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NZCity
Baby bill bad news for the governmentIt's a popular bill, it has majority support in parliament, and the government
Baby bill bad news for the government
NZCity / Posted yesterday
It's a popular bill, it has majority support in parliament, and the government doesn't want a bar of it. Sue Moroney's paid parental leave bill has been around since 2012 and it just won't go away, despite National's plots and ploys to get rid of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Staff need stronger Māori cultural capabilityThursday, 27 August 2015, 5:01 pmPress Release: The Maori Party MEDIA RELEASE27
Staff need stronger Māori cultural capability
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday, 27 August 2015, 5:01 pmPress Release: The Maori Party MEDIA RELEASE27 August to deal with tamariki in State careMāori Party Co-leader, Marama Fox, has... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Minister announces investigationThursday, 27 August 2015, 1:16 pmPress Release: The Maori Party Māori Developme
Minister announces investigation
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday, 27 August 2015, 1:16 pmPress Release: The Maori Party Māori Development Māori Te Ururoa Flavell announced today that he will direct a ministerial investigation into the affairs... Read more
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2d
Otago Daily Times
Bars to open for Rugby World Cup gamesA bill allowing bars and to open at any time of the morning to televise 2015 Ru
Bars to open for Rugby World Cup games
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
A bill allowing bars and to open at any time of the morning to televise 2015 Rugby World Cup games has passed in Parliament last night by 99 votes to 21. The Green Party, six Labour MPs and the Maori Party voted against it. Labour allowed a... Read more
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2d
The New Zealand Herald
'Noble' NZ pursuit gets MPs' backingParliament fast-tracks law so rugby fans can drink in bars as they watch World
'Noble' NZ pursuit gets MPs' backing
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Parliament fast-tracks law so rugby fans can drink in bars as they watch World Cup. Licensed venues can screen any World Cup game but must observe strict alcohol serving guidelines. Photo / File There is something "noble" about Kiwis getting... Read more
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2d
The New Zealand Herald
Geared up to back billEight weeks’ extra paid leave would have been huge, says mother of twins. Bron
Geared up to back bill
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Eight weeks’ extra paid leave would have been huge, says mother of twins. Bronwyn Dutton, with 18-month-old twins William (left) and Lachlan, shows her support for Labour's paid parental leave bill outside Parliament yesterday. Photo / Mark... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Bill passes: Bars to open for Rugby World Cup gamesThe Green Party, six Labour MPs and the Maori Party voted against the Bill. Lab
Bill passes: Bars to open for Rugby World Cup games
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
The Green Party, six Labour MPs and the Maori Party voted against the Bill. Labour allowed a conscience vote and 26 MPs supported it. A bill allowing bars and to open at any time of the morning to televise 2015 Rugby World Cup games has passed in... Read more
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3d
The New Zealand Herald
Push to pass paid parental leave billCute babies will mingle with MPs at Parliament's Bowen House this morning. Phot
Push to pass paid parental leave bill
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Cute babies will mingle with MPs at Parliament's Bowen House this morning. Photo / Getty Images Cute babies will mingle with MPs at Parliament's Bowen House this morning to mark the Paid Parent Leave Bill going before the house. This is the second... Read more
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3d
NZCity
Labour support rises as govt under attackSupport for Labour has risen as the government fends off attacks over the Trans
Labour support rises as govt under attack
NZCity / Posted 3 days ago
Support for Labour has risen as the government fends off attacks over the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Saudi sheep deal and bumbling health and safety law changes. Labour has risen 2.3 percentage points to 31 per cent support, according to the... 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 3 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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4d
Scoop.co.nz
