Crown set up secret Lake Alice talks
Ex-Lake Alice chief psychiatrist flew from Australia for secret mediation meeting
A rubbish story: Covid waste worries
Newly-minted Government commitments to reduce the use of single-use plastics and other packaging fell quickly by the wayside in Covid, writes Jonathan Milne, but now isolation officials are being asked to do better
Tribunal rebuffs Crown over Hastings uplift, video
The Waitangi Tribunal has rejected a Crown bid to keep a controversial baby uplift case and Newsroom documentary out of its urgent hearing into Oranga Tamariki. Tim Murphy reports.
NZ underprepared for election interference
The election is fast-approaching but no-one seems to care about the threat of foreign interference.
The part of Air NZ that’s actually growing
While Covid-19 put the airline’s passenger business into a steep dive the airline’s cargo business has been climbing. It is now referred to as Air NZ’s green shoot.
National’s plan to let workers and tourists in
Covid-19 will not be going away any time soon and the National Party says we should team up with the private sector to let more workers and tourists in safely
Plan to charge for emergency housing back on
A Government plan to charge people for emergency housing like motels was derailed by Covid-19, but will now come into effect two days after the election.
NZ to move to Level 1, Auckland to Level 2
Mystery case doesn’t stop the Govt confirming a move down alert levels.
Facebook targets misinformation in private groups
As millions of posts and images violating Facebook’s rules against hate speech have been found in Facebook groups, the company is seeking to make small changes to the way the feature works.