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The New Zealand Herald
Hawke's Bay prison second most violentHawke's Bay Regional Prison has more assaults per 100 prisoners than the contro
Hawke's Bay prison second most violent
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Hawke's Bay Regional Prison has more assaults per 100 prisoners than the controversial Mt Eden Prison. Photo / File Hawke's Bay Regional Prison's assault rate is the second highestin the country because it is being run with "as few staff as... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Christchurch Women's prison has highest assault rateNew Corrections figures show the controversial Mt Eden prison doesn't have the
Christchurch Women's prison has highest assault rate
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
New Corrections figures show the controversial Mt Eden prison doesn't have the worst assault rate among inmates - but the union representing prison guards at state-run jails has cast doubt on the numbers. The figures, released to Newstalk ZB, show... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New figures show Mt Eden prison not the worst for assaultsNew Corrections figures show the controversial Mt Eden prison doesn't have the
New figures show Mt Eden prison not the worst for assaults
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
New Corrections figures show the controversial Mt Eden prison doesn't have the worst assault rate among inmates. Photo / Steven McNicholl New Corrections figures show the controversial Mt Eden prison doesn't have the worst assault rate among inmates... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Two state jails have worse assault rates than Mt Eden prisonHawke's Bay Regional prison has the second worst overall assault rate in the ye
Two state jails have worse assault rates than Mt Eden prison
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Hawke's Bay Regional prison has the second worst overall assault rate in the year to June. Photo / Paul Taylor Two state jails have worse assault rates than the controversial privately-run Mt Eden prison. Radio New Zealand reported today that the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Serco failed to report assaultThe assault, which took place at Mt Eden prison, has been referred to the Chief
Serco failed to report assault
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
The assault, which took place at Mt Eden prison, has been referred to the Chief Inspector of Prisons. Photo / Sarah Ivey A serious assault at Mt Eden prison saw an inmate's arm broken at the elbow and spun like a windmill - a case which Serco failed... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Government tests market appetite for social housing• providers who are currently operating in a related sector (a description that
Government tests market appetite for social housing
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
• providers who are currently operating in a related sector (a description that would seem to take in Serco).Providers will not be expected to provide all of the services themselves. They could form a consortium or sub-contract partners to bring in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Serial escaper breaks out the paint brushesCareer criminal shares his story in solo art exhibition. Paintings from Simon
Serial escaper breaks out the paint brushes
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Career criminal shares his story in solo art exhibition. Paintings from Simon Kerr are on display at Depot Artspace in Devonport. Photo / Nick Reed An infamous career criminal who founded the "Hole in the Wall Gang" of bank robbers and stowed away... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Serco eyes rail opportunitiesLisa Owen: Now, they used to be the biggest company no one had ever heard of, b
Serco eyes rail opportunities
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 6 days ago
Lisa Owen: Now, they used to be the biggest company no one had ever heard of, but it’s fair to say that’s no longer true for troubled outsourcing giant Serco. It’s being investigated over a raft of allegations at Mt Eden Prison, including fight... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Lisa Owen interviews Rupert SoamesSaturday, 29 August 2015, 3:51 pmPress Release: The NationRupert Soames says Mt
Lisa Owen interviews Rupert Soames
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Saturday, 29 August 2015, 3:51 pmPress Release: The NationRupert Soames says Mt Eden allegations are a “a major issue” for Serco and “need to be taken very seriously”Serco wants to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fight club claims 'shocking' say SercoMt Eden Prison in Auckland. Photo / Chris Skelton, Herald on Sunday Allegation
Fight club claims 'shocking' say Serco
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Mt Eden Prison in Auckland. Photo / Chris Skelton, Herald on Sunday Allegations of prison fight clubs and other violence at Mt Eden Corrections Facility are "shocking" the boss of prison operator Serco says, claiming the idea left him "very... Read more
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NZCity
Sack Serco, say NZ First and the GreensOpposition parties are calling on the government to terminate Serco's Mt Eden p
Sack Serco, say NZ First and the Greens
NZCity / Posted 8 days ago
Opposition parties are calling on the government to terminate Serco's Mt Eden prison contract. The Greens and NZ First say the company has run up an unacceptable string of management failures. The latest was a revelation in parliament on Tuesday,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Voters want jails run by state, not privatelyCorrections Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga (right) said private operators had a long an
Voters want jails run by state, not privately
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga (right) said private operators had a long and positive association with service provision. Photo / Mark Mitchell Serco and other private companies have no place running New Zealand prisons, a majority of voters... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Investigation highlights depth of 'Serco circus', says MP Kelvin DavisLabour Corrections spokesman Kelvin Davis has made public allegations over the
