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1. Welfare group occupies Manpower office

03 November 2016 12:21pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

Auckland Action Against Poverty have occupied the offices of Manpower Services, 51 Shortland Street, Auckland CBD at 12pm today to demand the end of exploitative and illegal contracts used by the Company... More >>

2. Consultation with Ministry staff begins

03 November 2016 11:58am | Munistry of Social Development

Ministry of Social Development (MSD) Chief Executive, Brendan Boyle, and Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki Chief Executive, Gráinne Moss, today announced that MSD has opened a consultation process with staff, sharing an outline of the ..... More >>

3. Public Confidence in Environmental Protection Authority shaken

03 November 2016 3:05pm | Choose Clean Water

Water quality campaigners are calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to hold its Chief Scientist Jacqueline Rowarth to account after she claimed that the Waikato River is one of the five cleanest in the world... More >>

4. Police Vetting Bill Outcome - Democracy in Action

02 November 2016 3:34pm | Volunteering New Zealand

The Government's announcement that explicit exemptions have been provided for the voluntary sector in the Policing (Cost Recovery) Amendment Bill is 'democracy in action' says Scott Miller, Chief Executive of Volunteering New Zealand... More >>

5. Inquiry into the Saudi Arabia Food Security Partnership

02 November 2016 2:16pm | Controller and Auditor-General

The Auditor-General's report Inquiry into the Saudi Arabia Food Security Partnership was presented to the House of Representatives today. .. More >>

6. Work and Income need to promote secure jobs

03 November 2016 2:48pm | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Newshub's revelation that the Ministry of Social Development is in partnership with Manpower - a labour hire company following some unlawful and shonky practices - shows an apparent disregard by both for people's working conditions, says CTU ..... More >>

7. Passport Abuse in New Zealand

02 November 2016 9:29am | Upper Hutt Multicultural Council

New Zealand's population is more diverse and mobile than ever. It is no wonder - New Zealand has been known as "The Best Country in the World" for the last four years according to the well-known Telegraph Travel Awards , and many of us can ..... More >>

8. Passport Abuse in New Zealand

02 November 2016 9:29am | Upper Hutt Multicultural Council

New Zealand's population is more diverse and mobile than ever. It is no wonder - New Zealand has been known as "The Best Country in the World" for the last four years according to the well-known Telegraph Travel Awards , and many of us can ..... More >>

9. Novopay botch up creates privacy breach for school staff

03 November 2016 2:24pm | NZEI

Some schools have been sent the full payroll information of other schools this week in what appears to be a significant privacy breach by Novopay, the school payroll service. .. More >>

10. Autism organisation takes strong stance on seclusion use

03 November 2016 10:34am | Altogether Autism

Altogether Autism, a free, nationwide service for autism spectrum information and advice, today welcomed education minister Hekia Parata's announcement that seclusion rooms at schools will be made illegal under new legislation... More >>

11. MSD and Oranga Tamariki structural changes "make sense"

03 November 2016 12:14pm | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association Te PÅ«kenga Here Tikanga Mahi says there are few surprises in the proposed structures for the new children's ministry Oranga Tamariki. .. More >>

12. Regulate "wild west" labour hire industry - union

03 November 2016 9:09am | FIRST Union

A union representing approximately 2000 labour hire workers in the logistics industry is calling on the Government to urgently introduce a licensing system in an effort to regulate the "wild west" industry. .. More >>

13. YouthLaw on the Seclusion Room Issue

03 November 2016 9:43am | YouthLaw

"While YouthLaw welcomes the announcement from Minister Parata that we will see legislative change making the use of seclusion rooms illegal, a chief concern for YouthLaw is how this practice was either permitted or went under the radar for so ..... More >>

14. Filipo gets Credit for being a Youth

02 November 2016 4:33pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Losi Filipo has been sentenced to nine months supervision for assaulting four people, including two women, and has been ordered to do alcohol counselling and a living without violence course. Judge Collins said himself that Filipo stomping on the victim's ..... More >>

