The bitterest battles, from the Silver Ferns vs the Diamonds to the Warriors vs the refs.
Transmission Gully puts unrealistic PPPs on notice, new Covid case in the community, and major health reform announcements coming this morning.
Mahuta moves away from Five Eyes in major speech, new research shows raised risk of Alpine fault quake, and trans-Tasman bubble opens on emotional day.
Risks and benefits loom as trans-Tasman bubble opens, government signs big deal with Amazon, and cabinet paper produced on hate speech law change proposals.
The complex politics of ending smoking, security company with MIQ contract disputes government claim, and parliament votes to extend emergency Covid powers.
Calls made for return of Epidemic Response Committee, Māori wards coming in around the country, and police admit to illegal intelligence gathering tactics.
Parties under pressure over undeclared donations, more emerges on exports to murderous militaries, and National refusing to back Climate Commission draft plans.
Change looms in Samoa after knife-edge election, another border worker has tested positive for Covid-19, and dozens of organisations call for Misuse of Drugs Act to be scrapped.
Four key questions for the climate strikers, unvaccinated border worker tests positive, and big implications of ban on arrivals from India.
Much more data coming on vaccine rollout, two insightful pieces relating to the trans-Tasman bubble, and an update on the unacceptable mental health service report.
How the trans-Tasman bubble will work, MP Kiri Allan urges smear tests after cancer diagnosis, and officials exposed trying to prevent mental health data being released.
Trans-Tasman bubble news to dominate the day, climate commission modelling criticised, and concerns raised about fresh light rail delays.
New working group announced to revive Auckland light rail, wide range of hip pocket changes coming today, and our heartfelt congratulations to Dr Siouxsie Wiles.
Despite a law change in 2019 to allow more police discretion, many people are still ending up in front of judges for low-level drug offending.
Climate Change Commission feedback starts coming in, public housing waiting list hits ugly new highs, and commissioners set out plan for Tauranga