Investigation highlights depth of 'Serco circus', says MP Kelvin Davis
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Labour Corrections spokesman Kelvin Davis has made public allegations over the running of Mt Eden Prison. Photo / Mark Mitchell The extension of an official investigation into organised prisoner fights at Mt Eden prison highlights the depth of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Life on the InsideDavid Fisher talks to former inmates about what life behind bars is really like
Life on the Inside
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
David Fisher talks to former inmates about what life behind bars is really like C Block at Auckland Prison, Paremoremo. Photo / Richard Robinson Endless time that doesn't belong to you - that's what prison is like, if you ask inmates. It's also... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Serco review extended due to number of allegationsAn investigation into organised prisoner fights at Mt Eden prison has been exte
Serco review extended due to number of allegations
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
An investigation into organised prisoner fights at Mt Eden prison has been extended. Photo / Steven McNicholl An investigation into organised prisoner fights at Mt Eden prison has been extended, Corrections chief executive Ray Smith announced... Read more
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NZCity
Mt Eden probe extended as more complainThe volume of complaints about Mt Eden prison has prompted a widening of the pr
Mt Eden probe extended as more complain
NZCity / Posted 9 days ago
The volume of complaints about Mt Eden prison has prompted a widening of the probe to include general prisoner safety at the privately-run jail. Corrections Department chief executive Ray Smith on Thursday said a number prisoners and their families... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 26Questions and Answers - Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 5:36 pmPress Release: Office
August 26
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
Questions and Answers - Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 5:36 pmPress Release: Office of the ClerkQuestions to MinistersEconomy—Fiscal Strategy1.NUK KORAKO (National) to the Minister of Finance : How is the Government’s fiscal strategy supporting... Read more
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NZCity
Prison `coaching' prompts inquiry callLabour wants an independent inquiry into the way Serco is running Mt Eden priso
Prison `coaching' prompts inquiry call
NZCity / Posted 10 days ago
Labour wants an independent inquiry into the way Serco is running Mt Eden prison following the revelation that a prison guard apparently coached inmates on their sparring techniques. When the incident was first reported it was assumed the CCTV... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 25Questions and Answers - Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 5:41 pmPress Release: Office o
August 25
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
Questions and Answers - Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 5:41 pmPress Release: Office of the ClerkQuestions to MinistersWorkplace Health and Safety—Health and Safety Reform Bill1.ANDREW LITTLE (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister : Does... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Serco guard coached inmates on fight technique - Corrections MinisterMt Eden Corrections Facility, Mt Eden, Auckland. Photo / Steven McNicholl, Hera
Serco guard coached inmates on fight technique - Corrections Minister
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Mt Eden Corrections Facility, Mt Eden, Auckland. Photo / Steven McNicholl, Herald on Sunday Revelations that a Serco prison officer instructed inmates on fighting technique show management of the privately-run Mt Eden prison was "completely... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Serco guard coached inmates on fight technique - Corrections MinisterMt Eden Corrections Facility, Mt Eden, Auckland. Photo / Steven McNicholl, Hera
Serco guard coached inmates on fight technique - Corrections Minister
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Mt Eden Corrections Facility, Mt Eden, Auckland. Photo / Steven McNicholl, Herald on Sunday A Serco staff member at Mt Eden prison was suspended not for fighting an inmate but for instructing him on sparring technique, the Corrections Minister... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
I just wanted out: Serco managerJail staffer says he resigned after company insisted on ongoing dope tests when
I just wanted out: Serco manager
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Jail staffer says he resigned after company insisted on ongoing dope tests when he had never tested positive. Darren Farrow had initially declined to comment but said he felt he needed to correct interpretations created by Monday's report. The... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Corrections breached duty of care for inmateThe Department of Corrections has apologised to a Waikato inmate's family after
Corrections breached duty of care for inmate
Otago Daily Times / Posted 12 days ago
The Department of Corrections has apologised to a Waikato inmate's family after prison medical staff failed to properly care for his "complex medical needs" and he ended up dying in hospital. Public health watchdog Health and Disability Commission... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Corrections apologises to inmate's family over medical treatmentPublic health watchdog Health and Disability Commissioner (HNC) has today found
Corrections apologises to inmate's family over medical treatment
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Public health watchdog Health and Disability Commissioner (HNC) has today found that Corrections breached its duty of care for the Spring Hill Corrections Facility inmate. Photo / iStock The Department of Corrections has apologised to a Waikato... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Special report: Exec who refused drug test firedAssistant prison director comes to settlement agreement with Serco after being
Special report: Exec who refused drug test fired
