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New survey reveals huge support for legalising cannabis

Published: Thu 24 Jan 2019 01:56 PM
In a new survey of over 6,000 New Zealanders 81 percent of people said they would like to see cannabis legalised. Read more...

Fewer sanctions will support the wellbeing of children

Published: Thu 24 Jan 2019 12:33 PM
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) joins Auckland Action Against Poverty , the Beneficiary Advocacy Federation and ActionStation in applauding the easing of disciplinary action for benefit recipients, under less stringent welfare practices. Read more...

Taxpayers’ Union recognises rightful Venezuelan leader

Published: Thu 24 Jan 2019 11:37 AM
The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union stands in solidarity with the Venezuelan people today as they courageously protest an authoritarian, socialist government. Taxpayers’ Union spokesman Louis Houlbrooke says, “For too long, Venezuelans have suffered ... Read more...

Pensions now easier to get in Pacific countries

Published: Thu 24 Jan 2019 11:31 AM
More people who have lived, or still live, in the Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau can now get New Zealand Superannuation or Veteran’s pension, from 21 January 2019. Read more...

Greenland melting is a grim new climate change warning

Published: Thu 24 Jan 2019 10:21 AM
Māori Climate Commissioner, Donna Awatere Huata, says the latest research from Greenland is a grim new climate change warning. Read more...

Image based sexual abuse a problem for Kiwis

Published: Thu 24 Jan 2019 09:24 AM
New research from New Zealand online safety organisation Netsafe reveals that 5% of Kiwi adults have been the victim of image based sexual abuse online, and that the issue spans across generations. Read more...

New Conservative - from Strength to Strength

Published: Thu 24 Jan 2019 09:06 AM
With the announcement today of two new board members, David Moffett and Casey Costello, New Conservative will be a serious contender in the 2020 election. Read more...

Junior doctors’ strike will affect some surgery

Published: Wed 23 Jan 2019 04:14 PM
Members of the New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association [RDA] are planning a second strike for 48 hours from 8am on Tuesday 29th January until 8am on Thursday 31st January 2019. Read more...

Kiwibuild homes should be put on critically endangered list

Published: Wed 23 Jan 2019 03:27 PM
There are more Maui dolphins than Kiwibuild homes, points out the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union . Read more...

Rob Hosking remembered

Published: Wed 23 Jan 2019 03:11 PM
With sadness, the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union responds to the death of Rob Hosking. The Union ’s Chairman Barrie Saunders says, “This news marks a terrible loss. Through his wit, insight, and tremendous institutional knowledge, Rob earned his ... Read more...
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