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Opinion: PM's baby news sends message on gender equality

Published: Fri 19 Jan 2018 03:12 PM
by Associate Professor Grant Duncan Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s announcement of her pregnancy is fabulous news that we can all celebrate and support. It sends a very empowering message to women. Even if she occupies the highest office in the ... Read more...

Jacinda Ardern pregnant, Peters to step in as acting PM

Published: Fri 19 Jan 2018 02:04 PM
Jan. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is pregnant, due in June, and deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters will take over the role for six weeks after the baby is born. Read more...

Taxpayers’ Union joins congratulations for PM

Published: Fri 19 Jan 2018 01:02 PM
19 JANUARY 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union has joined New Zealanders in congratulating the Prime Minister on today’s news. Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams said, “We wish the Prime Minister the ... Read more...

Congrats, Jacinda and Clarke on adding to your portfolios

Published: Fri 19 Jan 2018 12:23 PM
The Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff extended warm congratulations today to the Prime Minister and her partner Clarke Gayford on the news they are expecting their first child. "I think it’s fair to say that of all the roles they’ve ... Read more...

Candidate launch, Auckland Council Maungakiekie Tamaki Ward

Published: Fri 19 Jan 2018 11:19 AM
Long time Maungakiekie Tamaki resident and local board chair Josephine Bartley will launch her bid to become an Auckland councillor this Saturday 20 Jan 2018. Read more...

Study into telecommunication backhaul services starts

Published: Fri 19 Jan 2018 10:45 AM
'Backhaul' is a generic term used by the industry to describe a link that carries mobile, internet and voice traffic back from local exchanges, mobile and wireless sites to the core networks of service providers like Vocus, Vodafone, and Spark. Read more...

Extension of Ahed Tamimi’s imprisonment is illegal

Published: Thu 18 Jan 2018 05:44 PM
The decision by the Israeli Ofer military court to extend the detention of 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi is both illegal and morally repulsive. Read more...

Community support for a GE-Free Waikato

Published: Thu 18 Jan 2018 05:21 PM
The Soil & Health Association is encouraging the Waikato District Council to adopt precautionary provisions in the Waikato District Plan for any genetically engineered organisms that may be trialed or commercially produced. Read more...

Government urged to stand strong against fishing lobbyists

Published: Thu 18 Jan 2018 04:54 PM
Environmental organisation WWF-New Zealand is pleased to hear that Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash is committed to enabling transparency and trust in our fisheries management system. WWF agrees that it is vital to protect public access to information about ... Read more...

Speculation on M.Bovis origin is harmful say Fed Farmers

Published: Thu 18 Jan 2018 04:14 PM
Federated Farmers says speculation around the cattle disease Mycoplasma Bovis and its origins is just adding more stress to worried farmers. Read more...
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