"This is not a pot of money that's just sitting waiting to be spent," says Jacinda Ardern.
A returning Kiwi teacher, who has spent ten years teaching overseas, is frustrated at the process involved to re-register as a teacher.
Boaties are slowly improving when it comes to water safety, new research shows.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins made the plea on The AM Show, in an effort to fill the 850 vacancies schools are expected to have next year.
The AM Show host Duncan Garner confronted Bridges with internal party polling that puts his favourability rating at negative 25 percent.
A university student is taking aim at improving mental health education for young rural males in New Zealand.
Alcohol companies will now be required to include pregnancy warning labels on their products under new Government rules.
If you missed Wendyl Nissen's last show on The Long Lunch, you can reminisce here.
“This is not about throwing the baby out with the bathwater and creating an NRA-style lobbying campaign or anything like that."
Al Gillespie suspects traditional rules of international diplomacy have been up-ended.
The prospect of slowing economic growth should be a "trigger" for the Government to borrow and spend, says one of the country's leading economists.
The AM Show host reflected on his own experience with bullying, which he "still remembers vividly".
Rising housing costs have exacerbated income inequality in New Zealand, according to the report.
Ryan Bridge talks to All Blacks great Dan Carter about his life in Japan, and his new role with an Australian travel company.
Rough sleepers in Auckland will now have access to free mobile laundry and showers through an Australian charity.
Airline fares may fluctuate depending on your search history, says one expert.
Police Minister Stuart Nash is refusing to say whether he's for or against ending marijuana prohibition, but appears to be leaning in favour.
At present, the warnings are voluntary.
New measures to combat loan shark lenders who charge high interest on small loans will be introduced by the Government.
If you missed the show, here are the best bits to listen back to from The Long Lunch, Wednesday October 10th, 2018.
"They just see as something they’re doing on their travels. Nobody back home will ever know about it."
A legal bid by convicted double murderer Mark Lundy has been rejected by the Court of Appeal.
The Government could save $2.5 billion if it's willing to ditch its Auckland CBD to airport light rail plan in favour of extending existing rail lines
Kiwi celebrity chef Nadia Lim has shared her top advice for feeling fitter and healthier as we come into the summer months.
"They've kept this for a rainy day, they just kept all this money on the side."
Gull's general manager Dave Bodger believes fuel prices are high because of the costs involved getting it here.
Logan Skinner’s budget-friendly park in Franz Josef could soon face stiff competition with freedom camping facilities just down the road.
With petrol prices on the rise, Jacinda Ardern has today doubled down on her crusade against the fuel industry.
Jacinda Ardern addressed how the Government plans to tackle its emission targets for 2050.