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Controversial Westland Milk Decision In Court Of Appeal This Week

Published: Sun 24 Oct 2021 05:09 PM
The Government’s involvement in the controversial decision to approve the sale of Westland Milk Products to Hong Kong Jingang, a company wholly owned by Chinese conglomerate Inner Mongolian Yili, will be under the spotlight in the Court of Appeal ... Read more...

Jacinda – Tell COP26: Go Hard And Go Early On Climate!

Published: Sat 23 Oct 2021 07:27 AM
Extinction Rebellion’s Open Letter challenges PM to strong climate action On Tuesday 26 October at 1pm in front of Parliament members of Extinction Rebellion will present an Open Letter to Jacinda Ardern, calling for Aotearoa NZ to take a strong role at ... Read more...

APEC Finance Ministers Focus On Inclusive, Sustainable COVID Recovery

Published: Fri 22 Oct 2021 07:30 PM
APEC finance ministers will continue to work together to respond to the effects of COVID-19 and ensure a sustainable and inclusive recovery while capitalising on the opportunity to build a more resilient future. The New Zealand Minister of Finance ... Read more...

APEC Finance Ministers Announce Joint Statement

Published: Fri 22 Oct 2021 07:17 PM
Issued by the 2021 APEC Finance Ministers’ Meeting Wellington, New Zealand, 22 October 2021 Finance Ministers from the 21 APEC member economies announced a joint statement at the conclusion of their meeting on Friday highlighting the importance ... Read more...

Police Do Not Know Source Of 82% Of Criminal Weapons

Published: Fri 22 Oct 2021 03:59 PM
Research has revealed that although Police claim that the source of illegal firearms is licensed firearm owners, it cannot find the source of 82% of the firearms it seizes – opening the possibility that they enter the country with drugs and other contraband. ... Read more...

Senior Doctors Need More Than Hollow Words As Australia Comes Knocking

Published: Fri 22 Oct 2021 03:58 PM
The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists Toi Mata Hauora is calling on the Government to put words into action when it comes to valuing frontline health workers, with Australia poised to bring in thousands of extra clinical staff. The Health Minister ... Read more...

Making Aotearoa / New Zealand The Best Place To Be A Child

Published: Fri 22 Oct 2021 03:11 PM
In the third of Judge Andrew Becroft’s five addresses reflecting on his time as Children’s Commissioner, he examines five ways we can significantly improve wellbeing for children and young people in Aotearoa / New Zealand. “We are fortunate”, ... Read more...

Clarification Needed On MIQ For New Zealand Crews

Published: Fri 22 Oct 2021 01:20 PM
The union representing New Zealand seafarers is asking the Government to provide more clarity around MIQ rules for crews working in international waters. Maritime Union Wellington Branch Secretary Jim King says MUNZ members can’t understand the ... Read more...

Protection Framework Will Hasten Reopening Of The Economy

Published: Fri 22 Oct 2021 01:12 PM
BusinessNZ has welcomed the Government’s COVID-19 Protection Framework announced today. BusinessNZ Chief Executive Kirk Hope says the framework provides much needed clarity on moving beyond lockdowns and enabling the reopening of the economy. "It ... Read more...

Whakaari White Island Review Must Lead To Increased Funding To Keep People Safe At Work.

Published: Fri 22 Oct 2021 12:26 PM
Today’s release of the Review of WorkSafe New Zealand’s Regulatory Functions in Relation to Activities on Whakaari White Island further underscores the need for the Government to increase funding for the agency tasked with keeping New Zealanders ... Read more...
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