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1. Last Hurrah on the Taxpayer

23 October 2014 3:07pm | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

Responding to the NZ Herald report that Hone Harawira spent up $54,000 on the taxpayer in his last three months as an MP, Taxpayers' Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says: "It is absolutely disgraceful that an MP managed to rack up a bill of $54,020 ..... More >>

2. Press statement in relation to search of Nicky Hager's home

23 October 2014 12:57pm | Terrace Chambers

On 2 October 2014, Nicky Hager's home in Wellington was searched by police. Mr Hager asserted that documents kept at his house were protected by privilege, including because they contained information that might identify confidential sources... More >>

3. No Problem for Henare & Jones, But "No Way" for Harawira

24 October 2014 10:51am | Mana Party

"Just before the election I broke the story about the gutting of Maori Television's News and Current Affairs department by MTS' new CEO Paora Maxwell. I pointed out that Carol Hirschfeld and Julian Wilcox, two of the country's most experienced ..... More >>

4. Union accuses SkyCity CEO of misleading public

23 October 2014 3:11pm | Unite Union

Unite Union has accused SkyCity CEO Nigel Morrison of misleading the public over the cut in hours for a staff member who raised the issue at the company's AGM. .. More >>

5. Government to Blame as Much as Council for Marryatt Payout

24 October 2014 9:59am | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers' Union is calling on the Government to fix the employment law regime that has forced Christchurch ratepayers to fork out $800,000 to former Council boss Tony Marryatt... More >>

6. Unanimous Call for Commissioner to Arm Police Full Time

23 October 2014 5:26pm | NZ Police Association

In the wake of a series of recent armed offender incidents, delegates to the Police Association Annual Conference today called unanimously on the Commissioner to arm Police full time... More >>

7. Protest at New Plymouth Oil and Gas Expo

23 October 2014 11:21am | Climate Justice Taranaki

About 30 protesters from Climate Justice Taranaki, Frack-free Kapiti, Te Uru Pounamu Action Group, Oil Free Wellington, Frack-free Manawatu and the east coast protested yesterday outside New Plymouth's biennial Oil and Gas Expo at the TSB Stadium... More >>

8. On The Nation this weekend

24 October 2014 4:00pm | The Nation

This weekend on The Nation... with dairy prices falling, China growing its agriculture sector, and the environmental costs piling up, we ask the Fonterra chief executive Theo Spierings if New Zealand is too dependent on milk powder and if we've almost ..... More >>

9. Corruption: Positive developments for NZ but more to be done

24 October 2014 10:13am | Transparency International NZ

Global anti-corruption group Transparency International today released a report on OECD Anti-Bribery Convention enforcement and called for New Zealand to implement draft legislation to ratify the United Nations Convention against Corruption... More >>

10. Pike River Families Group Press Release

24 October 2014 4:31pm | Pike River Families Group

The Families can now but hope that Solid Energy will consider closely the response of the Families' expert mining advisers, Bob Stevenson and Dave Creedy, and the independent legal advice by Hugh Rennie QC as to why re-entry to the Drift is lawful ..... More >>

11. Family First announces its Board of Reference

31 May 2006 12:47am | Family First Lobby

The Family First Lobby, which is aiming to bring a strong pro-family pro-life and pro-moral value message to the media and public debate, has announced its Board of Reference... More >>

12. Bank gets behind NZ wildlife icon with sizable donation

23 October 2014 3:29pm | Yellow Eyed Penguin Trust

It will be easier than ever this summer for holiday-markers to dip into their pockets to support the yellow-eyed penguin. .. More >>

13. Deaths Of Olympia Jetson & Saliel Aplin - Report

12 November 2003 12:14am | Child Youth And Family

Report into the involvement of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services (Child, Youth and Family) with Olympia Jetson and Saliel Aplin... More >>

14. The Sam Simon arrives into Auckland for new campaign

23 October 2014 12:56pm | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

This morning Sea Shepherd ship, the Sam Simon, arrived into Auckland harbour after its journey from Melbourne. The ship and its 25 crew from around the globe have come to New Zealand to source supplies and prepare for the upcoming Southern Ocean patrol ..... More >>

15. Kaumatua to organise petition to end Maori seats

21 October 2014 9:51am | David Rankin

Ngapuhi kaumatua David Rankin has announced that he will be organising a nationwide petition to seek support from Maori voters to end the Maori seats. "These seats are patronising", he says. "They imply we need a special status, and that we ..... More >>

