Ryan Boswell

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Thirty-one complaints of this kind were made by prisoners between 2012 and 2016.

Inmates at numerous New Zealand prisons accuse jail staff of sexual abuse and serious assaults

1 NEWS first asked for the information in 2016 but was declined by Corrections on the grounds that "it did not exist in a form that could be readily supplied".

01:52
Bright's home is being sold as she has refused to pay rates for over a decade.

Auckland activist Penny Bright may have ovarian cancer, asks for forced sale of house to be halted

The scare comes as council puts her house up for sale over unpaid rates.

01:47
The discovery has prompted the government to step in.

Shocking admission: WINZ had been using tents to house homeless

In the last year 20 families have asked for hardship grants through Work and Income to buy a tent to live in.

00:53
Garth McVicar wrote on Facebook "one less to clog the prisons, congratulations to New Zealand Police.”

Sensible Sentencing Trust criticised for 'disgusting' comments on fatal police shooting

Garth McVicar made a controversial Facebook post about the incident.

02:15
The Ministry of Health is planning more research into the impact that increasingly extreme and violent pornography has on the health of New Zealanders.

Ministry of Health wants more research into impact of pornography

Children as young as 10 watching increasingly violent porn.

01:23
David Clark said the Counties Manukau DHB isn't the only one with leaky buildings, after alleged funding neglect by the last government.

Clean up cost of $1.6 billion for rotting Auckland DHB buildings disputed by Health Minister

David Clark said the Counties Manukau DHB isn't the only one with leaky buildings.

00:37
The powerful opiate has been detected at music festivals, Wendy Allison says, with users believing they were taking something else.

Super-strong opiate Fentanyl detected in New Zealand for the first time

It's killed thousands of people around the world and now Fentanyl is here.

01:33
The 67-year-old was found not guilty of assisting the suicide of her friend after giving her imported drug Pentobarbitone in 2016.

'Rejoicing it's over' - Wellington jury find euthanasia advocate Susan Austen not guilty of assisting friend's suicide

Susan Austen was accused of giving the drug pentobarbitone to Annemarie Treadwell in 2016, knowing she would commit suicide.

01:51
The powerful painkiller has killed tens of thousands of people in the US.

NZ doctors prescribing fentanyl at twice the rate they were five years ago

The powerful painkiller has killed tens of thousands of people in the US.

01:45
Today, members of the Wellington Phoenix lent a land to help deliver some good cheer.

'Genuinely in desperate need' – demand soars for city missions around NZ to provide Christmas cheer

Members of the Wellington Phoenix lent a land to help deliver some good cheer.

02:46
Labour’s David Clark has spoken on today's bill to improve access of medicinal cannabis for people with terminal illnesses.

Availability of medicinal cannabis a step closer for Kiwis in chronic pain as bill introduced into parliament

The bill will make cannabis products more easily available to patients with a terminal illness or in chronic pain.

01:44
1 NEWS has obtained figures showing drug use by inmates is on the decline, but corrections says it still has plenty of work to do.

'We're finding more contraband' – corrections says it's winning the war on drugs in prisons

1 NEWS has obtained figures showing drug use by inmates is on the decline.

01:56
Chaz Harris' book Maiden Voyage tells the story of the love between two young female characters.

Lesbian love story children's book called an 'abomination'

Online commenters have described the book as "a load of trash", "child abuse" and "trying to normalize something that's not normal".

01:56
Chaz Harris' book Maiden Voyage tells the story of the love between two young female characters.

New children's book putting the spotlight on same-sex female relationships

Chaz Harris' book Maiden Voyage tells the story of the love between two young female characters.

02:26
But first home buyers are welcoming the Government's policy.

Homeowners could see their property values drop with new ban on foreign buyers

From early next year, sales of existing houses will be restricted to citizens or residents of New Zealand.

01:47
Liam Fontaine says he reacted with "natural instincts" when he pursued the man on foot.

'Pink crusader' hailed as local hero after chasing down alleged robber in fishnet stockings, fairy wings

Liam Fontaine says he reacted with "natural instinct" when he tackled a dairy thief.

01:12
Innocent Foods opened four months ago, selling organic vegan food and cold-pressed juices.

Coca Cola tells Wellington organic vegan cafe to cease and desist

Coca Cola owns the trademark for the United Kingdom-based smoothie and juice brand called Innocent.

02:22
All eyes are now on the next moves from NZME and Fairfax after a merger was rejected.

NZME, Fairfax to fight Commerce Commission's ruling over merger at High Court

The Commerce Commission refused to allow the merge over competition concerns.

Calls for caution over social media apps after reporter given 800 pages of personal data about her from Tinder

It included Facebook likes, Instagram photos and conversations with her Tinder matches.

02:02
There are still calls for women to keep up the fight, and for men to make sure the women in their lives are given the same opportunities.

Celebrating women's suffrage at the polling station, 124 years after Kate Sheppard

There are still calls for women to keep up the fight, and for men to make sure the women in their lives are given the same opportunities.

01:33
James Shaw told 1 NEWS he wanted to learn when he was a child but his ambition was snuffed out by a teacher.

Green's leader recalls being scoffed at by teacher for wanting to learn Te Reo Maori

James Shaw says he wanted to learn when he was a child but his ambition was snuffed out.

Te Reo Maori compulsory by 2030 - Greens commit to our native language

We will build teacher capacity and through a staggered approach to implement universal te reo learning for all students.

00:47
The Greens have promised students free public transport, universal student allowance and 20 per cent pay rise.

Green Party tries to woo student vote with free public transport, universal student allowance and a 20% pay rise

James Shaw says students are the only group in society expected to borrow just to get by.

01:02
Green MP Jan Logie says "the State Services Commission has a 22 per cent gender pay gap".

Green Party says all employers should reveal gender pay gap data

If elected to Government, the Greens want to introduce pay transparency.

02:01
Mayor Dave Cull says change in Dunedin will be challenging but big construction jobs could bring at least 1000 jobs each.

'Overall the picture is very good' - Dunedin Mayor remains confident in city's future despite hundreds of job losses

Around 500 jobs across the city are expected to go and workers are being encouraged to retrain as the job market moves.

01:56
Trade Minister Todd McClay flew to Canberra today for an emergency meeting over the 'locals first' policy.

Queensland refusing to back down over controversial scheme undermining NZ exports to the state

The state is favouring local bidders for lucrative state contracts over NZ companies.

Greens promise $5 million for school camps for children with special learning needs

The party outlined their $315 million "inclusive education plan" at Wellington's Berhampore School.

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