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1. Government forces closure of Relationships Aotearoa

26 May 2015 9:12am | Relationships Aotearoa

Negotiations between Relationships Aotearoa (RA) and government agencies failed late yesterday afternoon (25 May 2015) when the negotiation's lead agency, the Ministry of Social Development (MSD), broke good faith provisions... More >>

2. Relationships Aotearoa - our story

19 May 2015 12:20pm | Relationships Aotearoa

" There has been a lot of media since yesterday about Relationships Aotearoa (RA) not meeting our contracted volumes and needing successive bail outs. We would like to set the record straight," says Dr Jane Allison, new Interim Board Chair of Relationships ..... More >>

3. Maori Party Labels One Man, One Vote Supporters as Racist

26 May 2015 3:15pm | Democracy Action

The Maori Party's approach of bullying and intimidation against those who have stood up for one person, one vote, in Rotorua, is a dishonourable act by Members of Parliament that should know better. Democracy Action, a pressure group which champions ..... More >>

4. Judd and Fox presenting at Māori Governance Hui

25 May 2015 3:52pm | Maori Council

New Plymouth Mayor Andrew Judd and Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox are the latest to join an exciting line up of speakers and presenters attending this weekend's Te Tatau Pounamu Maori Governance and Representation Conference in Palmerston North... More >>

5. What the Dickens is going on at SDHB?

26 May 2015 3:20pm | New Zealand Labour Party

What the Dickens is going on at SDHB? Problems at the financially-strapped Southern District Health Board appear to stretch to its HR department with information obtained by Labour showing it still records staff leave entitlements using manual book-keeping ..... More >>

6. University of Auckland Warns of Negative TPP Impact

20 May 2015 11:44am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland May 20, 2015 University of Auckland Warns of Negative TPP Impact With the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiation drawing to a close, the University of Auckland has expressed serious concerns about its potential implications. ..... More >>

7. Time to Put the Deal Out of its Misery

21 May 2015 8:58am | Professor Jane Kelsey

'The reported cancellation of the planned meeting of the twelve trade ministers in Guam, billed as an "endgame" for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), is another nail in the coffin of a deal that has been on life support for several ..... More >>

8. Sri Lanka bans Glyphosate imports

25 May 2015 3:23pm | GE Free NZ

The President of Sri Lanka has banned the importation of glyphosate-based herbicides (GBH) [1] due to the increased incidence of chronic kidney disease associated with the use of these glyphosate formulations. Argentina [2] has also published evidence ..... More >>

9. Government proses weakening the Health and Safety law

26 May 2015 2:27pm | Hazel Armstrong

"The Government's suggestion that the new workplace health and safety laws will be weakened is very disappointing", says Hazel Armstrong health and safety lawyer and member of the Independent Forestry Safety Review Panel... More >>

10. Settlement and iwi unity overwhelmingly important to Ngāpuhi

26 May 2015 10:37am | Te Ropu o Tuhoronuku

The settlement of historical Te Tiriti Waitangi grievances and iwi unity are growing in importance to Ngāpuhi, says a Horizon Research survey report released on 24 May. .. More >>

11. Budget 2015: Students left in the doghouse

21 May 2015 4:12pm | VUWSA

Media Release: Victoria University of Wellington Students' Association (VUWSA) Budget 2015: Students left in the doghouse while Joyce tends to his pet projects Tertiary education in New Zealand needs serious funding not pet projects say students ..... More >>

12. Unions stand together on rejection of poor pay offer

26 May 2015 9:17am | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) supports the decision by New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) members to reject the settlement offer made by DHBs in their Multi-Employer collective agreement, announced earlier today... More >>

13. Protecting workers' lives is not "onerous"

26 May 2015 10:34am | EPMU

26 May 2015 Media Release Protecting workers' lives is not "onerous" The government must not water down changes to health and safety legislation which are vital for New Zealand workers, says the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union. "The ..... More >>