16. Call on Minister McCully to pursue the case of Balibo Five

22 October 2014 1:56pm | West Papua Action Auckland

Media Information: Call on Minister McCully to pursue the case of journalist Gary Cunningham and the Balibo Five .. More >>

17. WorkSafe report raises concerns about asbestos

23 October 2014 3:14pm | EPMU

The union representing construction workers in the Canterbury rebuild is surprised at WorkSafe's conclusion that no action needs to be taken against EQC and Fletcher EQR over asbestos exposure in Canterbury homes. "This report was an opportunity ..... More >>

18. Putting whānau foremost in Family Dispute Resolution

24 October 2014 1:21pm | FairWay Resolution

Dispute resolution company, FairWay Resolution, has developed a uniquely New Zealand approach to family dispute resolution (FDR) that is underpinned by the cultural needs and values of the parties to a family dispute. In support of its role as a provider ..... More >>

19. 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 >>

20. New report gives insight into bullying in New Zealand

12 August 2013 12:29pm | Victoria University of Wellington

In the first New Zealand study of its kind, a Victoria University researcher has found that 94 percent of the school staff she surveyed have seen bullying in their school... More >>

21. Statement by Nicky Hager on police seizing property

06 October 2014 4:30pm | Nicky Hager

On Thursday, 2 October, five police arrived at my home with a warrant to search and seize property. I was in Auckland at the time for two days of lectures at the University of Auckland. The police spent over ten hours searching the house and removing property ..... More >>

22. March in Solidarity with Kurdistan Against ISIS Attacks

24 October 2014 11:14am | NZ Solidarity with Kurdistan

The New Zealand Kurdish Community will march in solidarity with Kurdistan in light of the heinous genocidal attacks in Kobanê by ISIS. We will begin with silent demonstrations then commence marching. We will start from Britomart, Queen Street (outside Dick ..... More >>

23. Anglican Family Care staff to rally industrial action rises

24 October 2014 11:35am | Public Service Association

Public Service Association (PSA) members working at Anglican Family Care (AFC) in Dunedin will hold two rallies in Dunedin next week as they seek a fair pay offer, following a week of low-key industrial action... More >>

24. Glassons Blasted For Glamourising Animal Cruelty

22 October 2014 10:26am | SAFE

Clothing brand Glassons have found themselves embroiled in another controversy after launching a new advert featuring a girl riding a bull. Animal advocacy organisation SAFE have asked them to remove the ad immediately as it glamourises animal cruelty. ..... More >>

25. Australia and NZ actions on press freedoms alarming

22 October 2014 1:18pm | Pacific Freedom Forum

Global support for investigative journalism in Australia and New Zealand is a welcome response to law changes and a police raid, says the Pacific Freedom Forum .. More >>

26. TPPA secrecy scales bizarre new heights

13 May 2014 9:35am | Professor Jane Kelsey

'The government has maintained an absurd veil of secrecy over the negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and it keeps getting worse', according to University of Auckland law professor Jane Kelsey... More >>

27. 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 >>

28. Metiria Gets Feed the Kids

23 October 2014 9:04am | MANA Movement

Yesterday the Speaker of the House advised that he had accepted my request to transfer my Feed the Kids (Education (Breakfast and Lunch Programmes in Schools) Amendment) Bill to Metiria Turei of the Green Party... More >>

29. NZ Government Urged to Do More to Fight Ebola

24 October 2014 3:45pm | New Zealand Government

As Ebola continues to tear through West Africa, Save the Children NZ is urging the government to do more in the fight against the deadly virus. .. More >>

30. 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 >>

31. Oxford University study says large dams are uneconomical

22 April 2014 9:04am | Oxford University

Just in time for this week's ASEAN Renewable Energy Week, new scientific results have questioned the economic viability of large dams. Calculations by the Bruno Manser Fund show that the Malaysian Bakun Dam scores even worse than the average large dam... More >>

32. Labour candidate plans to leave electorate after election

12 August 2014 2:31pm | David Rankin

This is according to Ngapuhi kaumatua David Rankin, who has challengedHenare to confirm otherwise. .. More >>

33. Time to find alternatives to 1080

14 October 2014 2:31pm | RNZSPCA

The Royal New Zealand SPCA wants an immediate plan to find a more humane alternative to the use of 1080 poison to control possums, rats, and stoats. .. More >>

34. Comprehensive plan needed to end child poverty

23 October 2014 9:08am | Child Poverty Action Group

Child Poverty Action Group says it is vital the newly re-elected National government takes a planned and comprehensive approach to reducing child poverty in New Zealand. .. More >>