15. Supreme Court grants leave to appeal Jan Lowe case

02 November 2016 4:46pm | E tu

E tū is taking its case for fair pay for respite home carers to New Zealand's highest Court. .. More >>

16. Autism organisation takes strong stance on seclusion use

03 November 2016 10:34am | Altogether Autism

Altogether Autism, a free, nationwide service for autism spectrum information and advice, today welcomed education minister Hekia Parata's announcement that seclusion rooms at schools will be made illegal under new legislation... More >>

17. Terminally Ill Prisoner Should Be Allowed Home Early

03 November 2016 9:32am | Family First

Family First New Zealand says that terminally ill prisoner Vicki Letele should be released from prison early and allowed to spend her final weeks or months at home with her family... More >>

18. Ninth in the world wouldn't be enough for the All Blacks

03 November 2016 3:41pm | Public Service Association

Politicians have been told all Kiwis will benefit from equal pay - and that the government has a golden opportunity to cement its position as the world leader in gender equity. .. More >>

19. Filipo gets Credit for being a Youth

02 November 2016 4:33pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Losi Filipo has been sentenced to nine months supervision for assaulting four people, including two women, and has been ordered to do alcohol counselling and a living without violence course. Judge Collins said himself that Filipo stomping on the victim's ..... More >>

20. New Zealanders get answers to McCully-Saudi sheep deal

02 November 2016 2:40pm | ActionStation

Today the Auditor-General handed down the results of a full investigation into a deal that saw Foreign Minister Murray McCully hand over $11.5 million taxpayer dollars to a Saudi sheep farming magnate. This investigation was initiated in response to ..... More >>

21. 'Hip clamp' dairy footage shows continual failure of MPI

02 November 2016 10:31am | SAFE For Animals

Footage filmed at a Waikato farm last year by Farmwatch and released today has shown the mistreatment of a cow, which was found suspended from a tractor by 'hip clamps' for some time, whilst her dead calf lay metres away. Advocacy organisations SAFE ..... More >>

22. Governor-General Issues the Writ for Mt Roskill by-Election

02 November 2016 11:42am | Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission has today received from the Governor-General, Her Excellency the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, the writ giving the Electoral Commission the formal direction and authority to conduct a by-election in the Mt Roskill electorate on ..... More >>

23. Auditor-General report shows taxpayers' concern justified

02 November 2016 3:39pm | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers' Union has welcomed today's release of the Auditor General's report on the Inquiry into the Saudi Arabia Food Security Partnership. .. More >>

24. Community organisations opposing cyclists on footpaths

03 November 2016 9:51am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Many of New Zealand's leading community organisations*, including Grey Power, the Blind Foundation and CCS Disability Action, are opposing plans to let cyclists share pavements with pedestrians... More >>

25. Move to outlaw seclusion rooms overdue

03 November 2016 9:54am | IHC

IHC welcomes the Ministry of Education's move today to outlaw school seclusion rooms and continues to advocate for individualised responses to each child's needs, with schools having more support and direction... More >>

26. Public Confidence in Environmental Protection Authority shaken

03 November 2016 3:05pm | Choose Clean Water

Water quality campaigners are calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to hold its Chief Scientist Jacqueline Rowarth to account after she claimed that the Waikato River is one of the five cleanest in the world... More >>

27. Peace Flotilla to challenge protest ban

28 October 2016 1:30pm | Auckland Peace Action

The Peace Flotilla opposing the entry of warships into Auckland will go ahead despite the government's attempt to ban protests. .. More >>

28. HRC welcomes school seclusion ban

03 November 2016 4:42pm | Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Commission has welcomed the Government's commitment to ban seclusion in schools but says more changes are needed to protect the rights of New Zealand children. "We welcome the release of guidance for New Zealand schools on behaviour ..... More >>

29. Moko: Killers' sentence can be and should be increased - SST

03 November 2016 5:03pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

For any semblance of justice for Moko and the thousands of other children abused or murdered in this country his killers sentence must be increased. The future safety and well being of our children is in the hands of the Appeal Court. McVicar.. More >>

