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Scoop.co.nz
Truck Shops ignore consumer lawsConsumer Affairs Spokesperson A damning Commerce Commission report out today hi
Truck Shops ignore consumer laws
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Consumer Affairs Spokesperson A damning Commerce Commission report out today highlights the failure of the Government to protect poor and vulnerable families from unscrupulous truck shops, says Labour’s Consumer... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Labour's support recovers to 30sHowever, Little remains well adrift of Key in battle for preferred PM The risi
Labour's support recovers to 30s
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
However, Little remains well adrift of Key in battle for preferred PM The rising popularity of Labour front bench MP Jacinda Ardern is evident in the latest Herald DigiPoll survey. Labour's support has climbed back to the 30s for the first time in... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Florida Polytechnic to launch STEM-based online chatsA new online-based tech speaker series at Lakeland's Florida Polytechnic Univer
Florida Polytechnic to launch STEM-based online chats
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
A new online-based tech speaker series at Lakeland's Florida Polytechnic University kicks off this week. Every month this fall, the school will present what it's calling #STEMTalks, which will feature nidustry experts, student reps and Florida Poly... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Contact bows to pressureTuesday, 18 August 2015, 1:13 pmPress Release: New Zealand Labour Party by Dav
Contact bows to pressure
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
Tuesday, 18 August 2015, 1:13 pmPress Release: New Zealand Labour Party by David Shearer on August 18, 2015 Contact Energy’s decision to cut its pre-pay rates to be in line with its customers who pay... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Oh, what the banks have done for usRemember the goal of banks, like other businesses, is to maximise profits, writ
Oh, what the banks have done for us
Otago Daily Times / Posted 12 days ago
Remember the goal of banks, like other businesses, is to maximise profits, writes Peter Lyons. Labour's consumer affairs spokesman, David Shearer, has criticised the big four Australian banks for making excessive profits off hard-working New... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The Business elite view of politicsLove or hate them, the views of New Zealand CEOs about politics and the economy
The Business elite view of politics
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Love or hate them, the views of New Zealand CEOs about politics and the economy are always worth reading. So what’s on the mind of the capitalists? Even the Government acknowledges the outlook has turned cloudy. Illustration / Rod Emmerson You... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Political roundup: The Business elite view of politicsLove or hate them, the views of New Zealand CEOs about politics and the economy
Political roundup: The Business elite view of politics
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 13 days ago
Love or hate them, the views of New Zealand CEOs about politics and the economy are always worth reading. So what’s on the mind of the capitalists? You can’t divorce politics and economics, and you have to understand one in order to understand the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Peter Lyons: We should appreciate what banks have done for usLabour's consumer affairs spokesman David Shearer. Photo Hawke's Bay Today, Gle
Peter Lyons: We should appreciate what banks have done for us
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Labour's consumer affairs spokesman David Shearer. Photo Hawke's Bay Today, Glenn Taylor Labour's consumer affairs spokesman David Shearer has criticised the big four Australian banks for making excessive profits off hard working New Zealanders.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Barry Soper: Politics is a numbers gameBusiness leaders in a survey say National should have a leadership succession p
Barry Soper: Politics is a numbers game
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Business leaders in a survey say National should have a leadership succession plan, says Barry Soper. Politics is a numbers game. Numbers determine all sorts of things: whether a party makes it into Parliament in the first place, whether a party... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Lisa Owen interviews David Shearer and Kirk HopeSaturday, 15 August 2015, 1:08 pmPress Release: The NationLisa Owen interviews
Lisa Owen interviews David Shearer and Kirk Hope
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
Saturday, 15 August 2015, 1:08 pmPress Release: The NationLisa Owen interviews Labour MP David Shearer & Bankers Association CEO Kirk HopeLabour says banks aren’t giving Kiwis a fair deal on credit... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Cafe patrons hold sip-in protest at council red tapeLabour MP David Shearer outside Pyrenees Cafe in Mt Albert during a seat protes
Cafe patrons hold sip-in protest at council red tape
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Labour MP David Shearer outside Pyrenees Cafe in Mt Albert during a seat protest over the council, who ordered the removal of the popular seating outside the cafe. Photo / Dean Purcell Angry patrons of a suburban cafe brought their own chairs along... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mt Albert residents' coffee-sipping show of solidarityResidents are taking their own tables and chairs down to a local cafe to protes
Mt Albert residents' coffee-sipping show of solidarity
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Residents are taking their own tables and chairs down to a local cafe to protest. Photo / iStock Fed up residents of the Auckland suburb of Mt Albert will be having a shot of protest action with their coffees this morning. They are taking their own... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Nikki's News: August 2015Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 3:51 pmPress Release: New Zealand National PartyImprov
Nikki's News: August 2015
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 19 days ago
Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 3:51 pmPress Release: New Zealand National PartyImproving housing affordability and home ownership is one of the most important issues for Aucklanders now and for the... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Political & Economic week that was: Winston's membership driveTo build your own NBR Radio playlist and enjoy instant on-demand access to any
Political & Economic week that was: Winston's membership drive
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 23 days ago
To build your own NBR Radio playlist and enjoy instant on-demand access to any audio, sign up for our FREE smartphone-only subscription to NBR ONLINE. What should have been a quiet week politically, with Parliament not sitting, turned out to be... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Kiwis lining banks’ pocketsNew figures show that the ‘big four’ Australian banks in New Zealand are creami
Kiwis lining banks’ pockets
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 23 days ago
New figures show that the ‘big four’ Australian banks in New Zealand are creaming Kiwis, making higher profit margins here than they do across the ditch, Labour’s Consumer Affairs spokesperson David Shearer says.“They are some of the most profitable... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Banks should share farmers' pain: LabourTHE big four banks should trim their profits before screwing down on farmers wh
Banks should share farmers' pain: Labour
The Courier Mail / Posted 24 days ago
THE big four banks should trim their profits before screwing down on farmers who are trying to ride out the dairy season, Labour says. FONTERRA on Friday is expected to announce a revised forecast payout, and it's expected to be significantly lower... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Big profiting banks need to back off farmersWith dairy prices forecast to take another hit tomorrow, banks shouldn’t be too
Big profiting banks need to back off farmers
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 24 days ago
With dairy prices forecast to take another hit tomorrow, banks shouldn’t be too eager to put the screws on farmers, Labour’s Consumer Affairs Spokesperson, David Shearer says.“Bank profits for the four Australian owned banks – ANZ, Westpac, BNZ and... Read more

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