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Pocket money offer for HNZ evicted tenants deeply cynical

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 07:31 PM
The “pocket money” offer to state house tenants wrongly evicted from their homes based on bogus meth testing is deeply cynical and insulting. Read more...

UNHCR Praises NZ Refugee Quota Increase

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 06:45 PM
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, praised New Zealand today for increasing the country’s longstanding refugee resettlement quota. Speaking in Wellington, Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern formally announced the increase. “This is the right ... Read more...

Taxation Group Report A Major Disappointment

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 05:43 PM
It is bereft of innovative ideas, signals increasing bureaucracy, and is a regurgitation of outdated tax concepts. Read more...

Oxfam statement: Tax Working Group interim report

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 04:41 PM
“While the interim report has a lot of positive recommendations, there is no mention of making multinational corporations publish key financial information from each country they operate in. This is essential for countries to be able to assess exactly ... Read more...

Tax Working Group Report a Good Start

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 04:40 PM
The Salvation Army believes that the Tax Working Group’s Interim Report is on the right track for reducing inequality and making New Zealand a more prosperous society. Read more...

Report shows signs of extending the tax net

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 04:36 PM
The options put forward for taxing capital income interim report delivered by the Tax Working Group (TWG) today show good potential for extending the tax net, says the PSA. Read more...

Lessons must be learnt from meth report

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 03:42 PM
The report into Housing New Zealand’s response to so-called methamphetamine contamination contains hard lessons for the government and its agencies on how to properly address complex drug issues, and reveals the harms caused by HNZ’s action were more widespread ... Read more...

David Seymour’s twerking raises over $50K for Kidsline

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 03:40 PM
REMUERA, AUCKLAND, September 20, 2018 – ACT Party Leader, David Seymour has generated over $50,000 for Kidsline, following Mr Seymour’s appearance on TVNZ’s Dancing with the Stars earlier this year. The donation was specifically generated from the ... Read more...

‘Idiotic’ Physical Restraint Rules Placing Children At Risk

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 03:31 PM
Family First NZ says that some school classrooms are becoming unsafe and abusive environments which will be emotionally harmful to children in the class who just want to enjoy school in an atmosphere of safety, and the Ministry of Education are ... Read more...

No “showstoppers” in first stage risk assessment process

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 03:28 PM
No “showstoppers” in first stage risk assessment process 20 September 2018 The rigorous process to look at the risks around the three re-entry options being considered for the Pike River Mine has turned up no “showstoppers”, Pike River Recovery ... Read more...
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