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A Climate Emergency Has Been Declared - Now New! 2020-12-01 22:57:00Parents for Climate Aotearoa commend and congratulate the government for the passing of the climate emergency motion. “This symbolic declaration

Mercury Welcomes Government's Electric Vehicle Initiative New! 2020-12-01 22:15:002 December 2020 – The Government’s commitment to require its agencies to purchase electric vehicles for their fleets is a welcome tangible

Seventy Workers Losing Jobs As Christchurch Loses Clothing New! 2020-12-01 21:55:00Well-established New Zealand clothing manufacturer Deane Apparel have today confirmed their intention to close their manufacturing plant in Russley, C

Public Servants Welcome Govt Commitment To Climate Action New! 2020-12-01 21:52:00The Public Service Association welcomes the government’s declaration of a climate emergency, and supports the goal of achieving carbon neutralit

Unions Support Declaration Of Climate Emergency New! 2020-12-01 21:42:00New Zealand Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff today supported the Prime Minister’s Announcement of a climate change emergency,

Oxfam Reaction To NZ Government’s Declaration Of Climate New! 2020-12-01 21:32:00In response to the New Zealand government’s move to declare a climate emergency, Oxfam New Zealand’s Campaigns Lead Alex Johnston said: &l

Rort Confirmed: Dawn Freshwater Must Pay Back The New! 2020-12-01 21:25:00Responding to the Auditor-General’s report on the University of Auckland’s decision to purchase a $5 million mansion in Parnell for its Vi

It is a climate emergency, now let’s act New! 2020-12-01 21:07:00Greenpeace is claiming the Government’s symbolic declaration of climate emergency as a "win for people power", but is challenging Jacinda Arde

WWF-New Zealand Reaction To Government's Climate Change Emergency New! 2020-12-01 20:36:00

Inquiry Into The University Of Auckland’s Decision To New! 2020-12-01 20:05:00In November 2019, the University of Auckland purchased a house in Parnell in Auckland. The University said the house would be used for accommodation b

Educators Back Call For Urgent Action On Child New! 2020-12-01 19:03:00

JustSpeak Responds To Call For Sentencing And Parole New! 2020-12-01 18:27:00Today Diane Hunt, mother of police officer Constable Matthew Hunt, delivers a petition to parliament asking for changes to the Sentencing Act 2002 and

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Parliament passes climate emergency motion in House New! 2020-12-01 23:28:51Parliament has officially declared a climate emergency in New Zealand – a move Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called an "acknowledgement of the

Why New Zealand is perfectly placed to broker New! 2020-12-01 22:43:41OPINION: With tension escalating between China and members of the Five Eyes security alliance, most recently over a Chinese tweet that used a doc

All Govt departments now required to buy electric New! 2020-12-01 21:56:47The Government will require all its agencies and ministries to exclusively buy electric vehicles and will mandate all public sector buildings to be up

Jacinda Ardern says NZ not taking sides in New! 2020-12-01 21:06:30Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is stepping back from the ongoing China-Australia feud, saying New Zealand has not taken sides.Yesterday she said New Ze

Downtown Shakedown: No pill testing for the Wellington New! 2020-12-01 19:50:35Wellington's first festival of the Summer – and the biggest of its kind since Covid – is ready to brave the elements with a 3500sq m marq

Mum of slain police officer presents petition to New! 2020-12-01 19:45:00Standing behind 33 white crosses, one for each police officer killed in the line of duty, Diane Hunt said her son was killed because of his uniform.It

'An ode to artists': More Labour MPs give New! 2020-12-01 19:33:38Six new Labour MPs are giving their maiden speeches in Parliament this evening. They are Angela Roberts, Vanushi Walters, Tangi Utikere, Terisa Ngobi,

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to this afternoon personally New! 2020-12-01 19:33:00Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will this afternoon personally move a motion in the House to declare a climate change emergency in New Zealand. The move

One-third of managed isolation users haven't paid fee New! 2020-12-01 18:54:03By Gill Bonnett of RNZ A third of all those invoiced for their stays in managed isolation have not paid - more than three months later.The system was

The Green Party is refusing to support the New! 2020-12-01 18:36:10The Green Party is refusing to vote with the Government to pass a law which creates a new 39 per cent tax bracket for New Zealand's highest earners.