Not too late to fix Health and Safety for NZ's workersTuesday, 25 August 2015, 9:52 amPress Release: New Zealand Labour Party25 Augus
Not too late to fix Health and Safety for NZ's workers
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 9:52 amPress Release: New Zealand Labour Party25 August 2015 Not too late to fix Health and Safety for New Zealand’s workersThe Government and its minor party supporters... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Free Press 24/8/15Monday, 24 August 2015, 5:32 pmPress Release: ACT New ZealandACT’s new
Free Press
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
24/8/15Monday, 24 August 2015, 5:32 pmPress Release: ACT New ZealandACT’s new regular bulletinGreens contra Religious FreedomThe Green Party have jumped all over suggestions that Destiny Church will make a third application to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Q+A: Andrew Little - Health and Safety Reform BillSunday, 23 August 2015, 7:02 pmPress Release: TVNZQ+A: Andrew Little - the gove
Q+A: Andrew Little - Health and Safety Reform Bill
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Sunday, 23 August 2015, 7:02 pmPress Release: TVNZQ+A: Andrew Little - the government needs to 'restore public confidence' in the Health and Safety Reform BillQ + AEpisode 826ANDREW LITTLEInterviewed... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Should dairy farming be deemed high-risk? Maori Party pressures National on new health & safety lawThe Council of Trade Unions will challenge new health and safety law if it fail
Should dairy farming be deemed high-risk? Maori Party pressures National on new health & safety law
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 6 days ago
The Council of Trade Unions will challenge new health and safety law if it fails to include farming. The new law calls for a health and safety representative to be designated within every commercial operation in what is deemed a high-risk industry,... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Should diary farming be deemed high-risk? Maori Party pressures National on new health & safety lawThe Council of Trade Unions will challenge new health and safety law if it fail
Should diary farming be deemed high-risk? Maori Party pressures National on new health & safety law
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 6 days ago
The Council of Trade Unions will challenge new health and safety law if it fails to include farming. The new law calls for a health and safety representative to be designated within every commercial operation in what is deemed a high-risk industry,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Lisa Owen interviews Marama Fox & Jeff SissonsSaturday, 22 August 2015, 4:03 pmPress Release: The NationLisa Owen interviews
Lisa Owen interviews Marama Fox & Jeff Sissons
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Saturday, 22 August 2015, 4:03 pmPress Release: The NationLisa Owen interviews Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox & CTU general counsel Jeff SissonsCTU will challenge new health and safety law if it fails... Read more
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7d
The New Zealand Herald
Community grateful for giving spiritCELEBRATED: Stuart "Hemi" Panapa at the inaugural Matariki Living Taonga Awards
Community grateful for giving spirit
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
CELEBRATED: Stuart "Hemi" Panapa at the inaugural Matariki Living Taonga Awards in Hastings in 2012, after receiving the Ringahora Award for selfless service. PHOTO/FILE Hastings man Stuart "Hemi" Panapa died last Sunday, without receiving the... Read more
7d
The New Zealand Herald
Call for more Maori organ donorsINSPIRED: Sir Pita Sharples' wife received a life-changing kidney transplant.PH
Call for more Maori organ donors
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
INSPIRED: Sir Pita Sharples' wife received a life-changing kidney transplant.PHOTO/FILE Former Bay resident Sir Pita Sharples has called for more Maori to become organ donors after his wife received a life-changing kidney transplant. For seven... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Sir Pita Sharples calls for Maori organ donors after wife receives kidneySir Pita Sharples at the Te Tii Marae. Photo / Jason Oxenham / Getty Images Si
Sir Pita Sharples calls for Maori organ donors after wife receives kidney
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Sir Pita Sharples at the Te Tii Marae. Photo / Jason Oxenham / Getty Images Sir Pita Sharples has called for more Maori to become organ donors after his wife received a life-changing kidney transplant. For seven years Arapera Sharples has had... Read more
9d
New Zealand's National Business Review
