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Police Association condemns horrific attack on Rotorua officer

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Police Association, Press Release, Security, Unions  /  Comments Off on Police Association condemns horrific attack on Rotorua officer

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Police Association – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Police Association condemns horrific attack on Rotorua officer NZPA | Fri July 21st, 2017 Police Association President Chris Cahill has expressed concern for the police officer who was seriously assaulted while on duty overnight in Rotorua. “Our thoughts go out to the officer […]

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Labour Party costing’s set a good benchmark for other parties to follow

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on Labour Party costing’s set a good benchmark for other parties to follow

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Labour Party costing’s set a good benchmark for other parties to follow  Labour Party costing’s set a good benchmark for other parties to follow 20 JULY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Putting aside the merits of the policies, the Taxpayers’ Union welcomes Labour’s transparency and the detail contained […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: IRD should hold the phone before cutting jobs

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on MEDIA RELEASE: IRD should hold the phone before cutting jobs

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: MEDIA RELEASE: IRD should hold the phone before cutting jobs  IRD should hold the phone before cutting jobs 19 JULY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Inland Revenue’s expected announcement to cut at least 1500 jobs later today is baffling, given news they don’t even have enough staff […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Poof! There goes Callahan’s excuse for Oracle R & D funding

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on MEDIA RELEASE: Poof! There goes Callahan’s excuse for Oracle R & D funding

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: MEDIA RELEASE: Poof! There goes Callahan’s excuse for Oracle R & D funding Poof! There goes Callahan’s excuse for Oracle R & D funding 19 JULY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Team New Zealand’s proposal for the 36th America’s Cup yachts to be built in home countries undermines […]

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Bold changes and combined efforts could work for families

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Bold changes and combined efforts could work for families

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Bold changes and combined efforts could work for families 18 July 2017 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) applauds the Green Party’s “Mending the Safety Net” policy announcement of Sunday, which is the boldest step yet in family income policy taken by New Zealand’s political parties. […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: NZ’s biggest companies received over $7 million of taxpayer money for power bills

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on MEDIA RELEASE: NZ’s biggest companies received over $7 million of taxpayer money for power bills

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: MEDIA RELEASE: NZ’s biggest companies received over $7 million of taxpayer money for power bills NZ’s biggest companies received over $7 million of taxpayer money for power bills 18 JULY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union can reveal that over $7 million of taxpayer money […]

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Turei got $57,096 telling porkies. Porky says ‘pay it back’.

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on Turei got $57,096 telling porkies. Porky says ‘pay it back’.

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Turei got $57,096 telling porkies. Porky says ‘pay it back’. Turei got $57,096 telling porkies.  Porky says ‘pay it back’. 17 JULY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “The public feedback is clear – Metiria Turei must pay back the money she stole from taxpayers, before she can […]

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Mr Taxman not picking up the phone

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on Mr Taxman not picking up the phone

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Mr Taxman not picking up the phone 17 JULY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Up to 55% of calls from taxpayers are being rejected by the IRD because it does not have enough staff rostered on to answer the phones, according to data supplied to the Taxpayers’ […]

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What’s worse: the Council CEO surreptitiously blocking email or LGNZ giving it the ‘excellence’ seal?

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on What’s worse: the Council CEO surreptitiously blocking email or LGNZ giving it the ‘excellence’ seal?

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: What’s worse: the Council CEO surreptitiously blocking email or LGNZ giving it the ‘excellence’ seal? 17 JULY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The details reported by Radio New Zealand this morning about an audit report alleging Horowhenua District Council CEO, David Clapperton, has been surreptitiously monitoring and blocking emails sent to elected […]

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Green’s Utopia: The fastest way to achieving equality is to make everybody poorer

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on Green’s Utopia: The fastest way to achieving equality is to make everybody poorer

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Green’s Utopia: The fastest way to achieving equality is to make everybody poorer 17 JULY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union says the Green Party’s attempt to increase the welfare state is not only an unnecessary burden on taxpayers but also founded on a misunderstanding […]

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It took Tau Henare 48 hours to pay back the money he was overpaid by WINZ. Will Metiria Turei take as long?

