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chroniclelive
Everything you need to know about Newcastle City Council's local electionsGreenhough - Labour Party Brian Moore - UK Independence Party (UKIP) Spinoza
Everything you need to know about Newcastle City Council's local elections
chroniclelive / Posted 7 hours ago
Greenhough - Labour Party Brian Moore - UK Independence Party (UKIP) Spinoza Pitman - Green PartyEast Gosforth Peter Dunne - UK Independence Party (UKIP) Nicholas Fray - Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition Frances Hinton - Green... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Little's rental bill facing fightsupport partners. It is not yet known whether Mr Little's bill will pass its f
Little's rental bill facing fight
Otago Daily Times / Posted 21 hours ago
support partners. It is not yet known whether Mr Little's bill will pass its first hurdle tomorrow. United Future leader Peter Dunne holds the deciding vote. He could vote against it if he is satisfied with the Government's proposed changes to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Little's rental bill facing fightsupport partners. It is not yet known whether Mr Little's bill will pass its f
Little's rental bill facing fight
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
support partners. It is not yet known whether Mr Little's bill will pass its first hurdle tomorrow. United Future leader Peter Dunne holds the deciding vote. He could vote against it if he is satisfied with the Government's proposed changes to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Q + A: Peter Dunne Interviewed by Greg BoyedMonday, 2 May 2016, 2:47 pmColumn: TVNZQ + AEpisode 98PETER DUNNEInterviewed by
Q + A: Peter Dunne Interviewed by Greg Boyed
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Monday, 2 May 2016, 2:47 pmColumn: TVNZQ + AEpisode 98PETER DUNNEInterviewed by Greg BoyedGREG Revelations this week that a company set up by John Key’s lawyer lobbied the Government against changing the... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Tax haven label 'extremely damaging' - DunneFormer Revenue Minister Peter Dunne told TV One’s Q+A programme over the weeken
Tax haven label 'extremely damaging' - Dunne
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted yesterday
Former Revenue Minister Peter Dunne told TV One’s Q+A programme over the weekend, "if the label ‘tax haven'" is being bandied about now as it is, sticks, then that’s extremely damaging. "You think of the way we perceive other countries that we’ve... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Peter Dunne – tax haven label ‘extremely damaging’Sunday, 1 May 2016, 12:37 pmPress Release: TVNZ Former Revenue Minister Peter D
Peter Dunne – tax haven label ‘extremely damaging’
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Sunday, 1 May 2016, 12:37 pmPress Release: TVNZ Former Revenue Minister Peter Dunne told TV One’s Q+A programme, ‘if the label ‘tax haven’ is being... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
No change in Otagofirefighters will not be hampered by restructuring, one of the region's top fir
No change in Otago
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
firefighters will not be hampered by restructuring, one of the region's top firefighters says. Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne announced yesterday funding of $303million would be put into combining the New Zealand Fire Service, National... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Local government supports fire services reformfire services reform Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) supports the reform an
Local government supports fire services reform
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
fire services reform Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) supports the reform announced today by Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne which will merge and modernise New Zealand’s fire services. With an injection of $303 million over five years,... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Fire levy for vehicle ownersFire Service, which is undergoing major changes to its governance following a G
Fire levy for vehicle owners
Otago Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
Fire Service, which is undergoing major changes to its governance following a Government review. Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne confirmed in November last year that urban, rural and volunteer fire services would be combined into a single... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
PSA pleased with Minister’s promisesvoices heard loud and clear throughout the transition to the new Fire and Emerg
PSA pleased with Minister’s promises
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
voices heard loud and clear throughout the transition to the new Fire and Emergency New Zealand.Internal Affairs minister Peter Dunne has promised there will be no job cuts and workers will keep their terms and conditions of employment as urban... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Vehicle owners and homeowners face higher levies to cover costs of merged fire serviceFire Service, which is undergoing major changes to its governance following a G
Vehicle owners and homeowners face higher levies to cover costs of merged fire service
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Fire Service, which is undergoing major changes to its governance following a Government review. Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne confirmed in November that urban, rural and volunteer fire services would be combined into a single entity by... Read more
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NZCity
Urban and rural fire services to mergelevies will increase from 2018 to pay for it and there will be a new levy on mo
Urban and rural fire services to merge
NZCity / Posted 4 days ago
levies will increase from 2018 to pay for it and there will be a new levy on motorists. Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne, who announced the merger, says the levy increases are still to be set but they won't be significant. He's given... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
A taxing problemin the tax code ... The most important thing to address is our dysfunctional ho
A taxing problem
Otago Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