Labour takes five-point hit in Roy Morgan poll after Chinese buyers gambitThe Labour Party has taken a five-point hit, dropping to 27% support from 32% i
Labour takes five-point hit in Roy Morgan poll after Chinese buyers gambit
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 9 days ago
The Labour Party has taken a five-point hit, dropping to 27% support from 32% in a Roy Morgan New Zealand poll taken earlier this month, the first by the Australian-based pollster since Labour sought to highlight what it said was evidence of... Read more
9d
Scoop.co.nz
Maori Party should stand up for workersMāori Development SpokespersonThe Government’s proposed Health and Safety Refor
Maori Party should stand up for workers
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
Māori Development SpokespersonThe Government’s proposed Health and Safety Reform Bill does not go far enough to protect those in specific industries with the highest rates of workplace deaths, says Maori... Read more
9d
The New Zealand Herald
MP blames Pike River bossDelahunty uses parliamentary privilege to criticise miners' safety in reform bi
MP blames Pike River boss
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Delahunty uses parliamentary privilege to criticise miners' safety in reform bill debate. The Pike River disaster was the focus of debate over the Health and Safety Reform Bill. Photo / Iain McGregor Passions ran high in Parliament last night... Read more
10d
Scoop.co.nz
POROPOROAKI: Putiputi O’Brien QSMaWednesday, 19 August 2015, 4:18 pmPress Release: The Maori Party MEDIA RELEASE1
POROPOROAKI: Putiputi O’Brien QSMa
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 4:18 pmPress Release: The Maori Party MEDIA RELEASE19 AUGUST, 2015E te whaea o te motu, e te kuia o Ngāti Awa, Te Arawa, Tūhoe e te kaiārahi o ngā... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
List of high risk industries anticipatedWednesday, 19 August 2015, 2:43 pmPress Release: The Maori Party 19 AUGUST, 201
List of high risk industries anticipated
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 2:43 pmPress Release: The Maori Party 19 AUGUST, 2015Amendments to the Health and Safety Bill and list of high risk industries anticipatedThe Māori Party welcomes the greater... Read more
10d
Scoop.co.nz
Poroporoaki: Stuart Panapa QSMWednesday, 19 August 2015, 2:00 pmPress Release: The Maori Party 19 August 2015
Poroporoaki: Stuart Panapa QSM
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 2:00 pmPress Release: The Maori Party 19 August 2015Māori Party Co-leader, Marama Fox, has expressed her sadness at the passing of Stuart Panapa, QSM, of Ruahapia... Read more
10d
Scoop.co.nz
Parties must drop the politics over Health and SafetyNow is the time for the Maori Party and Peter Dunne to drop the politics over H
Parties must drop the politics over Health and Safety
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
Now is the time for the Maori Party and Peter Dunne to drop the politics over Health and Safety law reforms and do the right thing by New Zealanders, Opposition Leader Andrew Little says.“This... Read more
10d
NZCity
Emotional appeal for stronger safety lawsThe families of workplace accident victims have made emotional appeals for stro
Emotional appeal for stronger safety laws
NZCity / Posted 10 days ago
The families of workplace accident victims have made emotional appeals for stronger safety laws as parliament prepares to debate the government's controversial reforms. They're upset because the Health and Safety Reform Bill has been weakened since... Read more
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10d
The New Zealand Herald
Bereaved family members urge MPs not to water down safety reformsBefore the speeches, Labour leader Andrew Little expressed the hope that their
Bereaved family members urge MPs not to water down safety reforms
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Before the speeches, Labour leader Andrew Little expressed the hope that their stories would help MPs "stand up for what is right, stand tall, stand strong and get this right". Photo / Getty Images Five people who had lost loved ones to workplace... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Parties back Richie McCaw as possible MPIf Richie McCaw turns his hand to politics after hanging up his rugby boots, a
Parties back Richie McCaw as possible MP
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
If Richie McCaw turns his hand to politics after hanging up his rugby boots, a few political parties will be lining up to take him on. Several leaders expressed at least some interest in having the All Black captain as a candidate yesterday, though... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Parties back Richie McCaw as possible MPAll Blacks captain Richie McCaw says goodbye to Eden Park fans. Photo / Brett P
