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Scoop.co.nz
Parliament: Dec 12policy to "create more jobs"; if so, can she confirm that over 245,000 jobs hav
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 hours ago
policy to "create more jobs"; if so, can she confirm that over 245,000 jobs have been created in the last 2 years? Rt Hon JACINDA ARDERN (Prime Minister): Yes. It is this Government's policy to see more people in employment. I can also confirm... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Progress accelerating on 100 Day PlanTuesday, 12 December 2017, 1:44 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Rt Hon
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 hours ago
Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 1:44 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Rt Hon Jacinda ArdernPrime MinisterMP for Mt Albert12 December 2017 MEDIA STATEMENTThis week marks the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The Government's first 100 days: 17 ways the Jacinda Ardern plan is progressingof payments to the New Zealand Superannuation Fund is scheduled to take place w
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
of payments to the New Zealand Superannuation Fund is scheduled to take place within a fortnight. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the families package on Thursday would lift thousands of children out of poverty "through a boost to low... Read more
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NZCity
English cool on child poverty targetback a government call for cross-party child poverty targets if they can be bac
NZCity / Posted yesterday
back a government call for cross-party child poverty targets if they can be backed up with a concrete plan. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said she wants to reach an agreement with the opposition to create a framework for setting long-term child... Read more
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NZCity
Ballet dispute gets PM's attentionPrime Minister Jacinda Ardern has stepped into a dispute within the Royal New Z
NZCity / Posted yesterday
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has stepped into a dispute within the Royal New Zealand Ballet in an effort to continue seeing Kiwi dancers grace local stages. The company is facing an exodus of top talent, with up to 20 of its 36 dancers reported to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Talented New Zealand students awarded PM’s ScholarshipsZealand students awarded PM’s ScholarshipsMonday, 11 December 2017, 2:19 pmPres
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Zealand students awarded PM’s ScholarshipsMonday, 11 December 2017, 2:19 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Rt Hon Jacinda ArdernPrime MinisterMP for Mt Albert8 December 2017 MEDIA STATEMENTTalented New Zealand students awarded Prime... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Ardern Should Get Her Own Govt in Order Firstneighbours.“The Australian Government is again having to defend its approach to
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
neighbours.“The Australian Government is again having to defend its approach to dealing with illegal asylum seekers after Jacinda Ardern used a meeting with the Australian Opposition Leader to force the issue back onto the Australian political... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
PM congratulates Nobel Peace Prize winner2017, 11:07 amPress Release: New Zealand Government MEDIA STATEMENTPrime Minis
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
2017, 11:07 amPress Release: New Zealand Government MEDIA STATEMENTPrime Minister Jacinda Ardern has congratulated the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) on receiving the 2017 Nobel... Read more
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NZCity
Government to speed up pipeline workSeptember a leak in the line caused by a digger resulted in a jet fuel supply c
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
September a leak in the line caused by a digger resulted in a jet fuel supply crisis at Auckland Airport. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday said the weekend's scare was a sign a review of Auckland's fuel supply options and back-up plans now... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
First poll since the election gives Ardern a leadership bounceIt is a bit like the Christmas Colmar Brunton poll. There is a little cheer for
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
It is a bit like the Christmas Colmar Brunton poll. There is a little cheer for almost everyone. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern can take heart that after just over six weeks as Prime Minister, she is the preferred Prime Minister poll by 37 per cent,... Read more
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NZCity
NZ not an option now for refugees: Duttonfor Manus Island refugees when he hasn't had a security briefing on the matter.
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
for Manus Island refugees when he hasn't had a security briefing on the matter. Mr Shorten dined with NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in Auckland on Saturday where he was expected to discuss her offer of taking 150 refugees from Manus Island,... Read more
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News.com.au
NZ not an option now for refugees: Duttonfor Manus Island refugees when he hasn't had a security briefing on the matter.
