Latest news: Wednesday, 3 September

Emails seem to back Hager claims – Radio NZ

Rawshark emails reveal details of ‘hit jobs’ – NZ Herald

PR men say Dirty Politics claims don’t hurt – NZ Herald

Blogging isn’t the problem Mr Key – The Standard

Editorial: 20 days seems like an eternity in politics – Bay of Plenty Times

Fran O’Sullivan: Key must widen probe – NZ Herald

Show some decency – Public Address

Labour would increase watchdog powers –

Hacker hits back at Collins’ conversation denial – NZ Herald

Cunliffe: Collins inquiry a ‘joke’ – 3 News

Kingmaker Peters spells it out: No deal without a royal commission into Dirty Politics – NZ Herald


PM condemns Slater as Cunliffe slams inquiry – NZ Herald

Key: Leaders’ debate a ‘spirited affair’ – 3 News

Judith Collins: Cunliffe is a moron – Auckland Now

Hold the PM to account, not his hand – Giborne Herald

Trust: It’s not a dirty world – NZ Doctor


Hager’s efforts to be applauded – The Dominion Post

Brian Rudman: Dotcom’s been pipped.. but it’s politics as usual – NZ Herald

Distracting us from facts and malaise of political life – Wanganui Chronicle

Nothing to hide, nothing to fear – The Standard