14. Taxpayers Short-Changed by Skycity Deal

26 May 2015 10:27am | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers' Union is outraged over the latest details of the SkyCity convention centre released today, specifically that the number of delegates the centre will be able to hold has been reduced for a second time. Taxpayers' Union Executive ..... More >>

15. Parental Notification Supported by Parents & Teens

26 May 2015 9:42am | Family First

Family First NZ is calling on politicians to reflect the concerns and wishes of parents and also teenagers, and ensure that young pregnant girls in a crisis situation receive the family support they deserve and need... More >>

16. Government wants safer workplaces... or does it?

26 May 2015 11:18am | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Government wants safer workplaces... or does it? Today a widow and a mother sit together in the High Court in Wellington fighting for justice for the men that were killed at work in the Pike River Mine disaster of 2010, at the same time the Government ..... More >>

17. Parliament missing in action on RMA reform

26 May 2015 12:21pm | Business NZ

Chief Executive Phil O'Reilly said recent indications of 'no change' to sections 6 and 7 of the Act means it is now clear that after six years Parliament is incapable of delivering anything more than the lowest common denominator - process changes... More >>

18. Protest at ASB Tennis Classic - Shahar Peer must go

20 December 2010 9:39am | Global Peace And Justice Auckland

Global Peace and Justice Auckland and the Palestine Human Rights Campaign will hold a protest outside the ASB Tennis Classic in Auckland on January 3rd next year on the basis we expect Israeli player Shahar Peer to be playing. Peer is not on the ..... More >>

19. Nurses say no to District Health Boards' offer

25 May 2015 1:08pm | NZNO

Nurses, midwives and health care assistants working in the 20 District Health Boards (DHBs) around the country have voted overwhelmingly not to accept the DHBs' proposed multi-employer collective agreement... More >>

20. Budget 2015 cold comfort for early childhood education

21 May 2015 7:07pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Budget 2015 has disappointed early childhood education (ECE) providers who received no increase to funding rates. .. More >>

21. New Zealanders reckon they're doing pretty well

26 May 2015 11:16am | Statistics New Zealand

The majority of New Zealanders say they're highly satisfied with their lives, and slightly more rate their sense of purpose highly, Statistics New Zealand said today. These are the first results from Statistics New Zealand's survey of nearly 9,000 ..... More >>

22. Climate Change Documentary "HOT AIR" Now Free On Youtube

12 May 2015 10:39am | Alister Barry

NZ Climate Change Documentary "HOT AIR" Now Free On Youtube "HOT AIR - Climate Change Politics In NZ" - the award-winning feature length documentary which reveals how big business stopped NZ Government action on climate change - is ..... More >>

23. Integrated approach needed for Māori economic development

26 May 2015 9:20am | Te Whare Wananga

Business and asset development, employment opportunities and wealth creation must contribute to Māori well-being, according to iwi at the launch of a Māori economic development research report in Whakatāne... More >>

24. Lisa Owen interviews Northland GP Lance O'Sullivan

24 May 2015 2:02pm | The Nation

2014 New Zealander of the Years say National's benefit increases are "a step in the right direction", but calls on Government to do more Backs Government's move to require beneficiaries to start working when their child turns three; "that's ..... More >>

25. Scott Technology lays off Christchurch workers

26 May 2015 2:09pm | EPMU

Thirteen workers at Scott Technology, which manufactures, services and installs equipment for the appliance industry, were informed last week that they have been made redundant. This announcement, which came as a shock to the workers, comes after ..... More >>

26. NZ Publishers Call for Economic Evidence in TPP Discussions

25 May 2015 12:02pm | Copyright Licensing Ltd

Leaked documents suggest that the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement may result in an extended copyright term. New Zealand's current provision, as required as a minimum by the Berne Convention, is 'life of the author plus 50 years', ..... More >>

27. Budget Prevents Doctors from Graduating

24 May 2015 1:39pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Association - NZMSA

The release of Budget 2015 confirms the fears of medical students with future hopes of joining the medical workforce in New Zealand. They won't have the opportunity to finish their degrees. A Medical degree in New Zealand requires 6 years of study, ..... More >>