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
for Manus Island refugees when he hasn't had a security briefing on the matter. Mr Shorten dined with NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in Auckland on Saturday where he was expected to discuss her offer of taking 150 refugees from Manus Island,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Talented NZ students awarded Prime Minister’s Scholarships200 young New Zealanders are about to deepen New Zealand’s connections with Asi
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
200 young New Zealanders are about to deepen New Zealand’s connections with Asia and Latin America.Prime Minister Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern today announced that 192 young New Zealanders have been awarded Prime Minister’s Scholarships in the first... Read more
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NZCity
National still has solid support: pollhad hurt them in the public's eyes and this was reflected in the poll result.
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
had hurt them in the public's eyes and this was reflected in the poll result. In the preferred prime minister stakes, Jacinda Ardern earned a healthy 37 per cent, compared with Mr English's 28 per cent. Winston Peters was preferred by 5 per... Read more
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News.com.au
PM takes stand on Chinaundermines the foundation of mutual trust and bilateral co-operation.” Mr Shor
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
undermines the foundation of mutual trust and bilateral co-operation.” Mr Shorten, in New Zealand to meet Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, was asked about a report that ASIO has uncovered links between 10 political candidates and Chinese... Read more
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NZCity
Families protest CTV building decisionweek, the families said they were seeking legal advice to challenge the decisio
NZCity / Posted 3 days ago
week, the families said they were seeking legal advice to challenge the decision and wanted to speak with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Ms Ardern confirmed she is happy to meet them, but could not provide promises of further... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
We don’t need NZ’s meddlingNEW Zealand’s new Labour PM Jacinda Ardern has a hide. Her repeated offers to
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
NEW Zealand’s new Labour PM Jacinda Ardern has a hide. Her repeated offers to take some of the asylum seekers now causing trouble on Manus Island is just naive virtue-signalling. Ardern should know that her meddling runs the risk of putting what... Read more
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Adelaide Now
PM: We too can stand up to Chinaundermines the foundation of mutual trust and bilateral co-operation.” Mr Shor
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
undermines the foundation of mutual trust and bilateral co-operation.” Mr Shorten, in New Zealand to meet Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, was asked about a report that ASIO has uncovered links between 10 political candidates and Chinese... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
PM: We too can stand up to Chinaundermines the foundation of mutual trust and bilateral co-operation.” Mr Shor
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
undermines the foundation of mutual trust and bilateral co-operation.” Mr Shorten, in New Zealand to meet Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, was asked about a report that ASIO has uncovered links between 10 political candidates and Chinese... Read more
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The Courier Mail
We too can stand up to Chinaundermines the foundation of mutual trust and bilateral co-operation.” Mr Shor
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
undermines the foundation of mutual trust and bilateral co-operation.” Mr Shorten, in New Zealand to meet Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, was asked about a report that ASIO has uncovered links between 10 political candidates and Chinese... Read more
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News.com.au
PM: We too can stand up to Chinaundermines the foundation of mutual trust and bilateral co-operation.” Mr Shor
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
undermines the foundation of mutual trust and bilateral co-operation.” Mr Shorten, in New Zealand to meet Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, was asked about a report that ASIO has uncovered links between 10 political candidates and Chinese... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Shorten dines with NZ’s Jacinda Ardernleader Bill Shorten will discuss concerns raised by Kiwis living in Australia w
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
leader Bill Shorten will discuss concerns raised by Kiwis living in Australia when he meets New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in Auckland. The pair are dining together at the Sky City Hotel on Saturday night. "Great to catch up with... Read more
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NZCity
Shorten dines with NZ's Jacinda ArdernAustralian opposition leader Bill Shorten is in New Zealand to meet Prime Minis
NZCity / Posted 3 days ago
Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten is in New Zealand to meet Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and is willing to listen to issues faced by Kiwis living in Australia. The pair are dining at Auckland's Sky City Hotel on Saturday night. "Great to... Read more
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News.com.au
Shorten dines with NZ’s Jacinda Ardernleader Bill Shorten will discuss concerns raised by Kiwis living in Australia w
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
leader Bill Shorten will discuss concerns raised by Kiwis living in Australia when he meets New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in Auckland. The pair are dining together at the Sky City Hotel on Saturday night. "Great to catch up with... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Shorten meets with NZ PM ArdernOpposition leader bill Shorten is in Auckland for his first meeting with New Ze
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 days ago
Opposition leader bill Shorten is in Auckland for his first meeting with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, since she became Labour leader. The opposition leader spoke with Ms Ardern about high education costs for New Zelanders living in... Read more
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NZCity
Jones presents government with a problemwho moves into a job and gets a wage isn't on the dole. They're in paid employ
NZCity / Posted 4 days ago
who moves into a job and gets a wage isn't on the dole. They're in paid employment, like anyone else. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has made clear there's no way the Jones scheme is going to be called work-for-the-dole. She prefers Work... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Another Huge Year for the Auckland Theatre Awardsand more costume changes then you can shake a stick at (thanks to Miss Crabb).