Parties back Richie McCaw as possible MP
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
All Blacks captain Richie McCaw says goodbye to Eden Park fans. Photo / Brett Phibbs If Richie McCaw turns his hand to politics after hanging up his rugby boots, a few political parties will be lining up to take him on. Several leaders expressed at... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Potatoes seen 'Potesting'Friday, 14 August 2015, 10:45 amPress Release: It's Our FutureAn angry mob of p
Potatoes seen 'Potesting'
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
Friday, 14 August 2015, 10:45 amPress Release: It's Our FutureAn angry mob of potatoes was seen protesting in New Regent Street last night against the Trans Pacific Partnership.It's Our Future –... Read more
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15d
The New Zealand Herald
Air NZ scores with the real MIBOz rugby stars cast as aliens in safety video. Air New Zealand says its experi
Air NZ scores with the real MIB
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Oz rugby stars cast as aliens in safety video. Air New Zealand says its experience with Warner Bros and The Hobbit helped it secure rights to the Sony Pictures movie Men In Black for the airline's latest safety video. "[Sony] had confidence we knew... Read more
15d
New Kerala
New Zealand parliament passes law to change flag The New Zealand Parliament on Thursday passed a law that will enable a refere
New Zealand parliament passes law to change flag
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
The New Zealand Parliament on Thursday passed a law that will enable a referendum to be held on changing the nation's flag, a media report said. The first part of the referendum is expected to be... Read more
16d
Scoop.co.nz
Contractor wage bill passes first readingThursday, 13 August 2015, 1:11 pmPress Release: The Maori Party 13 AUGUST, 2015
Contractor wage bill passes first reading
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
Thursday, 13 August 2015, 1:11 pmPress Release: The Maori Party 13 AUGUST, 2015Māori Party votes help contractor wage bill passes first readingMāori Party Co-leader Marama Fox says the party’s support for the... Read more
16d
Scoop.co.nz
Forcing amalgamation on democracies is undemocraticThursday, 13 August 2015, 11:48 amPress Release: New Zealand Labour Party13 Aug
Forcing amalgamation on democracies is undemocratic
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
Thursday, 13 August 2015, 11:48 amPress Release: New Zealand Labour Party13 August 2015 A private member’s bill that would have put more democracy... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Māori Party welcomes greater iwi input into local councilsThursday, 13 August 2015, 9:28 amPress Release: The Maori Party 13 AUGUST, 2015
Māori Party welcomes greater iwi input into local councils
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
Thursday, 13 August 2015, 9:28 amPress Release: The Maori Party 13 AUGUST, 2015Māori Party welcomes greater iwi input into local regional councilsThe Māori Party is pleased to see that iwi in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Restoring the mana of Ngāruahine and Ngāti HineuruThursday, 13 August 2015, 9:04 amPress Release: The Maori Party 12 AUGUST, 2015
Restoring the mana of Ngāruahine and Ngāti Hineuru
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
Thursday, 13 August 2015, 9:04 amPress Release: The Maori Party 12 AUGUST, 2015Māori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell says today is a hugely... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Taking the #TPPAWalkAway message to Parliament stepsTuesday, 11 August 2015, 1:22 pmPress Release: It's Our Future Tuesday 11 Augus
Taking the #TPPAWalkAway message to Parliament steps
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 days ago
Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 1:22 pmPress Release: It's Our Future Tuesday 11 AugustConcerned Wellingtonians will be taking the #TPPAWalkAway message... Read more
18d
The New Zealand Herald
Rugby World Cup pub TV viewing bill gaining supportThere is strong support for a proposal to allow pubs to open in the early hours
Rugby World Cup pub TV viewing bill gaining support
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
There is strong support for a proposal to allow pubs to open in the early hours during the Rugby World Cup. Photo / Getty Images Act Party leader David Seymour is hopeful his proposal to allow pubs to open in the early hours during the Rugby World... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Trade, but at what cost?Trade agreements have again become hot topics as the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Trade, but at what cost?
