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Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Advisory Panel members appointed

50 min 40 sec ago

Prime Minister Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern has announced the appointment of Angela Foulkes as chair and Lyn Provost as member of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security’s Advisory Panel.

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Government mourns the passing of Kingi Taurua

1 hour 8 min ago

Ka tanuku te maunga o Rakaumangamanga!

Ka ueue te whenua ka tangi te motu whanui mou e Kingi kua riro atu nei!

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On Newshub Nation Saturday 26 May 2018

1 hour 8 min ago

On Newshub Nation this weekend:

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OPAC 18: NZ featured in new report on child soldiers

1 hour 42 min ago

"In many countries the popular myth of the army as a benevolent institution which "saves" disadvantaged and vulnerable young people from an uncertain future remains pervasive.

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Seymour shows 'lack of understanding' of community housing

1 hour 59 min ago

Auckland community housing providers are urging communities to show greater understanding of their neighbours, rather than greeting people living in social housing with ill-founded condemnation.

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ALRANZ wishes Ireland a successful repeal of the 8th amendment

1 hour 59 min ago

ALRANZ wishes the Irish people all the best in their referendum to repeal the 8th amendment to Ireland’s constitution and allow Irish women to receive abortion care in the home country.

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Northcote candidate identifies priority park and ride sites

2 hours 44 sec ago

National’s Northcote candidate Dan Bidois is calling for Auckland Council to commit to building new park and ride facilities in the electorate, to ease residents’ congestion woes.

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PM's visit little comfort for Taranaki - Young

2 hours 3 min ago

The Prime Minister’s visit today will be of little comfort to Taranaki people concerned about the future of their jobs and their region following the Government’s oil and gas decision, National’s Energy and Resources Spokesman Jonathan Young says.

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Re-entry tender process moves to next stage

2 hours 32 min ago

A number of suppliers who responded to a recent procurement process to recover the Pike River Mine drift access tunnel will next be selected to submit full proposals to the Pike River Recovery Agency.

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Condolences on the passing of Kingi Taurua - NZ First

2 hours 32 min ago

New Zealand First Leader, Winston Peters, says the death of Kingi Taurua is a great loss for the people of the North.

"Kingi will be remembered for his leadership and the dominant presence that he was in the North," said Mr Peters.

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Prisoner advocates say prison expansion does not help victims

2 hours 46 min ago

Prisoner advocacy organisation, People Against Prisons Aotearoa, hits back at the National Party over its recent statement that plans to cancel the Waikato megaprison disregards victims.

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New Zealand deeply concerned by latest MH17 finding

3 hours 5 min ago

The Government is deeply concerned at the finding announced overnight by the Joint Investigative Team that the missile which brought down Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014 originated from the 53rd brigade of the armed forces of the Russian Federation.

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Roadshows outline help for small business

3 hours 5 min ago

Small Business Minister Stuart Nash will next week launch the 2018 series of small business roadshows. The roadshows give business owners the opportunity to learn more about assistance available from the Government.

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National should apologise for housing gaffe - Shanan Halbert

3 hours 10 min ago

"Northcote needs a local MP who's focused on quality affordable housing, not on scaremongering rhetoric trying to divide our community," says Labour candidate for Northcote Shanan Halbert.

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New Zealand deeply concerned by latest MH17 finding - Peters

3 hours 28 min ago

The Government is deeply concerned at the finding announced overnight by the Joint Investigative Team that the missile which brought down Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014 originated from the 53rd brigade of the armed forces of the Russian Federation.

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Roadshows outline help for small business - Nash

3 hours 28 min ago

Small Business Minister Stuart Nash will next week launch the 2018 series of small business roadshows. The roadshows give business owners the opportunity to learn more about assistance available from the Government.

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NZDF Set to Start Maritime Patrols with Fiji

3 hours 46 min ago

Royal New Zealand Navy patrol vessel HMNZS Taupo arrived in Fiji this morning to conduct combined maritime patrols with the Republic of Fiji Navy over the next three months.

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Charter School support agency takes issue with Andrew Little

3 hours 48 min ago

In the budget debate on 23 May 2018, The Minister of Justice, Hon Andrew Little, made a speech to the House.

Parts of this speech, as they relate to Charter Schools, have created a false impression.

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$19.5m for complete replacement of Onepoto Primary School - Hipkins

4 hours 6 min ago

Around $19.5 million will be invested to completely replace and rebuild Onepoto Primary School as part of Budget 2018, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.

Mr Hipkins visited Onepoto Primary School in Auckland today to make the announcement.

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More transitional housing for Blenheim - Salesa

4 hours 17 min ago

Local families in urgent need of housing will benefit from 17 more transitional housing places opening in Blenheim, says Associate Housing and Urban Development Minister Jenny Salesa.

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