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No more plastic bags say nearly half of Kiwis

Published: Tue 30 May 2017 08:57 AM
Auckland, 30 May 2017. Canstar Blue survey reveals that for some, the environment is more important than plastic when it comes to shopping bags. Read more...

Breakdown on 2017 Mental Health Spending Doesn’t Bode Well

Published: Mon 29 May 2017 10:02 PM
This year’s Budget announcement has been packaged in such a way as to mislead the public that gaps in Mental Health will be addressed says Maternal Care Action Group’s spokeswoman Kristina Paterson. The current Government has promised spending ... Read more...

Budget Will Not Reduce Inequality

Published: Mon 29 May 2017 08:42 PM
Last week’s budget does not tackle the high level of inequality in New Zealand, and may even make it worse, says Peter Malcolm spokesperson for Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand Inc—Closing the Gap. Read more...

Who would you put your money on – Turei or Curran

Published: Mon 29 May 2017 08:34 PM
On the 2nd June 2017 Dunedin based business, political and community leaders will push their boundaries abseiling 35 metres from the roof to the pitch of the Forsyth Barr Stadium to raise funds for the Malcam Charitable Trust who work with youth in ... Read more...

New Religion Introduced into New Zealand Schools

Published: Mon 29 May 2017 05:12 PM
Quickly following the recent push to remove religious education from schools, the as yet uncreated void is being filled by the new religion of gender identity. Read more...

Retraction and apology received from the Spinoff

Published: Mon 29 May 2017 05:04 PM
The full retraction and apology by the Spinoff, relating to allegations that were totally false and defamatory, contained in an article by Simon Wilson, and published on the Spinoff website morning, is welcome. Read more...

Free Press - Budget Special

Published: Mon 29 May 2017 04:54 PM
ACT’s regular bulletin A Purple Budget Red and blue mix to make purple, and this budget is a mixture of Labour and National policy, mainly Labour. Nikita Khrushchev said ‘your grandchildren will live under communism.’ Michael Cullen didn’t ... Read more...

New Religion Introduced into New Zealand Schools

Published: Mon 29 May 2017 04:26 PM
Quickly following the recent push to remove religious education from schools, the as yet uncreated void is being filled by the new religion of gender identity. Read more...

Greens right on subsidy for foreigners' medical bills

Published: Mon 29 May 2017 03:10 PM
The Taxpayers’ Union is welcoming Green MP Julie-Anne Genter joining the Union’s calls for greater efforts to be made by the Government and District Health Boards to recover the millions per year written-off due to tourists not paying public health ... Read more...

Taxpayers' Union celebrates win on living wage

Published: Mon 29 May 2017 02:56 PM
The Taxpayers’ Union is welcoming the decision of the Hutt City Council last week to reject a blanket ‘living wage’ policy and instead give permission to the Council’s Chief Executive to pay a living wage "where it can be justified as the most cost-effective ... Read more...
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