Judge signals trouble ahead after he approves the appointment Hinewhare Harawira.
The Government's controversial charter school experiment faces more strife, with the principal of the latest school under investigation by the Teachers Council.
The Green Party is to embark on a primary-style leadership run-off, after the shock resignation of co-leader Russel Norman.
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Green Party co-leader Russel Norman resigns
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Where do you stand on political coat-tail riding?
If it gets marginalised voices into Parliament, I'm for it.
I'm against it - if you don't get the votes, you shouldn't be there.
It's just part of the political game.
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