New Zealanders stranded overseas should be allowed to vote in next year’s local
government elections and the 2023 general election, the Green Party said today. “The
reality of this pandemic is lots of people cannot renew their voting rights when ...
The Government is committed to keeping our frontline police officers safe, so they
in turn can keep New Zealanders safe – with one of the largest investments in frontline
safety announced by Police Minister Poto Williams at the Police College today.
The Counter-Terrorism Legislation Bill has returned to Parliament for its second
reading in an important step towards giving enforcement agencies greater power to
protect New Zealanders from terrorist activity. “The Bill addresses longstanding ...
Hon Dr Megan Woods Minster for Energy and Resources A key recommendation of an independent
panel to make electricity charges fairer across all households will be put in place,
the Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods has announced. “Phasing out the regulations ...
As a result of the Delta outbreak, driver licences, Warrants of Fitness (WoFs),
Certificates of Fitness (CoFs), vehicle licences (‘regos’) and licence endorsements
that expired on or after 21 July 2021 will be valid until 30 November 2021, Transport ...
The current lockdown has triggered the largest weekly increase in benefit recipient
numbers since the first lockdown last year, and Child Poverty Action Group is concerned
the Government isn't doing enough to assist affected families. The latest MSD reporting ...
Police Commissioner Andrew Coster has today unveiled details of a new Tactical Response
Model, following the Government’s funding commitment to improve the safety and
capability of frontline staff. “Our frontline officers operate in a dynamic and ...
The New Zealand Police Association says today’s announcement of a new police tactical
response model acknowledges that the proliferation and use of illegal firearms has
changed this country’s policing environment, and officers and communities need ...
The Government’s announcement it will deploy Tactical Prevention Teams is a clear
admission that firearms violence and gang membership in New Zealand is out of control,
National’s Police spokesperson Simeon Brown. “The Government has wasted months ...