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National knew about Ross grievances for a couple of years

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 5:33 pm | RNZ

The National Party has known for a couple of years about grievances regarding Jami-Lee Ross' conduct, and got one complainant to sign a confidentiality agreement, sources have told Checkpoint. More >>

DOC staff killed in helicopter crash near Wanaka Airport

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 3:49 pm | RNZ

Department of Conservation (DOC) staff were on board a helicopter that crashed near Wanaka this morning. More >>

National bombshell allegations make headlines across world

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 12:33 pm | RNZ

The National Party furore has sent New Zealand media into a frenzy, but there's also been a strong reaction from media across the world. More >>

Four women accuse Jami-Lee Ross of harassment, bullying

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 11:42 am | RNZ

MP Jami-Lee Ross has manipulated and intimidated those around him - including women he was in a relationship with, according to accusations reported on news website Newsroom . More >>

Conversation between Jami-Lee Ross, Simon Bridges released

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 5:05 pm | RNZ

Jami-Lee Ross has released the audio of a phone conversation between himself and Simon Bridges, during which they talk about which MPs they need to get rid of. More >>

Jami-Lee Ross says police will be investigating complaint

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 3:47 pm | RNZ

Former National MP Jami-Lee Ross has emerged from the Victoria Street police station in Wellington after filing a complaint on leader Simon Bridges. More >>

Don Brash speaks at Massey University after controversy

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 12:22 pm | RNZ

Former National Party leader Don Brash has spoken at Massey University today, after his first planned appearance was cancelled. More >>

Serial rapist should get substantial sentence - ex-detective

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 11:14 am | RNZ

The detective who led the original investigation into serial rapist Stewart Murray Wilson says the 71-year-old should get a substantial sentence for his latest convictions. More >>

Bridges did talk to donation claim businessman - Bennett

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 10:39 am | RNZ

National Party deputy leader Paula Bennett says Simon Bridges did talk with Chinese businessman Zhang Yikun, but is unsure whether they talked about a donation. More >>

Ross tweets photos of meeting at centre of allegations

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 4:55 pm | RNZ

Jami-Lee Ross has added fuel to the fire, tweeting photos of a fundraiser attended by Simon Bridges and a businessman, where he alleges a $100,000 donation to the party was offered. More >>

Video: Ross is 'lying, leaking and lashing out' - Bridges

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 1:34 pm | RNZ

National leader Simon Bridges says Jami-Lee Ross's allegations he broke electoral law are "baseless" and "entirely false". More >>

Watch: Jami-Lee Ross plans by-election, police complaint

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 11:33 am | RNZ

National MP Jami-Lee Ross is to resign his seat and step down from the National Party, and will stand as an independent in any by-election for his Botany seat. More >>

Watch: Jami-Lee Ross identified as National Party leaker

Monday, 15 October 2018, 1:43 pm | RNZ

Jami-Lee Ross has been identified as the National Party leaker after the party's inquiry into the leak, but the MP is denying he was responsible. More >>

Bridges amended electoral donation return, insider claims

Monday, 15 October 2018, 1:38 pm | RNZ

A National Party insider has told RNZ News that Simon Bridges amended his personal electoral donation return to remove two donations totalling $24,000. More >>

Activists fined for Lorde concert raise $12k for charity

Monday, 15 October 2018, 11:41 am | RNZ

New Zealand activists being fined in Israel for urging pop singer Lorde to cancel her concert have raised more than $12,000 for a Palestinian charity. More >>

Russell McVeagh partner resigns after investigation

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 4:31 pm | RNZ

A partner at law firm Russell McVeagh has resigned following an independent investigation into complaints of inappropriate behaviour while drinking. More >>

Businesses to get $100m ACC refund

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 4:06 pm | RNZ

ACC is to refund about $100 million to businesses for overpayments of levies going back as far as 16 years. More >>

Potato virus: More farms put on suspect list

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 3:41 pm | RNZ

Eighteen farms are now on the suspect list for a new potato virus, Biosecurity New Zealand says, and testing has been widened to the North Island. More >>

Nine police staff disciplined over sexual harassment

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 3:25 pm | RNZ

Police have taken disciplinary action against nine staff for sexual harassing their work mates since 2014. More >>

Indigenous business leaders eye free-trade agreement

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 3:18 pm | RNZ

An indigenous free-trade agreement is one of the key ideas up for discussion at the World Indigenous Business Forum in Rotorua this week. More >>

 

 

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