28. Final nail in coffin for Solid Energy workers

26 May 2015 5:14pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Today's confirmation of job losses at Solid Energy's Stockton and Spring Creek mines shows the urgent need for new economic opportunities on the West Coast, Labour's MP for West Coast-Tasman Damien O'Connor says... More >>

29. Smaller Convention Centre Should Mean Less Pokies

26 May 2015 1:06pm | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ says that with the downsizing of the SkyCity Convention Centre, the legislative concession for allowing an increased number of pokie machines should be significantly reduced, if not scrapped. "As we said from the outset, this deal ..... More >>

30. 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 >>

31. Relationship Services losses at high cost to New Zealand

20 May 2015 11:13am | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

Today Relationships Aotearoa rejected accusations from the Social Development Minister Anne Tolley that its current deficit is due to being badly run. .. More >>

32. Relationships Aotearoa - Our Story; filling in the gaps

20 May 2015 12:44pm | Relationships Aotearoa

"Discussions continued throughout yesterday about a possible future for Relationships Aotearoa," says Dr Jane Allison, new Interim Board Chair of Relationships Aotearoa (RA)... More >>

33. Relationships Aotearoa "ahead of the game"

21 May 2015 3:31pm | Relationships Aotearoa

"While Relationships Aotearoa continues talks with Ministry officials today (May 21), it is worth considering what the community might lose", says Dr Jane Allison, Interim Chair of Relationships Aotearoa (RA)... More >>

34. Lisa Owen interviews Grant Robertson

23 May 2015 12:54pm | The Nation

Robertson says Labour will "definitely" look at changing the beneficiaries work obligation back to when their child turns five... More >>

35. Claims That NZ is Good for Sex Workers 'Laughable'

25 May 2015 9:41am | Family First

Family First NZ says that  claims  by the Prostitutes Collective that New Zealand is the best place on earth to be a prostitute are laughable and from 'fantasyland'.   "Even the architect of the bill to decriminalise prostitution has  admitted ..... More >>

36. Waitangi Tribunal legal action aims to stop Statoil

22 May 2015 11:42am | Taikaha Communications

A new Waitangi Tribunal claim is alleging breaches of Te Tiriti o Waitangi due to the New Zealand Government's failure to actively seek the prior and informed consent of Maori tribes in relation to the issuing of deep sea oil drilling permits... More >>

37. The Politics of Love

23 May 2015 11:48am | Max Harris and Philip McKibbin

Around the world, progressive-minded people are struggling to articulate an end-goal for politics. The Right, in most places, remains committed to the tight logic of neoliberalism (and its ideals of private property, liberty, and efficiency). The ..... More >>

38. iPredict New Zealand Weekly Economic & Political Update

25 May 2015 2:45pm | iPredict

Budget Boosts National And Key, But PM Still Expected to Retire by End of 2017 .. More >>

39. Rural hospitals' services vulnerable

26 May 2015 11:12am | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

"The Southern District Health Board's efforts to tighten its financial belt are clearly going to have very serious consequences for rural hospitals," says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists ..... More >>

40. Giving faces to the faceless

26 May 2015 2:19pm | Human Rights Commission

Powerful films and unforgettable documentaries can highlight human rights in ways speeches and documents never will says Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy. .. More >>

41. Medical Students' Loan Let-down

20 June 2014 1:52pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

New Zealand Medical Students' Association campaigner Alex Hedley today called on the Government to reverse its decision to stop student loans for postgraduate medical students in their final years of study... More >>

42. Minister Joyce is Wrong Again

25 May 2015 10:44am | New Zealand Medical Students' Association - NZMSA

Today Minister Joyce commented on our push to reinstate student loan for postgraduate students in the final year, in some cases, two years of medical school. Minister Joyce's suggestion was that we use our Trainee Intern Grant to pay for our fees... More >>

