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PM Statement on Christchurch

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on PM Statement on Christchurch

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Peace be upon you. And peace be upon all of us.   Post by jacindaardern. Mr Speaker the 15th of March will now forever be a day etched in our collective memories. On a quiet Friday afternoon a man stormed into a place of peaceful worship and took away the lives […]

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Week That Was: Action on climate and secondary tax

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Action on climate and secondary tax

Source: New Zealand Labour Party It’s been a big week for us! Some of the things we’ve been involved with include: A livestreamed chat on climate action between the Prime Minister, Minister for Climate Change, and representatives of the School Strike 4 Climate Movement An end to unnecessary secondary tax A date announced for Pike […]

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Live chat on climate

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Live chat on climate

Source: New Zealand Labour Party On Wednesday 14 March, the Prime Minister joined Minister for Climate Change James Shaw and a number of representatives for the School Strike 4 Climate group, to talk about what we’re doing as a Government, and as a country, to help tackle climate change. This chat was held during lunchtime […]

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Membership: Australia and New Zealand Electronic Invoicing Board

By   /  March 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Membership: Australia and New Zealand Electronic Invoicing Board

Source: New Zealand Labour Party The Governments of Australia and New Zealand have announced the membership of the Australia and New Zealand Electronic Invoicing Board (ANZEIB) today. This is an important step towards implementing e-Invoicing across both countries to help businesses save time and money by allowing the direct exchange of invoices between suppliers’ and […]

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Week That Was: Cracking down on scalpers and rustlers

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Cracking down on scalpers and rustlers

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Some of our best moments from this past week include: Addressing ticket scalping Cracking down on livestock rustling Investing in forestry International Women’s Day! At the post-cabinet press conference at the start of the week, the Prime Minister was joined by Minister for Commerce and Consumer Affairs Kris Faafoi to […]

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Celebrating women on International Women’s Day

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Celebrating women on International Women’s Day

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Happy International Women’s Day! Check out a few things our Government has done to improve the lives of women in New Zealand. There’s still more to do – but today we recognise just how far we’ve come. Post by NZLabourParty. This Government introduced the Families Package including introducing Best Start […]

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Chatham Islands pāua plan approved

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Chatham Islands pāua plan approved

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Efforts to reverse the decline in the Chatham Islands pāua fishery are the focus of a new plan jointly agreed between government, the local community and industry. Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash says the plan was developed by the PauaMAC4 Industry Association with support from the Chatham Islands community. This includes […]

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Blasphemous libel law repealed

By   /  March 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Blasphemous libel law repealed

Source: New Zealand Labour Party The archaic blasphemous libel offence will be repealed following the passing of the Crimes Amendment Bill today, says Justice Minister Andrew Little. “The offence of blasphemous libel has not been prosecuted in New Zealand since 1922, and raises potential Bill of Rights Act concerns. This obsolete provision has no place […]

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Coalition Government lassos livestock rustling

By   /  March 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Coalition Government lassos livestock rustling

Source: New Zealand Labour Party New rules to crack down on livestock rustling will come into force following the passing of the Crimes Amendment Bill says Justice Minister Andrew Little. “For too long farmers have been urging successive Governments to assist in their battle against the scourge of livestock rustling. This Coalition Government listened, and […]

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Medieval law axed

By   /  March 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Medieval law axed

Source: New Zealand Labour Party The ‘year and a day rule’ rule will be repealed following the passing of the Crimes Amendment Bill, says Justice Minister Andrew Little. The ‘year and a day rule’ prevented people from being prosecuted for causing the death of a person who dies after that length of time.  “Removing the […]

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Further steps to combat tax evasion

By   /  March 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Further steps to combat tax evasion

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Revenue Minister Stuart Nash has announced New Zealand is expanding its global ability to combat tax evasion by joining forces with authorities in 30 countries and jurisdictions. Cabinet has agreed to add another 30 territories to the current list of 60 jurisdictions where New Zealand has information-sharing agreements as part […]

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Week That Was: Investing in education and mental health

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Investing in education and mental health

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Some of the things we got up to this week: Botany Secondary College rebuild announcement Wellington Girls’ College rebuild announcement Mental health facilities funding in Christchurch and more!… We want every child growing up in New Zealand to have access to the best education. That’s why we’ve been working hard […]

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Putting tamariki first

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Putting tamariki first

Source: New Zealand Labour Party This Sunday is Children’s Day – a time to celebrate our tamariki and reflect on how we can make sure every child gets a great start in life. We want New Zealand the best place in the world to be a child. That’s why we’re making the changes to help […]

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Week That Was: Te Matatini

By   /  February 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Te Matatini

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Some of the highlights from this week include: Te Matatini Kapa Haka festival brings thousands to the capital Tax Working Group final report released Anniversary of 2011 Christchurch earthquake Biosecurity NZ swings into action following news of Queensland fruitfly Largest police workforce in NZ history Read more below… Te Matatini […]

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FAQ: Government response to Tax Working Group report

By   /  February 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on FAQ: Government response to Tax Working Group report

Source: New Zealand Labour Party This week, the Tax Working Group (TWG) released their final report. The TWG is an independent entity from the Government. Their report provides a number of recommendations on how to make our tax system fairer.  Our Coalition Government will take a measured response to this report. We will work together to […]

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Week That Was: Rethinking our polytechnics

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Rethinking our polytechnics

Source: New Zealand Labour Party This week included the first meeting of Parliament for the year, beginning with the Prime Minister’s statement in the House. We also saw a major shake-up of the future of the vocational education sector, celebrated Chinese New Year, and launched a free counselling for 18 to 25 year olds pilot programme.  […]

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New future for polytechnics and institutes of technology

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on New future for polytechnics and institutes of technology

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Education Minister Chris Hipkins today released an number of wide-ranging proposals for strengthening our polytechnics and institutes of technology. These proposals will ensure school leavers get high quality training opportunities and are better equipped for the changing nature of work. They will also ensure employers get the skills they need from […]

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Prime Minister’s Statement

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister’s Statement

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Prime Minister’s Statement presented to the House of Representatives on 12 February 2019. Fifteen months ago, in the Speech from the Throne, the Coalition Government outlined an ambitious programme designed to build a stronger and fairer country for all New Zealanders. Looking back over that time, we are proud of […]

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Week That Was: Commemorating Te Tiriti

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Commemorating Te Tiriti

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Kia ora team and welcome to the first week of February. It’s been a busy one – from commemorating Waitangi to responding to a wildfire emergency in the Nelson/Tasman districts. This week we celebrated Waitangi, travelling to Northland to take part in the commemorations. In the lead-up to 6th of […]

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Provincial Growth Fund continues major investment in regions

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Provincial Growth Fund continues major investment in regions

Source: New Zealand Labour Party The Coalition Government made a number of significant announcements about new investments through the Provincial Growth Fund this week. These investments join numerous others made through the Fund that will create jobs and boost economic development throughout New Zealand’s regions. 1. Supporting Māori landowners and driving regional growth To date, […]

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