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Scoop.co.nz
Guardians Kaitiaki of the Alexander Turnbull LibraryThursday, 3 September 2015, 11:36 amPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Pe
Guardians Kaitiaki of the Alexander Turnbull Library
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 hours ago
Thursday, 3 September 2015, 11:36 amPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Peter DunneMinister of Internal Affairs3 September 2015 ... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Library and Information Advisory Commission AppointmentsInternal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced three new appointments to
Library and Information Advisory Commission Appointments
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 hours ago
Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced three new appointments to the Library and Information Advisory Commission (LIAC).“I am pleased to announce that I am appointing Brian... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dunne Speaks: The future of Environment CanterburyThursday, 3 September 2015, 10:01 amColumn: Peter Dunne 3 September 2015The cou
Dunne Speaks: The future of Environment Canterbury
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 hours ago
Thursday, 3 September 2015, 10:01 amColumn: Peter Dunne 3 September 2015The country quota – which operated in New Zealand from 1881 to 1945 – seems... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Peter Dunne: Launch of 2015 Children’s Health Stamp2 September 2015 Capital E, Queens Wharf, WellingtonIt is a pleasure to be part
Peter Dunne: Launch of 2015 Children’s Health Stamp
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
2 September 2015 Capital E, Queens Wharf, WellingtonIt is a pleasure to be part of the launch of the 2015 Children’s Health Stamp.The relationship between Stand Children’s Services and New Zealand... Read more
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NZCity
Support parties join refugee quota callThe government's support parties have joined the opposition's call for more ref
Support parties join refugee quota call
NZCity / Posted yesterday
The government's support parties have joined the opposition's call for more refugees to be accepted. ACT and the Maori Party both say New Zealand should respond to the crisis in Europe by raising its refugee quota of 750 a year. Labour, the Greens... Read more
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NZCity
No change in refugee quota: KeyNew Zealand's refugee quota will stay at 750 a year, despite opposition calls f
No change in refugee quota: Key
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
New Zealand's refugee quota will stay at 750 a year, despite opposition calls for more to be accepted. Prime Minister John Key made that clear on Tuesday after Labour, the Greens and United Future appealed for an urgent increase. "I think we should... Read more
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News.com.au
NZ under pressure to take more refugeesBreaking News THE New Zealand government is under pressure from opposition p
NZ under pressure to take more refugees
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
Breaking News THE New Zealand government is under pressure from opposition parties to increase the number of refugees it accepts each year. AMNESTY International is appealing to all countries to take more... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dunne: Government Has Got Refugee Stance WrongTuesday, 1 September 2015, 9:25 amPress Release: United Future NZ Party1 Septem
Dunne: Government Has Got Refugee Stance Wrong
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 9:25 amPress Release: United Future NZ Party1 September 2015UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne says the Government has ”got it wrong”... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Peter Dunne: reopening of Wellington Central Fire StationSunday, 30 August 2015, 7:27 pmSpeech: United Future NZ PartyPeter Dunne on the
Peter Dunne: reopening of Wellington Central Fire Station
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Sunday, 30 August 2015, 7:27 pmSpeech: United Future NZ PartyPeter Dunne on the reopening of Wellington Central Fire Station150th Anniversary and Reopening of Wellington Central Fire Station –... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Q+A: David Seymour - Paid parental leave concessions costsSunday, 30 August 2015, 12:39 pmPress Release: TVNZQ+A: David Seymour - Paid pa
Q+A: David Seymour - Paid parental leave concessions costs
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Sunday, 30 August 2015, 12:39 pmPress Release: TVNZQ+A: David Seymour - Paid parental leave concessions will cost $5-$10 millionQ + AEpisode 827SUE MORONEY, DAVID SEYMOURInterviewed by CORIN... Read more
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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 6 days ago
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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Gisborne Herald
Policy’s focus on drug/alcohol abuse as a health issue is welcomeTackling gangs, new drugs and the scourge of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Policy’s focus on drug/alcohol abuse as a health issue is welcome
