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The New Zealand Herald
Dr Trevor Le Lievre: A chance to avert dam disasterDuring a recent Radio New Zealand interview with Social Housing Minister Paula
Dr Trevor Le Lievre: A chance to avert dam disaster
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 minutes ago
During a recent Radio New Zealand interview with Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett, the elephant was briefly let out of the room when she was asked, "Isn't it time to accept that market forces aren't working and some social engineering is... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
The Lessons of Brexiwho can no longer afford to live in Auckland are fleeing south looking for hope
The Lessons of Brexi
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 hours ago
who can no longer afford to live in Auckland are fleeing south looking for hope and opportunity.Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett offered families $5000 to get out of Auckland and move somewhere else.You have people in Tauranga living in... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Silver Fern to miss deadline for Shanghai Maling sale, insists deal still onwas awaiting further information from Shanghai Pengxin. Land Information and As
Silver Fern to miss deadline for Shanghai Maling sale, insists deal still on
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 13 hours ago
was awaiting further information from Shanghai Pengxin. Land Information and Associate Finance Ministers Louise Upston and Paula Bennett would then be required to make a final decision. The pair turned down an application last year by Chinese... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Extension needed for Silver Fern Farms dealcompleted, the OIO aplication will be put before Land Information and Associate
Extension needed for Silver Fern Farms deal
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
completed, the OIO aplication will be put before Land Information and Associate Finance Ministers Louise Upston and Paula Bennett to make a make a final decision. The pair turned down an application last year by Chinese investor Shanghai... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Dealing with homelessness in Taurangain real estate, property development and local and central government for their
Dealing with homelessness in Tauranga
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
in real estate, property development and local and central government for their opinion on homelessness in Tauranga. Paula Bennett Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says she is concerned about an increase of homeless people in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Silver Fern on collision course with dissident shareholders as OIO process stallsfor the applicants to supply further information. Land Information and Associa
Silver Fern on collision course with dissident shareholders as OIO process stalls
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
for the applicants to supply further information. Land Information and Associate Finance Ministers Louise Upston and Paula Bennett would then be required to make a final decision. The pair turned down an application last year by Chinese... Read more
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NZCity
Tourism campaign paying offoff-season tourists is paying off with a 17 per cent increase in overseas visit
Tourism campaign paying off
NZCity / Posted 3 days ago
off-season tourists is paying off with a 17 per cent increase in overseas visitors last month. Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett says there's been a big push to attract visitors around this time of year, known as the shoulder season, and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
UFC fighter explains wardrobe malfunctioneven while Letourneau was trying to readjust her wardrobe mid-round. Continued
UFC fighter explains wardrobe malfunction
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
even while Letourneau was trying to readjust her wardrobe mid-round. Continued below. Related ContentNick Smith & Paula Bennett: In response to Andrew LittleHow to keep your cash from leaving the nest when your kids doCartoon: Corporate... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Nike's revealing Wimbledon dress re-called after complaintsThe Championships - the Nike Women's Premier Wimbledon Serena SW19 Dress. Cont
Nike's revealing Wimbledon dress re-called after complaints
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
The Championships - the Nike Women's Premier Wimbledon Serena SW19 Dress. Continued below. Related ContentNick Smith & Paula Bennett: In response to Andrew LittleHow to keep your cash from leaving the nest when your kids doCartoon: Corporate... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Focus on off-season tourism reaping rewardsThursday, 23 June 2016, 4:42 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Paula B
Focus on off-season tourism reaping rewards
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Thursday, 23 June 2016, 4:42 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Paula BennettAssociate Minister of Tourism23 June 2016 Media StatementA 17 per cent rise in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Sharks will target Warriors second-phase attack says Townsend(against the Roosters), the amount of offloads they had was just unbelievable,"
Sharks will target Warriors second-phase attack says Townsend
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
(against the Roosters), the amount of offloads they had was just unbelievable," said Townsend. Related ContentNick Smith & Paula Bennett: In response to Andrew LittleCartoon: Corporate subterfugeHow to keep your cash from leaving the nest when your... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Derek Leask 'vindicated' by clearanceaside from any decisions about potential redress, saying that he had a conflict
Derek Leask 'vindicated' by clearance
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
aside from any decisions about potential redress, saying that he had a conflict of interest. Related ContentNick Smith & Paula Bennett: In response to Andrew LittleCartoon: Corporate subterfugeCartoon: Democracy is that way "I am deeply... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Man sentenced over 'terrorist material'montage showed 14 prisoners lined up before two men shot them in the head one b
Man sentenced over 'terrorist material'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