in the tax code ... The most important thing to address is our dysfunctional housing market ... We must build more homes. Peter Dunne, leader, United Future What's harmful about inequality is the effect it can have in terms of poverty, social... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
FIND cites new researchgovernment to test total fluoride doses at the individual level. An open letter
FIND cites new research
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
government to test total fluoride doses at the individual level. An open letter was delivered to Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne just last month calling for urine testing, the method used in this study and recommended by the WHO.“We think... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dunne Speaks: UNGASS 2016Friday, 22 April 2016, 9:25 amColumn: Peter Dunne This week I have been attendi
Dunne Speaks: UNGASS 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
Friday, 22 April 2016, 9:25 amColumn: Peter Dunne This week I have been attending the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on Drugs (UNGASS), the first such meeting since 1998, and the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
War on drugs 'abject failure', UN to be toldlaw reform. "Maybe not criminalising people who are using low-level drugs that
War on drugs 'abject failure', UN to be told
Otago Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
law reform. "Maybe not criminalising people who are using low-level drugs that are not causing harm to anybody, that is probably even more exciting than what is happening here.'' Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne will also speak at the meet... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand enthusiasticby the Ministry in conjunction with the Society and work shopped together with
Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand enthusiastic
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
by the Ministry in conjunction with the Society and work shopped together with the Associate Minister of Health, Hon Peter Dunne. "We also look forward to the release of the Pharmacy Action Plan in the near future which will show how pharmacy... Read more
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NZCity
NZ chides UN over world's drug problemGeneral Assembly is holding a special session to discuss ways to deal with dang
NZ chides UN over world's drug problem
NZCity / Posted 13 days ago
General Assembly is holding a special session to discuss ways to deal with dangerous drugs and Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne spoke for the government on Wednesday (NZT). "Compared to the global narcotics industries, we are moving at a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Grey Power: Legalise dopehis illness. "The rest are too scared of being criminalised," she said. Meanwh
Grey Power: Legalise dope
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
his illness. "The rest are too scared of being criminalised," she said. Meanwhile, in New York, Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne was this morning set to address the United Nations General Assembly on the World Drug Problem. In the speech, he... Read more
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NZCity
Fluoride decisions to be shifted to DHBsremove fluoride from the water supply before voting less than two weeks later t
Fluoride decisions to be shifted to DHBs
NZCity / Posted 14 days ago
remove fluoride from the water supply before voting less than two weeks later to put it back in. Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne says DHBs are better placed to make the call. "The sort of nonsense we've had of late where councils have... Read more
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NZCity
Ministers head overseas during recessthe Paris climate change agreement at the UN in New York. She's also going to W
Ministers head overseas during recess
NZCity / Posted 15 days ago
the Paris climate change agreement at the UN in New York. She's also going to Washington DC. Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne is in New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem from... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Cannabis law ought to take wide viewhave admitted committing the crime of the alleviation of their pain in their ba
Cannabis law ought to take wide view
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
have admitted committing the crime of the alleviation of their pain in their battles with cancer. Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne, who evidently has the authority to approve the use of cannabis for this purpose, had no advice that the plant's... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Current Drug Laws Support Racial Profiling: O’SullivanI think we should go back and look at it. The drug problem is not going to go a
Current Drug Laws Support Racial Profiling: O’Sullivan
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
I think we should go back and look at it. The drug problem is not going to go away. We need to find a solution. JESSICA Peter Dunne spoke to us earlier and said decriminalising is not something that they’re looking at the moment. The only way to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
NZ's first medical cannabis charity launchedwithin New Zealand. A number of high profile cases around the use of medical c
NZ's first medical cannabis charity launched
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
within New Zealand. A number of high profile cases around the use of medical cannabis prompted Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne to recently announced a review of guidelines for medical cannabis use. Northland woman Alisha Butt recently... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Nano Girl Michelle Dickinson: The quality of scienceand associated health effects - entered the news again as Health Minister Jonat
Nano Girl Michelle Dickinson: The quality of science
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
and associated health effects - entered the news again as Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne announced proposed legislative changes to allow district health boards, rather than local authorities, to... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Fights over tax and transparencytrust is registered” – see Benedict Collins’ report, PM's links to trusts 'bad