Gisborne Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Tackling gangs, new drugs and the scourge of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders are front and centre in the Government’s new five-year plan to minimise the harm from alcohol and other drugs. No surprises there, this is what the public wants to hear —... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dunne Speaks - Sometimes the Silly Stuff Gets in the WayThursday, 27 August 2015, 10:19 amColumn: Peter Dunne 27 August 2015Sometimes P
Dunne Speaks - Sometimes the Silly Stuff Gets in the Way
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Thursday, 27 August 2015, 10:19 amColumn: Peter Dunne 27 August 2015Sometimes Parliament’s attention is distracted for the most trivial of... Read more
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NZCity
Moroney's paid parental leave bill delayedLabour's Sue Moroney is going to have to wait a while before embarking on anoth
Moroney's paid parental leave bill delayed
NZCity / Posted 7 days ago
Labour's Sue Moroney is going to have to wait a while before embarking on another mission to extend paid parental leave. Her bill to extend it from 16 to 26 weeks was due to have its first reading on Wednesday night but long debates on law changes... Read more
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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 7 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
Drug review focuses on compassionPeter Dunne said three words - compassion, innovation and proportion - were of
Drug review focuses on compassion
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Peter Dunne said three words - compassion, innovation and proportion - were of the utmost importance when developing drug policy. Photo / Mark Mitchell How severely people are dealt with for possession of illegal drugs or drug utensils is to be... Read more
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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 8 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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Scoop.co.nz
Gambling Commission ReappointmentsMinister of Internal AffairsInternal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announc
Gambling Commission Reappointments
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
Minister of Internal AffairsInternal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced the reappointments of Graeme Reeves as the Chief Gambling Commissioner, and Wendie Harvey and Russell Bell as Gambling Commissioners... Read more
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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 9 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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New Kerala
New Zealand accelerates move to 10-year passports New Zealand travellers will be able to go abroad on an internationally-standa
New Zealand accelerates move to 10-year passports
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
New Zealand travellers will be able to go abroad on an internationally-standard 10-year passport from the end of November as the government does away with the five-year adult passport. Citizens... 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 10 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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Otago Daily Times
10-year passports coming earlyNew 10 year passports will be available from the end of November -- in time for
10-year passports coming early
Otago Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
New 10 year passports will be available from the end of November -- in time for Kiwis heading overseas for the Christmas and New Year break. "The hard work by the Department of Internal Affairs in preparing to introduce the 10-year validity period... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New 10 year New Zealand passports coming earlyNew 10 year passports will be available from the end of November. Photo / Mark
New 10 year New Zealand passports coming early
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
New 10 year passports will be available from the end of November. Photo / Mark Mitchell, NZ Herald New 10 year passports will be available from the end of November - in time for Kiwis heading overseas for the Christmas and New Year break. "The hard... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
10 year passports will be delivered earlyMonday, 24 August 2015, 10:55 amPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Peter
10 year passports will be delivered early
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
Monday, 24 August 2015, 10:55 amPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Peter DunneMinister of Internal Affairs24 August 2015 Media Statement Internal Affairs... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Little says he would pull out of TPP if five bottom lines not metLabour leader Andrew Little says a government he lead would pull out of the Tra
Little says he would pull out of TPP if five bottom lines not met
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 12 days ago
Labour leader Andrew Little says a government he lead would pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership if it doesn’t meet the party’s five bottom lines. “If that agreement doesn't meet our bottom lines, it undermines our sovereignty, it fails to... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Little says his he would pull out of TPP if five bottom lines not metLabour leader Andrew Little says a government he lead would pull out of the Tra
Little says his he would pull out of TPP if five bottom lines not met
