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    Simon says and Winston replies at Waitangi

    Simon Bridges used his time at Waitangi to promote the National Party, prompting a response from Winston Peters.

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    National rules out NZ First coalition

    NZ First leader Winston Peters says National's Simon Bridges has "a lot to learn about politics". This follows the National Party leader today ruling out working with NZ First after September's election.

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    Simon Bridges denies involvement with National Party Donations charges

    National Party leader Simon Bridges maintains that he was not involved with the National Party donations that resulted in the Serious Fraud Office laying charges. In a statement the SFO says, The Serious Fraud Office filed criminal charges today against four people in relation to donations paid into a National Party electorate bank account. The defendants are scheduled to appear in the Auckland District Court on 25 February. The SFO will not make any further comment until any name suppression issues have been dealt with. This is part of an investigation triggered by former National MP Jami-Lee Matenga Ross releasing phone recordings of a conversation he had with Simon Bridges regarding the allocation of donations received by the National Party. Te Ao Māori News reached out to the SFO to confirm if Bridges was one of the four and they refused to comment beyond their statement. Efforts to reach Jamie-Lee Matenga Ross have been unsuccessful so far.

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    New Bill aims to bring closure to murder victim's families

    Families of murder victims will have a better opportunity for closure to mourn their loved ones if a new members' bill is passed through parliament this year, advocates say.

  5. Video for Gang violence not welcome in Huntly, as locals speak out
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    Gang violence not welcome in Huntly, as locals speak out

    The terrifying scenes of a gang brawl in Huntly have spurred locals to stand up against violence. The fight involved members of the Mongrel Mob and Black Power.

  6. Video for Deputy PM calls out National's cancer agency proposal
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    Deputy PM calls out National's cancer agency proposal

    National Party leader Simon Bridges has announced that a $200 million cancer agency would be on the cards in a National-led government.  But Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters is calling him to task over the efforts of the previous National government.

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    A celebration, or a commemoration?

    National MP Paul Goldsmith wants the fact that Māori and Pākehā did meet, "imperfections and all", to be celebrated through Tuia Encounters 250, which marks 250 years since the arrival of Captain Cook and the Endeavour. The Minister in charge of Tuia 250, Māori-Crown Relations Minister Kelvin Davis says it's a commemoration, not a celebration.

  8. Video for Opposition weighs in on Manurewa school's property project funding
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    Opposition weighs in on Manurewa school's property project funding

    National Party's Education spokesperson, Hon Nikki Kaye says the Ministry of Education have "dragged their heels" in their dealings with the property project for Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Manurewa, who currently hold their science classes outside on "rubbish bins".

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    Who is in charge of Māori Crown relations?- Nick Smith

    Confusion over which agency or minister is leading the Māori Crown relations sector has been raised in parliament this week.  

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    Bridges comes out swinging over Budget 'hack' saga, calls for resignations

    National party leader Simon Bridges has said that the budget leak saga "shows deep dishonesty" and the government has "sat on a lie".

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