Jacinda Ardern receives Gleitsman International Activist Award, opens New! 2020-12-01 17:15:17WATCH: Walking to and from the Beehive in early March helped Jacinda Ardern stay in touch with the mood of the country in deciding to put the cou

Pill-testing law passes in time for summer festivals New! 2020-12-01 17:01:35Pill testing has been given legal breathing room in time for the summer festival season after Parliament this morning passed a law change under urgenc

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Climate emergency declaration will be matched with long-term New! 2020-12-01 23:27:16Today’s climate emergency declaration will be backed with ambitious plans to reduce emissions, the Minister for Climate Change, James Shaw today

Schools excluded from Govt coal commitment - NZEI New! 2020-12-01 23:18:32Education union NZEI Te Riu Roa is disappointed the education sector has been excluded from a state sector phase-out of coal boilers by 2025, announce

Children can’t consent to trans treatment, UK court New! 2020-12-01 23:00:41Feminists are calling for Health Minister Andrew Little to review New Zealand’s guidelines on prescribing puberty blocking and cross-sex hormone

A climate emergency has been declared - now New! 2020-12-01 22:56:41Parents for Climate Aotearoa commend and congratulate the government for the passing of the climate emergency motion.

Climate emergency declaration missed opportunity - 350 Aotearoa New! 2020-12-01 22:45:15The coalition of organisations working for full decarbonisation of the state sector, Fossil Free State Sector Aotearoa, acknowledges today's announce

Tax increase punitive, distortionary and stale - ACT New! 2020-12-01 22:09:36"Finally released detail of Labour’s proposed tax increases shows officials don’t think it will work, describing revenue estimates as &ls

Climate declaration a triumph for post-rational politics - New! 2020-12-01 22:00:28"Today’s climate emergency was a triumph for post-rational politics with feelings rather than facts driving the Government’s response to

Iwi Chairs on climate emergency declaration New! 2020-12-01 21:59:45National Iwi Chairs Forum climate spokesperson Mike Smith is welcoming todays announcement of a national climate emergency. "It is good because it si

Public servants welcome govt commitment to climate action New! 2020-12-01 21:51:33The Public Service Association welcomes the government’s declaration of a climate emergency, and supports the goal of achieving carbon neutralit

'Drive Electric welcomes Govt commitment to shift their New! 2020-12-01 21:41:25Wednesday 2nd December, 2020, AUCKLAND: Mark Gilbert, Chair of Drive Electric says, "Drive Electric congratulates the Government for declaring a clim

Climate emergency declaration will be matched with long-term New! 2020-12-01 21:16:31Today’s climate emergency declaration will be backed with ambitious plans to reduce emissions, the Minister for Climate Change, James Shaw today

It is a climate emergency, now let's act New! 2020-12-01 21:06:51Wednesday, 2 December: Greenpeace is claiming the Government’s symbolic declaration of climate emergency as a "win for people power", but is c

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Managed isolation charges: Third of users not paid New! 2020-12-01 17:54:27A third of all those invoiced for their stays in managed isolation have not paid - more than three months later. The hotels cost taxpayers more than $

Government to declare climate change emergency today New! 2020-12-01 17:39:35The Government will declare a climate change emergency in Parliament today.

How new drug testing rules will change the New! 2020-12-01 17:26:33Festival organisers and drug testers say the law change will make their lives easier – and save lives.

Pill testing legalised ahead of summer festival season, New! 2020-12-01 17:11:06The Government have urgently legalised pill testing ahead of the summer festival season, with every party but National in support.

Nelson forestry committee approves draft plan, set to New! 2020-12-01 16:53:07An otherwise uneventful first forestry subcommittee meeting couldn't pass without a few jabs at "irritating" and "frustrating" workshops in forme

Judith Collins open to taking GST off new New! 2020-12-01 16:18:09Judith Collins doesn't want new taxes on housing. But National is open to taking GST off new builds.

China 'very surprised' that NZ is upset over New! 2020-12-01 16:13:35China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson questions why New Zealand is having a say on doctored image of an Australian soldier.

NZ’s year in ‘virtual’ spotlight begins New! 2020-12-01 16:03:13As New Zealand prepares for a year of digital diplomacy through its hosting of the Apec Forum, two crucial partners are in conflict — and at ris

Pike River re-entry slower than expected, admits minister New! 2020-12-01 15:58:00Progress at the mine is slow because of the level of damage at the far end of the drift, says Andrew Little.

Someone's got to defend corporate welfare New! 2020-12-01 14:49:31OPINION: The litany of wage subsidy abuses is galling, but the scheme deserves defending

New lending rules to protect vulnerable borrowers from New! 2020-12-01 14:30:00From October next year all lenders will be required to carry out income and expenses checks when considering loans.

Judith Collins talks to Stuff about housing, taxes New! 2020-12-01 14:06:34More taxes won't create more houses, the National leader says, with raising the supply of housing the best way to dampen the red-hot property market.


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