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 12 days ago
Labour leader Andrew Little says a government he lead would pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership if it doesn’t meet the party’s five bottom lines. “If that agreement doesn't meet our bottom lines, it undermines our sovereignty, it fails to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Lisa Owen interviews Andrew LittleSaturday, 22 August 2015, 4:06 pmPress Release: The NationLabour leader says hi
Lisa Owen interviews Andrew Little
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
Saturday, 22 August 2015, 4:06 pmPress Release: The NationLabour leader says his Government would pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership if it doesn’t meet the party’s five bottom... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Minister Michael Woodhouse admits 'ludicrous scenarios' in list of high-risk industriesWorkplace Relations Minister Michael Woodhouse. Photo / Supplied Workplace Rel
Minister Michael Woodhouse admits 'ludicrous scenarios' in list of high-risk industries
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Workplace Relations Minister Michael Woodhouse. Photo / Supplied Workplace Relations Minister Michael Woodhouse admits he was blind-sided by the media this week over the fact that occupations such as worm farming, lavender growing and mini-golf were... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Shortland Street kills off young starActress Thomasin McKenzie who played Pikitea Rose 'Pixie' Hannah on Shortland S
Shortland Street kills off young star
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Actress Thomasin McKenzie who played Pikitea Rose 'Pixie' Hannah on Shortland Street. Shortland Street has killed off one of its youngest stars. Last night - only a day after the anniversary of the death of beloved character Sarah Potts -... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mike Hosking on workplace safetyWhat difference will high-vis and clipboards make to workplace safety? What di
Mike Hosking on workplace safety
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
What difference will high-vis and clipboards make to workplace safety? What difference will high-vis and clipboards make to workplace safety? Under normal circumstances it would be a dry old business that would garner very little attention, but the... Read more
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NZCity
Govt wrong to exempt farmers: LabourOpposition MPs are criticising the way most farmers have been let off the hook
Govt wrong to exempt farmers: Labour
NZCity / Posted 14 days ago
Opposition MPs are criticising the way most farmers have been let off the hook in the government's new workplace health and safety laws. Parliament on Wednesday began a marathon committee stage debate on the bill and it's due to resume on... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Dunne denies health and safety bill 'diluted'United Future Party leader Peter Dunne. Photo / File The wife of a United Futu
Dunne denies health and safety bill 'diluted'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
United Future Party leader Peter Dunne. Photo / File The wife of a United Future candidate killed at Pike River is urging Peter Dunne to oppose the Government's "watered down" health and safety changes. Milton Osborne, who died in the coal mine... Read more
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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 15 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
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Otago Daily Times
Bereaved family wants tighter gun lawsThe family of a young man who was shot dead while hunting near Wellington would
Bereaved family wants tighter gun laws
Otago Daily Times / Posted 15 days ago
The family of a young man who was shot dead while hunting near Wellington would like to see the laws around the licensing and possession of firearms tightened. Coroner Gary Evans has found Alexander Cameron McDonald, 22, died in Aorangi Forest Park,... Read more
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NZCity
Coroner turns down family call for gun banThe family of a man shot and killed in a hunting accident say they're disappoin
Coroner turns down family call for gun ban
NZCity / Posted 16 days ago
The family of a man shot and killed in a hunting accident say they're disappointed a coroner has not backed their call for life-time gun bans. Coroner Garry Evans on Tuesday released the findings of an inquest into the hunting death of Auckland man... Read more
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NZCity
Contentious safety laws up for debateThe families of men killed in the Pike River mine disaster are on their way to
Contentious safety laws up for debate
NZCity / Posted 16 days ago
The families of men killed in the Pike River mine disaster are on their way to parliament, ready to let MPs know what they think of watered-down workplace safety laws. They'll be joining others who have lost loved ones in workplace accidents as MPs... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Veterans arrive to commemorate WW2's fallenPukeahu National War Memorial in Wellington. Photo / Supplied Veterans have ar
Veterans arrive to commemorate WW2's fallen
