Archive for December, 2017

End of Life Choice Bill Debate

Article – The Scoop Team

The End of Life Choice Bill in the name of David Seymour has been sent to a select committee for consideration by 76 votes to 44. Read more »

Care Alliance welcomes upcoming debate on EOLC Bill

Press Release – The Care Alliance

The Care Alliance welcomes the upcoming debate about euthanasia and assisted suicide in New Zealand following the decision by MPs to move David Seymours End of Life Choice bill through to Select Committee. Read more »

MPs Vote for Choice and Compassion: ACT

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Tonight, Parliament has taken a big first step towards providing choice and compassion for those suffering intolerably with a terminal illness, ACT Leader David Seymour says. Read more »

Major Campaign Launched Against Euthanasia Bill

Press Release – Family First

In response to ACT MP David Seymours euthanasia bill passing its 1st Reading tonight, Family First NZ is immediately launching a strong nationwide campaign to stop the flawed and dangerous bill. Family First will be releasing a 16-page resource … Read more »

End of Life Choice Bill Sent To Select Committee

Article – The Scoop Team

The End of Life Choice Bill in the name of David Seymour has completed its first reading debate and been sent to a select committee for consideration. Read more »

Delighted at majority vote on End of Life Choice Bill

Press Release – End of Life Choice Society

The majority of New Zealanders will be delighted that Parliament has today agreed to send David Seymours End of Life Choice Bill to a select committee for consideration, said the President of the End-of-Life Choice Society, Maryan Street. Read more »

Twyford extends olive branch to Singapore in house-buying

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 13 (BusinessDesk) – The government will push through its bill preventing foreign purchasers from buying existing New Zealand houses by early next year, though questions remain over the status of Singaporean buyers. Read more »

Parliament has Duty to Uphold the Law

Press Release – Right To Life

Parliament has Duty to Uphold the Law Prohibiting Assisted Suicide and Homicide Right to Life respectfully requests Members of Parliament to uphold the common good, to protect the lives of our most vulnerable citizens, the aged, the disabled and … Read more »

Update: Samples collected from Acacia Bay

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Samples have been collected from Acacia Bay for testing for toxin-producing algae species, but weather has hampered monitoring work at other sites at Lake Taup today. Read more »

Successful summer blogging project gets a funding boost

Press Release – University of Auckland

Successful summer blogging project gets a funding boost Embargoed until 12.30pm Wednesday 13 December 2017 Over 1000 school children may be blogging over the summer to keep their literacy skills up, thanks to the partnership between the Manaiakalani … Read more »

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