National MP Judith Collins says she is "very pleased" by what
she described as a thorough inquiry, after a report into
Dirty Politics allegations found no evidence the former
justice minister acted inappropriately.
Prime Minister John Key says he will not offer an apology to
Labour's Phil Goff and is defending his office against any
claims of wrongdoing over the involvement in the OIA request
by Whaleoil blogger Cam Slater to SIS head Warren Tucker.
Labour leader Andrew Little says his new caucus lineup is
designed to give a new generation of MPs a chance to shine
while putting an end to the infighting that has marred the
party's performance in recent years.
A report by New Zealand's intelligence watchdog Cheryl Gwyn
has found attack blogger Cameron Slater requested and
published politically damaging material about former Labour
Leader Phil Goff from the SIS after being instructed to ask
for the material by Prime Minister John Key's staff.
Dunedin North MP David Clark has been promoted to Labour's
front bench and will take on the economic development role
for the party, a head-to-head clash with Economic Development
Minister Steven Joyce.