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ACT Welcomes Commitment To PHARMAC Investigation

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 08:57 PM
ACT Leader David Seymour has welcomed a commitment by both Jacinda Ardern and Judith Collins to have an investigation into the way PHARMAC funds medicine. “Earlier today ACT committed to independent review of PHARMAC’s operating model to allow ... Read more...

6,000 Homeless In Motels A National Disgrace

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 08:22 PM
It is a national disgrace that 6,000 Kiwis are being accommodated in motels, and a further 7,000 were in transitional housing, camping grounds, boarding houses, and other temporary accommodation. Another 31,000 are staying with others in a severely ... Read more...

ActionStation & CPAG: Poverty Set To Worsen As COVID Support Ends Tomorrow

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 08:02 PM
Activists and researchers are warning toxic stress, food insecurity and isolation are set to rise for many families in poverty almost immediately, as their weekly incomes reduce by $63 from tomorrow [Thurs 1 Oct]. "The Winter Energy Payment ... Read more...

Assisted Dying Referendum: People At The End Of Their Lives Say It Offers A ‘Good Death’

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 04:45 PM
Assisted dying referendum: people at the end of their lives say it offers a 'good death' Read more...

Te Pūtahitanga O Te Waipounamu Opens New Round Of WAVE Funding

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 02:59 PM
Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu is celebrating the opening of a new Wave commissioning round, and is calling for applicants from Te Waipounamu, Rekohu/Wharekauri and Rakiura. Applications are open now and will close on Wednesday 28 October. Pouārahi Helen ... Read more...

HRV Joins Call For Healthier Rental Properties

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 02:40 PM
New Zealand’s largest home ventilation and heating company, Kiwi-owned HRV, today joined the call for all political parties to back proposed heating, insulation and ventilation standards for rental properties. HRV Group General Manager Helen Murchison ... Read more...

IrrigationNZ Launches Innovative Way To Learn About Water Quality

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 02:00 PM
IrrigationNZ believes it is important Kiwis get up-to-date information about freshwater in their local catchments and have created a new way to do it. ‘Know Your Catchment’ is an online platform which showcases water monitoring data and different ways freshwater ... Read more...

CEAC To Green Party Use Rail Freight Not On Road For Lowered Climate Emissions Air Pollution

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 12:55 PM
In this plan , “Greens Announce Bold Plan To Ensure NZ Transport Tackles Climate Change” CEAC challenges Green Party to consider using ‘Rail Freight’ in large amounts now, to tackle ‘Climate Change’, as their policy does not explicitly ... Read more...

Millions For Church Renos Is Vote-buying

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 11:28 AM
Responding to the Provincial Growth Fund’s $10m spend on Pasifika churches , New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union spokesman Louis Houlbrooke says: “This kind of hyper-targeted spending can only be read as vote-buying. With a growing Debt Monster, now is not ... Read more...

Managed Isolation Allocation System Details Announced

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 11:19 AM
Aaron Martin , principal lawyer at New Zealand Immigration Law, explains how the new quarantine voucher system will work for people returning to New Zealand. Starting 3 November, all travellers to New Zealand will be required to present a Managed Isolation ... Read more...
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