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Indian woman faces deportation after losing $30k to scammers

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 10:56 AM
An Indian woman facing deportation wants justice served on the men she says took more than $30,000 from her in return for work visas for jobs that did not exist. Read more...

Midwives hopeful after meeting with minister

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 10:44 AM
Midwives are cautiously hopeful they will be able to finally get a better deal for community midwives. Read more...

Don Brash cancellation: Censure motions against VC

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 10:41 AM
Massey University's academic board has today taken the unprecedented step of moving two censure motions against its vice chancellor over her cancellation of a Don Brash speech. Read more...

Tolaga Bay company's illegal logging history revealed

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 10:37 AM
The Malaysian owner of a forestry company blamed for tonnes of debris washing up in Tolaga Bay has been fined twice for illegal logging overseas, but it took the Overseas Investment Office nine years to realise. Read more...

Hurricane Florence and the unbelievable truths

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 09:56 AM
Hurricane Florence has wreaked havoc in North and South Carolina. 500,000 homes and businesses are without power,25 people are dead and hog manure pits have spilled into the floods causing pollution. Read more...

Wellington bus network changes to be reviewed

Published: Wed 19 Sep 2018 04:50 PM
Wellington's new bus network will be independently reviewed after ongoing complaints of buses being late, too full to board or not showing up at all. Read more...

Patients on anti-depressant brand told supply will run out

Published: Wed 19 Sep 2018 04:44 PM
Last year, Pharmac announced it would stop subsidising two brands of antidepressants, Arrow Venlafaxine and Effexor XR, and instead solely fund generic brand, Enlafax-XR. Read more...

Gordon Campbell on the Kavanaugh case and women’s suffrage

Published: Wed 19 Sep 2018 01:01 PM
Today is suffrage day when – reportedly – we celebrate women winning a political voice, and ensuring that their voices are heard, respected, and acted upon, despite all the attempts to ignore and silence then. The Kavanaugh story puts all those issues ... Read more...

Deplatforming Germaine Greer

Published: Wed 19 Sep 2018 12:41 PM
The flexibility of English, and thriving sign that it is not a dead language, permits repeated atrocities to be committed in the name of new terms. We are told that what is new is supposedly good, a sign of evolution. More accurately, such terms simply ... Read more...

New Zealand men to be congratulated for women’s suffrage

Published: Wed 19 Sep 2018 11:41 AM
New Zealand men were early adopters of a radical idea in giving women the vote 125 years ago, says the author of a new book on women who were first in their field. Read more...
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