Latest news: Friday, 29 August

Nicky Hager in Christchurch – The Press

Toby Manhire: Moral drift leaves Key reading tea leaves – NZ Herald

Peters v Collins – The Standard

Man from ministry investigated over blog – NZ Herald

Support slips for National and John Key –

Digging the dirt – Overland

MSD staffer suspended over blog posts – Radio NZ

John Drinnan: No dirt, we’re advertisers – NZ Herald

Colin James: Poll of polls – Radio NZ

Minister defends giving details to blogger – Radio NZ

Lucy Lawless: Much ado about nothing? I think not – NZ Herald

Mike’s Editorial: Behind the scenes of at the Leader’s Debate – Newstalk ZB

Does Key want it? – The Standard

Nicky Hager CHCH book launch – NZ Herald

PM’s lost sense of humour –

Collins denies Peters’ leadership claim – 3 News

Where did John Key go? –

Cunliffe’s performance will hearten Labour – NZ Newswire

Editorial: Candidates quizzed on their views – Hawke’s Bay Today

Key defends Collins in debate – 3 News

Quick post debate comment – The Dim Post