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Nick Smith wrong again on Maui's - Green Party

Politics Media Statements - 27 June 2014 - 8:31pm

Conservation Minister Nick Smith has been proven wrong again, when he downplayed the impact of seismic testing on the world’s smallest and most endangered dolphin, the Maui’s dolphin, the Green Party said today.

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Cannabis conviction 'should not stop residency'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 June 2014 - 6:15pm

Reform is needed to New Zealand's immigration laws the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party (ALCP) says.

The party has called for cannabis convictions to be removed as a barrier to immigration.

Categories: New Zealand News

Bill English 'on the right path' to relieve the housing crisis

Politics Media Statements - 27 June 2014 - 5:56pm

Property Council applauds the Finance Minister’s comments that central and local governments must come together to better understand the property and development sectors to rectify issues.

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On The Nation this weekend

Politics Media Statements - 27 June 2014 - 5:19pm

This weekend we present an exclusive poll result: ‘Should National do a deal with Colin Craig’s Conservative Party?’

Do voters support an arrangements? And what do National Party voters in particular think?

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New policy to support ethnic communities - UnitedFuture

Politics Media Statements - 27 June 2014 - 4:57pm

UnitedFuture Leader Hon Peter Dunne will proudly announce the party’s new Ethnic Affairs and Immigration policy on Multicultural New Zealand’s political panel tomorrow morning.

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Baby charter schools raise more questions - NZEI

Politics Media Statements - 27 June 2014 - 4:56pm

NZEI Te Riu Roa says concerns around the potential of new charter schools being extended to babies and pre-schoolers show that the government needs to come clean about the full extent of its plans for the education sector before the election.

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Rotorua District Council adopts annual plan

Politics Media Statements - 27 June 2014 - 3:40pm

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick has mixed feelings following the adoption of the first annual plan under her leadership.

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NZ adopts new healthy food labelling system

Politics Media Statements - 27 June 2014 - 3:08pm

Minister for Food Safety Nikki Kaye today announced that the government will be adopting a new Health Star Rating food labelling system.

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Govt must heed private lab testing warnings - King

Politics Media Statements - 27 June 2014 - 2:03pm

The Health Minister must listen to warnings from medical professionals about the serious risks to services if laboratory testing is privatised, Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King says.

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Court 'undermines values and principles of schools'

Politics Media Statements - 27 June 2014 - 1:59pm

Family First is slamming a decision by the High Court to overturn a St John's College school decision to set a hair standard, labelling it as disrespectful and setting a dangerous precedent.

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Professor Sir Peter Gluckman appointed to Te Papa board

Politics Media Statements - 27 June 2014 - 1:58pm

Professor Sir Peter Gluckman has been appointed to the board of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Christopher Finlayson announced today.

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Why the China aid with the China trade?

Politics Media Statements - 27 June 2014 - 1:14pm

The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union is today welcoming the announcement by the Government that New Zealand’s two-way trade with the Peoples’ Republic of China has exceeded $20 billion on an annual basis for the first time.

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It's not too late to get immunised against flu - Goodhew

Politics Media Statements - 27 June 2014 - 12:48pm

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew is encouraging anyone who has not yet been immunised against influenza to do so before the winter season peaks in late July to early August.

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Labour announces Canterbury Housing kick-start

Politics Media Statements - 27 June 2014 - 12:22pm

Labour has announced a package of commitments to kick start the Canterbury housing recovery and fill the shortage of affordable housing.

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RSA receives $150,000 to support veterans

Politics Media Statements - 27 June 2014 - 12:22pm

Veterans’ Affairs Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced a $150,000 grant to the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association (RSA).

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Trade target with China surpassed early

Politics Media Statements - 27 June 2014 - 12:13pm

Prime Minister John Key has welcomed today’s release of statistics that show two-way trade with China has exceeded $20 billion on an annual basis for the first time.

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Tukituki plan decision 'dams National's weak water rules'

Politics Media Statements - 27 June 2014 - 11:16am

The Board of Inquiry decision on the Tukituki regional plan confirms that National’s approach to water quality rules will allow our rivers to become toxic, the Green Party said today.

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Average rates rise of 2.6% for Hutt City

Politics Media Statements - 27 June 2014 - 10:52am

Hutt City Council struck the rates for the 2014/15 financial year last night, with the average rates increase for the city being 2.6%, as forecast in the Draft Annual Plan.

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Poneke Action Against Poverty to protest tomorrow

Politics Media Statements - 27 June 2014 - 10:39am

On Saturday the 28th at 7pm, the recently-formed Pōneke Action Against Poverty will be protesting the National Government’s widening of the gap between rich and poor in Aotearoa.

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Regional Council approves proposal to combine water services

Politics Media Statements - 27 June 2014 - 10:16am

Greater Wellington Regional Council has today formally approved the proposal for integrated delivery of water services across Wellington, Porirua and the Hutt Valley.

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