Ryan Boswell

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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".

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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.

00:55
The protected marine areas will be off the South Taranaki coast.

Green Party proposes NZ's largest marine mammal sanctuary off Taranaki

James Shaw says in government the Greens will protect critically endangered blue whales.

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Nio and Orbell have previously spent their whole life on Mana Island and have been paired since 2013.

Watch: Takahe breeding pair Nia and Orbell released into Wellington wildlife sanctuary

Nio and Orbell have previously spent their whole life on Mana Island and have been paired since 2013.

Julie Anne Genter says 'It's not surprising' the Labour had a fantastic win in Auckland yesterday.

'Pick policies over leadership' - Green Party fights for traction after horror start to campaign

The Green Party is fighting for traction after plummeting in the latest 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton poll.

03:15
Martin Matthews was the Ministry of Transport boss when Joanne Harrison was hired, before she ripped off more than $700,000.

Parliament's reputation at risk if report into fraudster Joanne Harrison not made public, says outgoing MP

Outgoing Labour MP Sue Moroney was instrumental in bringing the case to light.

03:15
Martin Matthews was the Ministry of Transport boss when Joanne Harrison was hired, before she ripped off more than $700,000.

Findings of investigation into Martin Matthews suitability to be Auditor-General to be reviewed

Mr Matthews was head of the transport ministry when $726,000 was stolen by staff.

00:38
Figures show only 65 per cent of medical staff at DHBs have been immunised against influenza this year.

'Stop being heroes' - Doctors told to get the flu jab

Figures show that just 65 percent of medical staff at District Health Boards are immunised against the flu this year.

'Give the public a say' - Labour on changes to whistle-blower's Act

Labour's Transport spokeswoman Sue Moroney says we need to have a very public conversation.

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This follows an investigation by the State Services Commission into Ministry of Transport fraudster Joanne Harrison.

Paula Bennett promises to protect whistleblowers who expose fraud within the public service

"I'll do whatever I can to protect them," the State Services Minister says.

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