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Paid Family Care Needs Urgent Focus

Published: Mon 24 Sep 2018 05:08 PM
An Alliance of almost 50 national not for profits supporting New Zealand’s 420,000+ family carers of elderly, ill, and disabled loved ones have encouraged the Government to act on calls for a fairer payment system for carers. Read more...

Increased Tobacco Tax Not The Only Option

Published: Mon 24 Sep 2018 05:04 PM
Hāpai Te Hauora - Increased Tobacco Tax Not The Only Option Source: Hapai Te Hauora Read more...

Three-day workshop set to address pressing issues

Published: Mon 24 Sep 2018 03:07 PM
A workshop co-hosted by Otago’s National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (NCPCS) and the Toda Peace Institute in Auckland this week will address the complex relationship between climate change, and conflict in the world and in the Pacific. Read more...

Let's Listen to The Principal

Published: Mon 24 Sep 2018 01:19 PM
The speech is appalling. The reality is worse… Virginia Crawford has been vilified for speaking truth into a dimly lit room that many of us would prefer to remain ignorant of. And New Conservative stands with the heart of Principal Crawford’s words. Read more...

Is Auckland Council complying with the Public Records Act

Published: Mon 24 Sep 2018 12:36 PM
Hon Nikki Kaye will receive a petition on Wednesday 26 September on the steps of Parliament, calling for The House of Representatives to inquire into whether Auckland Council has failed to comply with the statutory requirements of section 17(1) of ... Read more...

CEAC on Simon Bridges

Published: Mon 24 Sep 2018 12:34 PM
Media press release from Ken Crispin. Secretary. Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre in Napier. Start; Simon Bridges this morning on News hub said he now wants to work with Jacinda on “climate change”!!!!!!!!! https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/politics/2018/09/simon-bridges-jacinda-ardern-working-together-on-climate-change-plan.html ... Read more...

The Journey of Te Pūtea Matua: Our Tāne Mahuta

Published: Mon 24 Sep 2018 12:19 PM
The Journey of Te Pūtea Matua: Our Tāne Mahuta Te Pūtea Matua is the Māori name for the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. This article presents a broad picture of Te Pūtea Matua’s heritage, role, and interdependencies both within the Bank and economy-wide. ... Read more...

Spike in child exploitation cases spark calls for action

Published: Mon 24 Sep 2018 10:57 AM
The last month has seen an increase in media reports of cases featuring commercial sexual exploitation, where girls and young women have been sexually exploited for money by people close to them. Read more...

Recommendations to make "Welfare Fit for Families"

Published: Mon 24 Sep 2018 10:51 AM
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) welcomes the Government’s 12 priorities for a "modern and fairer New Zealand" . Read more...

Rainbow Warrior heading to Wellington

Published: Mon 24 Sep 2018 10:49 AM
Monday, September 24: The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior is due to arrive into Wellington Harbour this afternoon as part of a tour to celebrate New Zealand’s recent ban on new offshore oil exploration, and promote clean energy opportunities. Read more...
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