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Damien O'Connor on Newshub Nation.

Climate change, underfunding to blame for fruit fly incursions - O'Connor

This week's fly is the 10th unwanted intruder found since February.

Mike Barnes on Newshub Nation.

It’s a mistake not to let GPs prescribe cannabis – UK expert

Professor Mike Barnes says more doctors must be educated about medical marijuana's benefits.

Chloe Swarbrick on Newshub Nation.

'Reefer madness' held up medicinal cannabis - Swarbrick

The war on drugs is also to blame, the Green MP says.

John Tamihere and Phil Goff on Newshub Nation.

Tamihere targets Ardern in fight to win Auckland more cash

But Phil Goff says the maverick candidate's brash style won't work.

John Tamihere, Simon Shepherd and Phil Goff.

Tamihere's plans for Watercare will cost Aucklanders $300 a year - Goff

Tamihere admitted prices for water would go up, but not that much.

Jacinda Ardern was on Newshub Nation.

Ardern admits she hasn't watched Oranga Tamariki uplift video

Multiple inquiries were launched following the case coming to light.

Ardern was asked by host Simon Shepherd if she had her eyes on a posting overseas.

Ardern 'absolutely' running for another term as PM

Just like Simon Bridges, Ardern's promising she'll lead her party into the next election.

Jacinda Ardern on Newshub Nation.

Ardern giving new housing team 'a bit more time' to fix KiwiBuild

But she wants ideas sooner rather than later.

Jacinda Ardern on Newshub Nation.

Ardern still wants a capital gains tax, despite ruling it out forever

"Did I believe in it? Yes. Still do."

Stefanie Green on Newshub Nation.

'Privilege' to help 150 people end their lives - Canadian doctor

Stefanie Green, in NZ to talk about euthanasia, has helped 150 people die.

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.

Robert Brewer and Nikki Jackson on Newshub Nation.

No evidence alcohol industry's school programme works

Opponents say it's just a ploy to avoid more regulation.

David Parker on Newshub Nation.

'No private property right to pollute our rivers' - David Parker

The Environment Minister says there will be no compensation for farmers affected by upcoming changes.

Watch Grant Robertson's Budget speech.

Livestream: Newshub Nation Budget Special

Host Simon Shepherd looks over all the figures and what it means for you.

Watch: Chris Hipkins on Newshub Nation.

Parliamentarians 'adversarial', but shouldn't be bullies - Hipkins

"There's a difference between legitimate conflict... and bullying."

Alfred Ngaro on Newshub Nation.

Ngaro hints at coalition with Tamaki

His new party will struggle to make it without help from other Christian groups, he says.

Tracey Martin on Newshub Nation.

Oranga Tamariki isn't 'snatching babies' - Children's Minister

Tracey Martin isn't happy with the way media are reporting on Oranga Tamariki.

Watch: James Shaw on Newshub Nation.

Zero Carbon Bill 'not just about farmers' - Shaw

"Virtually every part of the economy has got to see some shift."

Kelvin Davis on Newshub Nation.

Prison 'catastrophe' averted by voting out National - Kelvin Davis

The prison population is now falling for the first time in decades.

Watch: Andrew Little speaks to Newshub Nation.

Pike River monitoring equipment probably faulty - Little

The minister said the re-entry will be delayed by just weeks.

Carmel Sepuloni on Newshub Nation.

Sepuloni defends no increase to benefits in 'wellbeing' Budget

It comes after the Govt said it would adopt only three of 42 recommend changes to the welfare system.

Kris Faafoi has praised internet service providers who shut off access to some websites following the Christchurch terror attack in March.

ISPs' terror block backed by minister

Kris Faafoi said Spark, Vodafone and 2degrees' move to cut access to sites like 8chan was "promising".

Kris Faafoi on Newshub Nation.

'Soft' banking and insurance sales commissions to be banned

The Govt wants them to stop up-selling customers products and services they don't need.

Shane Jones on Newshub Nation.

Shane Jones drops capital gains tax clue

"Folk who have dirty boots and hard-working calloused hands" should "watch this space".

Shane Jones on Newshub Nation.

'Garden variety Kiwis' don't care about logging case - Jones

National says he should resign, but he says no one cares.

Chris Hipkins on Newshub Nation.

Principals on five-year contracts? Maybe not, says Education Minister

"I'm not really sure how that would work," Chris Hipkins told Newshub Nation.

Gráinne Moss.

Fewer kids going into state care, but they're staying longer

Oranga Tamariki says it's taking on fewer children, despite official figures showing the number in state care is rising.

Stuart Nash on Newshub Nation.

Police Minister backs call not to prosecute Nazi

His swastika singlet might be offensive, but trusts the police to use their discretion.

Stuart Nash on Newshub Nation.

Close eye on gun clubs, panic-buyers - Nash

Anyone who's bought an assault rifle in the past week should be expecting a knock on the door.

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Jacinda Ardern will end up travelling to China - former NZ ambassador to China

Relations between NZ and China appear to have soured recently.