montage showed 14 prisoners lined up before two men shot them in the head one by one. Related ContentNick Smith & Paula Bennett: In response to Andrew LittleCartoon: Corporate subterfugeMegan Nicol Reed: I have no desire to ask you how you... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'No chance' of Govt paying ransom for Kiwi hostageNZT). Related ContentVideoWatch NZ Herald Focus: Who's behind kidnapping?Carto
'No chance' of Govt paying ransom for Kiwi hostage
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
NZT). Related ContentVideoWatch NZ Herald Focus: Who's behind kidnapping?Cartoon: Corporate subterfugeNick Smith & Paula Bennett: In response to Andrew Little A spokeswoman for Lafarge said its contractor in Nigeria, MacMahon, had alerted... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
$23 million fit outs for government offices in Christchurchscreens and expensive fit outs, unfortunately the Government has got a track re
$23 million fit outs for government offices in Christchurch
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
screens and expensive fit outs, unfortunately the Government has got a track record here." He said State Services Minister Paula Bennett had claimed the move to the central city would would save a significant amount of money, but when pressed in a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
$23 million fit outs for government officesscreens and expensive fit outs, unfortunately the Government has got a track re
$23 million fit outs for government offices
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
screens and expensive fit outs, unfortunately the Government has got a track record here." He said State Services Minister Paula Bennett had claimed the move to the central city would would save a significant amount of money, but when pressed in a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Raybon Kan: Now only road tolls can save us from ourselvesIt tolls for thee. Tolls to use the motorways, which cost more at different ti
Raybon Kan: Now only road tolls can save us from ourselves
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
It tolls for thee. Tolls to use the motorways, which cost more at different times of day. Related ContentRaybon Kan: Paula Bennett and the eight homeless bearsRaybon Kan: Hillary's arrival a US-style Wags-to-riches narrativeTua to join in on... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Auckland exit grant carries sweetenercalculations will not be available on the Work and Income website until today.
Auckland exit grant carries sweetener
Otago Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
calculations will not be available on the Work and Income website until today. Press releases by Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett have mentioned only grants of "up to $5000" to cover actual "moving costs, bonds, letting fees and other... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland exit grant carries sweetenercalculations will not be available on the Work and Income website until today.
Auckland exit grant carries sweetener
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
calculations will not be available on the Work and Income website until today. Press releases by Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett have mentioned only grants of "up to $5000" to cover actual "moving costs, bonds, letting fees and other... Read more
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CNBC
This city is so overcrowded it’s paying people to leavegrant will remove the cost barrier that may be preventing them from making the
This city is so overcrowded it’s paying people to leave
CNBC / Posted 6 days ago
grant will remove the cost barrier that may be preventing them from making the move," New Zealand's Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett said in statement on the government's website. The scheme, announced in January, was originally targeted at... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
WeatherWatch: The Subtropics ReturnSaturday look to be transition days but a storm may cross all of the country ne
WeatherWatch: The Subtropics Return
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Saturday look to be transition days but a storm may cross all of the country next Sunday and Monday.Next UpVideo Watch : Paula Bennett fights cyberbullying(2:31) Published 22 hours agoVideo Watch NZH Focus: LeBron James leads Cleaveland to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tauranga's homeless: We can't wait for the govttheir car for six weeks, unable to find a home despite making up to six rental
Tauranga's homeless: We can't wait for the govt
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
their car for six weeks, unable to find a home despite making up to six rental applications a day. Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett has said homeless Auckland families could be offered $5000 to shift out of town starting from today. But where... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Will Paula Bennett's latest policy work?Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett. Photo: Mark Mitchell It was a policy th
Will Paula Bennett's latest policy work?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett. Photo: Mark Mitchell It was a policy that seemed to have caught our purse string puller Bill English unawares and it arguably caused more excitement than his eighth Budget a few days later. It was the money... Read more
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Perth Now
NZ offers $NZ5k grants to leave Aucklandsocial housing waiting list or those eligible for social housing and won't have
NZ offers $NZ5k grants to leave Auckland
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
social housing waiting list or those eligible for social housing and won't have to be paid back. Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says the voluntary measure will help remove the cost barrier that may prevent people from moving. "For those... Read more
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The Courier Mail
NZ offers $NZ5k grants to leave Aucklandsocial housing waiting list or those eligible for social housing and won't have
NZ offers $NZ5k grants to leave Auckland
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