30. TPP Free Wellington - coming events

02 November 2016 3:37pm | TPP Free Wellington

"Come to Wellington on Thursday and be part of their last hikoi leg from Bluebridge ferry terminal to Parliament. We want all our futures secured without corporate control." .. More >>

31. Appointments for Independent Maori Statutory Board

03 November 2016 3:52pm | Independent Maori Statutory Board

David Taipari was voted Chair and Glenn Wilcox the Deputy of the Independent Māori Statutory Board at the inaugural meeting of its new three-year term yesterday. Mr Taipari has chaired the Board since its inception in 2010... More >>

32. Changes to our oceans pose serious concerns

27 October 2016 11:38am | Ministry for the Environment

New Zealand's oceans, coasts, and marine wildlife are under growing pressure, according to the first national report from the Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand about the marine environment... More >>

33. Q+A: PR Disaster Will Slash Export Education Market

30 October 2016 7:53pm | TVNZ

PR Disaster Will Slash Important Export Education Market for NZ: Immigration Agent. The changes made to foreign students coming to study in New Zealand have been misinterpreted in India will mean a "huge decrease" in the number of student visa applications ..... More >>

34. New Zealand and the US - friends again?

02 November 2016 10:27am | University of Auckland

From ostracism in 1986 to a US Navy ship visit in 2016, New Zealand's leaders have managed a sometimes troubled relationship with Washington skilfully, says Stephen Hoadley, an associate professor in Politics and International Relations at the University ..... More >>

35. Tsunami awareness saves lives

02 November 2016 1:32pm | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

The UN General Assembly has made 5 November World Tsunami Awareness Day with the first one being held this year. It's a chance for all of us to find out more about tsunami and how to prepare for them... More >>

36. Private Pension Blunder

02 November 2016 2:38pm | New Zealand Pension Protest

One thing is clear: private pensions are usually not "administered by or on behalf of a government" and can therefore not be deducted from NZ Super. The Ministry of Social Development is using this definition of the type of administration ..... More >>

37. Intelligence and Security Bill safeguards could go further

03 November 2016 2:34pm | New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Law Society believes legislation to improve the transparency and oversight of New Zealand's intelligence and security agencies is a positive development, but recommends strengthening some of the proposed safeguards to enhance public confidence... More >>

38. MPs Told "You Don't Discourage Suicide by Assisting Suicide"

02 November 2016 11:55am | Family First

Family First New Zealand - one of the lead family organisations against assisted suicide and euthanasia - has presented their oral submission today to the Select Committee conducting the Investigation into ending one's life in New Zealand as ..... More >>

39. New Zealand businesses vulnerable around workplace bullying

03 November 2016 11:59am | Diversity Works

Almost half of New Zealand workplaces don't have a policy in place to deal with workplace bullying and harassment, a recent survey shows. .. More >>

40. Child poverty in New Zealand is of deep concern

08 October 2016 11:09pm | Action for Children and Youth Aotearoa

Child poverty in New Zealand is of deep concern, says UN report A UN report damning New Zealand's performance in addressing children's rights and child poverty is a wake-up call for the New Zealand Government, public sector agencies and the wider ..... More >>

41. Pearson Test of English accepted for New Zealand immigration

12 October 2016 9:39am | Pearson Test of English

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic), a leading online language proficiency test, will be an approved proof of English language proficiency for all visa categories with an English language requirement from Monday 21 November this year, Immigration ..... More >>

42. Michael Barnett steps down as chair of Diversity Works NZ

31 October 2016 1:04pm | Diversityworks

After spending 15 years serving on the Board of Diversity Works New Zealand (formerly the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust), Chair Michael Barnett is stepping down from his role. Barnett, the Chief Executive of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce, ..... More >>

43. Women and Homelessness Forum

03 November 2016 1:47pm | Auckland Women's Centre

Auckland Women's Centre will host a public forum this Monday evening to highlight the rising incidence of women and homelessness. .. More >>