43. Get smarter with your online data

19 May 2015 12:54pm | Consumer Fraud Taskforce

Australasian Consumer Fraud Awareness Week runs from 18-24 May 2015. The focus this year is on the importance of protecting your personal information so that it doesn't fall into the hands of online scammers... More >>

44. 10-Year Passports Welcome But Cost Still Above Average

25 May 2015 4:18pm | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The  Taxpayers' Union  is delighted with today's announcement from Minister of Internal Affairs, Peter Dunne, that New Zealand passports will have a ten-year validity from the end of the year. .. More >>

45. NZDF Building Partner Capacity Mission Personnel in Iraq

12 May 2015 11:11am | New Zealand Defence Force

NZDF Building Partner Capacity Mission Personnel in Iraq The New Zealand Defence Force Building Partner Capacity training mission contingent is in place at Taji Military Complex in Iraq. The Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant General Tim Keating says the ..... More >>

46. 'Don't be taken in' by extra $25 GRG Founder warns

25 May 2015 10:49am | Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

"Don't be taken in by the Budget announcements for an extra $25 for beneficiaries with children if you are a full-time grandparent or whanau/kin carer," warns Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust New Zealand Founder Diane Vivian in the wake of last ..... More >>

47. The Springbok Tour Of 1981 - 25 Years On

19 July 2006 9:36am | South African Consulate

When Sports Minister Trevor Mallard welcomes the 2006 Springboks at a parliamentary function this evening, it will be 25 years to the day since the divisive tour of 1981 began - an event that set mate against mate and divided a nation... More >>

48. Tino Rangatiratanga: What's it got to do with Pākehā?

09 April 2014 3:42pm | Fightback

Perhaps more than the first three topics in Fightback's "Introduction to Marxism" series, this one is loaded with questions. Most people probably had some idea about why a socialist group like Fightback supports trade unions, for instance, or what ..... More >>

49. New Zealand's biggest problems are Economic Issues

29 August 2014 5:51pm | Roy Morgan Research

New Zealand's biggest problems are Economic Issues (41%) while the World's most important problems are War & Terrorism (35%) just three weeks before NZ Election .. More >>

50. Open letter: Kim Dotcom challenges John Banks

20 May 2015 9:22pm | Kim Dotcom

Your claims of lies and threats: it's time to go on the record I have seen your Court of Appeal decision and note that you have been discharged and the reasons for this. I too have been a victim of prosecutorial misconduct and am confident I will ..... More >>

51. Budget 2015 introduces new 'travel tax' on Kiwi families

21 May 2015 5:20pm | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers' Union is set to launch a campaign on the border clearance levy, or 'Travel Tax' the Government has announced as part of Budget 2015. The Travel Tax is expected to take effect from 1 January 2016, and will add around $20 to the ..... More >>

52. KCDC Councillors Faced Legal Threat Over New CE Vote

23 May 2015 11:16am | Jackie Elliott and David Scott

In a joint statement, Crs David Scott and Jackie Elliott would like to reassure the Kapiti public that we played no part whatsoever in the re employment of KCDC Chief Executive Pat Dougherty as CE of KCDC for a further five years... More >>

53. Patrick Gower interviews Finance Minister Bill English:

23 May 2015 12:41pm | The Nation

Finance Minister says he doesn't know what difference his tax on capital gains will make to housing affordability and admits it may not have an impact on Auckland house prices... More >>

54. Taxpayers' Union Urge Car Owners to Avoid ACC Over-Payment

25 May 2015 1:06pm | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers' Union is urging car owners to be careful renewing motor vehicle licences before lower ACC levy rates come into effect on 1 July and is encouraging the public not to follow the New Zealand Transport Agency's default option of 12-month ..... More >>

55. Deaf Aotearoa applaud NZ On Air funding announcement

26 May 2015 2:16pm | Deaf Aotearoa

Deaf Aotearoa are thrilled with the announcement that NZ On Air will be providing additional funding for captioning on TV One, TV2, TV3 and FOUR. Independent captioning and audio description service Able will receive $400,000 more in the coming year, ..... More >>

