The Bill aims to close the "loopholes" around what's been called a "barbaric practice".
Animal cruelty is now a federal crime.
But the Justice Minister says it can't be banned.
"Parliament is entitled as a question of values, not some sort of legal nicety."
"It's disturbing. It's violent."
"Don't worry though, nothing's going to happen."
The law was key to giving women equality in New Zealand.
Addiction and poverty will now be considered mitigating factors during sentencing.
"I was absolutely shocked that the police would do this to me."
Paul Buchanan says its "clearly directed at people who are more dangerous than" the 'Bumbling Jihadi'.
Corinda Taylor lost her son, now she has to bear the pain of a coronial inquest.
The bill was nullified in 2014 but the government says it will be back within weeks.
She hoped to expose the man, but it went horribly wrong.
Citizens will be allowed to have between 18 and 50g of cannabis if laws pass.
"We know the majority of gun crime is committed by people without a licence."
The debate about the drug is heating up.
"We haven't slept."
Renting isn't a choice, it's a necessity - so cut them some slack.
The man whose child sex abuse case gripped the nation died on Wednesday.
The law would only allow for an abortion after the eighth week in the case of medical emergencies.
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