Politics

NZ to take more refugees: UN

The Government is reportedly agreeing to take an extra 100 Syrian refugees.

Ground shifting under Key?

OPINION: It may not have been tectonic, but the political ground appeared to shift under John Key this week.

Opposition's emergency refugee bill

Labour and Greens are trying to force the Government's hand over New Zealand's refugee intake.

Are abuse survivors getting fair deal?

Ministry of Social Development refuses to reveal how it's assessing victims' claims of historic abuse.

Nauru aid suspended

New Zealand has suspended its aid contributions to justice in Nauru over ongoing human rights concerns.

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