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Parents sue school after staff allegedly drew on boy's hair with marker

"It took many days of scrubbing to come off."

Dr Marewa Glover and Andrew Becroft were on The AM Show.

'Shocking': Māori leader stunned by claim smoking in car ban discriminatory

A researcher told The AM Show banning smoking when kids are in the car is unfair to Māori.

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Woman who uses cannabis to treat arthritis urges doctors to prescribe to patients in need

"I think it's just a matter of a bit of bravery."

Andrew Little on Newshub Nation.

US unlikely to honour NZ suppression orders - expert

"Their concerns of free speech can pretty much trump anything."

Law

Majority of MPs vote in favour of abortion law reforms

As it currently stands, abortion is an offence under the Crimes Act.

New York has banned pet owners from declawing their cats.

'Cruel' cat declawing banned by New York

The state's lawmakers signed the legislation on Monday.

Milton Wainwright used saws to deface the carving.

Man convicted of wilful damage for cutting penis off Māori carving

The judge said he knew "full well" he'd face legal trouble.

Watch: Google apologises to Andrew Little over botched name suppression.

Google suspends Trends email notifications

It comes after the company revealed the suppressed name of a murder suspect.

Watch: Andrew Little is "frustrated" by Google's inaction after it broke name suppression.

Justice Minister accused of maybe breaking suppression order

Andrew Little's video reacting to the tech giant breaking suppression orders might also have broken the rules.

Monday's legislation amendments could impact you directly.

What Monday's law amendments mean for you

Almost everyone nationwide will be affected by tomorrow's sweeping law changes.

Watch: The Sinaloa Cartel is believed to be targeting our borders.

NZ drug market devastating Pacific Island nations - experts

"We pay top dollar. So if you want a good return on your money, you will sell it to New Zealand."

Law

Royal Commission could 'expose' state care abuse survivors

A state abuse lawyer says the trust of some survivors has been dented.

Stephen Franks was on The AM Show.

Folau 'would win' case for unlawful contract termination in NZ - lawyer

"If he ran his case under New Zealand law, I think he would win."

A pile of firearms.

Revealed: How many firearms were stolen in New Zealand last year

Police only found a fraction of those missing.

David Seymour on Newshub Nation.

Nazis and racists 'offensive' but shouldn't be arrested - Seymour

He's proposing cutting the Human Rights Act to give people more rights to insult and offend.

Timothy Jones Jr.

Death sentence for man who killed his five children

As the jury gave the verdict, he showed no emotion.

Measles have been an issue in Canterbury.

New York bans parents using exemption to dodge vaccinating school kids

Children must have measles vaccinations to attend school in the state.

Watch: David Parker, standing in for Andrew Little as Acting GCSB Minister, provides a timeline of the Budget leak scandal

Why the Treasury non-hack may still have been illegal

"is there a defence along the lines of “Well, you didn’t do enough to stop me”?

Lina Di Falco says she asked for water several times.

Woman sues airline claiming she was refused water

She says one glass with a meal was not 'adequate'.

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Hundreds of suspected sex workers stopped at NZ border

But that still isn't stopping them from coming here.