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Local MP Receives Residents’ State Highway Safety Submission

Published: Thu 23 Nov 2017 04:07 PM
A group of Gordonton Residents are determined to make their village safer for residents and visitors alike. Read more...

Labour's $4m Hollow Elephant

Published: Thu 23 Nov 2017 01:43 PM
“The Government's announced $4m Tax Working Group has already ruled out so many options it should be pronounced Dead on Arrival and stopped" says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more...

Tax Working Group underwhelming

Published: Thu 23 Nov 2017 01:41 PM
The Government’s Tax Working Group announcement looks like an eighteen month long rubber stamp for a Capital Gains Tax, National Party Finance Spokesperson Steven Joyce says. Read more...

NZ concerned by dissolution of Cambodian opposition party

Published: Thu 23 Nov 2017 12:45 PM
The New Zealand government is dismayed by the recent decision of Cambodian authorities to dissolve the country’s main opposition party, the Cambodian National Rescue Party, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says. “New Zealand is a long-standing ... Read more...

Tax Working Group Terms of Reference announced

Published: Thu 23 Nov 2017 12:44 PM
Towards a fairer tax system - Tax Working Group Terms of Reference announced Hon Grant Robertson Hon Stuart Nash Read more...

National welcomes Government’s latest backslide

Published: Thu 23 Nov 2017 09:08 AM
National Party Immigration Spokesperson Simon Bridges has welcomed the new Government’s major climb-down on its immigration policy as announced by Immigration Minister Ian Lees Galloway. “This is a very significant u-turn. Prior to the election Labour ... Read more...

Labour Māori Caucus looking forward to the challenges

Published: Thu 23 Nov 2017 08:30 AM
Labour Māori Caucus co-Chair Willie Jackson says “the Māori Caucus is very much looking forward to being challenged by some of the biggest advocates of kaupapa Māori tomorrow.” Read more...

Victorian Politicians Show Real Courage

Published: Wed 22 Nov 2017 08:42 PM
"Victoria's Upper House has shown real courage by legalising Assted Dying for the State," says ACT Leader David Seymour Read more...

Deputy Speakers from Pacific Region gather

Published: Wed 22 Nov 2017 03:50 PM
Deputy Speaker Hon Anne Tolley MP is in Canberra this week participating in the Inter-Parliamentary Study Programme for Deputy Speakers of Pacific Parliaments. The programme is hosted by the Parliament of Australia, and brings together twelve deputy speakers and equivalents ... Read more...

Minister opens new Medical Centre

Published: Wed 22 Nov 2017 02:16 PM
Health Minister Hon Dr David Clark says today’s official opening of a new medical centre in Auckland emphasises the vital role of Primary Care in the New Zealand health system. Read more...
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