35. New Uniform for Temporary Sworn Staff

30 May 2006 10:40am | New Zealand Police

A new uniform for temporary sworn staff has been approved and will be delivered to Police districts within the next month said General manager Human Resources Wayne Annan. The uniform comprises a navy blue polo shirt and zip-up jacket with the police ..... More >>

36. Infant Formula does not meet New Zealand Standards

16 July 2007 3:14pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The Acting Chief Executive, Director-General of the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) for purpose of section 37 of the Food Act 1981, is advising parents and caregivers that Nutricia Karicare Gold Plus Infant Formula and Follow-On Formula both contain ..... More >>

37. NZ Police Alert: Traffic Delays SH1, Silverdale

27 December 2007 11:48am | New Zealand Police

Motorists travelling North on SH1 from Auckland are warned to expect delays in the Silverdale-Orewa-Puhoi region due to extensive traffic volumes at this time. SH16 is a suggested alternative for motorists travelling North... More >>

38. 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 >>

39. New Zealand a GE Free Nation - Keep Monsanto's GE seeds out

23 May 2013 9:13am | GE Free NZ

New Zealand a GE Free Nation - Keep Monsanto's GE seeds out. May 25th 3pm - Speakers include Sister Loyola, voted New Zealand's top gardener in 2008. .. More >>

40. Cardiff Council Appoints New Chief Executive

27 September 2013 1:51pm | Cardiff Council

Paul Orders, the current Chief Executive of Dunedin City Council, has been appointed as Cardiff Council's new Chief Executive. The decision was agreed at a meeting of full Council today (Thursday, September 26) following a recommendation by Cardiff ..... More >>

41. Immigration fraud whistle blowers declined visas by INZ

04 February 2014 2:34pm | McClymont and Associates Barristers and Solicitors

Three Indian nationals, all now represented by Auckland Immigration lawyer Alastair McClymont came forward voluntarily in December 2013 with almost identical stories of a Newmarket based recruitment agent who had charged fees for placing the applicants ..... More >>

42. Employment Relations Amendment Bill Disappointing

21 March 2014 11:39am | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

"The health sector will be worse off if the Employment Relations Amendment Bill, which had its second reading this week, passes into law," said Mr Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, today... More >>

43. 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 >>

44. Teaching profession steps up - says no to EDUCANZ

07 May 2014 9:53am | PPTA

Hundreds of passionate secondary teachers will make time this month to ensure the government hears the voice of the profession. .. More >>

45. Personal Statement by Matthew Hooton

01 September 2014 6:47pm | Matthew Hooton

Personal Statement by Matthew Hooton 1 September 2014 For Immediate Release "This morning I made comments on Radio New Zealand's Nine to Noon programme about an attempt by staff in the Prime Minister's Office to interfere in the appointment ..... More >>

46. Families need more money to reduce child poverty

14 October 2014 3:11pm | Child Poverty Action Group

Child Poverty Action Group says Prime Minister John Key is mistaken to rule out extending the In Work Tax Credit to all poor children ( The Nation 11th Oct ) and CPAG challenges government advisors to come up with a more cost effective way to reduce the worst ..... More >>

47. Electoral Commission introduces Extra Touch for Blind NZers

16 October 2014 10:08am | Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand

The Electoral Commission was presented with the Extra Touch Award by the Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand (Blind Citizens NZ), in recognition of its successful implementation of Telephone Dictation Voting ahead of its commitment to do so by ..... More >>

48. Latest leak of TPPA intellectual property text confirms risk

17 October 2014 9:31am | Professor Jane Kelsey

On the eve of the latest (non)round of negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) yet another version of the intellectual property has found its way to Wikileaks ... More >>

49. Contenders for Labour leadership debate for first time

19 October 2014 1:36pm | TVNZ

The contenders for the leadership of the Labour Party debated for the first time on TV One's Q+A programme today. .. More >>

50. Security Council seat a chance for NZ to empower women

20 October 2014 2:06pm | UN Women National Committee for Aotearoa

The UN Women National Committee Aotearoa New Zealand (UN Women NCANZ) welcomes New Zealand winning a seat on the United Nations Security Council and is calling on New Zealand to use its position to proactively promote effective implementation of the ..... More >>

51. Council endorses Nanaia Mahuta as the next Labour leader

21 October 2014 9:54am | Te Kaunihera Maori

Te Kaunihera Māori, the Māori Council of the New Zealand Labour Party, have passed a resolution to endorse the Hon Nanaia Mahuta as the next leader of the Labour Party .. More >>

