health Minister hopes NZ can match global leader on organ donation rate

New Zealand is some way behind Spain, which has 39.7 donors for every million people.

00:28
Two women and a man died in the crash, and three others were injured, when the four-wheel-drive hit a tree.

'Too much drink, too much drugs': Minister blames driver behaviour for weekend deaths

"If there's anything else we can do it's making changes to rules around the roads."

02:00

Greens target dirtiest rivers in bid to clean up waterways

"We will make our rivers clean enough to swim in," Metiria Turei said.

03:27
It’s their first joint public appearance since signing a memorandum of understanding.

Warm welcome for Andrew Little at Green Party conference

Speeches focused on what a Labour-Green government would look like and repeatedly attacked the Government.

02:52
The Government hopes its new national policy statement on housing will help to cool the housing market.

Government sends a message to councils: Act or be forced to

The Government hopes its new national policy statement on housing will help to cool the housing market.

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