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RSA grateful, delighted at Minister Mark’s announcement

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018 06:23 PM
The Returned and Services Association (RSA) is extremely grateful and delighted to hear Minister for Veterans Ron Mark’s announcement of a $1 million grant over four years, to fund the RSA’s Support Services to improve care for current and former ... Read more...

Closing the Gap Submission to Government Tax Working Group

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018 05:26 PM
Who we are and why are we doing this: We are Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand Inc –Closing the Gap. We have some 3000 supporters from around the country. Read more...

Peace groups will remember civilians at Anzac day events

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018 04:40 PM
Peace groups will remember civilians at Anzac day events From: Peace Action Wellington Date: Tuesday, April 24 Read more...

Unite accuses McDonald's of wage theft

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018 02:46 PM
Unite Union has accused McDonald's of deliberately denying many workers their legal entitlement to an alternative holiday or lieu day for working a public holiday, or alternatively denying workers pay for a public holiday when they were entitled to ... Read more...

Kiwis to eat the same rations as Syrian refugees

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018 01:47 PM
Kiwis to eat the same rations as Syrian refugees for a week This week marks the launch of the Ration Challenge, a fundraising initiative which will see thousands of Kiwis eat a refugee’s rations for one week to raise money and awareness for ... Read more...

Deep flaw in report-back on social worker registration

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018 01:45 PM
Social Service Providers Aotearoa says the select committee’s report on mandatory social worker registration fails to meet the Bill’s fundamental objectives of safeguarding the public and protecting the integrity of the social work profession. Read more...

Farmers give thumbs down to new taxes

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018 11:12 AM
Any move to introduce a capital gains, land or environment tax will meet stiff opposition from farmers, a Federated Farmers survey shows. Read more...

Annual net migration continues to fall slowly

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018 10:58 AM
In the March 2018 year, annual net migration was 68,000, Stats NZ said today. Annual net migration was down 4,400 from a record level of 72,400 in the July 2017 year, but still remains high by historical standards. Read more...

Seatbelts save lives and we want everybody wearing them

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018 10:01 AM
NZ Transport Agency and NZ Police welcome the AA research report findings that identify those groups of people who aren’t wearing seatbelts. Read more...

Seatbelt deaths a serious problem across NZ society

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018 09:48 AM
People in rural areas, driving for work and the elderly were some of the surprising groups new research has found to be dying in road crashes when not wearing seatbelts. The AA Research Foundation led a project in partnership with the Ministry of Transport, ... Read more...
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