“The Crossing of Antarctica: Original
Photographs from the Trans-Antarctic Expedition
Dr Huw Lewis-Jones, British historian of
exploration and author, will show images and film from this
A3 Lecture Theatre, University
of Canterbury, 6pm – 7pm, Tuesday 13 May 2014. Free
Supported by Antarctic Heritage Trust and Gateway
© Scoop Media
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>>