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Government Must Prioritise Mothers And Babies

Published: Sun 11 Apr 2021 12:52 PM
The Government needs to prioritise women and babies and take urgent action to resolve issues in New Zealand’s maternity system, National’s Social Investment spokesperson Louise Upston says. “Reports of women not receiving the care they need immediately ... Read more...

Statement From The NZ Opposition On Prince Phillip

Published: Sat 10 Apr 2021 11:03 AM
“On behalf of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition in New Zealand, I offer my condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family following the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. “His dedication to the people of the Commonwealth ... Read more...

The Duke Of Edinburgh

Published: Sat 10 Apr 2021 05:29 AM
9 April 2021 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today expressed New Zealand’s sorrow at the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. “Our thoughts are with Her Majesty The Queen at this profoundly sad time. On behalf of the New ... Read more...

Cancer Doesn’t Just Affect The Wealthy, Grant Robertson

Published: Fri 9 Apr 2021 12:51 PM
National’s Health spokesperson Dr Shane Reti is calling out Finance Minister Grant Robertson for making the issue of unfunded cancer drugs an issue for the wealthy. “In response to a National Party proposal for DHBs to cover the costs of administering ... Read more...

Inspiring Creativity Through Cultural Installations And Events

Published: Fri 9 Apr 2021 12:11 PM
Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Carmel Sepuloni has today announced the opening of the first round of Ngā Puninga Toi ā-Ahurea me ngā Kaupapa Cultural Installations and Events. “Creating jobs and helping the arts sector rebuild and recover continues ... Read more...

Time Extension Needed For Climate Change Report

Published: Fri 9 Apr 2021 12:08 PM
National has written to Climate Change Minister James Shaw calling for him to extend the report-back time on the Climate Change Commission Report, National’s Climate Change spokesperson Stuart Smith says. “We all want an Emissions Reduction Plan ... Read more...

Labour Owes Mental Health Foundation Apology

Published: Fri 9 Apr 2021 11:24 AM
Labour Minister David Parker has thrown the Mental Health Foundation under the bus in a continuance of his Government’s refusal to take responsibility for their series of failings when it comes to mental health, National’s Mental Health spokesperson ... Read more...

Staff Deserve Our Thanks After A Year Of Managed Isolation

Published: Fri 9 Apr 2021 10:56 AM
Hon Chris Hipkins Minister for COVID-19 Response Staff at managed isolation and quarantine facilities have successfully managed the return home of 130,000 New Zealanders and kept five million Kiwis safe, COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says. ... Read more...

Young Pasifika Leaders Call For Climate Action

Published: Fri 9 Apr 2021 10:43 AM
Green Party spokesperson for Pacific Peoples Teanau Tuiono MP, supports the demand from Pasifika communities fighting for climate action as their homelands are more at risk in the Pacific region. “Like the seas rising around the Pacific I also ... Read more...

Drug-testing Law To Be Made Permanent

Published: Fri 9 Apr 2021 10:37 AM
Interim legislation that is already proving to keep people safer from drugs will be made permanent, Health Minister Andrew Little says. Read more...
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