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1. 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 >>

2. 1080 Poison Deer Repellent not Effective - Farmers

01 September 2014 1:23pm | Clyde Graf

Four deer have been found dead within a farmer's bush block, after an aerial 1080 poison drop applied with deer repellent. The drop was part of a 30,000 hectare drop across the Northern Pureora Forest Park... More >>

3. Update on IGIS inquiry into release of NZSIS information

01 September 2014 5:05pm | Inspector General of Intelligence and Security

In recognition of the public interest, the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security, Cheryl Gwyn, took the unusual step of providing an update during the course of an inquiry and confirmed today that she would be summoning a number of individuals ..... More >>

4. Bill English: allegations against Judith Collins are serious

31 August 2014 12:59pm | TVNZ

Deputy Prime Minister Bill English told TV1's Q+A programme that the allegations against Judith Collins are serious and that's why an inquiry is needed. .. More >>

5. The Letter 1 September 2014

01 September 2014 3:23pm | ACT New Zealand

Last night's TVNZ Colmar Brunton poll puts the left and right 60 MPs each. United and the Maori Party say they will go with the side that gets to 61 MPs. ACT just needs just 1.3% or 28 thousand Party votes to get in Jamie Whyte. National needs ..... More >>

6. The Worm turns down for John Key

01 September 2014 6:22pm | Roy Morgan Research

John Key struggled to coax The Worm above the line in Thursday's Leaders Debate, according to Roy Morgan's Reactor, the original Worm. John Key struggled to coax The Worm above the line in Thursday's Leaders Debate, according to Roy Morgan's ..... More >>

7. WINZ intimidation linked to surge in power disconnections

25 March 2014 2:57pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

A deepening culture of intimidation at Work & Income explains why more people are going without power, and less are receiving their hardship entitlements to cover electricity and gas payments, says Auckland Action Against Poverty spokesperson Alastair ..... More >>

8. Independent Epsom Candidate: Adam Holland

01 September 2014 9:44am | Adam Holland

Today I am very proud to have been nominated to run as an independent candidate by the people of Epsom in order to work hard for the people of Epsom, Mount Eden, Newmarket and Remuera... More >>

9. The Edge Posts Naked Photos Without Consent

01 September 2014 5:31pm | Jessie Hume

The Edge website, owned by Media Works have published fully naked photographs of Jennifer Lawrence without her consent. .. More >>

10. Collins And Dirty Politics Drive The #nzpol Wordcloud

01 September 2014 9:01am | Qrious

After Judith Collins' resignation as Minister from Cabinet on Saturday, the data insight organisation Qrious collected all tweets that used the hashtag #nzpol and for approximately the 24 hours since the announcement to produced this wordcloud... More >>

11. Statement from the Governor-General on Ashburton Shootings

01 September 2014 5:21pm | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, has expressed his deep shock following the shooting of three people in Ashburton today. .. More >>

12. John Hanita Paki and others v The Attorney-General

29 August 2014 3:19pm | NZ Supreme Court


13. Fiery Broadcasting Debate in Auckland

01 September 2014 9:50am | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

Over 250 people turned out for the Auckland Broadcasting and Media Debate in Auckland City last night to hear politicians give their solutions to NZ's media and broadcasting woes... More >>

14. NZ Sign Language programmes receives $11 million boost

29 August 2014 1:03pm | Deaf Aotearoa

Deaf Aotearoa are thrilled with Education minister Hekia Parata's announcement this week that $11 million in funding will go towards a range of New Zealand Sign Language initiatives, including First Signs - a programme that involves sign language ..... More >>

15. Q+A: Paul Holmes interviews Judith Collins

01 November 2009 6:05pm | TVNZ

Points of interest: - New Zealanders will be "very surprised" by the names of criminal bosses exposed by new anti-organised crime unit - Proceeds of assets seized under new law will "go towards rehabilitation for addicts who have been the victims ..... More >>

16. Leading politicians to debate NZ's role in the world

27 August 2014 2:03pm | Amnesty International

Have you ever wondered where New Zealand stands when it comes to issues beyond our borders? Join Amnesty International's North Shore Group on Monday 1 September for a lively cross party debate and the chance to find out the answer to this question ..... More >>

