Senior political reporter, NZ Herald
Michael Neilson is a political reporter based at Parliament in Wellington. He has been a journalist since 2016, first at the Gisborne Herald before joining the NZ Herald in 2018, covering social issues, the environment and Māori affairs.
Verrall accuses Govt of putting tobacco lobbyists ahead of Kiwis' health
And 'this Government is digging our people an early grave', says Te Pāti Māori.
'Act like a PM': Hipkins hits out at Luxon and 'coalition of chaos'
Hipkins is expected to respond to National's plan to reduce landlords' tax bills.
Reti says ED security will be beefed up before Christmas
The new Health Minister says work is already 'well under way' on the 100-day plan.
'Gang of thugs': NZ On Air board member resigns over Peters criticism
He called Winston Peters 'malicious' over Deputy PMs attacks on media independence.