The prominent opponent of NZ’s response to Covid-19 insists he is making no ‘attempt to suppress genuine public scientific criticism’.
Consequences for “freedom day” coming in England, Chinese embassy responds to hacking allegation, and exclusive new polling on government’s Covid response.
NZ joins allies in alleging Chinese hacking, stats on inflation show big rise, and immigration tribunal rejects deportation to India on Covid grounds.
Ground shifts under interest rates, Ardern aligns with US in big foreign policy speech, and Collins brings up a year as National leader.
The government won't be shaking up border facilities despite the number of people overseas who can't get a spot back this year.
Controversy over funding for gang-run drug programme, sexual assault survivors say ACC is turning them away, and new government order mandating vaccines for border workers.