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
and more costume changes then you can shake a stick at (thanks to Miss Crabb). The community was honoured to welcome Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern to the proceedings, and showed their support by an instantaneous standing ovation on her arrival.The Prime... Read more
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NZCity
PM agrees to meet CTV familiessaid they were seeking legal advice to challenge the decision and were also req
NZCity / Posted 5 days ago
said they were seeking legal advice to challenge the decision and were also requesting to sit down with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. In reply, Ms Ardern has confirmed she is happy to meet the families, but could not provide promises of... Read more
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NZCity
Small decline in child poverty: reportfrom 14 to 12 per cent in the past year. Having taken personal responsibility
NZCity / Posted 5 days ago
from 14 to 12 per cent in the past year. Having taken personal responsibility for reducing child poverty, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern welcomed the drop but said thousands of Kiwi children still went without basic needs. She said a Child... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Confirmation National’s changes halt child povertythe complex issues that are the causes of hardship are often intergenerational.
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
the complex issues that are the causes of hardship are often intergenerational.“That’s why it’s extremely concerning that Jacinda Ardern and her Government haven’t committed to retaining either the Social Investment approach, or the Better Public... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Government committed to major progress on child povertybut the Government is committed to making significant progress on lifting child
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
but the Government is committed to making significant progress on lifting children out of poverty, says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.“Every child deserves the best start in life and to grow up and reach their potential free of the burden of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
2017 Post-Election Conferencechanged for a number of measurable and determinate reasons. The rise in suppor
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
changed for a number of measurable and determinate reasons. The rise in support for Labour that followed the elevation of Jacinda Ardern altered the election dynamic. Intense media focus ensued so it became a different and more difficult campaign.... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Parliament: Dec 6way, if they do wish to disagree with the Speaker, to have a good look at the S
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
way, if they do wish to disagree with the Speaker, to have a good look at the Standing Orders for working that out. Rt Hon JACINDA ARDERN (Prime Minister): Yes, and, to recap, my full statement was, "When I was discussing the way that we would roll... Read more
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NZCity
Outraged CTV families want justicefamilies believe the matter should have gone to trial. They will also be reque
NZCity / Posted 6 days ago
families believe the matter should have gone to trial. They will also be requesting a meeting with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. The decision not to lay charges comes after a $1.18 million criminal investigation which began in August,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
The Rise, Fall and Future of the independent Māori Partiesthe Māori Party. Pro-Labour results, yes, but hardly smashingly anti-Māori Part
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
the Māori Party. Pro-Labour results, yes, but hardly smashingly anti-Māori Party – National.The Rise of LabourThe rise of Jacinda Ardern and Māori within Labour were main drivers for the downfall of the Māori Party. In late July, with Labour was... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Call for Government to establish Institute for Small Businesand Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership; the agreement signed by eleven APEC
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership; the agreement signed by eleven APEC leaders, including Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, in Da Nang last month. “New Zealand’s physical Internet infrastructure is world class, following the rollout... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Parliament: Dec 5to boost employment; if so, why? Mr SPEAKER: [Shakes head]. Are there any furt
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
to boost employment; if so, why? Mr SPEAKER: [Shakes head]. Are there any further supplementary questions? Rt Hon JACINDA ARDERN (Prime Minister): In the context in which they were given, yes. Rt Hon Bill English: Does she stand by her... Read more
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NZCity
Jones won't back away from work schemethat anyone taking part in it will be paid at least the minimum wage, which is
NZCity / Posted 7 days ago
that anyone taking part in it will be paid at least the minimum wage, which is more than the dole. And Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said there's already a range of sanctions in place to be used against people who don't accept job... Read more
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NZCity
Auckland house sales fall 20pc in Novembermuch larger debts. Housing market sentiment had also been weighed down by the