Fights over tax and transparency
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 18 days ago
trust is registered” – see Benedict Collins’ report, PM's links to trusts 'bad look', say opponents. United Future leader Peter Dunne has given support to the Green idea, but Bill English has poured scorn on it, saying “if the Greens think there... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Remeber Dirty Politics?trust is registered" - see Benedict Collins' report, PM's links to trusts 'bad
Remeber Dirty Politics?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
trust is registered" - see Benedict Collins' report, PM's links to trusts 'bad look', say opponents. United Future leader Peter Dunne has given support to the Green idea, but Bill English has poured scorn on it, saying "if the Greens think there... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dunne to attend UN Special Session on Drug PolicyAssociate Health Minister Peter Dunne is travelling to New York to attend the U
Dunne to attend UN Special Session on Drug Policy
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 days ago
Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne is travelling to New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem (UNGASS), which takes place over 19-21... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Legal, but at a huge cost for the patientspage to raise money for further prescriptions. As at yesterday $2825 had been d
Legal, but at a huge cost for the patients
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
page to raise money for further prescriptions. As at yesterday $2825 had been donated. Last week Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne approved the use of another cannabis-based product to treat Mr Belcher. Mr Belcher's doctor applied for approval... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Water fluoridation in hands of health boardsdecision currently sits with local councils but on Tuesday, Health Minister Jon
Water fluoridation in hands of health boards
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
decision currently sits with local councils but on Tuesday, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne announced they would be letting district health boards make the call. Bay of Plenty District Health Board chief... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 13 April 2016taking to improve the oral health of New Zealanders?Hon Dr JONATHAN COLEMAN (Mi
Questions & Answers - 13 April 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 days ago
taking to improve the oral health of New Zealanders?Hon Dr JONATHAN COLEMAN (Minister of Health): Yesterday the Hon Peter Dunne and I announced a proposal to move decision making on water-supply fluoridation from local government to district... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fluoridation possible: DHBDHBs are granted the power to make the decision. Yesterday Health Minister Jon
Fluoridation possible: DHB
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
DHBs are granted the power to make the decision. Yesterday Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne announced proposed changes where DHBs rather than local authorities will decide which community water supplies... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
MSOF welcome fluoridation decisionand more importantly, improving the oral health of thousands.’ Members of MSoF
MSOF welcome fluoridation decision
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 days ago
and more importantly, improving the oral health of thousands.’ Members of MSoF met recently with Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne on the issue and congratulate central government for recognising that DHBs are far better placed to make... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
DHBs to control fluoridebe making the decision. But, yes, I want to see more fluoride in New Zealand wa
DHBs to control fluoride
Otago Daily Times / Posted 20 days ago
be making the decision. But, yes, I want to see more fluoride in New Zealand water supplies.'' Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne said taking the power to decide from local authorities was recognition that water fluoridation was a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Govt proposes to give District Health Boards power to decide on water fluorinationwomen should eat like menBrian Rudman: Night Mayor could rescue downtown from c
Govt proposes to give District Health Boards power to decide on water fluorination
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
women should eat like menBrian Rudman: Night Mayor could rescue downtown from chaos Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne said taking the power to decide from local authorities was recognition that water fluoridation is a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Water Fluoridation Breakthroughhealth inequalities,” says Dr David Crum.“The NZDA congratulates the Hon Dr Jon
Water Fluoridation Breakthrough
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
health inequalities,” says Dr David Crum.“The NZDA congratulates the Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman, Minister of Health and Hon Peter Dunne, Associate Minister of Health for showing leadership and for taking the issue seriously by proposing to place... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
DHBs to decide on fluoridationbe making the decision. But, yes, I want to see more fluoride in New Zealand wa
DHBs to decide on fluoridation
Otago Daily Times / Posted 21 days ago
be making the decision. But, yes, I want to see more fluoride in New Zealand water supplies." Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne said taking the power to decide from local authorities was recognition that water fluoridation is a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Govt proposes to give District Health Boards power to decide on water fluorinationincome proposal would mean big tax hikeShould cat ownership be limited at three
Govt proposes to give District Health Boards power to decide on water fluorination
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
income proposal would mean big tax hikeShould cat ownership be limited at three per household? Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne said taking the power to decide from local authorities was recognition that water fluoridation is a... Read more
