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Migrant parent health insurance would reduce taxpayer risk

Published: Wed 23 Jan 2019 01:04 PM
Opinion piece: Leading Auckland immigration lawyer Aaron Martin responds to criticism that the Parent visa category reopening would only create a burden on the taxpayer. Read more...

Ardern's Davos plea for climate change action

Published: Wed 23 Jan 2019 11:55 AM
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, in a panel alongside Sir David Attenborough, has discussed the challenges of tackling climate change and encouraged world leaders to take on kaitiakitanga. Read more...

Is the PA Using the ‘State of Palestine’ to Remain in Power?

Published: Wed 23 Jan 2019 11:38 AM
The ‘State of Palestine’ has officially been handed the Chairmanship of the G-77, the United Nations largest block. This is particularly significant considering the relentless Israeli-American plotting to torpedo Palestinian push for greater international ... Read more...

Foreign drivers pose no extra threat on NZ roads - ministry

Published: Wed 23 Jan 2019 11:37 AM
New Zealand drivers are crashing at higher rates than drivers visiting this country, Ministry of Transport data shows. While exact information about the number of foreign drivers on New Zealand roads is not available, it provides enough information to ... Read more...

Ardern upbeat despite absences at Davos

Published: Wed 23 Jan 2019 11:25 AM
The prime minister will soon wrap up her first day at the World Economic Forum in Davos, which is notable for who is there as much as who isn't. Read more...

Huge Backlog Could Trigger New Wave Of Shale Oil

Published: Wed 23 Jan 2019 10:21 AM
The number of drilled but uncompleted wells (DUCs) in the U.S. shale patch has skyrocketed by roughly 60 percent over the past two years. That leaves a rather large backlog that could add a wave of new supply, even if the pace of drilling begins to slow. Read more...

Twyford: It's going to be tough to meet Kiwibuild target

Published: Wed 23 Jan 2019 09:49 AM
The Housing Minister says he cannot guarantee that the government will meet its target of having 1000 KiwiBuild houses built by July. Read more...

Rapist's victims call for law change after $28k court ruling

Published: Wed 23 Jan 2019 09:27 AM
The lawyer of a woman ordered to pay a man the court found was likely to have abused her has lashed out at the justice minister for suggesting her client had bad legal advice. Read more...

Three new 'awesome albatross' chicks hatched

Published: Wed 23 Jan 2019 09:24 AM
The first chicks of the year at the royal albatross colony were hatched at Pukekura yesterday [ 21 January ]. Read more...

Call to investigate Papua chemical attacks

Published: Tue 22 Jan 2019 05:14 PM
The United Liberation Movement for West Papua is calling for Pacific regional groups to investigate the alleged use of chemical weapons in Indonesia's Papua region. Read more...
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