social housing waiting list or those eligible for social housing and won't have to be paid back. Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says the voluntary measure will help remove the cost barrier that may prevent people from moving. "For those... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Foreigners still needed to cover tourism workforce shortfall, Bennett saysoff-peak to create more certainty for full-time jobs and generate local career
Foreigners still needed to cover tourism workforce shortfall, Bennett says
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 7 days ago
off-peak to create more certainty for full-time jobs and generate local career pathways, says Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett. The government estimates New Zealand needs an extra 36,000 workers to meet a record number of tourists that's... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
WeatherWatch: The Subtropics ReturnSaturday look to be transition days but a storm may cross all of the country ne
WeatherWatch: The Subtropics Return
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Saturday look to be transition days but a storm may cross all of the country next Sunday and Monday.Next UpVideo Watch : Paula Bennett fights cyberbullying(2:31) Published 16 hours agoVideo Watch: Homeless cancer patient at Te Puea Marae(1:46)... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Q+A - Hurimoana Dennis: Apology From Paula Bennett AcceptedMonday, 20 June 2016, 10:47 amArticle: Television New ZealandAPOLOGY FROM PAULA
Q+A - Hurimoana Dennis: Apology From Paula Bennett Accepted
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Monday, 20 June 2016, 10:47 amArticle: Television New ZealandAPOLOGY FROM PAULA BENNETT ACCEPTED; LET’S MOVE ON: HURIMOANA DENNIS.The chairman of Te Puea Marae in South Auckland, which is... Read more
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NZCity
Silver Fern deal faces deadlinewill be sent to the relevant ministers for a decision." Land Information and A
Silver Fern deal faces deadline
NZCity / Posted 7 days ago
will be sent to the relevant ministers for a decision." Land Information and Associate Finance Ministers Louise Upston and Paula Bennett need to sign off the deal. Shanghai Maling Aquarius has bid for 50 per cent of Silver Fern Farms in a deal... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Another successful Fieldaysof Ministers and MPs attended the Fieldays including Prime Minister John Key an
Another successful Fieldays
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
of Ministers and MPs attended the Fieldays including Prime Minister John Key and Ministers Bill English, Steven Joyce, Paula Bennett, Jonathan Coleman, Todd McClay, Jo Goodhew and Louise Upston. ends © Scoop Media Child Poverty Action Group -... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
John Key has 'huge confidence' in Paula Bennett despite leakPrime Minister John Key says Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett should not h
John Key has 'huge confidence' in Paula Bennett despite leak
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Prime Minister John Key says Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett should not have shared personal details about the head of an Auckland marae which is caring for homeless people. But he is backing his under-pressure minister, saying he has "huge... Read more
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NZCity
Grants to move from Auckland kick into apply for a grant of up to $5000 to help them move out of the city. The gra
Grants to move from Auckland kick in
NZCity / Posted 7 days ago
to apply for a grant of up to $5000 to help them move out of the city. The grants, announced by Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett the day before last month's budget, won't have to be paid back and will be available to people in social... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Paula Bennett: You have to draw a line in the sandSocial Development Minister Paula Bennett has faced cyberbullying. This year,
Paula Bennett: You have to draw a line in the sand
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Social Development Minister Paula Bennett has faced cyberbullying. This year, a social media user wrote on her Facebook page that a "bit of sexual violence never hurt anyone", responding to her post about controversial branding on Wicked... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Hulse wants use-it-or-lose-it clause for land bankersfocus efforts. Te Puea marae chairman and senior police officer Hurimoana Denn
Hulse wants use-it-or-lose-it clause for land bankers
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 8 days ago
focus efforts. Te Puea marae chairman and senior police officer Hurimoana Dennis says he spoke to Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett about his police investigation in confidence and she has apologised for the leak from her office. More broadly,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Q + A - Sunday June 19Saturday, 18 June 2016, 6:06 pmPress Release: TVNZ This week on Q+A...1. Socia
Q + A - Sunday June 19
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
Saturday, 18 June 2016, 6:06 pmPress Release: TVNZ This week on Q+A...1. Social Development Minister Paula Bennett came under pressure this week when it was revealed one of her press secretaries had leaked some information... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
On The Nation: Housing Summitover each other” and calls for a Housing Tsar to focus efforts.Hurimoana Dennis
On The Nation: Housing Summit
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
over each other” and calls for a Housing Tsar to focus efforts.Hurimoana Dennis says he spoke to Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett about his police investigation in confidence and she has apologised for the leak from her office, but says... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tourism spend for Auckland region up 9pcinternational tourists are spending their money, and what their expenditure is
Tourism spend for Auckland region up 9pc
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
international tourists are spending their money, and what their expenditure is on," Ellis said. Associate tourism minister Paula Bennett said the new tourism data supports regional growth. "This new data provides an estimated dollar figure for how... Read more
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NZCity
Bennett broke confidentiality: marae headThe chairman of an Auckland marae says he told government minister Paula Bennet
Bennett broke confidentiality: marae head
NZCity / Posted 9 days ago
