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Bill Needed to Fix Flawed Fleeing Drivers Law

Published: Fri 15 Feb 2019 01:09 PM
A Member’s bill has been put in the ballot aiming to fix a flawed law introduced under the previous National Government, which has seen the number of fleeing driver incidents rise exponentially over the past decade, says New Zealand First. “The ... Read more...

Climate Change Minister congratulates the Warehouse Group

Published: Fri 15 Feb 2019 12:09 PM
The Minister for Climate Change has congratulated The Warehouse Group on achieving carboNZero certification. Read more...

Education Minister invited to Southland

Published: Fri 15 Feb 2019 11:27 AM
Invercargill MP Sarah Dowie is calling on Education Minister Chris Hipkins to come to Southland to hear the views of the community about the proposed changes to the Southern Institute of Technology. Read more...

Jones gives soft loan to hot pools, Kiwis take bath

Published: Fri 15 Feb 2019 11:02 AM
A $7.5 million loan from Shane Jones to privately owned luxury hot pools in Methven leaves more serious questions hanging over the Provincial Growth Fund, National’s Economic and Regional Development spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. Read more...

Hearing victims/survivors of crime

Published: Fri 15 Feb 2019 10:49 AM
A new survey is allowing victims/survivors of crime to be heard, in their own words, about how our broken criminal justice system can be fixed, says Justice Minister Andrew Little. Read more...

Land management program launched to prepare Tairāwhiti youth

Published: Fri 15 Feb 2019 10:21 AM
Employment Minister Willie Jackson, along with Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage, today announced the launch of a new training programme targeting the Waiapu catchment, Ka Hao te Rangatahi. The programme is designed to develop young people’s skills ... Read more...

Queensland Submissions on Euthanasia Open

Published: Fri 15 Feb 2019 09:18 AM
For the first time Queensland Parliament is seeking public views on assisted dying after launching a landmark parliamentary inquiry into legalisation last September. Yesterday, Parliament called on all Queenslanders and international experts to share ... Read more...

ACT calls on Peters to drop legal action

Published: Thu 14 Feb 2019 08:54 PM
ACT calls on Peters to drop legal action ACT Party Leader David Seymour is calling on Winston Peters to drop his legal action over the alleged leaking of the details of his superannuation overpayments. Read more...

KiwiBuild starving private builders

Published: Thu 14 Feb 2019 04:27 PM
Housing Minister Phil Twyford’s pet housing project KiwiBuild is not only unlikely to reach any targets set, but those houses it does deliver will be at the expense of houses that were being built by the private sector, National’s Housing spokesperson ... Read more...

Parliament: Questions and Answers - Feb 14

Published: Thu 14 Feb 2019 04:17 PM
1. Hon PAULA BENNETT (Deputy Leader—National) to the Prime Minister : Does she stand by all her Government's statements, policies, and actions? Read more...
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