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EECA seeks feedback on 2020/21 energy levies New! 2019-11-17 22:36:00The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is seeking feedback on its proposed energy levy-funded activities for the 2020/21 year.

501 Deportee, the real deal. New! 2019-11-17 22:18:00

Updated website for Crimestoppers New! 2019-11-17 21:45:00Crimestoppers New Zealand launched its updated website www.crimestoppers-nz.org today. As well as catering for traditional anonymous reports the site

Agencies join forces in methyl bromide monitoring programme New! 2019-11-17 21:11:00Plans are being put in place to increase methyl bromide monitoring following a theoretical modelling report about how the log fumigant disperses into

Proposed changes to tenancy rights are trickle down New! 2019-11-17 20:36:00Proposed changes to tenancy rights are trickle down, not transformational, change says the Manawatu Tenants’ Union (MTU). There are however impr

Failure to invest in disabled people New! 2019-11-17 18:51:00People with intellectual disabilities and their families are struggling to access support more than ever before, as the disability sector faces a now

New Zealanders at risk of being money mules New! 2019-11-17 16:06:00International crime rings are increasingly targeting New Zealanders’ bank accounts to launder proceeds from scams and fraud. Bronwyn Groot, Frau

Food industry serves the waffle, government pours the New! 2019-11-17 15:51:00A just-released report shows that the food industry wants to stay in a business-as-usual mode with a few minor tweaks around the edges. In response, t

Do GE developers really know what they are New! 2019-11-17 15:43:00New Zealand consumers will be left in the dark about foods grown in Australia that have been created using gene editing techniques. On the 13 November

Salvation Army home for more than 1,800 Kiwis New! 2019-11-17 15:28:00As Aotearoa plans for festive season celebrations, The Salvation Army is preparing to make its house a home to hundreds of men, women and children who

Curtailing the CO2 Gravy Train New! 2019-11-17 14:38:00Standing with the farmers, New Conservative is committed to pushing back against the lunacy of the ETS and Carbon Zero commitments by this government.

Ground breaking report into Superdiverse parties in courts New! 2019-11-17 14:08:00The Superdiversity Institute for Law, Policy and Business is releasing its latest report today on Culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse pa

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Landlords says Govt plans will make it harder 2019-11-16 22:35:24Landlords have hit back a new tenancy law reforms, saying the latest rules will make it harder to evict anti-social tenants. Landlords will no longer

Retiring MP Gareth Hughes tells Green Party colleagues 2019-11-16 18:56:44Retiring Green MP Gareth Hughes says the pace of change in the current Government is not fast enough for his liking but that is not the reason he is q

Govt plans to ban landlords from ending tenancies 2019-11-16 17:39:46Landlords will no longer be able to get rid of tenants without reason, under law changes due to be announced today.At present, landlords can give a te

Green Party MP Gareth Hughes retiring, won't seek 2019-11-16 15:50:22Long-serving Green Party MP Gareth Hughes is retiring from national politics.The 38-year-old assumed office in 2010 and has been in Parliament longer

Junk food ads to be banned from around 2019-11-15 12:00:00Junk food advertising will be removed from around schools in anti-obesity measures also likely to change what's promoted in your supermarket aisle.Th

Chief Justice to Parliament: Proposed terrorism bill inadequate, 2019-11-14 22:30:00The highest judicial officer in the land has taken the rare step of writing to Parliament to expose holes in a proposed law aimed at shackling Kiwi te

Govt gun laws will lead to more Dirty 2019-11-14 17:14:52The Government's gun law reforms will see dwindling faith in the country's laws and lead to more Dirty Harry-type vigilantes, Parliament has been to

Euthanasia: Whangārei's Shane Reti only Northland MP to 2019-11-14 13:00:00When the votes were cast on the controversial euthanasia bill, Whangārei MP Shane Reti was the only dissenting voice among Northland MPs."I am t

Parliament to loosen rules around use of television 2019-11-14 03:28:59The rules around use of parliamentary TV are set to be liberalised and MPs will no longer have to give permissions for clips of them to be used in pol

Kris Faafoi wants to set public broadcasting policy 2019-11-14 00:48:21Television New Zealand and Radio New Zealand (RNZ) could be disestablished and a new state broadcasting entity established if the Cabinet accepts the

Andrew Little: With euthanasia and cannabis, the election 2019-11-13 23:51:39Justice Minister Andrew Little expects a barrage of egregious misinformation in the lead-up to next year's referendum questions about euthanasia and

Leaked Greens discussion document suggest the party plans 2019-11-13 23:46:39A leaked Greens discussion document reveals the party is gearing up to ditch its support of the self-imposed Government spending and borrowing rules,

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Voting is closing - Central Lakes Trust New! 2019-11-17 17:56:14Voting is closing for the Central Lakes Trust elections. Voter turnout to date is the highest it’s been since the 2010 elections.