56. 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 >>

57. 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 >>

58. John Campbell to leave MediaWorks

21 May 2015 7:06pm | Mediaworks

MediaWorks is launching a new current affairs show to be broadcast in the 7pm slot, Mondays-Thursdays on TV3. .. More >>

59. NZ can afford the future cost of superannuation - English

24 May 2015 1:32pm | TVNZ

Hon Bill English told TV One's Q+A programme that anti-poverty campaigners like Jonathan Boston and the Children's Commissioner use "a set of measures which you'll never be able to satisfy.".. More >>

60. Budget benefit lift a mean trick

21 May 2015 4:02pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

This Budget's approach to welfare is a mean trick aimed at fooling anti-poverty lobbyists into thinking something meaningful is being achieved. .. More >>

61. Solo parents forced to work; but where are the quality jobs?

22 May 2015 9:11am | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Government is increasing the expectations of paid work from solo parents without any thought as to where the jobs will be, the Council of Trade Unions said today. "There are already 100,000 part time workers who are wanting more secure hours ..... More >>

62. Axing Kiwisaver Kick Start Payment a Terrible Signal

21 May 2015 3:46pm | Financial Services Council

This is a terrible signal for younger New Zealanders starting out saving for the first home and a comfortable retirement using Kiwisaver against the background of an aging population... More >>

63. Jonathan Boston: child hardship package

21 May 2015 5:00pm | Bridget Williams Books

Jonathan Boston: child hardship package will have only a marginal impact on child poverty The child hardship package in the 2015 Budget is a welcome initiative by the National-led government. However, the modest increases in benefit rates and tax ..... More >>

64. Grandparents raising grandchildren to receive extra funding

15 December 2013 4:10pm | Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Social Development Minister Paula Bennett has today announced new payments for carers receiving the Unsupported Child's Benefit. .. More >>

65. Youth homelessness needs a closer look

10 April 2015 3:06pm | Lifewise

April 15th is Youth Homelessness Matters Day, and social development agency Lifewise and youth development organisation Youthline have teamed up to raise awareness about youth homelessness in New Zealand. Together, the two organisations will be deconstructing ..... More >>

66. Company closure leaves workers in the dark

05 May 2015 12:25pm | First Union

While creditors and contractors take action to recover their assets in Kiwi Forestry International and Harvest Pro , workers in the subsidiary company Smith & Davies are still in the dark over their employment status says FIRST Union General Secretary ..... More >>

67. Taxpayers Pay to Relocate Hawke's Bay Farm to Saudi Arabia

08 May 2015 9:27am | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers' Union is demanding answers from the Government after One News revealed tonight that taxpayers flew 900 sheep on Singapore Airlines to Saudi Arabia and forked out $6 million to kit out a privately owned farm to "compensate" a Saudi ..... More >>

68. Open Letter to the Hon. Tim Groser

12 May 2015 9:43am | TPP Action Group

Open Letter to the Hon. Tim Groser, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee. .. More >>

69. Relationships Aotearoa response to TV One news story

19 May 2015 9:53am | Relationships Aotearoa

Relationships Aotearoa (RA) continues talks with funders to support clients including vulnerable families who access our services. .. More >>

70. Survey proves Aucklanders back wharf protests

20 May 2015 11:38am | Stop Stealing Our Harbour

A survey conducted on behalf of wharf protest group Stop Stealing Our Harbour reveals Aucklanders are right behind the group's aims. .. More >>

71. Stopping the bullying everyone's responsibility

22 May 2015 3:55pm | UNITEC

Unitec today marked Pink Shirt Day event in what is becoming a strong tradition for its Mt Albert and Waitakere Campuses. .. More >>

72. Protest on Saturday at Manawatu dog testing lab

01 February 2008 3:25pm | Save The Beagles

Animal rights activists will protest outside a Manawatu laboratory where beagle dogs are used in experiments this Saturday at noon... More >>

