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Making Accessibility Happen

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018 04:03 PM
“How do we get change? I think the way to do it is through the power of story. To persuade people that something really needs to change, we need to tell our stories.” - Deborah Russell, Labour MP. Read more...

Luke Willis Thompson up for prestigious UK fine art prize

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018 02:51 PM
London-based 30-year-old New Zealand artist Luke Willis Thompson has been shortlisted for one of the world's most prestigious annual art prizes - The 2018 Turner Prize Read more...

NZ artist Luke Willis Thompson shortlisted for Turner Prize

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018 02:47 PM
For a work in which he collaborated with the partner of a US police shooting victim. Read more...

Review: Incremental Destruction - The Death of Stalin

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018 01:38 PM
The literature on his blood-soaked rule has reached Babel Tower proportions. Joseph Stalin, who presided over a state transformed and tormented, has been a difficult subject to portray. His period of rule, its cruelty stupendous and murderous, has ... Read more...

Govt are repackaging National transport projects - MP

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018 12:53 PM
The National Party says the government has simply adopted its vision for transport in Auckland. Read more...

Fuel-car levy could subsidise electric vehicles - govt

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018 12:16 PM
The government is considering putting a levy on imported petrol vehicles to help subsidise electric cars. Read more...

On the need for immediate action on WINZ

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018 10:37 AM
So the old saying goes, the main difference between the centre-right and centre-left is that both believe in market solutions, but the centre-left spends a lot more time worrying about the effects, afterwards. (If only market capitalism could be nicer ... Read more...

SSC investigation into Thompson + Clark could include DoC

Published: Thu 26 Apr 2018 04:25 PM
From Checkpoint , 5:15 pm on 24 April 2018 Zac Fleming , Checkpoint Producer Benedict Collins , Political Reporter Read more...

Govt bureaucracy needs 'political laxative' - Jones

Published: Thu 26 Apr 2018 04:08 PM
The Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones wants politicians to have more control over the state sector, even though state sector workers must be politically neutral and independent. Read more...

Auckland airport charges 'not justified' - Comm Comm

Published: Thu 26 Apr 2018 03:45 PM
Auckland International Airport's forecast profits for the next five years look too high and will cost passengers more to fly, the Commerce Commission says. Read more...
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