NZCity / Posted 7 days ago
much larger debts. Housing market sentiment had also been weighed down by the change in government as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern looks to implement policy to restrict the sale of homes and property to foreign investors. Kiri Barfoot, a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Coalition already divided on Work for the DolepmPress Release: New Zealand National Party 4 December 2017Comments from Jacin
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
pmPress Release: New Zealand National Party 4 December 2017Comments from Jacinda Ardern along with supporters of the Coalition Government this morning show that Labour and New Zealand First are... Read more
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NZCity
PM backs fresh work-for-the-dole schemePrime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she supports a work-for-the-dole scheme but
NZCity / Posted 8 days ago
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she supports a work-for-the-dole scheme but is refusing to call it by that name. Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones said on the weekend he would announce four policies before Christmas - including a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Six steps needed to make climate refugee visas worksetting this policy agenda, Climate Change Minister James Shaw (who is also the
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
setting this policy agenda, Climate Change Minister James Shaw (who is also the Green Party co-leader) and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern are driven by a deep moral concern about the impact of climate change and their responsibility to their... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Ho Ching: So powerful yet so elusive « Life Stories « Opinion « TR EMERITUSon the list every year since 2004. This year, Ho Ching is ranked above high-po
The Temasek Review / Posted 9 days ago
on the list every year since 2004. This year, Ho Ching is ranked above high-powered women like New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (38), Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the UN (43), China’s First Lady Peng Liyuan (51) and Hillary Clinton... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Which Kiwis could be invited to Prince Harry's wedding?Bronagh Key's attendance at William and Kate's 2011 wedding, we can but hope th
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Bronagh Key's attendance at William and Kate's 2011 wedding, we can but hope that a similar invitation will be extended to Jacinda Ardern and Clarke Gayford, which thanks to my overidentification complex is basically the same as me going and WE... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Andrew Littlenow and thoroughly enjoying it. It’s been a fascinating year, but I am feeling
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
now and thoroughly enjoying it. It’s been a fascinating year, but I am feeling very good about the responsibilities that Jacinda Ardern has reposed in me and absolutely enjoying being part of this amazing government. Is the job that you’ve got... Read more
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NZCity
What could be in the 'secret document'?and National's Steven Joyce says he's figured out why: The government is worrie
NZCity / Posted 11 days ago
and National's Steven Joyce says he's figured out why: The government is worried about what's in it. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has had several cracks at explaining why it's not going to be released. For a start, it's not an official... Read more
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Mashable
New Zealand prime minister responds to Ed Sheeran's citizenship request with a mini-quizin March, Ed Sheeran jokingly asked the prime minister if she could grant him c
Mashable / Posted 12 days ago
in March, Ed Sheeran jokingly asked the prime minister if she could grant him citizenship. He got an unexpected reply. Jacinda Ardern replied in video format to Ed Sheeran's "informal" request via her official Wellington Chamber Twitter... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ MPs connect with Pacific to grow women’s representationabuse, criticism and set-backs, and work with the media. The participants will
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
abuse, criticism and set-backs, and work with the media. The participants will also get to meet with Prime Minister, Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Trevor Mallard, and Minister for Pacific Peoples, Hon... Read more
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The Tyee
New Politicians Wanted: No Gerontocrats Need Applyexpress their understanding of that fact by electing young new rulers: Emmanuel
The Tyee / Posted 12 days ago
express their understanding of that fact by electing young new rulers: Emmanuel Macron in France, Justin Trudeau in Canada, Jacinda Ardern in New Zealand. That doesn’t mean youth is the answer; Macron is already deeply unpopular, and Trudeau has... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Parliament: Nov 29said, never accurately costed. Those would not be the actions of either a respo
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
said, never accurately costed. Those would not be the actions of either a responsible or a transparent Government. Rt Hon JACINDA ARDERN (Prime Minister): Yes, and yes, in the context in which they were given. Hon Paula Bennett: Does the Prime... Read more
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