Beef + Lamb New Zealand has outlined what it sees as the policy priorities for the incoming government.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand Chairman, James Parsons says the policy manifesto covers a range of issues that will support a confident and profitable sheep and beef sector.
An extra 50,000 people are expected to be living in Wellington City in 30 years’ time and planning is well under way to make sure the new housing and services they will need are sustainably developed in areas that will benefit the city most.
With only a few days left before the general election, over 500 Victoria students packed the central Hub space on campus today to listen to a political debate on student issues organised by the Students’ Association.
Reports in today’s Dominion Post that the Conservative Party is polling at 6% in Nationals internal polling are not surprising says the Conservative Napier candidate Garth McVicar.
Envoys for The Netherlands, Poland, Italy and Viet Nam will present their credentials to the Governor-General, Lt Gen Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, at Government House in Wellington tomorrow (Wednesday 17 September 2014).
Serious questions must be asked over Maori Affairs Minister Pita Sharples appointments to the Waitangi Tribunal on the eve of the General Election, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters.
National Party statement regarding alleged unauthorised use of music.
The National Party completely rejects the allegation that the library music used in its early campaign advertisements is a copyright infringement of any artist’s work.
The Equality Network, a group of New Zealand organisations dedicated to reducing inequality, is today releasing a rating of political parties and their policies on tackling income gaps.
The Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party has released its manifesto in the lead up to the election on Saturday.
ALCP leader Julian Crawford said the publication was an intersectoral look at how ALCP's policy impacted across 13 key portfolios.
"Normally I'm happy to tell people that I was right but when I received the news about the staff cuts at Maori Television, I had nothing but sympathy for the three Maori media leaders who are going to be made to fight for the one job" said MANA leader and Tai Tokerau MP, Hone Harawira.
The Maritime Union says a change of Government is required to deliver secure jobs and decent wages for New Zealand workers.
Maritime Union National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says workers seemed to be coming last under current policies.
In proceedings filed today in the Wellington Registry of the High Court of New Zealand, Eight Mile Style, LLC and Martin Affiliated, LLC, the Detroit-based publishers of Eminem’s copyrights, are seeking damages for copyright infringement against the New Zealand National Party.
Earlier this week the Mana candidate for Waiariki Annette Sykes claimed the Government wants to abolish the Waitangi Tribunal and the MÄori Land Court.
While debate continues about the veracity of claims made by Dotcom’s "Moment of Truth", the MÄori Party remains opposed to any law changes or policies that increase the power of the State to survey its citizens.
The Green Party will stop National’s campaign of punishing tertiary students and do more than any other party to support young Kiwis into study, Green Party students spokesperson Gareth Hughes said today.
Under the National-led Government real improvements have been made for New Zealand women, and we are keen to continue building on those achievements says Women’s Affairs Spokesperson, Jo Goodhew.
"I wanted to laugh when I saw the Native Affairs poll the other night (Hone Harawira 38%, Kelvin Davis 37%) because it was almost the same as the one they did back in 2011", said MANA leader and Tai Tokerau MP, Hone Harawira.
Family First NZ is labelling the Green’s ‘welcome package’ for newborns policy as wasteful and misdirected.
Peter Sherwin, Partner, Privately Held Business at Grant Thornton New Zealand, looks at New Zealand household incomes, the numbers of ‘poor households’ and how things have changed in this country over the last 20 years in light of a myriad of statements made by the different parties in the le
A re-elected National-led government will allocate an additional $40 million to further boost engineering places and double the number of engineering graduates to at least match OECD averages, National Party Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment spokesman Steven Joyce says.
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