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Post Cabinet Press Conference 24/04/2018 – Veterans Funding

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018 05:11 PM
Prime Minister Jacinda Adern held a Post Cabinet press conference today on the announcement of Government funding for support of New Zealand’s returned service men and women with a particular focus on support for post-traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) . Read more...

Commonwealth trade deal 'long way off' - Minister

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018 12:44 PM
Any possible Commonwealth free trade deal is a long way off, Trade Minister David Parker says. Read more...

'We need culture change at the ministry' - PM

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018 12:35 PM
Stopping a woman's benefit before a tip she was cheating the system had been properly investigated is "not okay", and a culture change at the ministry is needed, says the prime minister. Read more...

On why France could become our closest ally in Europe

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018 10:22 AM
As PM Jacinda Ardern returns from a triumphant tour to Britain and the capitals of Europe, her officials have probably begun to assess what the more substantive gains from the trip might have been. Most of the chatter has been about potential trade ... Read more...

Remembering the troops from our patch

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018 09:16 AM
At the end of our street, there’s a little stone memorial. It was raised in 1920, for local working people whose lives were cut short or ruined by the Great War. The young men from Holloway Road and surrounding streets came from tiny dwellings of ... Read more...

North Korea: 'It's the next steps that are important' says P

Published: Mon 23 Apr 2018 04:58 PM
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has cautiously welcomed North Korea's move to halt all weapons testing - saying it lays the foundation for a conversation about further disarmament. Read more...

Bankrolling the big prizes for NZ journalism

Published: Mon 23 Apr 2018 04:22 PM
The awards for the best New Zealand journalism have been sponsored by a global camera-maker, a paint firm and even Australia’s national airline in recent years. Now a local ISP is picking up the tab. Voyager boss Seeby Woodhouse tell s Mediawatch he's been ... Read more...

Tackling money-laundering in NZ: More needs to be done

Published: Mon 23 Apr 2018 12:36 PM
Opinion - Does the news that Auckland-based wealth-management company Denton Morrell may be caught up in a money-laundering controversy mean the reforms introduced following the Shewan Inquiry in 2016 didn't go far enough? Read more...

Excitement over Commonwealth-wide free trade agreement

Published: Mon 23 Apr 2018 12:32 PM
Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters is talking up the prospect of a free trade agreement between all 53 commonwealth nations after discussions in London over the weekend. Read more...

Quantifying climate change policy changes a difficult exerci

Published: Sun 22 Apr 2018 07:03 PM
The Westpac commissioned study on the economic impact of climate change and climate change policy has some assumptions which means it could be optimistic. Read more...
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