44. Growing Our Economic Capital

03 November 2016 4:04pm | The Treasury

Speech delivered at Victoria University by the Secretary to the Treasury, Gabriel Makhlouf, 3 November 2016. .. More >>

45. Paddleboarding Or Tax Cuts?

03 November 2016 4:45pm | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers' Union is backing ACT MP David Seymour's call for the Government to scrap the Major Events Fund. The Union's Executive Director, Jordan Williams, says:.. More >>

46. Change to Passport Service for British Nationals

11 January 2014 2:52pm | British High Commission

Change to Passport Service for British Nationals British nationals in New Zealand wanting to apply for a new passport are advised of an important change in the way they will need to make applications. From 13 January, they will need to send applications ..... More >>

47. Include all children in our youth justice system

12 September 2016 8:02am | JustSpeak

We write to you as people who have frontline and research experience of vulnerability in our care and protection and justice systems. Each of us in our 33 organisations witness this vulnerability as we play our different roles in supporting children, ..... More >>

48. What If?

01 November 2016 3:04pm | NZ Seniors Party

These two simple words that alone are insignificant but together mean a great deal. .. More >>

49. Huge response to help end silence on sexual violence

02 November 2016 2:47pm | Thursdays in Black

Thursdays in Black Aotearoa is pleased to announce that unprecedented success of the Thursdays in Black Students' Survey 2016. The Thursdays in Black Students' Survey 2016, which was launched in October 2016, asked current and former tertiary ..... More >>

50. New Zealand is ready for a fireworks retail ban

17 October 2006 4:17pm | New Zealand Fire Service

The New Zealand public is ready for a ban on the retail sale of fireworks, says Fire Service chief executive/national commander Mike Hall, who is calling for a ban from 2007 on... More >>

51. Susan Couch v Attorney General

13 June 2008 10:23am | NZ Supreme Court

This summary is provided to assist in the understanding of the Court's judgment. It does not comprise part of the reasons for that judgment. The full judgment with reasons is the only authoritative document. The full text of the judgment and reasons ..... More >>

52. Science Leader Joins Ministry for Primary Industries

20 August 2012 2:21pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Dr Ian Ferguson (MNZM) has been appointed to the newly created position of Departmental Science Adviser for the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), Deputy Director General of Policy Paul Stocks announced today... More >>

53. Lisa Owen interviews Foreign Minister Murray McCully

28 June 2015 11:52am | The Nation

On Saudi sheep deal, McCully says that the "circumstances" around New Zealand's live export ban - including discussions between NZ government, investors and Gulf governments - gave Hamood Al-Khalaf grounds to sue New Zealand government... More >>

54. FOMA Welcomes New Trade Opportunities through TPPA

06 October 2015 9:16am | FOMA

Federation of Maori Authorities Chairman Traci Houpapa welcomes the signed TPP as a new approach to strategic and political partnerships, "New Zealand is a trading nation, we must optimise our exports and trade relationships for the wealth and prosperity ..... More >>

55. Save Our Unique Landscape (SOUL)

29 October 2015 4:48pm | Save Our Unique Landscape

This week the Save Our Unique Landscape (SOUL) campaign launches a new community newspaper: SOUL TIMES to raise awareness and call the community to action. .. More >>

56. Royal NZ Navy Announces 75th Anniversary Programme

22 January 2016 11:02am | Royal New Zealand Navy

The Royal New Zealand Navy will be on show nation-wide this year as it celebrates its 75th Anniversary. .. More >>

57. Palmerston North Judge Goes Easy on Headhunters Gang Prospec

26 February 2016 8:31am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Sensible Sentencing Trust Spokesperson Scott Guthrie has labelled the sentencing of 29 year old Head Hunters gang prospect Arana Gardiner on charges of threating to kill as weak gutless and totally out of touch... More >>

58. District Court decisions published online

02 August 2016 1:06pm | Chief District Court Judge Jan-Marie Doogue

A new website, www.districtcourts.govt.nz , has started publishing judicial decisions from the District Courts. .. More >>

