It follows promises from Labour and National to run "positive" campaigns.
The minister "deeply resents" gang leaders "trying to pass themselves off as crime-free apostles".
National isn't happy about the changes.
Simon Bridges says the SFO investigation adds weight to calls for Winston Peters to be stood down.
Both National and ACT would make it an offence.
"The problem is I don't know anything about it."
"The conservative Opposition is keen to abandon ship."
The Opposition's finance spokesperson said small businesses are struggling.
"It was quite clear today that National has no new ideas."
A fresh-faced Simon Bridges told Winston Peters how much he respected him.
Winston Peters and Paula Bennet went head-to-head in Parliament.
Violence in the Hawke's Bay has fueled the debate again.
The former Tāmaki electorate candidate is questioning the youth group's "lack of diversity".
Watch Duncan Garner and Tova O'Brien discuss the results.
The ads were "likely to confuse or deceive consumers".
National is tracking just above Labour at 43.3 percent.
Voters don't back Simon Bridges' call to rule a coalition out.
It's a wake-up call that this election couldn't be closer.
National may not be able to rely on partnering up with the Māori Party after the election - if that party is able to secure a seat to get itself back into Parliament.
He's added it to the list of what he thinks NZ should do away with.
The morning began with prayers and speeches from Jacinda Ardern, David Seymour, and more.
The Prime Minister addressed media at the Copthorne Hotel in Waitangi.
"I'm not interested in Winston Peters."
Māori raised several issues with MPs at Waitangi, including water rights and dental costs.
"No election is unwinnable."
National received a spike in donations after ruling out working with Winston Peters.
The consul general said the Govt's decision was "disappointing" to see.
The National Party leader has shut down a potential coalition with NZ First.
"I don't believe we can work with NZ First and have a constructive trusting relationship."
"It's safe to say that we don't have the intention of keeping the donation."