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Putting a Freeze on Auckland Port Expansion

905 days ago - Scoop
New Zealand First is taking action to stop any further commercial expansion of Auckland’s port.

Outstanding young Māori receive scholarships

905 days ago - Scoop
Education Minister Hekia Parata today presented five Māori students with a prestigious tertiary scholarship in honour of the 28th (Māori)...

Tamaki state housing transfer risky and desperate

905 days ago - Scoop
The Government’s transfer of 2800 state houses to the Tamaki Redevelopment Company -- to be announced 9am today -- shows its desperation to...
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Applications open for Sign Language fund

906 days ago - Scoop
Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner today announced that applications are being sought for grants from the New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) Fund.

Dunne Speaks - When in Rome

906 days ago - Scoop
29 April 2015 A sage observation from St Ambrose, Bishop of Milan, over 1600 years ago continues to shape many of our patterns of behaviour today. It...

Even cheap houses now unaffordable

906 days ago - Scoop
New housing affordability data show that now even the cheapest houses in Auckland are unaffordable for first home buyers, says Labour’s...

National quietly ditches its surplus promise

906 days ago - Scoop
National has quietly dropped its long-promised return to surplus by this year by removing the date it will get the books back in the black from its...

Key’s Sloppy Comments a Risk to Kiwi Defence Deployment

906 days ago - Scoop
Prime Minister John Key’s sloppy and thoughtless remarks in the Middle East are a risk to both New Zealand and Australian forces going into...

More foundation options for Canterbury homeowners

906 days ago - Scoop
Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith has welcomed the update to the technical guidance,Repairing and rebuilding houses affected by the...

Simon Bridges spent over $6500 on Northland

906 days ago - Scoop
Transport Minister Simon Bridges spent over $6519 on travel and flights to Northland for the by-election – spending around $1000 a week,...

Rock star economy hits rocks

906 days ago - Scoop
Falling exports and rising imports have led to the largest annual trade deficit since July 2009, the Green Party said today.

Key’s careless chatter tips off Arabic media

906 days ago - Scoop
John Key has shown a frightening lack of judgement in disclosing to an Arabic media outlet that Kiwi troops are in the UAE awaiting deployment to...

Questions For Oral Answer April 29

906 days ago - Scoop
1. Dr RUSSEL NORMAN to the Minister for Climate Change Issues: Does he care what New Zealanders think about climate change, and does he take their...

Firing squad deaths deplorable

906 days ago - Scoop
The execution of eight men by an Indonesian firing squad is deplorable, Labour’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson David Shearer says.

John Key’s trip marred by absence of leadership

906 days ago - Scoop
John Key’s choice not to raise women’s rights with the Saudi King and to reveal New Zealand troop’s location to international...

Passing the buck a disaster in the making

906 days ago - Scoop
Moves to overhaul the social services sector are nothing more than privatisation in drag and are a potential disaster in the making, Labour’s...

Aged care needs urgent attention

906 days ago - Scoop
The Government must stop neglecting older New Zealanders and the people who care for them and give urgent attention to a sector that is in dire...

More details of Prince Harry’s visit revealed

906 days ago - Scoop
Prime Minister John Key today released further details of Prince Harry’s visit to New Zealand from May 9 -16.

New guidelines to prevent injuries to home carers

906 days ago - Scoop
ACC Minister Nikki Kaye today launched a new set of guidelines to reduce the risk of injuries to home carers. Speaking at the Home and Community...

NZ condemns use of the death penalty

906 days ago - Scoop
Foreign Minister Murray McCully says New Zealand is dismayed by Indonesia’s decision to carry out the execution of members of the ‘Bali...

Public to be involved in question time today

906 days ago - Scoop
Today the public will have a voice in Parliament’s question time in a way they have never had before.

Poroporoaki – Monty Ohia

906 days ago - Scoop
Iri te rau kawakawa, iri ki whare aituā. He piki raukura, he kōtore huia, ka whatia ka ngaro ki Pāerau, ka ngaro whakaoti atu. Āpiti...

Government Way Too Slow to Get Usar Deployed

906 days ago - Scoop
The decision not to deploy Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) to Nepal reveals the governments embarrassingly inadequate planning and its antiquated...