17. Poverty is falling and income inequality is not rising

01 September 2014 2:37pm | ACT New Zealand

"A Roy Morgan poll shows that the issue people are most concerned about is income inequality. This just goes to show how the persistent repetition of a lie bewilders the public. Income inequality is not in fact rising. And the child poverty rate has ..... More >>

18. Supreme Court Decision on Maori Water Rights

29 August 2014 4:56pm | Woodward Hall

" ... the Supreme Court refused to give Pouakani people what they asked for, but may have given them something much, much better instead. The Appellants had argued that the Crown's ownership of the River was as a fiduciary for the benefit of Maori. ..... More >>

19. Work & Income shooting a Tragedy

01 September 2014 1:41pm | National Beneficiary Advocacy Consultancy Group

Kay Brereton speaking on behalf of the National Beneficiary Advocacy Consultancy group says; "Two people shot and another wounded, this is a tragedy and our deepest sympathy goes out to the family and whanau of the victims, as well as to all W&I ..... More >>

20. Christchurch Council Circus ... Continued

31 August 2014 11:56am | Hugh Pavletich

In 2010 the UK Daily Mail investigated the antics of a major bureaucratically bloated London Local Authority and reported with THE GREAT INERTIA SECTOR . .. More >>

21. Minor Parties Added to Election 'Bribe-O-Meter'

01 September 2014 10:10am | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers' Union have added the Green, ACT, United Future and Conservative Parties to the ' Bribe-O-Meter ' hosted at taxpayers.org.nz . Excluding ACT and New Zealand First, the total election 'bribes' - that is new spending not already ..... More >>

22. An Open Government Plan developed in secrecy

01 September 2014 4:56pm | Public Good

The State Services Commission sent NZ's Open Government Action Plan to the international Open Government Partnership (OGP) Secretariat on 31 July. The countries involved in the OGP since its inception - from the UK and US to Indonesia and Brazil - have ..... More >>

23. Southern DHB refers disputed issue to Serious Fraud Office

01 September 2014 3:35pm | Southern District Health Board

Following advice from forensic investigation firm Beattie Varley Limited, Southern District Health Board has referred the expenditure at the centre of its long running dispute with South Link Health to the Serious Fraud Office. The parties have been ..... More >>

24. Picket Of Leaders Christchurch Debate

01 September 2014 12:01pm | CAFCA


25. Credit unions in the political spotlight

29 August 2014 4:15pm | NZ Association of Credit Unions

Dirty politics was put aside last night as senior politicians outlined their universal support for growing the cooperatively owned credit union and mutual building society sector in New Zealand. .. More >>

26. Judgment in Paki v Attorney General

29 August 2014 4:58pm | Tamati Cairns

Tamaiti Cairns said that today's Supreme Court decision is complicated, but, in essence opens the door for Maori people to go forward with their essential claims to water. Further work is required and Pouakani Trust will continue to pursue its ..... More >>

27. HRC praises Auckland mum for speaking out

01 September 2014 4:08pm | Race Relations Commissioner

Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy has praised an Auckland mother of four who went public after humiliating treatment by staff at The Warehouse. .. More >>

28. 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 >>

29. KiwiRail; another year older and deeper in debt

01 September 2014 4:49pm | New Zealand Alliance Party

That is a lot of money and there are lessons that need to be learnt before we pour in another $1 billion. .. More >>

30. Drug Court: Rare Insight into New Alternative Justice Model

20 August 2014 4:45pm | Maori TV

Māori Television's latest New Zealand documentary presents a fascinating look inside a new alternative justice model - through the stories of convicted criminals. .. More >>

31. EDS welcomes Labour's Environment Policy

29 August 2014 1:27pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society has welcomed Labour's Environment Policy which recognises that New Zealand cannot have a healthy economy without a healthy environment. .. More >>

32. 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 >>

33. Gamblefree Day 1 September

28 August 2014 3:54pm | Problem Gambling Foundation

It's Gamblefree Day this Monday 1 September, the national awareness day for problem gambling in New Zealand. While traditionally celebrated on the first day of September, many events and activities are held both before and after this day to raise awareness ..... More >>

