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  1. Political Roundup: Is something rotten in the New Zealand government and military?

    03.24 / 03:23 www.nzherald.co.nz Nzherald.co.nz - Politics
    New Zealanders have been misled. There's no other way to view the allegations and information coming out following Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson's Hit and Run book. The question now seems to be who has been doing the deceiving?…
  2. Airport light rail confirmed, but not for 30 years

    03.24 / 03:23 www.nzherald.co.nz Nzherald.co.nz - Politics
    Auckland will get light rail between the CBD and the airport, it was confirmed today, but it won't be in place for another 30 years.Transport Minister Simon Bridges announced this afternoon that work will soon begin on…
  3. Pt England reserve housing development opposed by Labour as 'land grab'

    03.24 / 03:23 www.nzherald.co.nz Nzherald.co.nz - Politics
    Labour has dropped support for legislation that would see public reserve land at Pt England developed for housing as part of a Treaty of Waitangi settlement with local iwi - labelling the move a "land grab".The 300 home…
  4. Murray McCully meets US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

    03.23 / 23:18 www.nzherald.co.nz Nzherald.co.nz - Politics
    Foreign Minister Murray McCully has met Donald Trump's Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at a counter-Islamic State meeting in Washington DC.Tillerson is hosting McCully and other foreign ministers at the Counter-Isil [Isis]…
  5. Young banker to replace Maurice Williamson in Pakuranga

    03.23 / 22:55 www.nzherald.co.nz Nzherald.co.nz - Politics
    National has selected a 25-year-old commercial banker as its candidate in Pakuranga after long-serving MP Maurice Williamson's decision to quit politics.Simeon Brown is a commercial banking senior associate at Bank of New…
  6. Victim advocates fear family violence summit an empty gesture ahead of election

    03.23 / 22:15 www.nzherald.co.nz Nzherald.co.nz - Politics
    A national summit on family violence has been slammed by a victim advocacy group as "too little, too late" and an "empty gesture" by politicians ahead of the general election.Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development…
  7. Labour and Greens to set out economic rules today

    03.23 / 19:37 www.nzherald.co.nz Nzherald.co.nz - Politics
    Labour and the Greens are carrying out a carefully orchestrated publicity exercise this morning which is designed to calm any fears about how they will manage the economy if in power.The two parties have released a set of…