The chairman of an Auckland marae says he told government minister Paula Bennett he was under police investigation in confidence. Te Puea Marae chairman Hurimoana Dennis told the social development minister about the investigation last week when she... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Steve Braunias: Secret Diary of Paula Bennettshe said in a sing-song voice. I clicked on the Whaleoil site when I returned
Steve Braunias: Secret Diary of Paula Bennett
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
she said in a sing-song voice. I clicked on the Whaleoil site when I returned to my desk. The opening sentence read, "Paula Bennett is stumbling from one disaster to the next." FRIDAY"I was just passing and thought I'd pop in for a drink," I... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Government $5k grant comes with payback clausethan 130 people had already expressed an interest in taking up the grant and mo
Government $5k grant comes with payback clause
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
than 130 people had already expressed an interest in taking up the grant and moving to the regions, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett said today. "For those people who may want to move to cheaper regions where they may have family and other... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New relocation grant available from Mondaypeople who may want to relocate to other areas of the country but find cost a b
New relocation grant available from Monday
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
people who may want to relocate to other areas of the country but find cost a barrier.Since Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett announced the grant last month, Work and Income has received around 130 inquiries about the grant, which will... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Hundreds drive up to support homelessscrutiny over its handling of the Auckland housing crisis and accompanying home
Hundreds drive up to support homeless
Otago Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
scrutiny over its handling of the Auckland housing crisis and accompanying homelessness. Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett said the Government had been working on making more emergency housing available since early last year, with a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
NZME market listing on trackContentCo-operative bank gives away $2 million to its customersNZME can steer o
NZME market listing on track
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
ContentCo-operative bank gives away $2 million to its customersNZME can steer own course, chief saysPress secretary leak: Paula Bennett and the reporter she crossed swords with The demerger was independent of a proposed merger of NZME with... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Paula Bennett as a victim hard to swallow16 June 2016The National Party spin machine has gone into overdrive to try and
Paula Bennett as a victim hard to swallow
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
16 June 2016The National Party spin machine has gone into overdrive to try and present Paula Bennett as the victim in the Te Puea Marae smear saga, says Labour Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.“Bill English... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Large turnout expected for Mangere 'sleeping in cars' eventsaid. Related ContentHomeless family: The realities of living in a vanMarae wi
Large turnout expected for Mangere 'sleeping in cars' event
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
said. Related ContentHomeless family: The realities of living in a vanMarae will 'keep going until we can't'Raybon Kan: Paula Bennett and the eight homeless bears Another organiser, Salvation Army policy analyst Annaliese Johnston, said the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Local Government NZ Speech by Rt Hon Winston Petersyou as evidenced by the ministers they have given you since 2008.Nick Smith; Ge
Local Government NZ Speech by Rt Hon Winston Peters
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
you as evidenced by the ministers they have given you since 2008.Nick Smith; Gerry Brownlee; David Carter; Chris Tremain; Paula Bennett; and now poor Sam Lotu Iiga - almost a new minister every year.Let’s be very clear that under this government... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Press secretary leak: Paula Bennett and the reporter she crossed swords withThe TVNZ journalist Paula Bennett's press secretary leaked to was Rebecca Wrigh
Press secretary leak: Paula Bennett and the reporter she crossed swords with
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
The TVNZ journalist Paula Bennett's press secretary leaked to was Rebecca Wright - a journalist with whom the Social Housing Minister has crossed swords in the past, including taking an unsuccessful complaint to the Broadcasting Standards... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Green MP Marama Davidson to sleep in her car tonightall we get from the Government is denials, excuses, and distractions, which is
Green MP Marama Davidson to sleep in her car tonight
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
all we get from the Government is denials, excuses, and distractions, which is what happened this week with the Paula Bennett incident.“The housing crisis is impacting people from all walks of life, but it’s obvious that those with the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New tourism data supports regional growthare spending by region will help both industry and communities better plan for
New tourism data supports regional growth
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
are spending by region will help both industry and communities better plan for the future, Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett says.The first Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates has been released today by the Ministry of Business,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Raybon Kan: Paula Bennett and the eight homeless bearsSocial housing minister shies away from latest bedtime story. Paula Bennett's
Raybon Kan: Paula Bennett and the eight homeless bears
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Social housing minister shies away from latest bedtime story. Paula Bennett's staff leaked information to the media. Photo / Brett Phibbs What makes people get into politics? Imagine being the Minister of Social Housing, and seeing someone who... Read more
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