National board member Roger Bridge, aka ‘Merv’, resigns the party after investigation into late night talkback calls

Long-serving National board member Roger Bridge has resigned from the party after it was discovered he used the alias ‘Merv’ to call talkback radio and complain about his party’s candidate … Read More

Covid 19 coronavirus: Doctor stood down from duties after patient tests positive in Manukau

A doctor has been stood down from duties after coming into contact with a patient who later tested positive for Covid-19, the Herald understands. It’s understood the junior doctor was … Read More

Covid-19 coronavirus: Level 3 D-Day – Top Ministers meet today to decided Auckland’s lockdown fate

New Zealanders will find out later this afternoon whether restrictions on their freedoms will be eased, extended or tightened as the South Auckland cluster grows to 17 confirmed cases, and … Read More

Winston Peters: National ‘undermining democracy’ with Govt consultation claims

Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has joined the Green Party and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in scorning National, accusing the party of “undermining democracy”. He called out Judith Collins for … Read More

Covid 19 coronavirus: Compensation necessary for businesses forced into ‘extra time’ lockdown

Act Party leader David Seymour is calling on the Government to release its economic contingency plans as Auckland businesses brace for the possibility of extended lockdown. And he says some … Read More

UK not ‘match fit’ for post-Brexit trade talks, claims New Zealand’s deputy prime minister

Britain attempting multiple Brexit trade deals at once is like a cricketer who hasn’t played in 30 years attempting to win the Ashes, New Zealand’s deputy prime minister Winston Peters … Read More

Covid 19 coronavirus lockdown: Jacinda Ardern, Ashley Bloomfield and Cabinet to decide full lockdown or freedom in Auckland, New Zealand

LATEST UPDATES* Mt Albert Grammar student tests positive for Covid* Along with this and the four new non-isolation cases this week, there are four, related ‘probable’ cases* New lockdown will … Read More