52. Call for release of French journalists in West Papua

22 October 2014 10:57am | Joint Press Release

West Papua Action Auckland, the EPMU Print and Media Council and the NZ Media Freedom Network call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs to speak out in support of the two French TV journalists whose trial has just begun in Jayapura West Papua... More >>

53. DIA undercover investigation leads to jailing

22 October 2014 2:56pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

An undercover Internal Affairs investigation has led to a Hastings man being jailed for three and half years. .. More >>

54. National Hui To Look At Maori Needs

11 October 2000 3:38pm | Mediacom press release distribution

The role of Maori in improving Maori health, economic development, social outcomes and the protection of children is to be discussed at a major hui to be held at Christchurch's Lincoln University from 1 - 5 Nov... More >>

55. Response to Matrimonial Property Amendment Bill

17 November 2000 5:59pm | Mediacom press release distribution

Family lawyers say that model agreements for contracting out of the new Matrimonial Property legislation will mean fewer safeguards for the public, and ultimately an increase in litigation and costs. They are also concerned that provisions designed ..... More >>

56. Glenda Hughes Selected As Rongotai Candidate

04 February 2002 11:08am | New Zealand National Party

Glenda Hughes, a prominent media and management consultant and former top sportswoman, has been selected unopposed as the National Party's candidate for the Rongotai Electorate. She has also been nominated as a list candidate... More >>

57. Why Not Just Genetically Engineer Women For Milk?

01 October 2003 10:51am | Mothers Against Genetic Engineering

MAdGE (Mothers Against Genetic Engineering in Food and the Environment) today launched a highly controversial billboard campaign in Auckland and Wellington to provoke public debate about the social and cultural ethics of genetic engineering in New Zealand... More >>

58. 'Civil Relationships' a better alternative

06 December 2004 8:25am | Maxim Institute

"Maxim Institute supports the 'Civil Relationships Bill' proposed by Richard Worth to amend the Civil Union Bill. It provides legal certainty for relationships, yet does not create a parallel form of marriage, " says Maxim Institute Legal Counsel, ..... More >>

59. 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 >>

60. "Anti-Smacking" Bill Debate

18 February 2007 1:05pm | Beth Wood

The organisation "Family First" has placed a large advertisement in some Sunday papers. These advertisements claim to provide facts about what is called "Sue Bradford's Bill". The advertisement is misleading and intended to alarm the public... More >>

61. Judgment: Brooker v Police

04 May 2007 11:51am | NZ Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has allowed an appeal by Allistair Patrick Brooker against his conviction for behaving in a disorderly manner when making a protest outside the home of a female police officer in Greymouth in March 2003. On a weekday morning, ..... More >>

62. More of the same from business lobby

06 November 2007 9:34am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace New Zealand has slammed a report, commissioned by business lobbyists, which calls for the proposed emissions trading scheme to be weakened.. More >>

63. Chain of Remembrance for Tibetans at Parliament

23 April 2008 5:00pm | Tibetan Solidarity Network

Representatives of Wellington's Tibetan, Buddhist, and human rights communities gathered today at parliament to present a petition to parliament that calls for Helen Clark and the rest of the NZ government to act more strongly on the human rights ..... More >>

64. Barren budget burns off John Key's teflon coating

29 May 2009 12:34pm | New Zealand Alliance Party

The Alliance Party has hammered today's "barren budget." Alliance Party co-leader Kay Murray says the National Party sold itself on election promises like tax cuts it knew it could never keep... More >>

65. Shutdown ACC's 'Sensitive Claims Unit'

08 November 2010 10:07am | Access Support Service

Shutdown ACC's 'Sensitive Claims Unit' - Advocate Last year ACC's Sensitive Claims Unit (SCU), based in Wellington , implemented its new clinical pathways for claimants suffering from the effects of sexual abuse. It also adopted the so-called ..... More >>

66. RNZN Ahead and Astern

07 December 2010 12:52pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Enclosed is a copy of Ahead & Astern, a snap-shot of the activities and operations of the Royal New Zealand Navy over the last financial year, and a look forward to activities and operations over the next. .. More >>

67. Government Pays Lip Service to Needs of Medical Cannabis

09 September 2011 5:33pm | Green Cross Medicinal Cannabis Support Group

Government Pays Lip Service to Needs of Medical Cannabis Patients The Government pays lip service to the needs of medical cannabis users by acknowledging its value as a medicine while refusing to allow clinical trials. Spokesman for Auckland Greencross, ..... More >>

