We asked a gang member, an academic and a lawyer what they think about the government's announcement on stripping back criminals’ human rights.
Plus: Ngāti Ruanui have proposed seabed mining in their sights, and Fonterra stands down two overweight drivers after safety concerns.
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.
VICE heads to the provinces to canvas political opinion in those bastions of public debate: our bars.
The resignation comes as a new poll shows a plunge in support for the party.
A huge gold deposit has been discovered deep in the Karangahake Gorge but locals say the mountain is not an "industrial estate".