59. New Zealand should not accept Chinese driver's licences

11 September 2016 4:26pm | Dog And Lemon guide

New Zealand should not accept Chinese driver's licences, says safety campaigner Chinese nationals should not be allowed to use international driver's licences in New Zealand, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, ..... More >>

60. Navy secretly move function

17 October 2016 10:30am | Peace Action Wellington

Sunday's Trafalgar Luncheon, part of the Navy's 75th anniversary celebrations, was moved from its planned location in the Wellington Cadet Centre without any public notification. Despite this, a peace picnic outside the empty venue was closely monitored ..... More >>

61. Unite calls for NZ Super Fund to divest from fossil fuels

28 October 2016 1:27pm | Unite Union

Unite Union's elected worker's executive recently passed a motion demanding that the NZ Super Fund withdraw all investments (divests) from the coal, oil and gas projects that are driving climate change. Unite joins climate action group 350 Aotearoa, several ..... More >>

62. Unite calls for NZ Super Fund to divest from fossil fuels

28 October 2016 1:27pm | Unite Union

Unite Union's elected worker's executive recently passed a motion demanding that the NZ Super Fund withdraw all investments (divests) from the coal, oil and gas projects that are driving climate change. Unite joins climate action group 350 Aotearoa, several ..... More >>

63. New South Auckland Bus Operator Facing Early Problems

31 October 2016 1:32pm | First Union

Drivers are resigning from new South Auckland bus operator Go Bus citing unsafe conditions of work as the reason, says Bus Drivers First. .. More >>

64. DOC suspends use of Robinson helicopters

02 November 2016 2:24pm | Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation (DOC) has suspended the use of all Robinson helicopters to transport DOC staff, volunteers and contractors. DOC's decision follows the recent fatal Robinson R44 crash in Northland involving two forestry workers and the ..... More >>

65. Why We Still Celebrate The Russian Revolution

02 November 2016 2:34pm | Socialist Aotearoa

99 years ago this week, workers overthrew the pro war Government in Russia and took power through Workers Councils. A revolutionary wave spread through Europe toppling three Empires, and inspring hundreds of Soviets throughout the World. .. More >>

66. PSA presents Equal Pay petition to parliament

03 November 2016 10:15am | Public Service Association

Earlier this year, 10,000 New Zealanders signed a petition calling on Cabinet to accept the recommendations of the Joint Working Group on Equal Pay Principles. .. More >>

67. Dr Andrew West: A New Tertiary Landscape

13 February 2003 7:36pm | New Zealand Government

Dr Andrew West - - A New Tertiary Landscape Tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoa. - - A warm welcome to the launch of the Tertiary Education Commission, Te Amorangi Matauranga Matua. - - A special welcome to the Prime Minister, the Rt Hon. ..... More >>

68. Springbok Tour Protests "Good For Maori"

16 July 2006 1:32pm | TV One

HART leader John Minto says the 1981 Springbok Tour protests helped to improve the situation for Maori in New Zealand... More >>

69. New licensing rules for industrial hemp

18 July 2006 9:49am | Ministry of Health

Commercial cultivation of hemp may become more common with a relaxing of the rules around its production from August 1. The Ministry's medicine regulatory agency Medsafe will be implementing a new but less onerous regulatory regime for the cultivation, ..... More >>

70. Kāpiti the place name and kapiti the word

11 March 2010 4:55pm | Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori (The Māori Language Commission) advocates for the accurate and appropriate use of te reo Māori. Therefore when place name issues arise it is the role of Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori to provide linguistic advice regarding ..... More >>

71. VC Hero to Take on New Career Challenges

18 July 2012 3:09pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General Rhys Jones, today announced that Corporal Willie Apiata, V.C. is to leave the Regular Force of the New Zealand Defence Force to pursue an employment opportunity in the private sector. .. More >>

72. New digital passport photo service launches nationwide

01 November 2012 3:34pm | Pharmacybrands

Auckland - 1 November, 2012 - Your local Amcal, Unichem, Life, Radius and Care Chemist pharmacies are the first to announce a state-of-the-art digital photo service that guarantees passport photos will meet the new online requirements for renewals... More >>

