The government claims to be running Mt Eden prison - they are not, says New Zealand First.
"In the critical evening hours they were not there and another death in custody occurred," says New Zealand First Corrections Spokesperson Mahesh Bindra.
Associate Minister of Justice, Simon Bridges, has announced a number of appointments to the Real Estate Agents Authority.
Today’s announcement of changes to charter school funding and an application round for new schools to open in 2017 shows the government is scrabbling to save a failing policy.
Hekia Parata has broken her word not to open another round of charter school applications this year, the Green Party said today.
The Public Service Association (PSA) says the Government’s latest Administrative and Support Services Benchmark (BASS) report shows the cost of poor workplace culture and HR practice in the public service is rising.
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says a Bill is being introduced into parliament today which will enable the establishment of New Zealand’s first Child Sex Offender Register.
Parliament will get to vote on a simple amendment to the Electricity Industry Act that would guarantee households a fair price for any excess renewable electricity they supply back to the grid, the Green Party said today.
Countdown has opened its Christchurch Airport store today with an official opening ceremony held by Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck, members of Christchurch International Airport Board and members of the community.
Aucklanders will be asked to help shape a new framework to evolve the area around Aotea Square into a thriving cultural hub, servicing the whole of Auckland.
Auckland Council has welcomed the broader approach taken by the Productivity Commission in its draft report, Using Land for Housing.
After a winter that included racing in Canada and the United States Sam Horgan is the favourite to build on his elite series lead in round four of the Calder Stewart Cycling Series, the Kings Electrical Ashburton Classic, being held on Saturday.
Building on the success of the current Ford Ranger, the New Ford Ranger has arrived into New Zealand and in significant numbers! More than 1000 new Ford Rangers are rolling onto Auckland’s wharf this month.
Responding to the announcement that Solid Energy is entering a temporary 5-week period of voluntary administration, after which the company is expected to announce an orderly sell-down of assets, Taxpayers’ Union spokesman, Ben Craven says:
The heat will be on at the penultimate round of this year's Logitech New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge in Auckland this weekend with five spots on the team to represent New Zealand at the kart category's annual Grand Final in Portugal in November still very much up for grabs.
More than 6,000 people in small communities around New Zealand are set to benefit from improved drinking-water supplies thanks to the latest round of Government subsidies.
Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna will visit New Zealand as part of the celebrations marking 50 years of the special relationship between our two countries, Prime Minister John Key says.
The National government are throwing good money after bad with their decision to pump even more funding into their failed charter school experiment, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.
Family First NZ is welcoming proposals for a child sex offenders register, and says that a publically accessible register will not only protect the public but will also protect child sex offenders from themselves.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully today announced that New Zealand has sent a team of 15 earthquake engineers to Nepal to assist with the rebuild following the massive quakes which hit the country earlier this year.
The Public Service Association (PSA) says Anne Tolley must engage in transparent public discussion about her plans to change Child, Youth and Family (CYF) following her receipt of a high level business case from the Expert Advisory Panel.
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