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NZCity
Fluoride decisions to be shifted to DHBspublic health measure for the prevention of dental decay," he said in a joint s
Fluoride decisions to be shifted to DHBs
NZCity / Posted 21 days ago
public health measure for the prevention of dental decay," he said in a joint statement with Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne. About 2.3 million people currently have access to fluoridated water. It occurs naturally in water supplies,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Fluoridation decision to move to DHBsto DHBsTuesday, 12 April 2016, 1:03 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon
Fluoridation decision to move to DHBs
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
to DHBsTuesday, 12 April 2016, 1:03 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of HealthHon Peter DunneAssociate Minister of Health12 April 2016DHBs rather than local authorities... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Doug Sellman: Control of legalised cannabis best placed in govt handsbe coming to an end. Photo / Getty Images The days of cannabis prohibition in
Doug Sellman: Control of legalised cannabis best placed in govt hands
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
be coming to an end. Photo / Getty Images The days of cannabis prohibition in New Zealand appear to be coming to an end. Peter Dunne is reflecting a change in public attitudes towards cannabis that is gathering momentum. The brave admissions by... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Peter Dunne takes health, rather than criminal, approach to drugsPeter Dunne is committed to reviewing drug policy. Photo / Mark Mitchell How s
Peter Dunne takes health, rather than criminal, approach to drugs
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Peter Dunne is committed to reviewing drug policy. Photo / Mark Mitchell How severely people are dealt with for possession of illegal drugs or drug utensils is to be reviewed - as a major international study says the punitive approach to drug... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Dr Lance O'Sullivan, Tuari Potiki: Why Māori must lead on drug law reformnon-violent drug offences and strengthen health and social-sector alternatives.
Dr Lance O'Sullivan, Tuari Potiki: Why Māori must lead on drug law reform
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
non-violent drug offences and strengthen health and social-sector alternatives. In response, our own drug policy minister Peter Dunne reminded everyone his approach is to see the drug problem first and foremost as a health issue tackled best with... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Illicit drug trade worth $245m in tax, social harm study suggestsreviewing how severely people are dealt with for possession of illegal drugs or
Illicit drug trade worth $245m in tax, social harm study suggests
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
reviewing how severely people are dealt with for possession of illegal drugs or drug utensils. Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne said the drug harm index would help tailor policy, and he would present the results at the upcoming UN special... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Govt afraid TPP will be election issue: Clarkend-of-the-year wrap-ups. It might be worried about the Maori Party votes and
Govt afraid TPP will be election issue: Clark
Otago Daily Times / Posted 24 days ago
end-of-the-year wrap-ups. It might be worried about the Maori Party votes and possibly the vote of United Future leader Peter Dunne. However, it would be more worried about those three votes in an election year, Dr Clark said. Green Party... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Helen Clark - A league of her ownto manipulate power. She did it effectively as Prime Minister and could do it e
Helen Clark - A league of her own
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
to manipulate power. She did it effectively as Prime Minister and could do it effectively at the UN." United Future leader Peter Dunne has a more generous way of putting that. "She never lost sight of what her ultimate objective was. That was to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The real oil on Helen Kellydisgusting. It's like eating dirty cigarettes." Related ContentHelen Clark - A
The real oil on Helen Kelly
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
disgusting. It's like eating dirty cigarettes." Related ContentHelen Clark - A league of her ownAssociate Health Minister Peter Dunne approves medicinal cannabis for Tourette's caseVideo Helen Kelly addresses delegates... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Illicit drug trade worth $245m in tax, social harm study suggestsreviewing how severely people are dealt with for possession of illegal drugs or
Illicit drug trade worth $245m in tax, social harm study suggests
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
reviewing how severely people are dealt with for possession of illegal drugs or drug utensils. Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne said the drug harm index would help tailor policy, and he would present the results at the upcoming UN special... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Helen Clark - A league of her ownto manipulate power. She did it effectively as Prime Minister and could do it e
Helen Clark - A league of her own
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
to manipulate power. She did it effectively as Prime Minister and could do it effectively at the UN." United Future leader Peter Dunne has a more generous way of putting that. "She never lost sight of what her ultimate objective was. That was to... Read more
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NZCity
MP drafts medicinal cannabis billalong with 79 others. Two or three are usually drawn every second Wednesday pa
MP drafts medicinal cannabis bill
NZCity / Posted 25 days ago
along with 79 others. Two or three are usually drawn every second Wednesday parliament sits. Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne has authority to approve medical cannabis for patients. On Monday he approved a product to treat a severe case... Read more
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