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Waipareira Trust – Employment Relations – Distribution Union – Reserve Bank – Mozambique – Hawkes Bay Disabled Teen – Kindergarten Teachers - Cricket

WAIPAREIRA TRUST: MP John Tamihere says the Waipareira Trust did not always get everything right but is denying allegations of financial mismanagement in the trust. Yesterday Richard Prebble tabled documents concerning the trust in Parliament.

EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS: Tripartite negotiations on how good faith bargaining will work may begin before the Employment Relations Act has been passed.

DISTRIBUTION UNION: A judge has asked a nationwide transport company – NZ Vanlines – to stop threatening workers who might consider joining the distribution workers union.

RESERVE BANK: The major banks say a rise in the Reserve Bank official cash rate this morning will not bring an increase in the cost of money today as an increase of 0.5% has already been factored in to the market.

MOZAMBIQUE: Southern African leaders have met in Mozambique and are focussing on how to help Mozambique. They have all called for cancellation of Mozambique’s debt.

HAWKES BAY DISABLED TEEN: The Ministry of Health say it will take a while to check whether the care provided to a Hawke’s Bay paraplegic teenager is adequate.

KINDERGARTEN TEACHERS: Kindergarten teachers are welcoming a move to place them back inside the state sector. The NZEI says an immediate benefit will be recognition that kindergarten’s are an important part of state education.

CRICKET: Auckland’s weather forecast for the last day of the test today is better. New Zealand resume today on 151 for 5 needing 130 for victory.

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