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Call for hi-tech ideas to make transport system accessible

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 08:49 PM
Call for hi-tech ideas to make transport system accessible and inclusive The NZ Transport Agency is looking to unleash the potential of technology to create a more accessible and inclusive transport system. It’s chosen All Access as the theme ... Read more...

New report a wake-up call for the lazy public service

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 08:43 PM
New report a wake-up call for the lazy public service 20 AUGUST 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE It’s absurd for public servants to demand more money when a new Productivity Commission report, Improving state sector productivity, shows that public sector ... Read more...

Three Waters Review

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 06:12 PM
Aotearoa Water Action The government is currently undertaking a review of the way in which water, stormwater and wastewater services are delivered, regulated and funded (“the Three Waters Review”). Read more...

President of Poland to visit New Zealand

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 04:54 PM
The first official visit by a Polish President to New Zealand will focus on political and economic issues, while also being dedicated to engagements concerning the Polish Communities. Read more...

Extra support will improve Coronial Post-mortem Services

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 04:30 PM
The Ministry of Justice has agreed new contracts for post-mortem services across New Zealand. Read more...

Taxpayers’ Union welcomes MP pay freeze announcement

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 04:18 PM
Responding to the Prime Minister’s decision to freeze pay and reassess the salary formula for all MPs, Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says: “This is a very welcome and wise decision from the Prime Minister, and acknowledges ... Read more...

New Research Exposes Background of Violent Offenders

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 03:37 PM
Evidence released today shows that 56% of males over 18 who committed a serious violent crime, were raised in homes without a father present. Read more...

Court rules covenant protection is forever

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 03:09 PM
Farmers who have placed special natural areas of their properties under QEII covenants will take heart from a Supreme Court ruling against a developer, Federated Farmers President Katie Milne says. Read more...

Criminal justice experts condemn news of 1800 new police

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 03:00 PM
Criminal justice research organisation People Against Prisons Aotearoa (PAPA) says the government putting 1800 more frontline police officers on the streets will not make us safer. Read more...

Codes of Conduct Must Not Suppress Free Speech

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 02:53 PM
Codes of Conduct drawn up by local government authorities must not encroach upon the rights of elected councillors to speak freely about the behaviour of their own council, its councillors and/or its officials. Read more...
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