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Complaint to Auditor-General regarding partnership schools

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Complaint to Auditor-General regarding partnership schools

Source: National Party – Headline: Complaint to Auditor-General regarding partnership schools National’s Education spokesperson Nikki Kaye has today sent a letter to the Auditor-General outlining potential issues to be investigated regarding the Government’s handling of the impending potential closure of partnership schools. “I want to stress that I while I believe there are serious grounds […]

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Otago University Convocation Speech

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Otago University Convocation Speech

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Headline: Otago University Convocation Speech Thank you so much for the opportunity and privilege to join you today. It feels like a privilege to speak because we’re at the beginning of something that I am sure will be special to each and every one of you. Now my first memory […]

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Free Press Monday 18 February 2018

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Free Press Monday 18 February 2018

Source: ACT Party Headline: Free Press Monday 18 February 2018 Facebook0 Twitter Last Week in Parliament The Government continued to roll out unimaginative and damaging legislation. The bill to abolish Partnership Schools shows a Government with no vision other than ideological utu and union payback. David Seymour ripped into them here. Jacinda Ardern’s pet project […]

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Ardern mission for post-Gita visit to Tonga, Samoa, Niue and Cook Islands

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Aid, Aid policy, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cook Islands, Cyclone Gita, Cyclones, Disasters, Evening Report, Jacinda Ardern, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Niue, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Samoa, Tonga, Weather, Winston Peters  /  Comments Off on Ardern mission for post-Gita visit to Tonga, Samoa, Niue and Cook Islands

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says the New Zealand government’s Pacific Mission will take place early next month and travel to Tonga, Samoa, Niue, and the Cook Islands. “It will be an honour to have the Pacific Mission led by the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, and is a further sign of […]

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KontraS demands Indonesian police investigate death of terror suspect

By   /  February 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Anti-terror laws, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Death, Densus88, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Security, Special forces, Terrorism  /  Comments Off on KontraS demands Indonesian police investigate death of terror suspect

By Riani Sanusi Putri in Jakarta Indonesia’s Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (KontraS) has demanded police investigate the cause of death of terrorist suspect Muhammad Jefri in Indramayu. This is deemed important since the information about his death is unclear and appears to involve a violation of law. “The case of Muhamad […]

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Police again question Islands Business chief editor, ex-publisher in probe

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Air Terminal Services, Analysis-Reportage, APAC OSI, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Aviation, Censorship, Civil aviation, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Islands Business, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on Police again question Islands Business chief editor, ex-publisher in probe

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Islands Business managing director and editor Samisoni Pareti has again been questioned by Fiji police over an online article involving a local magistrate, the news magazine reports. Pareti was today called to Criminal Investigation Department headquarters for the second time this week to answer allegations on an alleged breach of the […]

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Govt making it easy for people to abuse fees-free

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Govt making it easy for people to abuse fees-free

Source: National Party – Headline: Govt making it easy for people to abuse fees-free It is concerning that the Government is making it easy for students to abuse its $2.8 billion fees-free tertiary education policy by softening the penalties for those who are caught lying on their statutory declaration, National’s Tertiary Education spokesperson Paul Goldsmith […]

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Seymour to Join Dancing with the Stars

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Seymour to Join Dancing with the Stars

Source: ACT Party Headline: Seymour to Join Dancing with the Stars Facebook0 Twitter ACT Leader David Seymour says he’s excited to be part of Dancing with the Stars NZ, coming in the second quarter of the year to Three. “I’m looking forward to the challenge. But, let’s be honest, I’m half politician and half electrical engineer. […]

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ACT Leader Extends Best Wishes to English

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on ACT Leader Extends Best Wishes to English

Source: ACT Party Headline: ACT Leader Extends Best Wishes to English Facebook0 Twitter ACT Leader David Seymour has extended his best wishes to Bill English and has congratulated him on his career in politics. “I want to thank him in particular for his support for charter schools and his commitment to engaging disadvantaged students who had […]

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Greens celebrate better support for grieving whānau

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens celebrate better support for grieving whānau

Source: Green Party Headline: Greens celebrate better support for grieving whānau Marama Davidson MP on Thursday, February 15, 2018 – 14:08 The Green Party is today celebrating the Government’s response to a Green-led select committee inquiry into supporting grieving whānau with accessing and managing the tūpāpaku (deceased bodies) of their loved ones. Responding to concerns […]

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Wobbly Coalition all at sea over fisheries monitoring

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Wobbly Coalition all at sea over fisheries monitoring

Source: National Party – Headline: Wobbly Coalition all at sea over fisheries monitoring Evidence given to the Environment Select Committee from the Department of Conservation (DOC) today just goes to show the deeply divided factions occurring within the Coalition Government, National’s Fisheries spokesperson Gerry Brownlee says. “Speaking at DOC’s annual review, the Director General Lou […]

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National welcomes continuation of 1080 policy

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National welcomes continuation of 1080 policy

Source: National Party – Headline: National welcomes continuation of 1080 policy A reassurance from the Department of Conservation (DOC) that there has been no change in policy over the use of 1080 poison is welcome, National’s Conservation Spokesperson Maggie Barry says. “At today’s annual review the Director General, Lou Sanson, reassured the Environment Select Committee […]

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