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PM Speech To Dawn Raids Apology

Published: Sun 1 Aug 2021 04:39 PM
Tēnā koutou katoa, Kia orana kotou katoatoa, Fakaalofa lahi atu ki mutolu oti, Tālofa nī, Mālō nī koutou, Ni sa bula vinaka, Fakatalofa atu, Noa'ia 'e mauri, Kam na mauri, Malo e lelei, Sioto'ofa, Mālō lava le lagi e mamā ma le soifua maua, ... Read more...

Government Offers Formal Apology For Dawn Raids

Published: Sun 1 Aug 2021 04:37 PM
Rt Hon Jacinda ArdernPrime MinisterMP for Mt Albert Hon Aupito William SioMinister for Pacific Peoples A formal and unreserved apology for the Dawn Raids The Government will offer education scholarships as part of the apology Manaaki New Zealand Short ... Read more...

Prime Minister’s Hypocrisy On Immigration

Published: Sun 1 Aug 2021 04:33 PM
“At the same time as the Prime Minister is apologising for the Dawn Raids in the 1970s, Labour is completely ignoring the struggles being faced by migrants today,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “MPs from every party except Labour and the Māori ... Read more...

Bridging The Gap – Last Piece Of Northcote Safe Cycle Route Now Complete

Published: Sun 1 Aug 2021 01:02 PM
The opening of two bridges over Auckland’s Northern Motorway is the last link of a cycling and walking route which provides a safe, active alternative for students and commuters, Transport Minister Michael Wood said today. Michael Wood cut the ribbon ... Read more...

Progress In Establishment Of Aged Care Commissioner

Published: Sat 31 Jul 2021 05:14 AM
Recruitment for an Aged Care Commissioner will start next month, to ensure greater oversight of New Zealand’s aged care sector. “This sector is responsible for supporting a large and often vulnerable population. While most people are able to ... Read more...

Faafoi Must Urgently Clarify Hormone Blocker Comments

Published: Fri 30 Jul 2021 06:00 PM
“Kris Faafoi needs to urgently clarify the comments he made on Newstalk ZB this evening about parents being unable to deny their children hormone blockers,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “In an interview that can only be described as a train ... Read more...

Have Your Say: Submissions Closing Soon On The Inquiry On The Natural And Built Environments Bill: Parliamentary Paper

Published: Fri 30 Jul 2021 02:50 PM
The Environment Committee’s Inquiry on the Natural and Built Environments Bill: Parliamentary Paper is the first step in reform of the resource management system. This inquiry is intended to provide feedback about how the Government’s objectives ... Read more...

Government Must Urgently Prioritise Truancy Crisis

Published: Fri 30 Jul 2021 02:34 PM
New Zealand’s truancy crisis is only going to get worse if schools aren’t required to submit their attendance data, National’s Education spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. Data released to National shows a third of our kids aren’t regularly attending ... Read more...

New Record Number Of Homes Consented

Published: Fri 30 Jul 2021 12:53 PM
In the year ended June 2021, the actual number of new dwellings consented was 44,299, up 18 percent from the June 2020 year. In June 2021, the seasonally adjusted number of new dwellings consented rose 3.8 percent. In June 2021, 4,310 new dwellings were ... Read more...

Health Minister Andrew Little Responds To The Nurses’ Organisation's Rejection Of The Latest Pay Offer

Published: Fri 30 Jul 2021 12:18 PM
I was advised last night that the result of the ballot of Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa New Zealand Nurses Organisation members have rejected the latest proposal to settle their collective agreement. Let me be clear: the proposal was one they ... Read more...
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