68. Christchurch Protest Committee letter to Hon Dr Nick Smith

03 February 2012 4:25pm | Christchurch Protest Committee

We, the citizens of Christchurch unite in protest to challenge our dysfunctional Christchurch City Council's leadership. Our Mayor, Bob Parker and Chief Executive, Tony Marryatt show no desire to operate with transparency and with proper processes ..... More >>

69. Justice Coalition Seeks Closer Relationship with Government

05 July 2012 9:07am | Rethinking Crime and Punishment

Newly Formed Justice Coalition Seeks Closer Relationship with Government One of the primary goals of the newly formed Justice Coalition is to achieve a closer working relationship with Justice Sector government agencies, says Kim Workman, spokesperson ..... More >>

70. It's official - the working poor just got poorer

04 October 2012 1:00pm | Service And Food Workers Union

4 October 2012 It's official - the working poor just got poorer "Statistics NZ figures showing near-record low increases in hourly rates will be no surprise to the country's lowest earners," said Service and Food Workers Union National ..... More >>

71. NZ Defence Force's First Explosive Detection Dogs Graduate

07 November 2012 5:47pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A new developing NZ Defence Force capability will see explosive detection dog teams broaden existing force protection measures, providing support to overseas operations, exercises and taskings in New Zealand... More >>

72. Committee on Racial Discrimination considers report of NZ

23 February 2013 2:27pm | Peace Movement Aotearoa

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination today completed its consideration of the combined eighteenth to twentieth periodic report of New Zealand on its implementation of the provisions of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination... More >>

73. Funding for Unpackit Awards to keep heat on bad packaging

19 March 2013 11:31am | Unpackit Awards

Wanaka Wastebusters are delighted to announce that the Unpackit Awards will be run again in 2013 to find the country's best and worst packaging in terms of its impact on the environment... More >>

74. Smacking Law Confirmed As Spectacular Failure

17 June 2013 10:59am | Family First

Family First NZ says that six years since the anti-smacking law was passed in a supposed effort to lower our child abuse rates, it has been confirmed as a spectacular failure based on flawed ideology... More >>

75. Chief Coroner releases NZ annual suicide figures 2013

27 August 2013 1:24pm | Chief Coroner

Chief Coroner Judge Neil MacLean today released the provisional annual suicide figures for the year ending 30 June 2013. .. More >>

76. Anglican Church leads the way in fossil fuel divestment

30 September 2013 12:02pm | Anglican Church in Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa is celebrating another fossil fuel divestment announcement today, with news that the Dunedin and Taranaki/Waikato Dioceses of the Anglican Church have become the latest to pledge their commitment to remove their money from fossil fuels at ..... More >>

77. Final Report: Carterton hot-air balloon crash

31 October 2013 12:41pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

At 0639 on Saturday 7 January 2012, a Cameron Balloons Limited A210 hot-air balloon lifted off from near Carterton in the Wairarapa area for a commercial flight. There were one pilot and 10 passengers on board. The weather conditions were fine with ..... More >>

78. 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 >>

79. Family Court Has Blood On Its Hands - Yet Again!

17 January 2014 1:11pm | Families Apart Require Equality

"The Family Court has been a major contributor to a succession of child murders in New Zealand over recent years", Bruce Tichbon, spokesperson for Families Apart Require Equality (FARE), stated today. .. More >>

80. Mad Butcher serves up anti-bullying campaign

01 April 2014 10:01am | The Mad Butcher

In a bid to put a stop to the serious problem of bullying in New Zealand high schools, The Mad Butcher has announced the launch of a nation-wide social media campaign - #BeefWithBullies... More >>

81. New pipe ban will increase harm to cannabis consumers

16 April 2014 10:54am | National Organisation for the Reform of Marijuana

The Government will increase harm by further restricting the sale, supply and importation of drug harm reduction equipment. "This National-led Government seems to be encouraging use of the more harmful synthetics over safer natural cannabis... More >>

82. Bad and good news for Thames Timber workers

25 June 2014 3:45pm | First Union

Bad and good news for Thames Timber workers The announcement this afternoon that Southern Cross Forest Products Thames Timber Ltd (Thames Timber) will be sold to Profiles Woodproducts Limited has been dampened by an announced concurrent restructuring, ..... More >>

83. Independent candidate advocates monetary paradigm shift

30 July 2014 2:42pm | Amanda Vickers

Waikanae veterinarian Dr Amanda Vickers is standing as an independent for the Otaki electorate, with a view to modernise monetary policy. .. More >>

