Latest news: Monday-Friday, 8-12 December

Legal battle over Nicky Hager’s property – Newstalk ZB

Police will likely have to disclose Hager raid documents –

When will website be Freed? – NZ Herald

PM unlikely to change formula – Radio NZ


New Zealander of the Year: Hager’s election bombshell book led to three inquiries – NZ Herald

‘Everybody knows …’ the politics of dissimulation – The Political Scientist

Today’s burning issue.. and why I refuse to shut up – Mandy Hager


What a year: Political class of 2014 –

Trumping dirty politics with integrity and decency – NZ Herald

Opinion: Patrick Gower’s Politician of the Year – 3 News

New columnist Phil Goff goes toe-to-toe with Judith Collins –

Conflicted interests and health promotion; my opinion – Kevin Hague

2014’s most memorable TV moments – NZ Herald