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Assistant prison director comes to settlement agreement with Serco after being dismissed for serious misconduct. Mt Eden Prison was managed by private company Serco until Corrections took over last month. A high-level manager at Mt Eden Prison... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Employment issues expected for SercoPrime Minister John Key says private prison operator Serco will potentially hav
Employment issues expected for Serco
Otago Daily Times / Posted 12 days ago
Prime Minister John Key says private prison operator Serco will potentially have "all sorts of employment issues" to deal with after a review of the Mt Eden jail is complete. His comments were made after a Serco staff member at the Auckland prison... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Special report: Exec who refused drug test firedAssistant prison director comes to settlement agreement with Serco after being
Special report: Exec who refused drug test fired
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Assistant prison director comes to settlement agreement with Serco after being dismissed for serious misconduct. Mt Eden Prison was managed by private company Serco until Corrections took over last month. A high-level manager at Mt Eden Prison... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Serco staff member suspended for fighting inmateMt Eden Corrections Facility, Mt Eden, Auckland. Photo / Steven McNicholl, Hera
Serco staff member suspended for fighting inmate
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Mt Eden Corrections Facility, Mt Eden, Auckland. Photo / Steven McNicholl, Herald on Sunday A Serco staff member at Mt Eden prison has been suspended after being caught fighting an inmate. Footage of the incident was discovered as part of a review... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Serco staff member suspended for fighting inmateMt Eden Corrections Facility, Mt Eden, Auckland. Photo / Steven McNicholl, Hera
Serco staff member suspended for fighting inmate
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Mt Eden Corrections Facility, Mt Eden, Auckland. Photo / Steven McNicholl, Herald on Sunday A Serco staff member at Mt Eden prison has been suspended after being caught fighting an inmate. Footage of the incident was discovered as part of a review... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Serco wants in on state house sell offSaturday, 22 August 2015, 10:36 amPress Release: New Zealand Labour PartyThe Go
Serco wants in on state house sell off
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
Saturday, 22 August 2015, 10:36 amPress Release: New Zealand Labour PartyThe Government must keep scandal plagued outsourcing company Serco away from our state housing after... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Transgender contestant joins ZM's 'Ladies of NZ' reality showTransgender woman Mary Haddock-Staniland has been announced as the fourth and f
Transgender contestant joins ZM's 'Ladies of NZ' reality show
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Transgender woman Mary Haddock-Staniland has been announced as the fourth and final contestant in ZM's reality competition, Ladies of New Zealand. Known for her bold personality, Haddock-Staniland is a regular in the social pages and made headlines... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Incompetent Serco Left to Run when Death Occurred Friday, 14 August 2015, 1:19 pmPress Release: New Zealand First PartyMahesh Bi
Incompetent Serco Left to Run when Death Occurred
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 days ago
Friday, 14 August 2015, 1:19 pmPress Release: New Zealand First PartyMahesh Bindra MPSpokesperson for CorrectionsIncompetent Serco Left to Run Prison Overnight When Death OccurredThe government claims... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Additional staff brought in to Mt Eden prisonAdditional staff have been brought in to Mt Eden prison. Photo / Steven McNicho
Additional staff brought in to Mt Eden prison
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Additional staff have been brought in to Mt Eden prison. Photo / Steven McNicholl Additional staff have been brought in to Mt Eden prison since Corrections stepped in to run the jail last month, the department has confirmed. However, Serco is being... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Inmate found dead in Mt Eden prison from NorthlandLiberty Baker was to be sentenced in the High Court at Whangarei this week but
Inmate found dead in Mt Eden prison from Northland
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Liberty Baker was to be sentenced in the High Court at Whangarei this week but was rescheduled for December. The inmate found dead in his Mt Eden prison cell had admitted violence and sex charges against women and children spanning a period of four... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Dead inmate had huge rap sheet - PrisonsPrisoner was awaiting sentence on nearly 80 charges, including rape, kidnapping
Dead inmate had huge rap sheet - Prisons
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Prisoner was awaiting sentence on nearly 80 charges, including rape, kidnapping and threatening to kill. The Mt Eden Corrections Facility. Photo / Supplied The inmate found dead in his Mt Eden prison cell had admitted violence and sex charges... Read more
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NZCity
Inmate found dead at Mt Eden prisonAn inmate has been found dead at Auckland's Mt Eden Prison - but Corrections sa
Inmate found dead at Mt Eden prison
NZCity / Posted 23 days ago
An inmate has been found dead at Auckland's Mt Eden Prison - but Corrections say the death isn't suspicious. The man was found dead in his prison cell on Thursday, and his death has been referred to the coroner, Corrections said in a statement. His... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Inmate found dead at Mt Eden PrisonThe Mt Eden Corrections Facility. Photo / Supplied An inmate at Mt Eden Prison
Inmate found dead at Mt Eden Prison
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 23 days ago