Lifting incomes a priority: Green Party New! 2019-11-17 17:11:23The Green Party acknowledges the Government’s progress report on implementing the recommendations of the Welfare Expert Advisory Group, as highl

Govt urged to deliver solution to fix funding New! 2019-11-17 17:06:48The disability sector is calling on the Government to deliver a much-needed boost in the 2020 Budget to stem a funding crisis that is resulting in man

Tim Costley National’s new candidate in Otaki 2019-11-16 23:43:26Local party members have selected Tim Costley as National’s candidate in ÅŒtaki for the 2020 General Election. Mr Costley is replacin

Green Party welcomes moves to tackle landlord-renting imbalance 2019-11-16 21:36:18The Green Party has welcomed reforms to the Residential Tenancies Act that begin to fix the huge power imbalance between landlords and tenants, but ar

Fairer rules for tenants and landlords - Faafoi 2019-11-16 20:25:39The Government has delivered on its promise to the over one million New Zealanders who now rent to make it fairer and more secure, Associate Minister

Landlords will not be able to protect neighbours 2019-11-16 19:44:11Government has announced a raft of changes to the Residential Tenancies Act. The Minister has said he does not want to be seen to unduly punishing lan

Democracy under fire on firearms law reform - 2019-11-16 18:00:25The Government supposedly wants to "hear from all New Zealanders" about firearms law reform - unless you happen to be a licenced firearms owner.

Thousands rally against Govt assault on West - 2019-11-16 17:18:12Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges has joined thousands of people on the West Cost as they rally against the Government’s assault on the reg

Simon Shepherd interviews David Seymour 2019-11-15 18:51:04On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews David Seymour

Simon Shepherd interviews Meghan Murphy 2019-11-15 17:57:54On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews Meghan Murphy

Food industry asked to step up fight against 2019-11-15 15:00:23The Government is asking the food industry to step up work to tackle obesity including reducing sugar, fat and salt in their products, better informat

Stuff.co.nz - Politics

MPs shut down public submitter who says he New! 2019-11-17 23:41:29MPs raised the alarm when the man said he supplied accused Christchurch mosque shooter with 2300 bullets.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tells NZDF to urgently New! 2019-11-17 23:28:55PM says she's asked the Chief of Army to clean up NZ's firing ranges in Afghanistan

Donation scheme: Nine in 10 eligible schools sign New! 2019-11-17 23:19:12About nine in 10 eligible schools have signed up to scrap school donations.

Winston Peters superannuation case: Ministerial staff lose name New! 2019-11-17 23:02:58Public servants who gave evidence about pension overpayment to deputy PM can now be named.

Secret passport case survives minister's attempt to kick New! 2019-11-17 22:08:30A woman whose passport was cancelled on security grounds, gets chance to progress her claim.

Jacinda Ardern to undergo dental surgery, taking four New! 2019-11-17 22:03:37Jacinda Ardern will take four days leave from her duties to recover from dental surgery.

Live: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at post-Cabinet news New! 2019-11-17 22:02:20Prime Minister Ardern faces questions from the media, including NZ's role in deadly ammunition being left near Afghan villages.

Substantial benefit hikes appear off the Government's agenda New! 2019-11-17 20:17:10Welfare experts says lack of action is "puzzling and disturbing", as Government outlines its priorities for beneficaries.

Transparency and a clean-up needed New! 2019-11-17 11:45:00OPINION: Bamiyan residents need assurances as soon as possible that NZDF firing ranges have been cleared.

Here's what Government needs to think about if New! 2019-11-17 11:30:40OPINION: Low interest rates create opportunity for politicians to splash out.

New Zealand finally has a space programme New! 2019-11-17 11:00:00OPINION: Plenty happening in sector that has commercial and scientific potential.

Sometimes it takes a village to arrange a New! 2019-11-17 11:00:00OPINION: Arranged marriages can be thought of a a village-sized, human algorithm bringing couples together.


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