Patrick Gower's politics wrap: December 9
To give his take on the week in politics 3 News political editor Patrick Gower joined Paul Henry this morning.
The country's top spy bosses are concerned about an alarming rise in kiwi women running away to the Middle East to become Jihadi Brides.
They are known to have taken part in weddings at the last minute before heading to Islamic state stronghold in Syria.
Collins is back in cabinet with both Corrections and Police portfolios after more than a year on the back benches.
She's promised to bring a firm hand to the Serco debacle.
She'll be sworn in on December 14th.
Pharmac last week said they will not fund wonder melanoma drug Pembrolizumab in New Zealand. Labour leader Andrew Little is calling on John Key to "do the right thing" and fund the drug.
John Key has not ruled out stepping in and funding it.
Watch the video for the full interview.