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Business and parliament need to step up 2019-05-22 03:57:00Business and parliament need to step up to stronger integrity systems says TINZ roadmap It is beyond time for serious and urgent action to protect and

Targets overlook the 174000 children living in worst 2019-05-22 01:36:00Child Poverty Action Group is pleased to see the Government set ambitious 10-year targets for child poverty reduction , but we are disappointed not to

ANZASW on funding to tackle family and sexual 2019-05-22 00:14:00The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) strongly welcomes the government’s pledge to increase funding to tackle family a

Hurunui well placed to meet newly released 2019-05-21 23:42:00The Government has recently released mandatory planning standards for councils to meet. The new standards address the structure and form of plans, as

Media statement by Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell 2019-05-21 23:33:00Statement by Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell in response to the report of the investigation into allegations made against her of bullying:

Budget needs to close the community social worker 2019-05-21 22:47:00Social workers employed by community organisations are hoping next week’s wellbeing budget will help bridge the pay gap with their colleagues in

Directors personally liable for $100,000 owed to cabbies 2019-05-21 22:43:00The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has determined that former Dunedin taxi company directors are personally liable for leaving former employees

Protesters disrupt petroleum meeting 2019-05-21 22:11:00Twelve activists from climate action group 350 Aotearoa have disrupted a Petroleum Club meeting in New Plymouth. The group targeted event sponsors, AN

Over 11,000 calls to 105 non-emergency number in 2019-05-21 21:43:00On Friday 15 May Commissioner of Police Mike Bush launched 105 (“ten five”), Police’s new number for reporting non-emergency situati

Zero Carbon Bill 2019-05-21 21:36:00Yesterday was the first reading of the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill in Parliament.

The CHANGE ONE Challenge 2019-05-21 20:28:00The Change One Challenge is your chance to join a community of change makers. This annual event challenges Kiwis to 'change one thing' in their dail

Wellbeing Budget Could Be a Breath of Fresh 2019-05-21 18:13:00The Wellbeing budget could be a turning point for community health NGOs, says Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ CE Letitia O’Dwyer. ARFNZ has

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Paula Bennett calls for police action after Speaker 2019-05-21 17:31:29Speaker Trevor Mallard says he believes a man who has committed what he calls "rape" three times in the parliamentary workplace is still working at

Barry Soper: Working in Parliament is a hazardous 2019-05-21 14:00:00COMMENT: Bullying and harassment takes many forms, and working in what has been described as a brutalising arena is a hazardous task.Having read the r

'Just incredible': First images inside the Pike River 2019-05-21 03:54:46Eight years and six months after the Pike River Mine explosion, the first people re-entered the mine this morning.Family members cheered from outside

Letters: Long leashes are dangerous 2019-05-21 03:47:43M. WAHANUI writes (letters, May 16) re the inconsiderate cyclists on the council-provided shared walkways.I often ride along this shared walkway and a

Tony Abbott's election defeat will actually make him 2019-05-20 23:24:01There is always a silver lining.Tony Abbott's political career ended in abrupt and arguably humiliating fashion on Saturday night as he was crushed b

National will vote with the Government on the 2019-05-20 22:47:00The National Party will support the Government's Zero Carbon bill through its first reading in the House, despite outlining previously outlining "se

Debbie Francis's review of Parliament's culture released 2019-05-20 21:31:46A review of bullying and harassment in the workplace at Parliament has uncovered a potential sexual predator who may be responsible for serious sex as

Green MP Golriz Ghahraman gets a security escort 2019-05-20 21:22:12Green MP Golriz Ghahraman has been allocated a security escort after receiving threats that were deemed by police to be serious enough to warrant an e

National MP Alfred Ngaro says he regrets sharing 2019-05-20 19:52:42National MP Alfred Ngaro says he regrets sharing a post on social media which compared the issue of abortion in New Zealand with the Holocaust. He sai

Francis review into harmful behaviour in Parliament released 2019-05-20 19:30:00There is virtually no part of Parliament that is untouched by a toxic culture, a report has shown.An external independent review of bullying and haras

Hundreds of deaf adults missing out on life-changing 2019-05-20 18:23:21More than 150 adults will never hear again without an increase in funding for cochlear implants, and that number is predicted to rise to 500 in the ne

Francis review into bullying culture at Parliament released 2019-05-20 18:18:06Speaker Trevor Mallard will this morning release the long-awaited independent review of the culture at Parliament following allegations of bullying an

