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Cabinet rubber-stamps withdrawals from Jones’ slush fund

Published: Tue 13 Nov 2018 09:21 AM
The Cabinet is now acting as a rubber-stamp for Shane Jones’ withdrawals from his Provincial Growth Fund, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more...

ACT: Free Press, 12 November - Rubbing Up Against Reality

Published: Mon 12 Nov 2018 08:31 PM
Rubbing Up Against Reality I Any of Australia’s last five Prime Ministers can tell you what happens when energy prices rise and people are hit hard in the hip pocket. Our Prime Minister knows this. She got elected saying that climate change ... Read more...

Maori Council welcomes Dr Erueti’s appointment

Published: Mon 12 Nov 2018 07:36 PM
Maori Council welcomes Dr Erueti’s appointment to the Royal Commission into Child and Institutional Abuse … “throw open the doors and let the stories and healing begin” Read more...

Nation-wide movement for disability rights law

Published: Mon 12 Nov 2018 07:30 PM
Christchurch disability activists join nation-wide movement for disability rights law – Canadian Disability Advocate calls for campaign for the New Zealand Government to “just say yes” to a New Zealand accessibility law Read more...

Terms of Reference set for Inquiry into Abuse in Care

Published: Mon 12 Nov 2018 04:21 PM
The Chair of the Royal Commission Sir Anand Satyanand has welcomed the Government’s delivery of the Terms of Reference for the Inquiry into Abuse in Care. Read more...

MBIE decision on ACP CodeMark certificates

Published: Mon 12 Nov 2018 03:56 PM
All six of the original aluminium composite panel (ACP) CodeMark certificates suspended in July, have been removed from the CodeMark register, with each certificate either being revoked by MBIE, withdrawn by the manufacturer, or reissued as a new certificate ... Read more...

Statement from Deputy Commissioner Wally Haumaha

Published: Mon 12 Nov 2018 03:51 PM
I am very pleased that we now have Ms Scholtens QC’s independent report. Her findings on the process for my appointment answer the matters that have been raised. The IPCA’s report is still to come: but she has already found that the appointment process was ... Read more...

Anglicans welcome a broader inquiry

Published: Mon 12 Nov 2018 03:45 PM
Anglican Archbishop Philip Richardson says he's pleased the Government has responded positively to calls, including from the churches, to broaden the scope of the Commission of Inquiry into the abuse of children. Read more...

Primary teachers and principals meet to consider options

Published: Mon 12 Nov 2018 03:42 PM
Thousands of primary teachers and principals gathered in meetings and rallies across Auckland today, on the first day of a week of rolling one-day strikes. Read more...

Both technicians and DHBs in need of support

Published: Mon 12 Nov 2018 02:46 PM
SEQURE Health recognises the anaesthetic technicians’ right to strike and appreciates the issues that led them to take that the necessary industrial action last week. Read more...
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