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Beyoncé polling at 4.8% as preferred PM among 18-24s

Published: Fri 22 Sep 2017 05:30 PM
Beyoncé is the fifth most preferred Prime Minister according to an informal poll run by a youth voting organisation. Read more...

ACC’s computer-aided decision-making questioned

Published: Fri 22 Sep 2017 05:23 PM
ACC’s computer-aided decision-making questioned by Otago experts University of Otago researchers are warning of the potential pitfalls in government departments using computer-based risk prediction models, as has been recently revealed through ... Read more...

MSD challenging Social Security Appeal Authority decision

Published: Fri 22 Sep 2017 05:11 PM
-- To be attributed to Brendan Boyle, Chief Executive, Ministry of Social Development: The Ministry for Social Development is challenging the Social Security Appeal Authority’s interlocutory decision and has today lodged an appeal. As the matter will now be ... Read more...

NZME To Deliver Unprecedented Digital Election Coverage

Published: Fri 22 Sep 2017 04:25 PM
NZME To Deliver New Zealand Unprecedented Digital Election Coverage Friday, 22 September 2017 – NZME continues to raise the standard of news and current affairs in New Zealand with its planned 2017 Election Night Live coverage. Embarking on what’s ... Read more...

Bridge the rural/urban divide with clear communication

Published: Fri 22 Sep 2017 03:52 PM
Call to bridge the rural/urban divide with clear communication The farming community needs to step up to help lessen the rift between city and country, according to Hayden Dillon, Managing Partner and Agri Specialist at Crowe Horwath. Hayden Dillon believes ... Read more...

Minister’s Decision Erodes Māori Fisheries Settlement

Published: Fri 22 Sep 2017 02:47 PM
Primary Industries Minister Hon Nathan Guy’s decision to decrease the Total Allowable Commercial Catch in pāua will eventually erode hard won Māori Fishing Settlement rights says Te Ohu Kaimoana Chief Executive Dion Tuuta. Read more...

What Young Voters Expect From These Elections

Published: Fri 22 Sep 2017 02:33 PM
Young voters have been a huge issue during this general elections, in which enrolled 18-24 year-olds represent over 338 000 potential votes. For this election, half of the persons who are still not enrolled on 22 September are under 25, even though ... Read more...

A billion bottles, 7,000 sent to the Minister

Published: Fri 22 Sep 2017 02:24 PM
A billion plastic bottles are manufactured worldwide every day, and today we launched a new website, https://billionbottles.org.nz/ , to highlight this astounding fact! Read more...

Conservation group "brings wilderness to the big smoke"

Published: Fri 22 Sep 2017 02:17 PM
New conservation campaign group Enjoy Not Destroy expects large turnout for their campaign launch party in Grey Lynn, Auckland tonight, featuring some of Auckland's finest in alternative music. Read more...

Election & Maori Still Experiencing Second Class Citizenship

Published: Fri 22 Sep 2017 01:51 PM
Whatever the results of the election this weekend, all New Zealanders should be concerned at the withholding of democracy for Maori electors and what the longer-term implications of this might be for Aotearoa New Zealand, argues a Maori politics and policy lecturer ... Read more...
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