84. The TPPA's Dirty Little Secret: How US could write NZ's Laws

13 August 2014 9:47am | Professor Jane Kelsey

A new website launched today ( http://tppnocertification.org/ ) has exposed what University of Auckland law professor Jane Kelsey calls 'the dirty little secret of the TPPA'... More >>

85. New Zealand First Party List 2014

26 August 2014 1:47pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is pleased to release the Party list for the 2014 election. We believe the list is a balance of experience, youth, skill and ability. These candidates, many of whom will be in Parliament after the election, will seriously contribute ..... More >>

86. Te reo Māori trending at New Zealand Fashion Week

27 August 2014 2:54pm | The Maori Party

Language and fashion express culture and identity so it's fitting for the Māori Party to launch its te reo Māori policy at New Zealand's premiere fashion event in Auckland... More >>

87. Q+A: Hekia Parata & Chris Hipkins

07 September 2014 1:56pm | TVNZ

CORIN Welcome back to Q & A I've got Chris Hipkins here from the Labour Party and Hekia Parata from the National Party. Both to talk education. If we could start first, I'll start first with you Hekia Parata, as the incumbent minister. We hear ..... More >>

88. Launch of Internet MANA's "Eliminating Poverty" policy

08 September 2014 10:54am | Internet MANA

Internet MANA will end its Road Trip around New Zealand by starting at the very beginning, with the announcement of its "Eliminating Poverty" policy. .. More >>

89. Average Full time Student Is in Financial Distress

16 September 2014 11:34am | NZ Union of Students' Associations

A new survey has found that nearly half of all full time students are in significant financial distress. .. More >>

90. Independent Maori seats still needed in Parliament

30 September 2014 1:58pm | The Maori Party

"He's got to be joking!" is the reaction of the president of the Maori Party, Rangimarie Naida Glavish to a call by a former Labour Minister of Maori Affairs, Dover Samuels, for debate by Maori on whether the Maori electorates are needed in ..... More >>

91. Hone Harawira's farewell speech

06 October 2014 9:15am | Fightback

Ten years ago I led 50,000 Maori on the historic FORESHORE AND SEABED MARCH from Te Rerenga Wairua to the very steps of this parliament, in a march against the greatest land grab in the history of this country - Labour's theft of the foreshore and ..... More >>

92. New Zealand's farmer suicide disgrace

09 October 2014 12:16pm | Federated Farmers

While the 169 farmers who committed suicide since 2007/8 eclipses the 112 people who have tragically died in agricultural occupational deaths, this toll has gone largely unnoticed aside from the families and communities it touches. "New Zealand's ..... More >>

93. Office of Ombudsman making sure people treated fairly in NZ

15 October 2014 12:46pm | Office of the Ombudsman

The Office of Ombudsman has told Parliament that it has made significant progress in effectively managing its work to make sure people are treated fairly in New Zealand. .. More >>

94. NZPI backs Minister's affordable housing stance

16 October 2014 2:40pm | NZ Planning Institute

NZPI backs Minister's affordable housing stance NZPI is supportive of Hon. Dr Nick Smith's, efforts to use the RMA as a mechanism for taking the heat out of the housing affordability challenge in New Zealand. "As Minister for Environment ..... More >>

95. 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 >>

96. Tribunal decision significant for SMEs

17 October 2014 2:22pm | Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Review Tribunal decided this week in favour of an employee's right not to work on Saturdays for religious reasons. The decision may still be appealed but the Director of the Office of Human Rights Proceedings, Robert Kee, who represented ..... More >>

97. NZ businesses to make child abuse a priority conversation

17 October 2014 4:07pm | Buddy Day

Many leading New Zealand businesses have partnered with national child advocacy organisation Child Matters to participate in the fourth annual 'Buddy Day' - New Zealand's only child abuse prevention awareness day. .. More >>

98. The Nation: RSA President BJ Clark & Ian Taylor, New NZ Flag

18 October 2014 2:38pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen interviews RSA President BJ Clark and tech innovator Ian Taylor about changing the NZ flag .. More >>

99. Labour Names Review Team

19 October 2014 5:09pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour's New Zealand Council has appointed Bryan Gould as Convenor of its post-General Election Review. He will be joined on the Review Team by Hon Margaret Wilson, Stacey Morrison and Brian Corban... More >>

100. Announcing a New Voice for The Left

21 October 2014 9:43am | slightlyleftofcentre

Josh Forman is pleased to announce the creation of a new force on the Left of politics in New Zealand. .. More >>


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