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PM's Press Conference 20/8/18: MP Pay, Nauru, Antarctica

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 05:21 PM
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was joined by Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety Iain Lees-Galloway to announce plans to freeze MP pay until 2019 and develop a new system for calculating pay increases. This come after the Remuneration Authority ... Read more...

Readying Knives: The Mortality of Australian Prime Ministers

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 02:32 PM
The opinion poll prime ministership is a modern Australian disease. Not only does it suggest an ailing in the Westminster system, but a profound contempt for the democratic sensibility on the part of party representatives, hacks and the industry that supports ... Read more...

Air NZ flight to Sydney forced to turn back

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 12:19 PM
An Air New Zealand flight to Sydney had to return to Auckland this morning due to a technical issue. Read more...

Tyres pollution: Some collectors ignore disposal rules

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 11:53 AM
Fees are already in place to ensure an environmentally friendly disposal of tyres but some collectors end up dumping them on others or into landfill, the Vehicle Imports Association boss says. Read more...

Man arrested at Work and Income hours after leaving prison

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 11:33 AM
A man arrested for shoving a security guard at a Work and Income office just hours after leaving prison is blaming rude and intimidating staff. Read more...

Visit with seriously ill partner turned down: NZ detainee

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 11:24 AM
A New Zealand woman being held in an Australian detention centre says authorities won't let her visit her partner who has been in a coma and undergone emergency heart surgery. Read more...

Plea for NZ to save families on Nauru

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 11:14 AM
World Vision is calling on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to offer to immediately resettle all 119 children and their families who are detained in Nauru. Read more...

Genoa’s Morandi Bridge Disaster

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 11:11 AM
Bridges are the great symbols of human connection. They suggest a certain animal pride in the human race, a technological capacity to trick, and even subordinate nature. Across ravines, rivers and bodies of space, the bridge suggests the raising ... Read more...

Green leadership stands firm on waka jumping bill at AGM

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 10:55 AM
The Green Party leadership have dug in their heels and will not be reversing any of the decisions they have made in government. Read more...

Lessons of the NZNO's sellout of health workers

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 09:54 AM
Lessons of the NZNO's sellout of health workers: Build rank-and-file committees! Unite the working class against the Labour government! Read more...
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