73. McDonald's join SuperGold Card programme

18 April 2008 12:59am | Ministry of Social Development

From today, McDonald's will offer card holders a free cup of tea or filter coffee with any purchase at its 141 branches nationwide... More >>

74. National Says 'Yes' to Investor Rights to Sue

14 June 2012 8:46am | Professor Jane Kelsey

Another chapter of the secret Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations has been leaked, heralding "another bad news day for National", says TPP critic Professor Jane Kelsey... More >>

75. False accusations made

20 August 2012 12:40pm | Chen Palmer

Chen Palmer has been instructed by Glenis Phillip-Barbara, the Chief Executive of Te Taura Whiri: The Maori Language Commission, to distribute the following release. An electronic copy of the release is attached . False accusations made On Friday ..... More >>

76. Youth MPs Walk Out During Anti- Gay Marriage Speech

25 July 2013 2:47pm | Winona D'Costa

Going into youth parliament not a single Youth MP could have predicted that there would be a walk-out during a fellow Youth MP's speech. Speaking on the recent passing of the Definition of Marriage Amendment Bill , Kura Waller Youth MP for Te Ururoa ..... More >>

77. JUCY takes action to educate tourist drivers

09 June 2014 2:58pm | JUCY

New Zealand owned and operated rental car Company JUCY is taking action with the launch of their new driver safety video, an educational initiative to combat the number of accidents caused by overseas drivers unfamiliar with our unique road conditions ..... More >>

78. Zero hour contracts undermine workers' rights

01 December 2014 10:05am | Unite Union

Unite Union has pledged to campaign against zero hour contracts in 2015 because they say they are used to undermine basic rights of workers. At their national conference today Unite discussed recent cases where the existence of these type of agreements ..... More >>

79. Pacific Quota Registrations Open

17 March 2015 11:54am | Immigration NZ

Citizens of Samoa, Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu and Fiji are encouraged to register for this year's ballot under the Samoan Quota and Pacific Access Category between 1 and 30 April 2015... More >>

80. Is the GCSB 'trade team' spying on NZ's TPPA 'partners'?

24 March 2015 1:50pm | Professor Jane Kelsey

'The latest revelations about the GCSB pose a stark question: is the GCSB's "trade team" spying on governments with whom New Zealand is negotiating international deals, especially the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)?', asked University ..... More >>

81. Whānau Ora - social service innovation

05 May 2015 2:43pm | Te Puni Kokiri

Last week the New Zealand Productivity Commission released their report, "More Effective Social Services" which includes a case study about Whānau Ora. Today the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) tabled their Whānau Ora report in Parliament... More >>

82. Southern hospitals bear the brunt of Government underfunding

13 May 2015 4:06pm | NZNO

Nurses, families and communities in Oamaru, Ranfurly, Dunstan, Balclutha and Gore may soon be without jobs and quality healthcare services as Southern DHB is forced to cut 5 percent from its budget... More >>

83. Family Violence a Focus for District Court Judges

15 May 2015 3:31pm | Chief District Court Judge Jan-Marie Doogue

Family Violence a Focus for District Court Judges In 2014, Police investigated more than 100,000 incidents of family violence which included psychological, physical and sexual violence. This represents one incident every six minutes. Family violence ..... More >>

84. UN report says NZ must improve in many areas

18 May 2015 3:35pm | Human Rights Commission

Significant issues highlighted by the Human Rights Commission have been reflected in the most recent UN report on New Zealand's human rights performance. .. More >>

85. Lack of Maori Representation Concerns Iwi Chairs

20 May 2015 12:29pm | Whanau Ora

Raniera T (Sonny) Tau; the Chairperson of Whānau Ora Iwi Leaders Group, has written to Hon Anne Tolley, expressing the concern of Iwi Chairs about the lack of Maori representation in the expert panel set up to review CYFS... More >>

