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Press Release – DHBNZ

District Health Boards have almost doubled their offer to nurses in a package of more than half a billion dollars to settle pay negotiations with NZNO. Read more »

PM reassures Taranaki locals after end of new oil and gas exploration

Article – RNZ

The prime minister has fronted up in Taranaki to reassure locals of the government’s support for the first time since it announced cessation of new offshore oil and gas exploration. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in Taranaki to talk to locals concerned … Read more »

Ashburton Timaru Waitaki District Community Awards

Press Release – TrustPower

Last Chance to Get Entries in for the Trustpower Ashburton Timaru Waitaki District Community Awards Locals of Ashburton, Timaru and Waitaki only have until Thursday this week to nominate their best in the community, their volunteers with entries … Read more »

‘The regime we have for abortion is working well’ – Bridges

Article – RNZ

The abortion system in New Zealand working well and there isn’t a case for change, says National Party leader Simon Bridges. Read more »

Green Party sex self-identification proposals “transphobic”

Opinion – Renee Gerlich

The government is currently discussing submissions on the Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration (BDMRR) Bill. Preliminary hearings have made it appear that this bill largely affects cremation law and updates the existing BDMRR Act by … Read more »

Stop KiwiBuild Uncertainty

Press Release – Salvation Army

Growing uncertainty over whether KiwiBuild can reignite the Kiwi dream of homeownership needs to be countered says The Salvation Army Read more »

Strong demonstration at Ihumatao for Māori land struggle

Press Release – Save Our Unique Landscape

Only a day after Bastion Points 40-Year Commemorations, hundreds of people gathered on contested land in Ihumatao to show their commitment to the ongoing campaign to stop an unwanted housing development by Fletcher Building. Read more »

Welfare working group fodder for immediate changes

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

The Welfare Expert Advisory Group announced this morning by the Labour led Government must not be used as a fodder to delay any immediate and urgent action on our broken welfare system. While Auckland Action Against Poverty welcomes a wider long-term … Read more »

Welfare Expert Advisory Group needs worker voice

Press Release – PSA

The PSA welcomes the formation of the Expert Advisory Group to support the overhaul of the welfare system. Read more »

Waikato report on deprivation an ‘eye opener’

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Areas within the Waikato region rank among the most deprived areas in New Zealand, according to a Waikato report on the new Index of Multiple Deprivation. Read more »

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