The Prime Minister is disputing claims bullying is rampant in the halls of power after Labour backbencher Gaurav Sharma hit 'go' on an explosive column in the NZ Herald. The Labour MP for Hamilton West - has laid low since penning the column alleging a bullying conspiracy that goes all the way up to the ninth floor. Our political reporter Anneke Smith has more.
The boss of World Rugby is in the country ahead of the Women's Rugby World Cup kicking off this weekend. Alan Gilpin told our reporter Samantha Olley issues around brain injuries are taken seriously. He says preventing injuries will be a top priority at the tournament. [embed]...
News from the business sector, including a market report.
Several thousand university staff walked off the job today at the country's eight universities, demanding an 8 percent pay rise. Our education correspondent John Gerritsen and cameraman Samuel Rillstone have more. [embed]...