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Michael Wood Wastes $30,000 On Zero Safety Signs

Published: Fri 27 May 2022 06:08 PM
Transport Minister Michael Wood needs to stop wasting taxpayers’ money on pet projects and advertising props, says National Party Transport Spokesperson Simeon Brown. “Less than three weeks after the National Party revealed Michael Wood had ... Read more...

10,000 More Children Absent From School

Published: Fri 27 May 2022 02:21 PM
A staggering 10,000 more children across New Zealand were chronically absent from school in Term Four of 2021, National’s Education spokesperson Erica Stanford says. “According to data from the Ministry of Education , a total of 67,000 students ... Read more...

Secret Letter Shows Greens And Labour Both Hate Drivers

Published: Fri 27 May 2022 01:48 PM
“The release of the ‘secret letter’ from former Associate Transport Minister Julie-Anne Genter to Labour’s former Minister of Transport shows that Labour and the Greens are united in their viewpoint of making life impossible for drivers,” ... Read more...

Boost For Māori Landowners: Te Ringa Hāpai Whenua Fund

Published: Fri 27 May 2022 01:46 PM
Investing in whenua Māori will help whānau, hapū and iwi create income opportunities and drive economic security in Aotearoa, Minister for Māori Development Willie Jackson said. The Government is investing $10 million to boost Māori landowners to realise ... Read more...

Stewardship Land Recommendations Fall Short Of Protecting Nature

Published: Fri 27 May 2022 11:52 AM
The proposed reclassification of stewardship land on the West Coast doesn’t go far enough to protect nature and the area’s spectacular landscapes, plants and wildlife, the Green Party says. “We welcome the proposal to nearly double the size ... Read more...

New Funding For Protecting And Enabling Mātauranga Māori

Published: Fri 27 May 2022 11:15 AM
Investing in protecting mātauranga Māori and tāonga will unlock significant economic and cultural benefits for Aotearoa, Associate Minister for Māori Development Nanaia Mahuta announced today. Te Pae Tawhiti programme which supports research and innovation ... Read more...

Public Feedback Sought On Proposed Land Classifications For The West Coast

Published: Fri 27 May 2022 11:13 AM
An independent assessment of stewardship land on the West Coast has delivered recommendations for revised land classifications, Minister of Conservation Kiri Allan says. Stewardship land is the term given for land that was allocated to DOC when it was formed in 1987, ... Read more...

Second COVID-19 Vaccine Booster For The Most Vulnerable

Published: Fri 27 May 2022 10:01 AM
· Second COVID-19 booster recommended for the most vulnerable 6 months after first booster · Several hundred thousand people will be eligible · Legislative change to enable rollout from mid-June People who are at high-risk of getting very sick ... Read more...

Labour Delivering More Congestion For Aucklanders

Published: Fri 27 May 2022 09:53 AM
Labour’s lack of delivery on transport in Auckland over the past five years means that congestion has significantly worsened for Aucklanders, National’s Transport spokesperson Simeon Brown says. “The Automobile Association’s Congestion Report ... Read more...

SPEECH: PM - Harvard University Commencement Speech - Democracy, Disinformation And Kindness

Published: Fri 27 May 2022 05:11 AM
E oku manukura, nga pou haemata o te ngahere. Te Piko o Te Mahuri, tera te tipu o te rakau. E tipu, e rea, ka puta, ka ora. Tena koutou katoa. President Bacow, Provost Garber, Governing Boards and deans, And most importantly, graduates. In Te Reo Māori, ... Read more...
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