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EPMU condemns attack against Charlie Hebdo

8 January 2015 - 4:53pm

The union for New Zealand journalists stands in solidarity with the victims of the attack on Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris.

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High dollar 'proof it's not working'

8 January 2015 - 4:51pm

While the recent second consecutive price recovery in global dairy prices is welcome, New Zealand’s exporters are being crucified by a strong dollar due to the government’s economic mismanagement.

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Waltham Lido Pool to reopen

8 January 2015 - 4:16pm

Waltham Lido Pool is reopening on Saturday 17 January, with a Welcome Back Waltham pool party on Sunday 18 January.

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Last call for Conservation Board nominations

8 January 2015 - 3:01pm

Associate Minister of Conservation, Hon Nicky Wagner today encouraged New Zealanders passionate about conservation to seek nomination for conservation boards, before nominations close on 20 January.

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Odds of getting surgery are getting worse - Stewart

8 January 2015 - 1:18pm

New Zealand First has found that in some District Health Boards New Zealanders have more chance of winning Instant Kiwi than getting surgery.

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Labour adds its condemnation of Paris attack - Little

8 January 2015 - 12:28pm

The Labour Party adds its voice to the international condemnation of today’s shocking attack on freedom of speech in Paris, Leader Andrew Little says.

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Council asks shall we hop, skip and jump, or just run?

8 January 2015 - 12:04pm

Want to hop, skip and jump, or pass it not kick it in Waikato District’s sport parks.

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Petrol retailers and importers 'must pass on savings'

8 January 2015 - 11:16am

New Zealand’s petrol retailers and importers must start passing on savings to Kiwis motorists following the dramatic drop in the price of crude oil, Labour’s Energy Spokesman Stuart Nash says.

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New Zealand condemns Paris shooting

8 January 2015 - 10:31am

Prime Minister John Key has strongly condemned the violent attack on the offices of the Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris.

"This horrific attack has reportedly left 12 people dead and others fighting for their lives," Mr Key says.

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Bowel cancer screening needed now - NZ First

7 January 2015 - 1:50pm

New Zealanders deserve an equal opportunity with Australians in the fight against bowel cancer.

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Speed zero tolerance is policing by numbers - NZ First

7 January 2015 - 1:37pm

With the massive increase in 2014/15 summer holiday road toll, New Zealand First is not only concerned the Police Minister is missing in action, but we believe the time has come to separate traffic enforcement from general policing.

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Foreign investors 'must uphold their promises'

7 January 2015 - 10:49am

The Government must ensure foreign investors uphold their commitment to add value to sensitive New Zealand assets- they purchase, after new figures show National has declined just 1.5 per cent of all applications, Labour’s Land Information spokesperson Stuart Nash says.

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Gareth Morgan wrong on treaty - Mike Butler

6 January 2015 - 6:02pm

By Mike Butler

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Chris Ford: Grand Old Duke of York Andrew in trouble again

6 January 2015 - 12:53pm

The old nursery rhyme 'The Grand Old Duke of York' recounts how an early Duke of York, Prince Frederick, led a disastrous military campaign in the early 19th century against another European army.

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Chris Ford: Year in Review 2014

5 January 2015 - 7:52pm

Here's my review of the year just done and dusted, 2014. Many commentators and journos have already assessed it as being a pretty dark year overall.

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Regions hit with budget band aid - King

5 January 2015 - 1:45pm

Nine of New Zealand’s District Health Boards look set to be big losers in next year’s funding round, Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King says.

Treasury has advised the Government that District Health Boards need to trim almost $200 million from their 2015/16 budget.

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Ford Ranger knocks off the Hilux

5 January 2015 - 1:27pm

New Zealand has a new number one! The Ford Ranger has knocked off the Toyota Hilux and become New Zealand’s new number one ute in the country.

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New Zealand takes UN Security Council seat

5 January 2015 - 11:17am

Foreign Minister Murray McCully today welcomed New Zealand taking up its seat as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.

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Make safety a priority on the roads - Foss

5 January 2015 - 10:05am

Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss is encouraging anyone travelling on the roads this summer to make safety a priority.

The provisional holiday road toll for 2014/15 is 17.

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Something may be left in Santa's tax stocking - Nash

4 January 2015 - 2:10pm

A significant number of hard working New Zealanders should take 10 minutes out of their holiday time to see if they are eligible for a tax refund, says Labour MP Stuart Nash.

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