73. An Open Letter To Rex Ahdar by Lynne Jamneck

09 April 2013 12:04pm | Lynne Jamneck

It is with some disappointment and no small amount of disturbance that I recently read your opinion piece on Stuff ( http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/comment/8521106/Finding-true-essence-of-marriage ) titled "Finding the true essence of marriage" (8 April, 2013)... More >>

74. New Zealand dairy industry reputation in tatters

30 November 2015 11:25am | Save Animals From Exploitation

Animal advocacy organisations SAFE and Farmwatch are calling on New Zealand and international consumers to ditch dairy following an explosive and comprehensive investigation into animal cruelty in the New Zealand dairy industry. The investigation reveals inherent ..... More >>

75. White Camellia Award Winners Announced

20 September 2016 9:29am | Women's Empowerment Principles

The New Zealand WEPs Committee announced the winners of the White Camellia awards in Auckland tonight. .. More >>

76. Government's lack of apparent action against Uber

23 September 2016 10:51am | New Zealand Uber Driver Association

Lack of apparent action against Uber for facilitating partner/drivers to break New Zealand Law .. More >>

77. How effective is NZ's resource management system?

28 September 2016 4:04pm | Joint Press Release

Ground-breaking research on how the current resource management system is failing the environment was released today. .. More >>

78. Whaia Te Iti Kahurangi calls for immediate halt

03 October 2016 5:02pm | Whaia te iti kahurangi

Whaia Te Iti Kahurangi calls for immediate halt to the implementation of The Ministry of Vulnerable Children.. More >>

79. Higher bar set for skilled migrants - and their families

11 October 2016 2:44pm | Malcom Pacific Immigration

Skilled migrants wanting a new life in New Zealand now have to jump much higher hurdles to achieve it warns leading licensed immigration adviser David Cooper. .. More >>

80. New ECE law will create safety problems

13 October 2016 2:13pm | Early Childhood Council

A Bill 'increasing the likelihood of serious accidents in home-based early childhood education' progressed to a third (and final) reading in Parliament on Tuesday (11 October 2016)... More >>

81. Opposition to visit of US Warship is growing fast

18 October 2016 2:43pm | Auckland Peace Action

"There will be an on water flotilla to oppose the visit of the US warship and any other navies that are coming," said Auckland Peace Action member Valerie Morse. .. More >>

82. Minister Bennett's New Social Impact Board Is Ignorant

19 October 2016 11:58am | Manukau Urban Maori Authority

Manukau Urban Māori Authority (MUMA), Whānau Ora Services' Manager, Veronica Henare is accusing a newly established South Auckland Social Investment Board of ignorance and paying lip service to communities in need. .. More >>

83. Ombudsman delays investigation of Department of Immigration

20 October 2016 2:53pm | Hugh Steadman

Last week the Ombudsman announced a further delay in its investigation of the NZ Department of Immigration's abuse of Canterbury resident and Canadian citizen, Carolyn Dare Wilfred. Prior to that, there had been two previous, six-week extensions ..... More >>

84. Welcome "Our Children's Future Hikoi" in Wellington

27 October 2016 5:06pm | TPP Free Wellington

Venue 11:30am Thursday 3 November at Railway Station Green, Bunny st and Bluebridge ferry terminal, Waterloo Quay - then final steps to Parliament. .. More >>

85. LGNZ supports call for reinvestment in the regions

01 November 2016 11:18am | LGNZ

Local Government New Zealand supports Tourism Industry Aotearoa's (TIA) call for the Government to release more GST collected from tourism growth to the regions. .. More >>

86. Community Magistrates Join Christchurch District Court

01 November 2016 12:43pm | Chief District Court Judge Jan-Marie Doogue

Christchurch is the latest District Court to add Community Magistrates to its judicial ranks. .. More >>

