Katie Bradford

01:49
Freedom campers represent three per cent of tourists and spent $530 million last year alone – but they also bring issues.

Councils getting government funding to deal with freedom campers

Money will be used to build toilets and showers, create infrastructure and on enforcement.

01:58
The findings come from Infometric economists, who predict a cooling of the economy next year.

Booming provincial areas help keep economy afloat as cities start to slow down

Provincial economies are driving growth by building on the recovery of dairy prices in 2016.

00:33
Harry Roque said President Rodrigo Duterte  doesn’t care what other countries - including New Zealand - think of his human rights record.

Philippines president ‘doesn’t care what NZ and world think about his human rights record’

Rodrigo Duterte's closest aide told 1 News the hardline approach is working.

02:21
Hawaii politician Doug Chin took his opposition to President Donald Trump’s ruling to the US Supreme Court.

Politician who challenged President Trump's travel ban says: 'I'll be on right side of history'

Hawaii's Doug Chin spoke to 1 NEWS before the landmark court decision.

Maori far more likely to be injured at work, Government says

Maori are over represented in injury statistics and high-risk sectors, such as forestry and construction.

Employers warn Government they ignore manufacturing 'at their peril'

A major report on the sector identifies difficulty in finding skilled tradespeople as one issue.

02:07
The Labour-led Government has released a report produced in 2015 that was never made public.

Government promising more traffic cops to fight road toll

An unreleased 2015 report critical of National's safe roads program has been released by the government.

03:07
The former Health Minister is under fire for his claimed ignorance of four leaky buildings in the Auckland hospital.

Jonathan Coleman says he was never told of rotting buildings at Middlemore Hospital

The former Health Minister is under fire for four leaky buildings in the Auckland hospital.

02:04
Parents, teachers and even the Government say more clarity is needed around the guidelines for restraining children.

Teachers in NZ restrain troubled students over 1000 times in just six months

Parents, teachers and the Government say more clarity is needed around the guidelines for restraining children.

09:39
We look at this week where some Kiwi parents stand up to Plunket.

Inside Parliament: How Plunket alienated so many parents with its restructure

Public opinion has turned against the beloved organisation.

02:01
About 1,000 people with disabilities are paid less than the minimum wage due to a special exemption.

Paying people with disabilities less than minimum wage possibly to be abolished

About 1,000 people with disabilities are paid less than the minimum wage due to a special exemption.

02:14
After Simon Bridges took out the latest leadership contest, we look back at what happened at National's last contest.

Inside Parliament: Will history repeat for National? Take a look back at the last leadership contest outcome

After Simon Bridges took out the latest leadership contest, we look back at what happened at National's last contest - when Jim McLay took over from Robert Muldoon in 1984, following the party's election defeat.

01:44
Associate Agriculture Minister Meka Whaitiri has asked officials to see how animal welfare can be improved.

Government to look at use of electric prodders and tail twisting at rodeos - but doesn't want a ban

Associate Agriculture minister Meka Whaitiri has asked officials to see how animal welfare at rodeos can be improved.

00:40
Commissioner Mike Bush said some of the crimes "could be driven out of wanting a few minutes of fame".

'It is a concern' - more Kiwi women committing crimes and in custody

Commissioner Mike Bush said some of the crimes "could be driven out of wanting a few minutes of fame".

05:15
The sound of warriors welcoming the PM and MPs onto Kelvin Davis' marae echoes across the valley at Karetu.

Jacinda Ardern and Government welcomed on to Karetu Marae

The sound of warriors welcoming the Prime Minister onto Kelvin Davis' marae sent a booming echo across the valley at Karetu.

00:39
The council is banning freedom campers from Lake Hayes reserve and the Shotover delta.

Tourism Minister to speak with mayors over freedom camping

"I’ve been hearing dissatisfaction with the current situation," Kelvin Davis said.

00:24
Ms Kaye says she had not been contacted by other caucus MPs over a leadership change.

Nikki Kaye denies she'll challenge Bill English but another National MP admits there's been 'some talk'

Speculation has been swirling today around the future of Bill English, ahead of a major speech this afternoon.

02:09
A review is underway and Treasury is promising the mistake is a one-off.

Government insists 'naturally disappointing' Treasury botch up won't impact child poverty plans

Treasury said a coding error led to an overstatement on child poverty projections.

03:17
The Government has today fulfilled its election promise of cancelling the sell-off of state houses.

Sell-off of state houses cancelled by new Government

Up to 25,000 state houses in Christchurch were to be transferred to new landlords by the middle of next year.

02:05
Jacinda Ardern has confirmed she will attend next year's celebrations, but Bill English will again stay away.

Jacinda Ardern 'pleased' to attend Waitangi as powhiri moved to keep protesters away from her

In 2018, the powhiri will be on the upper marae, in a bid to keep politicians safe.

More details needed on Govt's extensive housing promises in mini-budget announcement

The KiwiBuild programme will boost construction, Treasury says, only if pressures on the sector are relieved.

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