Earlier this week National accused the Government of hiding the numbers.
Des Gorman says it will lessen the risk political decisions will get in the way of a good health response.
"It's inconsistent," Des Gorman, a professor of medicine at the University of Auckland, told Newshub Nation.
A former Prime Minister thinks Jacinda Ardern will be hoping rogue backbencher Louisa Wall tones down her criticism of China.
A global report has found New Zealand is the fourth-most common online domain hosting the content.
Louisa Wall says the Prime Minister should have been aware her views on China were going to make headlines.
The Chief Human Rights Commissioner says calls for his job - and entire department - to be abolished are "unfair and unkind".
Businesses may soon be legally bound to ensure Kiwis can repair old devices and appliances instead of replacing them.
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The Māori Party co-leader thinks Aotearoa could be the "best nation in the world" - but not necessarily as a democracy.
Chris Hipkins says very few Kiwis have been wrongly told they're in vaccination Group 3.
COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says it's likely we'll need MIQ facilities "over the medium to longer-term".
Public consultation on the proposals is open until August 6.
Newshub Nation grilled Justice Minister Kris Faafoi on potential scenarios.
Housing Minister Megan Woods says caps on the First Home Grant scheme might soon be indexed to house prices.
She says in France they're as high as €30,000 - and "maybe we should be making the case for that over time".
The new crossing for cyclists and pedestrians is tipped to cost $785 million - but there's a cheaper option.
Asked if he was planning to stick around as leader, Peters refused to answer.
Despite his best efforts, and the efforts NZ will soon be asked to undertake, he says it's highly unlikely warming will be kept below 1.5C.
Advocates say younger generations are destined for an ‘unliveable’ future without radical changes.
Rising National Party MP Chris Bishop has ruled out challenging Judith Collins for the leadership.
Shaw says he has confidence Ardern can deliver on climate change - because if she doesn't, she'll literally be breaking the law.
The Education Minister says it "puts up a barrier to people engaging constructively".
"It came with all sorts of wonderful things, such as literacy."
"They need to come forward... not all of them have been coming forward."
"I know it's been going on for a really long time."
"None of those things are changed if New Zealand changes its constitutional arrangements."
Newshub Nation was joined by Fiame on Saturday.
"You wouldn't withhold chemo from someone who has cancer."
Damien O'Connor has said in hindsight, he probably shouldn't have told Australia to "show respect" to China.