87. Wellington T.P.P.A. Events November 2016

02 November 2016 1:15pm | Our Children's Future Hikoi

Updated Information: 1.Thursday 3 Rd November: Arrival in Wellington of Three Family Groups That Have Walked All the Way From Christchurch-They Disembark From Bluebridge Ferry At 11.30 Am And Walk to the Front of Wellington Railway Station. Check Out ..... More >>

88. Hazel Kerr Speech On Gaza's Children 13 June

09 June 2003 10:36am | Wellington Palestine Group

Hazel Kerr will speak and show slides of the work of her cardiac surgeon husband Alan, and herself, with the children of Gaza... More >>

89. Hope Remains For Saving Kakariki Whio & Mohua

19 September 2003 10:48am | Department of Conservation

New research offers hope for saving orange-fronted parakeets (kakariki), whio (blue duck) and mohua (yellowhead) from extinction. Operation Ark, an emergency response plan to stoat and rat plagues, was unveiled by Conservation Minister Chris Carter ..... More >>

90. Haylon Smith: Age Blocks Candidacy

20 April 2004 8:57am | Haylon Smith

A 17-year-old from North Shore City has been cut four days short of the Candidacy enrollments for council electoral nominations... More >>

91. Successful NZLAV Flight In Air Force Hercules

29 April 2004 8:42am | New Zealand Defence Force

NZLAV indoctrination continued today at Ohakea as the Air Force successfully completed C-130 Hercules loading and flight trials of the Army's new Light Armoured Vehicle... More >>

92. Judgment: Brett Ronald Larsen v Rick Dees Ltd

01 June 2007 10:48am | NZ Supreme Court

In a majority decision the Supreme Court has held, reversing the Court of Appeal, that the purchaser of ten home unit properties, who was required to tender settlement in accordance with settlement notices given by the vendor, failed to do so in circumstances ..... More >>

93. "Buyer enquiry over" should not mislead

12 December 2007 5:10pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission says real estate agents need to heed the warning contained in a recent court case relating to pricing practices to avoid breaching the Fair Trading Act... More >>

94. New Minimum Legal Size For Paua In Taranaki

30 September 2009 2:11pm | Ministry of Fisheries

The Ministry of Fisheries is reminding paua divers that a new minimum legal size of 85mm in shell length comes into effect tomorrow (1 October 2009) for the Taranaki region... More >>

95. Organic Dairy Farmers Don't Abort Calves

02 August 2010 10:50am | Soil and Health Association

Unlike the 200,000 cows callously induced to bring cow herds into milking at the same time, certified organic herds are never at risk of such practices according to the Soil & Health Association of New Zealand... More >>

96. National Selects Leonie Hapeta as Palmerston North Candidat

01 March 2011 10:42am | New Zealand National Party

Palmerston North National Party Electorate Chair Trevor Day is pleased to announce Leonie Hapeta will be the Party's Palmerston North candidate for the general election on November 26... More >>

97. PSA mental health workers march against violence

21 June 2011 9:29am | Public Service Association

PSA members working in mental health units across the Auckland region are staging a protest in support of workers at the Auckland District Health Board's, Te Whetu Tawera Mental Health facility who are facing unacceptable levels of violence in their ..... More >>

98. Youth Parliament: Gender Segregated Powhiri "wrong"

18 July 2013 11:14am | Sasha Borissenko

One hundred and twenty one Youth MPs participated in a traditional Maori Powhiri whereby males spoke from various iwis and were placed in front of females who completed the welcoming call, otherwise known as Karanga. Labour MP Annette King said she was ..... More >>

99. NZ Ranked World's Most Socially Advanced Country

03 April 2014 2:41pm | The Social Progress Imperative

New Zealand is the most socially advanced nation in the world according to a major new global index published today by US-based nonprofit, the Social Progress Imperative, and released at the 2014 Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship. New Zealand ..... More >>

100. Fireworks Can Cost More Than You Think

02 November 2014 1:32pm | Ban the Boom NZ

While fireworks only go on sale today, the so called 'one night' of stress has already been in full swing in many areas since the beginning of October. .. More >>