34. The Nation Housing Debate

31 August 2014 11:50am | The Nation

Patrick It's the great Kiwi dream, but is owning the roof over your head now just a pipe dream for many Kiwis? Homeownership is at the lowest level in half a century. National's answer is to double subsidies to first-home buyers and let them raid their ..... More >>

35. Rotary NZ responding to Fiji water and sanitation issues

01 September 2014 2:21pm | Rotary New Zealand

Clean water and sanitation are vital to health. In Fiji Rotary New Zealand have been targeting 22 communities that are experiencing severe hardship mainly because they don't have access to clean water for their drinking, cleaning and cooking needs. ..... More >>

36. Leaders Dinner with Campbell Live, Dessert with RadioLIVE

29 August 2014 4:47pm | Mediaworks

John Campbell is hosting Colin Craig, Winston Peters, Laila Harre, Metiria Turei, Peter Dunne, Jamie Whyte and Te Ururoa Flavell LIVE from Auckland's Grand Harbour Restaurant on Wednesday 3 September at 7pm... More >>

37. EPA grants marine consent for OMV exploration well

29 August 2014 12:11pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority has granted a marine consent to OMV New Zealand Ltd for its Whio-1 exploration well in the Taranaki Basin. .. More >>

38. Support for Inghams from An Unlikely Source!

21 November 2009 12:33pm | GE Free NZ

Chicken-producer Inghams, under fire for misleading consumers is being offered support from a most unlikely source: GE free NZ (in food and environment). .. More >>

39. 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 >>

40. The Dirty Politics Fallout

27 August 2014 3:19pm | Mediaworks

Tonight's 3News-Reid Research poll shows that the Conservative Party is on the verge of making it into the next Parliament, even without an electorate deal with National. The poll, conducted in the week following the release of Nicky Hager's ..... More >>

41. Labour's environment policy welcomed

28 August 2014 5:21pm | Forest And Bird

The independent conservation organisation Forest & Bird says that overall the Labour Party's newly released environment policy would go a long way towards protecting New Zealand's natural heritage. .. More >>

42. New Report Shows Mining and Drilling Threats to Northland

03 April 2014 9:36am | The Tuanuku Collective

The Tuanuku Collective has released a report that pulls together permit areas across and around the Northland region. The information comes from a wide spread of sources that have been pulled together to give the 'big picture'. .. More >>

43. iPredict 2014 Election Update #31: Nats take hit

19 August 2014 5:36pm | iPredict

Election race narrows significantly · National party vote now below Labour/Greens · National's probability of leading next government dips to 72% · Joyce expected to take over as National leader before end of 2015, as Collins' prospects fall ..... More >>

44. IGIS inquiry into release of NZSIS information

20 August 2014 2:57pm | Inspector General of Intelligence and Security

The Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security (IGIS), Cheryl Gwyn, announced today that she would be instituting an inquiry concerning allegations that the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) might have released official information ..... More >>

45. How Much Higher Can Auckland Prices Go?

28 August 2014 2:34pm | PrimeTime

National's plan to liberalise the use of Kiwisaver funds and its proposal to raise ts cheap "Welcome Home" loan thresholds to help buyers purchase a new home has been welcomed by home building companies but attacked as a "welfare scheme for property ..... More >>

46. Maryan Street on issues of importance to older people

29 August 2014 3:48pm | ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews Hon Maryan Street MP on issues of importance to older New Zealanders .. More >>

47. Statement by State Services Commissioner

31 August 2014 12:00pm | State Services Commission

30 August 2014 "The State Services Commission was contacted by the Prime Minister's Office over the last 24 hours on this issue." "Any activity that undermines, or has the potential to undermine, the trust and confidence in the public service ..... More >>

48. Culture Change Required

31 August 2014 12:48pm | Clinton Dearlove

"There are serious issues raised in an Employment Relations Authority judgement released this week. The culture within the Whangarei District Council (WDC) organisation must change. The culture of any organisation is defined by its leadership starting ..... More >>

49. New Electorate Boundaries Finalised

17 April 2014 12:43pm | Representation Commission

New boundaries for the country's 64 General and seven Māori electorates have been finalised - with an additional electorate created in Auckland. The 2014 Representation Commission has completed its statutory role of reviewing and redrawing electorate ..... More >>

