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National wants tougher sentencing after Rouxle Le Roux

She was given less than a year of home detention for killing a teen in a hit-and-run.

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Exclusive: Ministry of Health changes travel policy after blowout Las Vegas trip

It's reining in its staff after Newshub pointed out serious overspending.

Watch: Fire crews responded to 26 fires last Guy Fawkes.

Nearly 18,000 people sign private fireworks ban petition

Backyard Guy Fawkes parties could become a thing of the past.

Watch: The man charged with Grace Millane's murder has been granted name suppression.

Breaching name suppression means Grace Millane's killer could go free - Justice Minister

Andrew Little says the man accused of her murder could convincingly argue he won't get a fair trial.

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Exclusive: Bridges urged top cop to reveal leaker's identity

The National leader also called the inquiry a "needless waste".

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Watch: PM Ardern chokes up while apologising to Grace Millane's family

"She should have been safe here…and she wasn't."

Watch: National staged a walk-out after Trevor Mallard removed Simon Bridges from the House.

Is Trevor Mallard impartial? Two former Speakers weigh in

Chester Borrows and Sir Lockwood Smith explain why it's Parliament's hardest job.

Watch: A leaked email indicated Maggie Barry asked staff to do party work.

Complaint laid over Maggie Barry after email leak fiasco

The email indicated she'd instructed Parliament staff to do National Party work.

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Leak: Maggie Barry told Parliament staff to do party work which could be unlawful

An expert says making such a request is against the law.

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Shane Jones puts 'cringe' Air NZ safety video on blast

In the MP's latest jab at the airline, he called the video a "lame attempt at entertainment".

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Revealed: Police recruitment falling well short of Govt promise

National says they're "miles away" from their goal of 1800 new officers this term.

Watch: Jacinda Ardern opens up about her sleep schedule looking after a newborn.

Jacinda Ardern discusses Gayford's return to work

Baby Neve still needs care, but they're "just making it work, between us".

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National to conduct review into party culture

That's despite several MPs saying an investigation was unnecessary.

Watch: Jami-Lee Ross' bombshell press conference.

Just how damaged is National?

The party has taken a serious hit after the week from hell.

Watch: Simon Bridges spoke to media after another explosive day.

'He's a terrible person': Bridges hits back at 'liar' Ross

He accused the rogue MP of defamation and blackmail - but won't sue.

Watch: Simon Bridges addressed media on Monday about his expenses leak.

Bridges vs Ross: What the hell just happened?

The National Party expenses leak has suddenly turned a thousand times more toxic.

Watch: Simon Bridges addressed media on Monday about his expenses leak.

Read the full report into Simon Bridges' leaked expenses

The evidence points to Jami-Lee Ross - but it's not definite.

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Police Minister victim of credit card fraud

Stuart Nash is imploring the public to learn from his mistake.

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Simon Bridges pranks customers at supermarket checkout

At one point he was confronted with a leek - the vegetable kind.

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Amy Adams insinuates Meka Whaitiri 'bruised' staffer

The National MP made the unproven claims under parliamentary privilege.

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