It's the first step of a plan to make tertiary education free, plus police under investigation and UN recommends probe into historic state care abuse.
National launches its campaign with renewed focus on education, while Labour draws ever-closer.
Plus the Kaikoura Earthquake has totalled the marine environment and a real estate agent cries hardship over not being able to drive his Aston Martin.
Police searched journalist Nicky Hager's home 17 months ago. Only now have they destroyed the files they cloned from his drive.
It's been called the "biggest deal of our generation" but has its lack of transparency undermined NZ's democratic process?
Was political bullying to blame for the deaths of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich and his spokesman?
If you expected a closer result out of New Zealand's weirdest election to date, you were wrong.
In case you're late to the table here, the 2014 NZ election campaign has been super weird.
Days before the New Zealand election the government has been accused of knowing that citizens were under mass surveillance.
A new book written using hacked information is dominating New Zealand media while political parties try and get their policies heard ahead of next month’s election.