Tax fraud costs the taxpayer around $1.2 billion a year, while welfare fraud is less than $40 million.
Navigating their way through the welfare system is one of the toughest parts of the job.
She said today's new policy will "speak truth to power".
Ephraim Gudgeon has been left paralysed after a jump at a waterfall went horrifically wrong.
Fourteen-year-old Ropata Lewis needs $5000 to compete at the Muay Thai world champs.
In April, Child Youth and Family was replaced by the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, following a damning review of the agency.
He's invited rival gang leaders from Black Power and the Mongrel Mob to a hui.
Shane Jones has launched his candidacy with a hiss and a roar.
A 120-strong group of Tainui elders have paid tribute to the late Princess Kiritokia ete Tomairangi
A spate of high-profile incidents of racial abuse has seen Canterbury rugby tackle the issue of discrimination head on.
Hone Harawira is running a comeback campaign. But will the wheels come flying off this time?
Hone Harawira wants Chinese meth dealers executed. How do other Māori contenders feel?
Dame Susan Devoy says being Race Relations Commissioner has been opened her eyes to everyday racism.
Nathan Rakuraku was an addict for more than half his life, but a year ago he broke free.
Awataha Marae is supposed to be a home away from home, but many in the community no longer feel that way.
Marama Davidson, Shane Taurima and Peeni Henare all want the seat, but only one can have it.
John Akurangi, or Axe as he's known, was a rugby cult hero in the '90s.
Riwhi Toi Whenua was once a ward of the state, and now he's taking the state on.
Scott Waghorn takes the pain out of the pocket and the fear out of going to the dentist.
Tai Hauāuru iwi Ngā Rauru is battling a proposal to mine its seabed.
Amongst the world's elite at the Venice Biennale this year is Māori artist Lisa Reihana.
Natalie Hinton faces the unenviable task of telling her 5yo grand-daughter what happened to her mum.
With no Māori in its first 15, many are asking: what is the Labour Party thinking?
Garth McVicar thinks so. Sir Pita Sharples does not. They go head-to-head on The Hui.
Could the shooting and siege have been avoided? The Hui investigates.
Gabriel Wharehinga's fulfilled a dream by performing Othello at the Pop-Up Globe.
Rotorua now has the second-highest level of homelessness in the country.
A generation of New Zealanders had their childhood innocence and their future promise stolen, writes Adrian Stevanon.
Four former wards of the state talk about the physical, mental and sexual abuse they endured.
Māori Party co-leader says the Govt's to blame for rise in Māori children in state care.
She used drugs to get away to escape motherhood, but a viral video brought her back to Earth.
Kelvin Davis has defended Labour Māori MPs' decision not to stand on list.
Leeshelle Small is only pint-sized, but she's making huge strides in the elite world of show jumping.
ACC is meant to make people's lives better, but it hasn't worked out that way for Tracey Penney.
Gabriel Wharehinga had the world at his feet - then he got cancer.
He may be Indian, but to many Ngāti Maniapoto, Sid Patel is one of their own.
Bill English is refusing to commit to an inquiry into the abuse of children in state care.
Ka'iulani has neuroblastoma, but can't get the medicine she needs.