Pre-APEC Meeting in Rotorua
Around 700 senior officials from 21 countries have met in
Rotorua to decide the debate agenda for September’s APEC
leaders’ meeting in Auckland.
The nine day Rotorua
meetings will be held at the Rotorua Convention Centre, the
Millennium Hotel, Rydges Hotel and the Rotorua District
Officials will be discussing tariff
reductions, the advancement of free trade, and economic and
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Let It Go: MP Pay To Be Frozen
The Government is freezing MP salaries and allowances for a year while developing a fairer formula for future pay increases.
The Remuneration Authority is due to make a decision on MP pay shortly.
“Today Cabinet agreed to freeze MP Pay till July 2019, and to reassess the funding formula used by the Authority to ensure it is fair and in keeping with this Government’s expectations and values,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. More>>