50. Aucklanders to March in Solidarity with Iraqi Christians

26 August 2014 11:44am | Danny Kettoola

Hundreds of people are expected at a march this weekend in Auckland's Queen St, calling for solidarity with persecuted minorities in Iraq. .. More >>

51. Te Tai Tokerau Party

28 August 2014 11:42am | Te Tai Tokerau Party

Last night at the Leadership Academy of Company A debate Clinton Dearlove announced the creation of a new political party supported by Whanau and Hapu. .. More >>

52. Shopping Giveaway Harmless Fun For Kids

01 September 2014 3:17pm | Family First

Family First NZ is rubbishing claims by critics including Gareth Morgan that the New World 'Little Shop' promotion is harmful for kids, and says that kids should be allowed to be kids. "Children love acting like their parents and pretending ..... More >>

53. Winston's Wish List Impossible to Cost

25 August 2014 1:14pm | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers' Union is today calling on Winston Peters to provide sufficient details of his Party's campaign promises to enable them to be credibly costed for inclusion in the Taxpayer's Union ' Bribe-O-Meter' . Taxpayers' Union Executive ..... More >>

54. 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 >>

55. Dirty Politics Impacts National Party Support

29 August 2014 9:19am | Fairfax Media

Media Release - For Immediate Release Dirty Politics Impacts National Party Support Support for National has dropped by 4.3% to 50.8%, the latest stuff.co.nz / Ipsos political poll shows. .. More >>

56. EDS welcomes Labour's Conservation Policy

01 September 2014 2:47pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society has welcomed Labour's Conservation Policy including the key objective of halting the current pattern of indigenous biodiversity decline within ten years... More >>

57. Family violence... too big to be ignored

28 August 2014 1:13pm | Annah Stretton

As Annah Stretton gears up for her New Zealand Fashion Week show on Thursday she is utilizing her spotlight to help change the face of family violence in this country saying "the problem is far too big to ignore"... More >>

58. Abortion violates the Human Rights of Fathers

29 August 2014 12:52pm | Right To Life

Fathers1Right to Life is concerned at the glaring imbalance that exists in law, in regard to the rights of men to defend the lives of the children they have fathered. Fatherhood commences at conception. Children in the womb, just like children who ..... More >>

59. Reducing Reoffending Statistic Challenged

31 August 2014 12:19pm | Rethinking Crime and Punishment

In Rethinking's latest blog, http://blog.rethinking.org.nz/2014/08/th-bps-reducing-crime-and-reoffending.html it closely examines the current claim that reoffending in New Zealand has reduced by 12.5% since June 2011, and reveals how that figure has been achieved. It argues ..... More >>

60. Vega Auriga should be detained in NZ until problems fixed

01 September 2014 12:01pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

Maritime Union of New Zealand National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says that the ship Vega Auriga should be detained in a New Zealand port until it is deemed seaworthy and crew issues have been fixed... More >>

61. ONE News Launches Vote Compass

18 August 2014 9:17am | TVNZ

Vote Compass is the most sophisticated survey of voter attitudes that has ever been undertaken in New Zealand. Explore the issues and policies, and consider where YOU stand in this election... More >>

62. 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 >>

63. New Zealand's Most Stolen Cars

07 March 2013 10:18am | AA Insurance

Honda Torneo tops the list for the second consecutive year Auckland, 7 March 2013 - AA Insurance today announced the 10 most frequently stolen cars, based on its own claims data. The Honda Torneo has topped the list for the second consecutive ..... More >>

64. Colin Craig is "deluded and dangerous" - Act

28 August 2014 10:48am | ACT New Zealand

"Colin Craig is proposing a radical transformation of our constitution. The Conservatives are proposing to overthrow of one hundred and fifty odd years of parliamentary democracy and replace it with binding referenda" said ACT Leader Dr Jamie Whyte... More >>

65. Hundreds to join march against male violence in Auckland CBD

29 August 2014 12:50pm | Reclaim The Night

Hundreds of supporters are expected to join the 'Take Back the Night' march through central Auckland streets tomorrow night in solidarity with making the streets safe for women and the rainbow community to walk without fear of male violence. .. More >>

