The Labour Party says the Pacific has lost a friend and a hero with today’s death of rugby legend Jonah Lomu, says Labour’s Pacific Affairs spokesperson Su’a William Sio.
As Muhammad Ali was to boxing, Jonah was to rugby, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.
"When he was well and fit he was simply the greatest rugby player we have ever seen.
New powers to monitor and supervise returning offenders have received wide-spread support in Parliament following the passing of a new Bill, says Justice Minister Amy Adams.
"Len Brown’s use of the tragic events in Paris to help justify his controversial attendance to a completely unrelated climate change junket with ratepayer-funded Auckland Council representatives is completely reprehensible.
The Green Party wants to know how the Government can be completely sure a New Zealander being extradited to China will not be tortured or face the death penalty when the New Zealander faces murder charges.
The Green Party is accusing the Government of hypocrisy following revelations that it is paying Paula Rebstock $2000 a day to chair the Child Youth and Family review panel at the same time as it refuses to pay Parliamentary cleaners a living wage so they have to work two jobs just to get by.
Southeast Asian leaders, including New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, meeting this week in Malaysia must urgently prioritise a coordinated plan to help the thousands of asylum seekers and migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh who are forced to risk abuse and death at sea, said Amnesty Internatio
The MÄori Party is commending the decision to correct the spelling of Whanganui.
Another 444 schools have formed themselves into Communities of Learning, taking to 793 the number that have agreed to work systematically together to raise student achievement, Education Minister Hekia Parata announced today.
If the Government scrapped the flag referendum and stopped selling-off state houses it could completely eliminate homelessness, Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says.
Auckland Mayor Len Brown and other world mayors invited to attend next month’s climate change conference Paris have been urged to stand firm and commit to attending the summit.
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Steven Joyce has today joined representatives from the University of Waikato, Victoria University of Wellington and Auckland University of Technology (AUT) to witness the signings of their new strategic partnerships with selected Viet Nam in
Outstanding advocacy for protection of New Zealand’s seabirds by the fishing industry has been recognised tonight at the Seabird Smart Awards, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Conservation Minister Maggie Barry say.
The first meeting of the Pay Equity Working Group is an important milestone in the work to deal with equal pay claims, Ministers Paula Bennett and Michael Woodhouse say.
Legislation passed under urgency to have New Zealanders with criminal records monitored when they're sent back from Australia contains some glaring holes, Labour’s Justice spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says.
Finance Minister Bill English should stop misleading the public with bogus youth unemployment numbers, says New Zealand First.
The National Government’s unwillingness to work cross-party to address climate change is putting businesses and the economy at greater risk, the Green Party said today.
Hamilton City Council’s Public Art Sub-Committee has granted approval to the Waikato Combined Equestrian Group to progress a proposed sculpture in the city.
A new Bill to pass under urgency will give authorities the power to assess and supervise offenders returning to our shores, Justice Minister Amy Adams has announced.
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