Thursday 6 March
The Culture Galore
event scheduled for Saturday 8 March has been cancelled due
to the recent wet weather. The venue, Ray Blank Park, is too
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Urgent Bill Planned:
MP Pay Rises To Match Public Service
Prime Minister John Key today announced an overhaul of the Remuneration Authority Act, tying MP salaries to those of the wider public sector, which will be passed under urgency.
Mr Key says the decision was made after the Remuneration Authority’s latest determination which saw the total remuneration received by MPs increased by about 3.5 per cent...
The new legislation will be backdated to 1 July 2014, meaning the pay increase outlined in the latest determination will not be awarded. More>>