66. Cannabis Laws Breach Treaty - ALCP

29 August 2014 2:45pm | Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party

Cannabis prohibition is neo-colonial oppression resulting in the disproportionate imprisonment of Maori, the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party says. .. More >>

67. Campaign suggests reason behind suicide gender statistics

29 August 2014 3:02pm | Diversity Works

An online campaign about meaning and belonging has revealed an interesting connection with the difference in suicide rates between men and women. .. More >>

68. University economics team studying workers' comparing wages

31 August 2014 12:13pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury economics research team is looking at fairness of the job assignments and whether workers are sensitive to the wages of their co-workers. .. More >>

69. The Ruka Review By Tina McIvor

21 October 2005 9:30am | Wellington Peoples Centre

A Ministry of Social Development review of benefit overpayments established due to relationships in the nature of marriage between 1 November 1996 and 31 December 2000 resulted in the reversal of over $35 million of debt wrongly held to be owed by almost ..... More >>

70. SPCA issues annual list of animal abuse cases

19 October 2006 10:45am | RNZSPCA

The Royal New Zealand SPCA has issued its fourth annual 'List of Shame', citing 50 examples of animal abuse occurring in the first nine months of 2006... More >>

71. 'Campbell Live' And Kidscan Join Forces for Lunchbox Day

27 September 2012 5:21pm | Mediaworks

This Friday, 28 September, is Lunchbox Day,, a Campbell Live initiative to provide school lunches for children in low decile primary schools, by raising funds for Kids Can... More >>

72. Hamilton East Labour Candidate Selected

24 February 2014 11:39am | New Zealand Labour Party

Dr Cliff Allen was selected this past weekend as the Labour Candidate for Hamilton East for the 2014 General Election. Dianne Yates, Chair of the Hamilton East Labour Party, said today. .. More >>

73. Review: Law Failing to Stop Exploitation And Trafficking

25 August 2014 1:56pm | Justice Acts NZ

A review of New Zealand's laws relating to human trafficking, slavery and labour exploitation shows there are serious gaps in our laws that have made it difficult for New Zealand agencies to prosecute those who exploit workers in NZ Justice Acts ..... More >>

74. Climate Policies Commit to Single Most Important Reform

25 August 2014 3:14pm | Sustainability Council of New Zealand

Labour's response to climate change includes the single most important reform required - a Carbon Budgeting process and a Climate Commission to drive it. .. More >>

75. Wellington National Is Not Our Future Rally 30/8/14

29 August 2014 12:42pm | TPPA Action - Wellington

Thousands of people will march and rally at National is not our Future events on Saturday. Auckland is the main rally centre with supportive actions in Wellington, Dunedin, Christchurch and Hamilton. In Wellington, marchers will assemble at Te Papa ..... More >>

76. Making tertiary education more accessible to Māori

29 August 2014 1:19pm | The Maori Party

29 August 2014 The Māori Party launched its tertiary education policy today at Te Huinga Tauira o Te Mana Ākonga, the national hui for the Māori Teritary Students Association in Palmerston North. Te Tai Hauāuru candidate Chris McKenzie says the ..... More >>

77. New series of videos aimed at disengaged youth

01 September 2014 12:03pm | Poor Sailors Arts Collective

From the people who brought you 'NZ Idle' (NZ's favourite web series about an artist on the dole) comes a new series about election time: Choice Lolz. .. More >>

78. Work and Income staff injured in knife attack

11 February 2005 5:33pm | Ministry of Social Development

Two Work and Income employees have received medical treatment after a knife attack at the Hamilton East Work and Income Service Centre this morning... More >>

79. Website Exposing Tegel's Chicken Cruelty Launched

30 December 2005 4:46pm | Auckland Animal Action

Media Release: Auckland Animal Action Friday December 23rd 2005 Auckland Animal Action Launches Website Exposing Tegel's Chicken Cruelty.. More >>

80. 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 >>

81. 'Gamble Free Day' to Reflect on Problem Gambling

30 August 2007 2:39pm | Salvation Army

Wellington, 30 August 2007 - The Salvation Army is asking people to spare a thought on national Gamble Free Day this Saturday (1 September) for the harmful affects of gambling... More >>