The Mt Eden Corrections Facility. Photo / Supplied An inmate at Mt Eden Prison has been found dead in his prison cell. The Herald understands the death overnight is not suspicious and will be referred to the Coroner. But questions will be raised... Read more
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NZCity
Prisoner assaults not reported to WorkSafeSerious injuries to prisoners are potentially not being reported by Serco to th
Prisoner assaults not reported to WorkSafe
NZCity / Posted 23 days ago
Serious injuries to prisoners are potentially not being reported by Serco to the workplace safety watchdog - and the Corrections Department says it is not doing anything wrong. Serco, which manages Mt Eden Corrections Facility, has faced allegations... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Labour MP visiting convictsLabour MP Kelvin Davis has been visiting hardened convicts including career cri
Labour MP visiting convicts
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 28 days ago
Labour MP Kelvin Davis has been visiting hardened convicts including career criminal Arthur Taylor in prison to collect further stories about inmates' treatment at the privately-run Mt Eden Corrections Facility. Mr Davis spent yesterday afternoon at... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Accused gang member's identity kept a secretPolice searched the Headhunters HQ in Ellerslie last week. Photo / Nick Reed A
Accused gang member's identity kept a secret
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Police searched the Headhunters HQ in Ellerslie last week. Photo / Nick Reed A man accused of "very serious offences", after a wide-ranging police sting on the Head Hunters gang, will have his identity kept secret for at least two weeks. The... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Peters defends view on Lotu-IigaSaying Corrections Minister qualified for job because he is Samoan 'not racist'
Peters defends view on Lotu-Iiga
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Saying Corrections Minister qualified for job because he is Samoan 'not racist', says New Zealand First leader. New Zealand First leader Winston Peters (pictured) defended Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga. Photo / Ben Fraser New Zealand First... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Peters defends view on Lotu IigaSaying Corrections Minister qualified for job because he is Samoan 'not racist'
Peters defends view on Lotu Iiga
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Saying Corrections Minister qualified for job because he is Samoan 'not racist', says New Zealand First leader. New Zealand First leader Winston Peters (pictured) defended Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga. Photo / Ben Fraser New Zealand First... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Peters defends embattled Corrections MinisterWinston Peters at the NZ First conference in Rotorua. Photo / Ben Fraser NZ Fi
Peters defends embattled Corrections Minister
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Winston Peters at the NZ First conference in Rotorua. Photo / Ben Fraser NZ First leader Winston Peters has defended embattled Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga - saying he is partly qualified for the job because he is Samoan. Mr Peters... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Serco in need of some Churchillian diplomacyThe company's new chief executive Rupert Soames. Photo / Bloomberg Two compani
Serco in need of some Churchillian diplomacy
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
The company's new chief executive Rupert Soames. Photo / Bloomberg Two companies were in the spotlight this week, dairy giant Fonterra and Serco, the UK-based company that manages Auckland's Mt Eden Prison. Fonterra's issues have been well and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
When words aren't enoughMinister's statements are all well and good but the seriousness of prison claim
When words aren't enough
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Minister's statements are all well and good but the seriousness of prison claims requires a harder line. Serco runs Wiri Prison (pictured) and Mt Eden Prison for Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga (inset). Photos / Supplied, Mark Mitchell When New... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Taxpayers condemned to a life sentence with SercoFriday, 31 July 2015, 3:39 pmPress Release: Public Service Association Public S
Taxpayers condemned to a life sentence with Serco
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 1 months ago
Friday, 31 July 2015, 3:39 pmPress Release: Public Service Association Public Service Association/Te Pukenga Here Tikanga Mahi (PSA) national secretary... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
What could possibly go wrong with the TPP?Protesters march down Queen St in opposition to the government's proposed TPP t
What could possibly go wrong with the TPP?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Protesters march down Queen St in opposition to the government's proposed TPP trade deal. Photo / Dean Purcell New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand. Don't you go worrying your pretty head about anything this Government is doing on your behalf.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
What could possibly go wrong with the TPP?Protesters march down Queen St in opposition to the government's proposed TPP t
What could possibly go wrong with the TPP?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Protesters march down Queen St in opposition to the government's proposed TPP trade deal. Photo / Dean Purcell New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand. Don't you go worrying your pretty head about anything this Government is doing on your behalf.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Labour's stand on TPPA welcomeMark Dawson, Editor of Wanganui Chronicle NEGOTIATIONS are drawing to a close
Labour's stand on TPPA welcome
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Mark Dawson, Editor of Wanganui Chronicle NEGOTIATIONS are drawing to a close on an agreement that could have significantly negative implications for all New Zealanders ... and for all Kiwis to come. Then again, it may have significantly positive... Read more

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