A nightmarish high-speed pursuit of a NZ Chinese family concluded with a judge rejecting the request for hate crime sentencing.
At the core of the former race relations commissioner's concerns is engagement with affected Muslims. Read his letter, and the inquiry response.
The government's reluctance to front up about support for mentally traumatised mosque shooting survivors has shone a spotlight on the limitations of ACC, writes RNZ's Veronica Schmidt.
Fifty years ago the anti-apartheid group Hart was formed. Founder Trevor Richards recalls how it launched a battle for the country’s soul.
The online giant has written to Andrew Little saying it will immediately suspend the automated service that breached a court order
New Zealand’s minister of justice responds to the decision by the internet giant to take no action after its breach of name suppression in the Grace Millane case
In a ferocious opinion piece for the Spinoff, the minister of justice says he would be ‘failing in my duty’ if he were to allow the internet giant to ‘ride roughshod’ over New Zealand law.
Random attacks are only a moment's inattention away so government officials learn to watch their step when committing anything to the written record, writes Tony Burton.
Phil Twyford has avoided an official demotion in the Cabinet reshuffle, but the breakup of the housing portfolio reveals the desperate state of the KiwiBuild programme he oversaw
The End of Life Choice Bill passed its second reading last night by 70 to 50. Among a number of heartfelt speeches was this, from Willie Jackson.
1000 Words is a Spinoff series talking to the photographers behind our most iconic political images. This time, Don Rowe speaks to David White, the photographer who shot Colin Craig lying in the grass.
National's finance spokesperson Amy Adams will leave parliament in 2020, and has stepped down from her frontbench roles with immediate effect.