86. Campbell Live demise 'a sad day'

21 May 2015 6:57pm | Massey University

Journalism commentator and educator, Associate Professor Jim Tully, says MediaWorks' changes to TV3's current affairs slot at 7pm suggests New Zealand's two main networks have opted out of providing serious prime time current affairs... More >>

87. More childcare the focus for early education budget

22 May 2015 10:16am | Child Forum

This year's Budget announcement shows the Government is focussed on getting more children into early childhood education, especially babies and toddlers and for longer hours... More >>

88. 2015 Budget Should Have Cut Welfare Payments

22 May 2015 2:03pm | Democrats for Social Credit

Rather than fiddling with the country's one serious savings scheme, or pissing off overseas travellers with a nonsense exit and entry levy, the government should have made major cuts to a special class of welfare payments, according to Democrats ..... More >>

89. Dunne, Anderton v Canwest - High Court Judgment

12 August 2005 11:57am | New Zealand High Court

Full Verbatim High Court Judgment Regarding: P F DUNNE First Plaintiff AND J P ANDERTON Second Plaintiff AND CANWEST TVWORKS LIMITED Defendant..... More >>

90. Rolleston facility increases youth justice beds

05 October 2005 8:49am | Child Youth And Family

A new 32-bed youth justice residence in Rolleston, Christchurch, will help address a national shortage of youth justice beds and provide a therapeutic environment for young people who offend, Child, Youth and Family Minister Ruth Dyson said today... More >>

91. 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 >>

92. New Chapter As National Army Marae Renews Life

26 June 2009 5:00pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Renovated Whakairo carvings were formally re-commissioned at a 'Whakarite' ceremony at the National Army Marae - Rongomaraeroa o Nga Hau e Wha Marae - in Waiouru this week. .. More >>

93. Collaboration to build affordable homes for Pacific families

16 May 2012 3:29pm | Airedale Property Trust

Today the Hon Phil Heatley, Minister of Housing announced that a collaboration involving the Auckland Manukau Tongan Methodist Parish is to receive $4.3 million of funding from the Social Housing Unit (Growth Fund) for its Matanikolo Housing Project in ..... More >>

94. 2012: Understanding the Treaty of Waitangi

18 May 2012 2:24pm | Treaty Advocacy Group

More than a century and a half after its assent, the Treaty of Waitangi between the Crown and the Māori chiefs of New Zealand remains a source of controversy. The legal status of the document has shifted significantly over that time; providing protection ..... More >>

95. Documentary Challenges New Zealand's Role in Afghanistan

10 April 2013 1:52pm | Maori TV

New Zealand's military engagement in Afghanistan is the subject of a challenging documentary due to screen on Maori Television on the eve of Anzac Day. He Toki Huna: New Zealand in Afghanistan explores New Zealand's involvement in Afghanistan - ..... More >>

96. SHOCK - TV3 Campbell Live 'Marriage-Equality bill' poll

18 April 2013 5:29pm | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

SHOCK - TV3 Campbell Live 'Marriage-Equality bill' poll: 78% opposed to bill - 22% support (17,000 responses) .. More >>

97. Te Kāhui Maunga: The National Park District Inquiry Report

12 November 2013 2:42pm | Waitangi Tribunal

The Waitangi Tribunal's three-volume Te Kāhui Maunga: The National Park District Inquiry Report covers 41 claims spanning the area of Tongariro National Park and selected lands surrounding the park. The Tribunal refers to the people whose claims ..... More >>

98. 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 >>

99. Campbell Live Is 'At Home' With John and Bronagh Key

07 April 2014 10:36am | Mediaworks

Campbell Live kicks off its election coverage tomorrow, with the first in a new series At Home With The Leaders that will give New Zealanders a different perspective on the political leaders asking for their votes in the upcoming General Election... More >>

100. National Slips, Labour Hits Lows

16 October 2014 3:00pm | Roy Morgan Research

National fail to get post-election bounce but leaderless Labour Party crash to lowest ever support .. More >>


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