Politics

Peters launches into race row

OPINION: Winston Peteres suggests being Polynesian makes Sam Lotu-Iiga qualified to run prisons.

Govt has 'obligation' to help refugee

5:00am MP says the Govt has an obligation to find out what happened to a refugee who left NZ in mysterious circumstances.

NZ 'won't be dumped from TPP talks'

It's "political fantasy" to believe NZ will be dumped from TPP negotiations, says trade minister.

MP slams forced insurance policy

A NZ First MP would resign if his party adopted a policy forcing "new settlers" to take health insurance for a decade.

Key leaves girl in tears

Teen says she was "upset and embarrassed" when John Key dismissed her idea for Maori language month as boring.

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