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Govt votes down harsher penalties for drug crims 2019-05-22 03:37:58The Government has failed New Zealanders by voting down my Bill which would have ensured harsher penalties for those who deal and manufacture syntheti

Otama water supply bill passes third reading - 2019-05-22 01:40:09The ownership of a major Southland water supply scheme has now been clarified after a local bill sponsored by New Zealand First MP Mark Patterson was

Targets overlook the 174,000 children living in worst 2019-05-22 01:36:19Child Poverty Action Group is pleased to see the Government set ambitious 10-year targets for child poverty reduction, but we are disappointed not to

New World Bank Group strategy for PNG 2019-05-22 00:12:15Helping to manage risks to Papua New Guinea’s economic growth and ensuring more services for people currently missing out are key elements of th

Gun buyback may have already started - Bishop 2019-05-21 23:19:32Police Minister Stuart Nash owes New Zealanders an explanation about whether Police have had to buy back the guns that were stolen when they left the

Investigation into the conduct of the Retirement Commissioner 2019-05-21 23:18:09The investigation into the conduct and behaviour of the Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell did not establish bullying conduct and Ms Maxwell will r

Robertson in the dark on economic slowdown - 2019-05-21 23:13:56New Zealanders would expect the Minister of Finance to know the cost of slowing economic growth, something he today underestimated by more than two bi

PGF invests to get kiwis into horticulture - 2019-05-21 23:00:05The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is partnering with Horticulture New Zealand to maximise the number of New Zealanders employed by the sector and ensur

REINZ welcomes Privacy Commission's guidelines but warns they 2019-05-21 21:58:35When news of the ‘KFC test’ first broke last year, the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) immediately called for some consistent

Surge in public support for roadside drug testing 2019-05-21 21:31:36Matthew’s Petition seeking the urgent introduction of roadside drug testing has received more than 8000 signatures, with support increasing four

Horowhenua District Council backs Vote 2019 campaign 2019-05-21 20:59:24Horowhenua District Council has confirmed its participation in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) Vote 2019 campaign to lift nationwide voter tur

Nationwide post budget events 2019: CPAG and associates 2019-05-21 20:32:16Will this really be a Wellbeing Budget, and what will it's impacts be for children in poverty? Find out what the impact of Budget 2019 will be for fa

Stuff.co.nz - Politics

Canterbury MPs diaries released - what do they 2019-05-22 04:59:26What have South Island cabinet ministers been up to this year?

National MP Simeon Brown's synthetic drug dealer bill 2019-05-22 03:47:33A Members Bill that would have dished out harsher penalties to dealers of synthetic drugs, has been voted down.

Education Minister Chris Hipkins tells teachers to expect 2019-05-22 02:45:36Education Minister Chris Hipkins says the Government will not up its $1.2 billion offer.

Parliament rape allegations: how not to investigate sexual 2019-05-22 02:12:42ANALYSIS: The alleged predator is gone, but the Francis Review fallout was a text-book case of how not to handle sexual assault claims.

South Taranaki Mayor Ross Dunlop announces he will 2019-05-22 01:58:50After 21 years as a councillor and four terms as mayor, Ross Dunlop is pulling the pin on local body politics.

Destiny Church launching political party - again 2019-05-22 01:49:12Controversial Auckland-based church re-entering politics with a new party.

Parliament staffer accused colleague of rape last year 2019-05-22 00:50:25A staffer told parliamentary bosses she was raped by a colleague last year. He was only stood down today.

Opposition claims police bought back guns stolen from 2019-05-22 00:43:15The Opposition has claimed guns stolen from a Palmerston North police station were bought back by police.

Parliamentary staffer stood down following historic assault claim 2019-05-22 00:39:26A member of parliamentary staff has been stood down following an historic allegation of assault.

Welcome Home Loan rule 'out of date' for 2019-05-22 00:23:51First-home buyers trying to take advantage of Government ownership scheme encounter 'slim pickings' in red-hot Wellington city market.

New Zealand Defence Force conducting untruthful 'PR job' 2019-05-21 23:59:57Hit & Run co-author Nicky Hager says the Operation Burnham inquiry faces untruthful "PR job" by Defence.

Sculpture honouring women’s suffrage set for Takapuna's Killarney 2019-05-21 22:49:03The raised platform called Soapbox is a reference to how suffragettes gave speeches when lobbying for women's votes.


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