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Children on Nauru are now suicidal, UN hears

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:55:42 +1200 | Human Rights Law Centre Australia

Overnight the UN Human Rights Council heard about the unprecedented health crisis faced by people, including children, detained on Nauru for over five years.More >>

Judgment: NZ Steel v Minister of Consumer Affairs

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:32:01 +1200 | New Zealand High Court

The High Court has found in favour of NZ Steel... It has quashed the Minister’s decision and directed that it be reconsidered. More >>

Amnesty International reaction: refugee quota increase

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:51:13 +1200 | Amnesty International

In response to Prime Minister Ardern’s announcement today that New Zealand’s refugee quota would be lifted to 1500 people per year by July 2020, Meg de Ronde, Campaigns Director for Amnesty International said,More >>

Double the quota campaigner praises government

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:48:14 +1200 | Doing Our Bit

The Doing Our Bit campaign praises the coalition government for their commitment to increase the refugee quota to 1500 places. More >>

Announcement of NZ’s first resident Ambassador to Ireland

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:05:31 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Rt Hon Winston Peters Deputy Prime Minister Minister of Racing 18 September 2018 MEDIA STATEMENTMore >>

Green Party disappointed with Iraq decision

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:26:10 +1200 | RNZ

The government's junior partner is criticising the government's decision to stay on in Iraq and Afghanistan. More >>

Gordon Campbell on our military roles in Iraq & Afghanistan

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:41:36 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

Yesterday, PM Jacinda Ardern committed this country to an extension of our military deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, pending a review early next year of what their future purpose might be.More >>

PM's Press Conference 17/9/18: Still in Iraq and Afghanistan

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:46:23 +1200 | Lyndon Hood

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's Monday post-cabinet press conference focused on the extension of New Zealand Defence Force deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as missions in South Sudan, the Golan Heights, and the Sinai Peninsula.More >>

Forever loyal to US empire & its wars

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:08:17 +1200 | Auckland Peace Action

“The NZ Government’s decision to extend the deployments of troops to Iraq and Afghanistan is a demonstration of the disgusting and uncritical support of US aggressive war-making across the Middle East,” said Valerie Morse, member of Auckland Peace ...More >>

New Consul-General for Southwest China announced

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 17:38:56 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has appointed diplomat Stephen Wong as the new Consul-General in Chengdu, Southwest China. More >>

Announcement of new Consul-General in Shanghai

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 17:37:52 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today announced the appointment of Andrew Robinson as the new Consul-General in Shanghai. More >>

Minister Woods to attend World Economic Forum in China

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:52:52 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Minister Megan Woods will visit China to attend the 12th Annual Meeting of the New Champions World Economic Forum (WEF) in Tianjin, and meet with her ministerial counterparts in science and energy.More >>

NZ to extend NZDF deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:27:44 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern Prime Minister Rt Hon Winston Peters Deputy Prime Minister Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon Ron Mark Minister of Defence 17 September 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT New Zealand to extend NZDF deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan and 3 peacekeeping ...More >>

Ardern: Our Plan for a modern and prosperous New Zealand

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09:25:55 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Te whare e tu nei Te marae e takoto ana Tena korua E nga mate maha Haere, haere, haere Nga tangata whenua o tenei rohe o Tāmaki Makaurau, tena koutou Tatou nga kanohi ora e hui mai ana Tena koutou, tena koutou, tena tatou katoaMore >>

Security Council extends mandates of UN peace operations

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 14:55:41 +1200 | UN News

By unanimous agreement on Thursday, the Security Council extended the mandates of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the Organization’s Verification Mission in Colombia.More >>

New Zealand Ambassador to Sweden announced

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 09:28:47 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Winston Peters today announced the appointment of diplomat Andrew Jenks as Ambassador to Sweden. More >>

UC Councillor, Fellow and Alumna named US Ambassador

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 09:24:18 +1200 | University of Canterbury

UC Councillor, Fellow and Alumna named the new Ambassador to the United States UC Councillor, Fellow and Alumna named the new Ambassador to the United States More >>

NZ US Council congratulates Rosemary Banks

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 17:19:46 +1200 | NZ US Council

NZ US Council congratulates Rosemary Banks on appointment to be the next Ambassador to the United States More >>

New High Commissioner to the Cook Islands announced

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 16:34:34 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters announced today that diplomat Tessa Temata will be New Zealand’s next High Commissioner to the Cook Islands. More >>

Special exhibition on the founder of Poland’s Independence

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 14:50:23 +1200 | Embassy of the Republic of Poland

Showcasing the visions and actions of one of the main creators of Poland’s Independence. Starting as the most eminent representative of the ‘rebellious’ generation, he first was in the socialist movement and then moved in the ranks of the Riflemen and ...More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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