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Conservation Minister Slammed For Branding Marine Protection Commitments “An Aspiration, Not An Obligation”

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 07:12 PM
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) New Zealand has hit back at Conservation Minister Tama Potaka’s outrageous claim that protecting 30% of the ocean by 2030 is purely “an aspiration”. Read more...

The Truth About The Shadowy ‘Migration 5’

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 05:49 PM
Gill Bonnett , Reporter 17 June 2024 What started as a scheme to check the identities of a few thousand asylum seekers has spiraled into a vast network of data about everyone who comes and goes from the ‘Five Eyes’ nations. On the third floor of a central ... Read more...

Granny Flats: Do They Pay Off? Investors Run The Numbers

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 05:41 PM
It is set to get easier to put in a granny flat, but does it pay off? Read more...

Bonuses For Public Sector Mediocrity Need To Be Taken Off The Table

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 01:53 PM
While views are similar across ages and ethnicities, levels of concern over potential harm versus the right to freedom of expression differ markedly according to people’s comfort levels with gender diversity. Read more...

Wellington Chief Exec Crosses A Line, Must Be Sacked After Latest Power Grab

Published: Mon 17 Jun 2024 02:05 PM
For the second year in a row, and despite being a major political debate, Wellington City Council Chief Executive Barbara McKerrow has denied elected councillors access to ratepayer-funded legal advice surrounding the sale of the airport shares. Read more...

Green Party Co-leader Marama Davidson Announces Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Published: Mon 17 Jun 2024 01:31 PM
Green MP Marama Davidson says she will stay on as co-leader once her treatment is complete and "will be returning with fierce determination" Read more...

Pākiri Community, Sand Mining Company At Odds At Fast-track Approval Hearings

Published: Mon 17 Jun 2024 01:08 PM
A battle over sand mining at a north Auckland beach has found a new arena at select committee hearings into the government's proposed law. Read more...

National Promised A 'Strong And Stable' Carbon Market - Then It Crashed

Published: Mon 17 Jun 2024 12:36 PM
National promised a 'strong and stable' carbon market - but that's not how it's worked out. Read more...

Disabled New Zealanders Must Have A Seat At The Cabinet Table

Published: Mon 17 Jun 2024 11:06 AM
Politicians and parties were challenged to give disabled New Zealanders winnable positions on party lists, and seats at the cabinet table in the opening address of the New Zealand Disability Support Network national conference this morning. Read more...

Chinese Premier Li Visits New Zealand To Counter US War Drive

Published: Sun 16 Jun 2024 08:06 PM
Li’s visit to New Zealand was the first by a Chinese premier since 2017. He held talks with Prime Minister Christopher Luxon and business leaders, highlighting New Zealand’s heavy dependence on trade with China, which took about 27 percent of ... Read more...
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