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Green Party welcome win by Sistema workers

Published: Wed 16 Jan 2019 01:48 PM
The Green Party congratulate E tū Sistema members who have secured a collective agreement that will ensure a 16% pay increase and a commitment to always pay workers above minimum wage. Read more...

Government accounts show books in good order

Published: Wed 16 Jan 2019 10:11 AM
The latest Crown financial statements released today show the Government’s books are in good order, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says. Read more...

Prisoner rehabilitation put above safety of guards

Published: Tue 15 Jan 2019 04:39 PM
The Corrections Minister needs to explain why prisoners are being prioritised over guards after five serious assaults at Auckland’s brand new maximum security prison, National’s Corrections spokesperson David Bennett says. Read more...

New survey shows firms gloomy about government

Published: Tue 15 Jan 2019 03:22 PM
The latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows New Zealand businesses are gloomy about the Government’s economic management, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more...

500% increase in organ donors being compensated

Published: Tue 15 Jan 2019 01:25 PM
National MP Chris Bishop is welcoming the news that 92 people obtained full compensation for donating live organs last year, under the first full year of the Compensation for Live Organ Donors Act being in force. Read more...

New Bill to protect victims of insane offenders

Published: Mon 14 Jan 2019 06:53 PM
A new Bill from the National Party would ensure that the victims of legally insane offenders are treated the same as other victims of crime, Taupō MP Louise Upston says. Read more...

Stricter penalties proposed for contaminated food

Published: Mon 14 Jan 2019 06:53 PM
National’s Food Safety spokesperson Nathan Guy is backing calls from the food and grocery sector for tougher penalties for those who intentionally contaminate our food or threaten to do so. “My Member’s Bill seeks to achieve what Damien ... Read more...

Extra Safety Boost for Manawatu-Wanganui Roads

Published: Sun 13 Jan 2019 10:34 AM
Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter today announced an extension of the Government’s Safety Boost Programme targeting rural roads in Manawatu-Wanganui. Read more...

Extra Safety Boost for Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay Roads

Published: Sun 13 Jan 2019 10:33 AM
Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter today announced an extension of the Government’s Safety Boost Programme targeting rural roads in Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay. Read more...

Extra Safety Boost for West Coast Roads

Published: Sun 13 Jan 2019 10:32 AM
Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter today announced an extension of the Government’s Safety Boost Programme targeting roads on the West Coast. Read more...
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