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Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties Bill passes final reading

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Jacqui Dean, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties Bill passes final reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties Bill passes final reading A bill that introduces a new public interest test into the anti-dumping regime has passed its final reading, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean announced today. “The public interest test will weigh up the benefits of […]

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Metiria Turei speaks in the General Debate on Mothers

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Metiria Turei speaks in the General Debate on Mothers

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Metiria Turei speaks in the General Debate on Mothers Metiria Turei MP on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 – 16:57 [embedded content] METIRIA TUREI (Co-Leader—Green): Parenting is the most important job in the world. It is the most important job in the world. As a mother […]

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Alfred Ngaro might be sorry – but to whom?

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Alfred Ngaro might be sorry – but to whom?

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Alfred Ngaro might be sorry – but to whom? The fact that the number of people classified as homeless on the Social Housing Register has doubled over the past year alone should be the real reason for Alfred Ngaro’s recent apologies, says Labour’s Social Development […]

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Government’s data-for-funding backdown embarrassing

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government’s data-for-funding backdown embarrassing

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Government’s data-for-funding backdown embarrassing The Government’s U-turn on their shambolic attempt to collect private client data from social services is an embarrassment for a senior Minister, says Labour’s Social Development spokesperson Carmel Sepuloni. “After months of criticism and mismanagement, the Government has finally cut its […]

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Overloaded hospitals reach crisis point

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Overloaded hospitals reach crisis point

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Overloaded hospitals reach crisis point   The country’s hospitals have reached breaking point with some hospitals discharging patients to free up bed space and patients with serious injuries having to wait hours to be seen by a doctor, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David […]

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NZ welcomes Australian Governor-General

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZ welcomes Australian Governor-General

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Headline: NZ welcomes Australian Governor-General Prime Minister Bill English has announced the Australian Governor-General, Sir Peter Cosgrove, will make a State visit to New Zealand next week.  Sir Peter will be accompanied by his wife, Lady Cosgrove, while here from Wednesday 31 May to Saturday 3 June. “Sir […]

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Next steps on individual client level data

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, children, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Investment  /  Comments Off on Next steps on individual client level data

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Next steps on individual client level data The Government will be advising social service providers that their new contracts will not require the collection of individual client level data until a new data protection and use policy is in place, say Social Investment Minister Amy […]

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Application to register substitute political party logos | News items

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Electoral Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Application to register substitute political party logos | News items

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Application to register substitute political party logos | News items The Electoral Commission is considering applications made under Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993 to register the following substitute political party logos for the Māori Party, New Zealand First Party, The Greens, The Green […]

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National fails on critical school building needs

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on National fails on critical school building needs

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: National fails on critical school building needs Students are paying the price of the Government’s failure to invest fast enough in school buildings to keep pace with Auckland’s increasing population, says Labour Leader Andrew Little. “Parents should lay the blame for their children having to […]

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Progress on Pt England housing development

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Building and Construction, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Progress on Pt England housing development

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Progress on Pt England housing development Legislation enabling a housing development at Point England and progress on Ngāti Paoa’s historical Treaty settlement has passed its second reading by 62-43, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith says. “It is poor use of Crown land just […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Unaccountability of elites

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Unaccountability of elites

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Analysis by Dr Bryce Edwards – The Unaccountability of elites Dr Bryce Edwards. How much accountability is there in New Zealand politics and public life? Not enough, it seems, going on recent controversies.  Mistakes by those in authority can lead to disasters and misfortunes of various magnitudes. Yet a number of recent […]

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Barry Coates speaks about the Trade (Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duties) Amendment Bill – Committee Stage

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Barry Coates speaks about the Trade (Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duties) Amendment Bill – Committee Stage

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Barry Coates speaks about the Trade (Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duties) Amendment Bill – Committee Stage Barry Coates MP on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 – 17:12 ​Tēnā koe, Mr Chair. Thank you for calling me on this bill, the Trade (Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duties) Amendment Bill. We […]

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Tipping culture is not welcome in NZ

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, discrimination, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Green Party, low wages, Minimum wage, Opposition News, Pay Equity, Politics, The Issues, tipping, workers rights, workplace relations  /  Comments Off on Tipping culture is not welcome in NZ

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Tipping culture is not welcome in NZ Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett’s comments about tipping have been in the news and have sparked off a series of furious discussions about tipping in Aotearoa. From our point of view, tipping every time you’re provided a service […]

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Bill to tackle meth, damage, unlawful tenancies

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Building and Construction, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Bill to tackle meth, damage, unlawful tenancies

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Bill to tackle meth, damage, unlawful tenancies The Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill (No. 2) introduced to Parliament today will provide better protections and clarity for tenants and landlords, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith says. “This Bill makes three practical changes to the Residential […]

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More aged care nurses to meet growing demand

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on More aged care nurses to meet growing demand

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More aged care nurses to meet growing demand Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says the number of registered nurses working in rest homes and aged care facilities has increased significantly since 2011 and is more than keeping pace with New Zealand’s growing need for dementia, […]

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New laws to monitor drug and alcohol use

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Corrections, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New laws to monitor drug and alcohol use

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New laws to monitor drug and alcohol use New laws will allow Police and Corrections to better ensure offenders in the community or defendants on bail are adhering to conditions not to consume alcohol or drugs, say Police Minister Paula Bennett and Corrections Minister Louise […]

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Revised TPPA must come back to Parliament

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Revised TPPA must come back to Parliament

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Revised TPPA must come back to Parliament Barry Coates MP on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 – 10:13 Any new version of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) without the United States (US) must be brought back to Parliament for scrutiny and examination, whether Bill English […]

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All New Zealanders to see connectivity benefits

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communications, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on All New Zealanders to see connectivity benefits

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: All New Zealanders to see connectivity benefits The Government is committed to making New Zealand’s communications network one of the best in the world, Communications Minister Simon Bridges says. Minister Bridges spoke at the 2017 Rural Connectivity Symposium in Wellington today. “In 2009 the internet […]

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Significant progress on healthy kids target

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Significant progress on healthy kids target

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Significant progress on healthy kids target Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health target results show increased performance around the country, particularly on the raising healthy kids target. “The six national health targets help to drive improvement in performance across the health system,” says […]

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Mental Health a huge cost for Police

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Mental Health a huge cost for Police

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Mental Health a huge cost for Police   The cost of dealing with mental health incidents for our police was a staggering $36.7 million which shows just why we need Labour’s fresh approach on Mental Health, says the Leader of the Opposition Andrew […]

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