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on It took Tau Henare 48 hours to pay back the money he was overpaid by WINZ. Will Metiria Turei take as long?

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: It took Tau Henare 48 hours to pay back the money he was overpaid by WINZ. Will Metiria Turei take as long? 17 JULY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE It’s not good enough for Green Party Co-leader Metiria Turei to weasel word an offer to repay her benefit fraud […]

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A good start to WFF changes, what will Greens have in store?

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on A good start to WFF changes, what will Greens have in store?

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: A good start to WFF changes, what will Greens have in store? 14 July 2017 There could finally be some real headway made with Working for Families (WFF) if all the latest policy announcements come into effect, says Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG). But […]

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Maori Party’s “IwiRail” nothing less than economic sabotage

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on Maori Party’s “IwiRail” nothing less than economic sabotage

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Maori Party’s “IwiRail” nothing less than economic sabotage ‘IwiRail’ nothing less than economic sabotage 12 JULY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union is staggered at the economic recklessness of the Maori Party’s “IwiRail” announcement, labeling it ‘populist economic sabotage’. Reacting to the policy, Jordan Williams, […]

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Andrew Little does U-turn on fiscal drag tax bracket adjustments

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on Andrew Little does U-turn on fiscal drag tax bracket adjustments

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Andrew Little does U-turn on fiscal drag tax bracket adjustments Andrew Little does U-turn on fiscal drag tax bracket adjustments 11 July 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union is slamming the Labour Party’s indication that if elected in September it would quash the Budget 2017 […]

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NZ First’s “carpet policy” refreshing step back to 1970s

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on NZ First’s “carpet policy” refreshing step back to 1970s

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZ First’s “carpet policy” refreshing step back to 1970s 10 JULY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Clearly Winston Peters has had a flashback to the 1970s when he was MP for Hunua under Rob Muldoon with this ‘Fortress New Zealand’ proclamation that under his watch no civil servant […]

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Befuddling figures will not house families in need

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Befuddling figures will not house families in need

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Befuddling figures will not house families in need It’s time our Government stopped confusing the nation with its baffling numbers and vague talk of housing projects, and showed New Zealanders a real plan to increase the current social housing stock from 66,000 […]

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World-class Black Fern captain takes out NZ Police Association Sportsperson of the Year

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Law and Enforcement, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Police Association, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on World-class Black Fern captain takes out NZ Police Association Sportsperson of the Year

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Police Association – Press Release/Statement: Headline: World-class Black Fern captain takes out NZ Police Association Sportsperson of the Year NZPA | Mon July 3rd, 2017 Detective Fiao’o Fa’amausili, captain of the world-class Black Ferns and regarded as one of the world’s leading hookers in women’s rugby, is the NZ […]

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New survey shows perceptions of local government at all time low

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on New survey shows perceptions of local government at all time low

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New survey shows perceptions of local government at all time low 3 July 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Despite specific commitments by heads of local government to increase the levels of performance, the 2017 “Local Government Survey” reveals that the public’s opinion of the performance of local […]

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Superu report: Incomes and housing crucial to community stability

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Superu report: Incomes and housing crucial to community stability

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Superu report: Incomes and housing crucial to community stability 30 June 2017 The findings of the latest Superu Families and Whānau status report, provide clear evidence that addressing one issue at a time will not significantly improve the situation for many children […]

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Policy priorities for supporting family incomes

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Policy priorities for supporting family incomes

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Policy priorities for supporting family incomes 28 June 2017 CPAG (Child Poverty Action Group) says the upcoming election provides an opportunity for all political parties to put the wellbeing of all New Zealand’s children at the centre of their policies. Each year, […]

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