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‘Original Sin’ of Land Confiscation at Ihumātao is a wrong

Published: Fri 23 Aug 2019 07:41 PM
‘Original Sin’ of Land Confiscation at Ihumātao is a wrong that can be put right by Government says Justice & Peace Commission of Catholic Diocese of Auckland Read more...

Government exploits shooter's letter to censor prisoners

Published: Fri 23 Aug 2019 05:26 PM
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told a press conference on August 19 that her government is likely to impose new restrictions on prisoners’ rights to send letters. She said the law could be changed in “weeks.” Read more...

More support needed for workplace breastfeeding

Published: Fri 23 Aug 2019 03:24 PM
Heart-warming images of House Speaker Trevor Mallard cradling a baby in Parliament have been welcomed around New Zealand, but the Public Service Association warns most families can only dream of such support in the workplace. Read more...

Human rights approach can help in resolving Ihumātao dispute

Published: Fri 23 Aug 2019 02:39 PM
Applying New Zealand’s international human rights commitments, particularly those in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, can help in resolving the situation at Ihumātao, Chief Human Rights Commissioner Paul Hunt says. Read more...

Another blow for ANZ, as greenwash exposed

Published: Fri 23 Aug 2019 02:17 PM
Climate campaigners impersonating bank staff have taken to the streets this week to expose ANZ Bank’s sponsorship of the fossil fuel industry. In the series of satirical actions in Wellington, Dunedin, and Auckland, the ‘bank staff’ promoted ... Read more...

Pressure grows on Gov to end drug testing benefit sanctions

Published: Fri 23 Aug 2019 01:24 PM
Auckland Action Against Poverty joins the Children’s Commissioner , The Green Party , The New Zealand Drugs Foundation , Child Poverty Action Group and other organisations in the calls for an immediate end to the drug testing benefit sanctions. Read more...

Candidates under the microscope on climate this election

Published: Fri 23 Aug 2019 12:42 PM
Groups pushing for urgent action on climate change will post an online scorecard to reveal local body candidates’ views on the issue. Read more...

Talks Fail at Port Otago

Published: Fri 23 Aug 2019 12:38 PM
Negotiations between Port Otago workers represented by the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) and the Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) and management failed today and the unions have issued notice of an overtime ban from Saturday 7th September. Read more...

Kua tuwhera te tono Pūtea Whakanui i te Ra o Waitangi

Published: Fri 23 Aug 2019 12:35 PM
E whakaaetia ana e Te Manatū Taonga i tēnei wā ngā tono pūtea mō ngā huihuinga o te 2020 ka whakanui i te waitohutanga o Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Read more...

Queenstown Lakes District Council’s comments unacceptable

Published: Fri 23 Aug 2019 12:05 PM
Queenstown Lakes District Council’s comments that it has applied for a consent to pollute waterways to avoid 'prosecutions by the Otago Regional Council' are unacceptable,’ Fish & Game New Zealand Chief Executive Martin Taylor says. Read more...
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