Highest paid public servants

NZ Super fund boss Adrian Orr draws the biggest paycheck, earning $830,000 to $839,999.

12:15 PM  Top public servants draw paycheques of over $600,000 a year, with the highest topping $800,000.

Little dismisses 'party of one'

UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne says it's National, led by Prime Minister John Key, who are showing "boldness'' in politics these days.

1:23 PM  Andrew Little bites back at Peter Dunne's dig at Labour for "losing its soul''.

Oz life 'dream' to nightmare

Melissa Malcolm moved to Sydney with her children three and a half years ago, following the Christchurch earthquakes.

Her dream soured when she couldn't get support from Australian government after a breakdown.

Little meets Kiwi detainees

Labour leader Andrew Little says he will see whether any Kiwis being held at a Sydney detention centre need support.

1:06 PM  Labour leader meets detainees in Australia - as another plane of offenders arrives in New Zealand.

Serco goes to court

The Department of Corrections has taken over the running of Mt Eden prison from private operator Serco.

Serco says it hasn't had enough time to respond to a report into allegations at Mt Eden prison.

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Hamilton the city of grandiose visionaries

Let's hope Mayor Julie Hardaker's plans for the river fare better than some other visions for the city's future.

12:51 PM  Pipe dreams aren't new for Hamilton politicians.

Earth to watchdogs: We have a problem

OPINION:Time for a crack down on officials involved in preparing and censoring information

TPP deal sits in the hands of the weakest link

Chopper crash: 'Only unflinching scrutiny will save young lives'

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