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National has a 'fresh start' and will run the ruler over all policies, Willis says

Published: Tue 26 May 2020 11:25 AM
MP Nicola Willis jumped from number 45 to 14 on the party's list in leader Todd Muller's caucus reshuffle. Read more...

Pair jailed for life for murdering Auckland teen Dimetrius Pairama

Published: Tue 26 May 2020 11:02 AM
Two people who tortured and murdered a teenager at derelict house in South Auckland have been jailed for life. Read more...

Nature Tourism Will Be Back – Conservation Board Advisor

Published: Tue 26 May 2020 10:57 AM
Tourism on the West Coast has suffered a savage blow from Covid-19 -- but it will come back, according to veteran conservationist, Gerry McSweeney. The former Forest and Bird director and his wife Ann Saunders were two of the first promoters of nature ... Read more...

Major Auckland Projects Face Budget Constraints Due To Covid-19

Published: Tue 26 May 2020 10:51 AM
Auckland Council development agency Panuku is reviewing a number of major projects due to a projected half-billion revenue loss because of coronavirus. But the council-controlled organisation (CCO) will not say which projects might be affected. Panuku currently ... Read more...

Hospital Filling Back Up At Alert Level 2

Published: Tue 26 May 2020 10:47 AM
Gisborne Hospital is chugging back to life under Alert Level 2. “All departments are back on deck and scheduling surgery, consultations and treatment,” Hauora Tairawhiti district health board chief executive Jim Green said. The Herald reported last week ... Read more...

PM Jacinda Ardern reveals move to gatherings of 100 under alert level 2

Published: Mon 25 May 2020 04:20 PM
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has revealed the government plans to allow gatherings of up to 100 from midday on Friday, 29 May. Read more...

On Not Buying What Todd Muller Is Selling

Published: Mon 25 May 2020 02:07 PM
Chloe Swarbrick is number three in the Greens Parry list released this morning. Todd Muller has released his new party line-up today, which will excite everyone who still wants to know what Gerry Brownlee and Judith Collins will be up to in future. ... Read more...

Heed Ceasefire Call, UN Chief Urges, Marking Africa Day

Published: Mon 25 May 2020 12:04 PM
African countries have “demonstrated commendable leadership” battling the COVID-19 pandemic, but more nations across the continent where conflict prevails, should heed the UN call for a global ceasefire to push back the deadly virus, said the Secretary-General ... Read more...

Trump’s May 19th Kiss-Off Letter To WHO Lied (As Usual)

Published: Mon 25 May 2020 12:01 PM
On May 19th, Donald Trump presented to the World Health Organization (the U.N.’s health-organization), in a brief letter that included no sources but only allegations , essentially a promise that after 30 days he will “make my temporary freeze of ... Read more...

Top Legal Expert On Torture Identifies U.S., UK, & Canadian, Govs., As The World’s Top Torturers

Published: Mon 25 May 2020 12:00 PM
The U.N.’s Special Rapporteur on Torture, Nils Melzer, has declared that Julian Assange is being tortured in Britain’s super-max Belmarsh Prison, by applying “torture that will not leave physical traces, that will erase the personality of the victim,” ... Read more...
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