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The Bulletin: Full fees free policy rollout in doubt

Doubt cast on full rollout of fees free tertiary education policy, Vodafone NZ sale analysed, and Tamihere proposes partial port privatisation.

The Bulletin: Will the world care about Christchurch call summit?

Indifference from major players looms over Christchurch call summit, big changes coming for NCEA, and Peters savages Fonterra's decision to sell Tip-Top.

The Bulletin: Teachers call mega-strike for day before Budget

Good morning, and welcome to The Bulletin. In today's edition: Every teacher in the country to strike together, concerns over funding-starved Māori sector, and two big stories on the rubbish beat …

The Bulletin: Will Phil Twyford’s career survive Kiwibuild?

National calls for housing minister to be sacked, iwi vows no more children will be taken by Oranga Tamariki, and Christchurch businesses fear hard winter.

The Bulletin: Is anyone happy with Zero Carbon bill?

Zero carbon bill finally unveiled to mixed response, OCR cut to record lows, and Auckland councillor alleges poorer suburbs are subsidising wealthier areas. 

Why it’s so hard for low-income households to reduce power bills

A two-tier system of energy use is developing, with those on high incomes much more able to reduce their bills than households on lower incomes.

The Bulletin: Waikato DHB sacked wholesale, commissioner appointed

Health minister cleans out underperforming DHB, major Zero Carbon announcement coming today, and scope of cannabis referendum revealed.

The Bulletin: Bleak outlook in extinction report

Major biodiversity report paints bleak picture, Victim Support strongly rebuts claims about donated money, and expect a reeferendum announcement today. 

The Bulletin: Govt underwhelms with welfare report response

Negative reaction to government's welfare report response, deep concern for Victim Support-held money, and a closer look at Panuku and Auckland CCOs.

The Bulletin: Has foreign house buyer ban worked?

Figures of foreign buyers shows a big decrease, principals unimpressed by government teacher recruitment fund, and CRL funding issues debated at Council.

The Bulletin: Electric vehicle incentives now well overdue

Electric vehicle incentives now well overdue, mental health inquiry accused of suppressing Māori voices, and tensions erupt at Auckland Uni anti-racism hui.

The Bulletin: Why Southern Lakes airports matter for the whole country

Focus put on airports around Southern Lakes, deal appears to have been reached on climate change law, and leadership crisis in National appears to have abated.

The Bulletin: Destiny rejection furthers outsider status

Destiny Church rejected for prison rehab programme, Kāpiti Council sends sea level message to homeowners, and funding boost to solve Census snafu.

The Bulletin: Another winter of energy poverty approaches

Energy poverty in the spotlight with winter approaching, Nelson activist sews up statement on consumerism, and NZ Herald releases paywall plans.

The Bulletin: Bridges pushes for bigger focus on tax debate

Simon Bridges puts up bill with major tax system changes, social media crackdown call unpacked, and lower crowd numbers at main Auckland ANZAC services.

The Bulletin: Tensions loom over ANZAC Day

Tensions loom over tomorrow's ANZAC Day services, government coming up short on police recruitment, and attachment orders against beneficiaries blow out.

The Bulletin: More emerges on rumoured disability sector squeeze

More revealed on funding cuts disability advocates say are happening by stealth, dire warnings in environment report, and could National go for Māori seat?

The Bulletin: Heavy fallout from capital gains tax axe

Heavy fallout from axing of capital gains tax, cost blowout for City Rail Link, and wrongly evicted Housing NZ tenants to get debt wiped.

The Bulletin: Harder look coming for Provincial Growth Fund

Harder look coming at the provincial growth fund, rents in Auckland City way up this year, and the long hunt for Louisa Akavi unpacked.

The Bulletin: Moderate swing in first post-Christchurch poll

Moderate swing towards govt in first poll after CHCH attack, captured Kiwi nurse named by Red Cross, and a hard look at life after prison.

The Bulletin: Emissions move wrong way for another year

Carbon emissions continue to move wrong way, size and scope of police database revealed, and Ngāti Kurī propose massive new protected reserve.

The Bulletin: The politics of Pharmac

Strange political stoush over Pharmac, spy bosses concerned about political interference from overseas, and DOC investing heavily in 1080 alternatives.

The Bulletin: Gun clubs, gun laws change after Christchurch attack

Gun clubs, gun laws change after Christchurch attack, protests promised against new oil drilling, and widespread construction employment law breaches revealed.

The Bulletin: Will supply and demand save fruit season?

Seasonal peak hits fruit picking industry, massive data hole revealed in census response rate, and PM shuts down suggestions she's backing Crusaders change.