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Pukeahu National War Memorial in Wellington. Photo / Supplied Veterans have arrived at the country's national war memorial to mark 70 years since the end of World War Two in the Pacific. Guests have gathered for a ceremony at Pukeahu National War... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Drinking-water subsidies for small communities$10 million in drinking-water subsidies for small communitiesMore than 6,000 pe
Drinking-water subsidies for small communities
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 days ago
$10 million in drinking-water subsidies for small communitiesMore than 6,000 people in small communities around New Zealand are set to benefit from improved drinking-water supplies thanks to the latest round of Government subsidies. This was the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Electronic signatures stronger with RealMeMinister of Internal Affairs13 August 2015 Minister of Internal Affairs Peter D
Electronic signatures stronger with RealMe
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
Minister of Internal Affairs13 August 2015 Minister of Internal Affairs Peter Dunne says Secured Signing’s use of the RealMe verified identity service will give people using e-signatures an easy and reliable... Read more
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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 21 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
Priceless NZ Citizenship Undermined by MinisterInternal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne has completely undermined New Zealand’s v
Priceless NZ Citizenship Undermined by Minister
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne has completely undermined New Zealand’s valued citizenship system.“Fraud committed by 27 ‘refugees’ to obtain citizenship was discovered under his watch, but he has... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
David Parker's contractor wage bill passes first readingLabour's David Parker. Photo / George Novak A private member's bill that would
David Parker's contractor wage bill passes first reading
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Labour's David Parker. Photo / George Novak A private member's bill that would require contractors to be paid no less than the minimum wage passed it first reading in Parliament tonight. In the name of Labour MP David Parker the Minimum Wage... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 12Questions and Answers - Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 7:04 pmPress Release: Office
August 12
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
Questions and Answers - Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 7:04 pmPress Release: Office of the ClerkQuestions to MinistersEconomy—International Economic Development1.SCOTT SIMPSON (National—Coromandel) to the Minister of Finance : What reports has... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Kiwis Have Spoken – TPPA Has Got to GoThe TPPA in its current form has got to go, that’s the message New Zealanders d
Kiwis Have Spoken – TPPA Has Got to Go
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 days ago
The TPPA in its current form has got to go, that’s the message New Zealanders delivered to Parliament today and it’s high time the government listened, says New Zealand First.“New Zealand First has stood against... Read more
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Daily Mail
The waterfront dome home dreamed up in the 80s is up for saleThe wooden home put together like a giant jigsaw puzzle: Inside the 1980s 'dome
The waterfront dome home dreamed up in the 80s is up for sale
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
The wooden home put together like a giant jigsaw puzzle: Inside the 1980s 'dome home' where every piece of wood was intricately carved to fit its unique shape A dome home in Paremoremo, Auckland with a waterfront view is up for sale It took years... Read more
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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 23 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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Scoop.co.nz
Minister Dunne 'Ignorant on 1080’s Destructiveness'Sunday, 9 August 2015, 4:26 pmArticle: Tony OrmanGovernment’s associate ministe
Minister Dunne 'Ignorant on 1080’s Destructiveness'
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 25 days ago
Sunday, 9 August 2015, 4:26 pmArticle: Tony OrmanGovernment’s associate minister of conservation Peter Dunne has been taken to task by a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Charles' titles a big step backwardsWills and Harry have made the royal family relevant again, but empty honours fo
Charles' titles a big step backwards
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 26 days ago
Wills and Harry have made the royal family relevant again, but empty honours for their father can only aid the republican cause. Prime Minister John Key entertains Prince Charles and Prince Harry at the Anzac Day service at Chunuk Bair. Photo / Alan... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dunne Speaks - the Right to Personal PrivacyThursday, 6 August 2015, 1:33 pmColumn: Peter Dunne 6 August 2015In June 1991 I
Dunne Speaks - the Right to Personal Privacy
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 28 days ago
Thursday, 6 August 2015, 1:33 pmColumn: Peter Dunne 6 August 2015In June 1991 I introduced to Parliament what was then the largest ever Member’s Bill in the... 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 1 months 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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