Musk tweeted on Friday that he wanted to pinpoint the number of spam and fake accounts on the social media platform.
The long list of people banned from Twitter includes QAnon loyalists, Covid deniers, neo-Nazis and former reality star Tila Tequila, who was suspended for hate speech.
The former National leader is embarking on a new challenge after 14 years in Parliament.
The broadcaster said he was "proud to be part of the team" as he embarks on a new role as TVNZ's chief correspondent.
His role on Breakfast will be taken by Kamahl Santamaria.
Misinformation is widespread in Kiwi communities. Kristin Hall spoke to some who've fallen for it - and asked how they managed to break free.
The meme was posted and deleted from the National Party Facebook page.
Mstyslav Chernov and Evgeniy Maloletka shared the horrors of Russia's siege of Mariupol with the world.
Simon Power said editorial independence is “absolutely at the forefront of both these organisations” and will “continue to be so under any new media entity”.
The Spinoff website founder Duncan Grieve said the charter would see TVNZ become much more public service-orientated, which could lead to a loss in ratings and income.
The Sunday team recalls what it was like to uncover and share some of New Zealand journalism's biggest stories.
It's been over a week since the Parliament occupation ended in violence - but the battle against on misinformation isn't over.
The Government’s been considering whether to merge the public broadcasters.
Kris Faafoi said the new entity will be “built on the best of RNZ and TVNZ, to future-proof public media for New Zealanders for decades to come”.
Derek Fox, the man who pushed hard to set Te Karere up, looks back on the show's origins.
Steph's late husband Chaz started the station but when he died, she took over the reins despite her fear of talking on air.
Paul Brislen of Brislen says threatening to take accounts down if they break the rules – is doing “as little as possible”.
It follows protests against the music streaming service kicked off by Neil Young over the spread of Covid-19 vaccine misinformation.
“Check out our new whare, our new set,” Matty McLean said as the show went to air.
The controversial British broadcaster has previously praised Ardern's response to the pandemic.