Otago Daily Times / Posted 28 days ago
Trade agreements have again become hot topics as the Trans-Pacific Partnership talks in Hawaii continue grinding along this week. The talks were seen as the end of what has been a long, difficult and extremely secretive process - a process from... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Pubs to open for RWC under Act planAll Blacks fans will be able to watch early morning Rugby World Cup matches in
Pubs to open for RWC under Act plan
Otago Daily Times / Posted 29 days ago
All Blacks fans will be able to watch early morning Rugby World Cup matches in pubs and bars if a move by the Act Party is successful. Act leader David Seymour has left it late but has announced he will introduce legislation to let punters watch the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Pubs to open for RWC under Act planMost of the All Blacks' pool matches fall outside the normal on-licensed venue
Pubs to open for RWC under Act plan
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 29 days ago
Most of the All Blacks' pool matches fall outside the normal on-licensed venue hours. All Blacks fans will be able to watch early morning Rugby World Cup matches in pubs and bars if a move by the Act Party is successful. Act leader David Seymour... Read more
29d
The New Zealand Herald
Maurice Williamson to Labour - blame me for weakened health and safety lawsMaurice Williamson. Photo / Mark Mitchell Watered down health and safety laws
Maurice Williamson to Labour - blame me for weakened health and safety laws
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 29 days ago
Maurice Williamson. Photo / Mark Mitchell Watered down health and safety laws are a step closer to becoming law - with opposition efforts to ensure all small businesses have health and safety representatives failing. Amidst emotive speeches at... Read more
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NZCity
Mainfreight throws weight behind KiwiRailMainfreight chairman Bruce Plested has criticised what he says is the governmen
Mainfreight throws weight behind KiwiRail
NZCity / Posted 30 days ago
Mainfreight chairman Bruce Plested has criticised what he says is the government's lack of a national transport plan, throwing his support behind state-owned rail operator KiwiRail and calling it an integral part of the infrastructure. Speaking to... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Mainfreight throws weight behind KiwiRail, laments lack of national transport strategyMainfreight [NZX: MFT] chairman Bruce Plested has criticised what he says is th
Mainfreight throws weight behind KiwiRail, laments lack of national transport strategy
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 30 days ago
Mainfreight [NZX: MFT] chairman Bruce Plested has criticised what he says is the government's lack of a national transport plan, throwing his support behind state-owned rail operator KiwiRail and calling it an integral part of the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Getting behind Te Wiki o Te Reo MāoriMonday, 27 July 2015, 9:12 amPress Release: The Maori Party 27 July 2015The Māo
Getting behind Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 1 months ago
Monday, 27 July 2015, 9:12 amPress Release: The Maori Party 27 July 2015The Māori Party encourages everyone to make the most of Māori Language Week, starting today, and nurture... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Getting behind Te Wiki o Te Reo MāoriMonday, 27 July 2015, 9:12 amPress Release: The Maori Party 27 July 2015The Māo
Getting behind Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 1 months ago
Monday, 27 July 2015, 9:12 amPress Release: The Maori Party 27 July 2015The Māori Party encourages everyone to make the most of Māori Language Week, starting today, and nurture... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Poll shows Labour not winning with housing stanceThe poll was taken after Labour reignited the debate on foreign home ownership.
Poll shows Labour not winning with housing stance
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
The poll was taken after Labour reignited the debate on foreign home ownership. Photo / Regan Schoultz Labour's controversial stance on foreign buyers has failed to earn the party a significant lift in the polls. The latest TV3 Reid Research poll... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Big changes to Health and Safety Bill with more to comeFriday, 24 July 2015, 5:21 pmPress Release: Chapman TrippThe select committee i
Big changes to Health and Safety Bill with more to come
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 1 months ago
Friday, 24 July 2015, 5:21 pmPress Release: Chapman TrippThe select committee is proposing significant amendments to the Health and Safety... Read more
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NZCity
Ban on prisoners voting unjustified: courtA law banning prisoners from voting has been found inconsistent with the Bill o
Ban on prisoners voting unjustified: court
NZCity / Posted 1 months ago
A law banning prisoners from voting has been found inconsistent with the Bill of Rights Act. A High Court judge has found the Electoral (Disqualification of Sentenced Prisoners) Amendment Act, passed into law in 2010, puts unjustified limits on... Read more
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