82. New Zealand Living Wage $18.40 an hour

14 February 2013 9:00am | Service And Food Workers Union

A landmark report released today identifies $18.40 an hour as the New Zealand living wage. .. More >>

83. Gallipoli Cemented Our National Identity

10 April 2013 2:34pm | Glyn Harper

Gallipoli was a campaign where we lost our innocence. Glyn Harper, Professor of War Studies at Massey University, says the lesson learned from Gallipoli was one of valour and values... More >>

84. 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 >>

85. Call for ban on manipulative junk food advertising

07 February 2014 10:51am | University of Otago

A ban on manipulative junk food advertising to children is urgently needed to help fight increasing rates of childhood obesity, say University of Otago Wellington researchers. .. More >>

86. Peeni Henare selected as Labour's Tāmaki Makaurau Candidate

01 June 2014 5:21pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour Party President Moira Coatsworth has announced that Peeni Henare will be Labour's candidate for Tāmaki Makaurau at the 2014 General Election. He was selected from a strong field of three nominees in a members hui at Nga Iwi School in Mangere. ..... More >>

87. The Return of the Worm : Introducing The NZ Election Reactor

11 July 2014 9:32pm | Scoop Media Limited

Scoop Independent News has formed a partnership with leading polling company, Roy Morgan Research, to bring the original Worm back for the NZ 2014 Election... More >>

88. 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 >>

89. Why students are revolting

14 August 2014 2:06pm | Reclaim UoA

Students from the University of Auckland, as a part of the National Student Day of Action on the 15th August, are protesting against the corporatisation of the University. The corporate composition of the University contradicts its role as the 'critic ..... More >>

90. Vote Compass Reaches 200,000+ Respondents

25 August 2014 3:19pm | TVNZ

On Friday 22 August the total number of respondents to Vote Compass reached an impressive 200,000 - and that number continues to grow rapidly (the total was more than 204,500 as of 5.00pm Sunday 24th)... More >>

91. "Kill the PM" Band @Peace with Taxpayers' Money

26 August 2014 11:22am | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

Responding to the Fairfax article that hip-hop group @peace have released a track that threatens to kill the Prime Minister and have sex with his daughter, Taxpayers' Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says: .. More >>

92. Significant fallout from Dirty Politics allegations

28 August 2014 11:18am | Horizon Research Limited

Dirty politics ... costing National up to 3.8% of its pre-publication support Large numbers of New Zealanders are aware of and talking about the issues raised as a result of the publication of Nicky Hager's book, Dirty Politics, according to results ..... More >>

93. National: Not our Future Marches across New Zealand

28 August 2014 4:54pm | Joe Carolan

Three weeks before the election, action is being taken across the country voicing a rejection of the National Government's track record and direction. Rallies are being held in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin to oppose National's ..... More >>

94. Spot the difference - the leaders debate

29 August 2014 9:54am | ACT New Zealand

I watched the Leaders' debate last night and was struck by the fact that John Key accepted all of David Cunliffe's basic assumptions. For example, he did not say that the government should not tell farmers who they could sell their land to; he said ..... More >>

95. Voters favour parties with factory farming policies

01 September 2014 9:16am | SAFE

A Horizon Research poll shows that 64.7% of adults are more likely to vote for a political party with a policy against factory farming. .. More >>

96. Global March For Elephants and Rhino

01 September 2014 1:09pm | Gordon Consulting

It's a trans-national business that funds terrorist organisations, fuels conflict in Africa, and poses environmental, development and security challenges. The illegal wildlife trade is also a lucrative business, generating an estimated USD$20 billion ..... More >>

97. 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 >>

98. Kohanga story not the full picture - trustee

14 October 2013 4:15pm | Waatea News

A Kohanga Reo trustee is accusing Maori Television's Native Affairs programme of being used by senior staff out to get revenge. .. More >>

99. Hone Harawira Interviewed by Rachel Smalley

30 March 2014 1:52pm | TVNZ

RACHEL Hone Harawira is with us in the studio. Good morning Mr Harawira, thank you for joining us. Do you have an affinity with Mr Dotcom? .. More >>

100. 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 >>


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