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Parliament: Questions and Answers – August 14

Press Release – Hansard

1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister : Does she stand by all her Government’s statements and actions? Rt Hon JACINDA ARDERN (Prime Minister) : Yes. Hon Simon Bridges : When she was asked whether proposed employment … Read more »

New Tapuhi Kaitiaki awards

Press Release – NZNO

PHARMAC and Te Pari o Te Rnanga o otearoa and their Tiriti partner Tptanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o otearoa (NZNO) are pleased to announce the inaugural recipients of the Tapuhi Katiaki Awards. Read more »

Hundreds of Patients Unfairly Missing Out

Press Release – Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand

Pharmac is being urged to change its unfair and outdated rules to allow better access to funded drugs for Multiple Sclerosis or MS, a chronic illness affecting over 4000 New Zealanders. Read more »

Rachel Hunter Invites Kiwis To Explore The Beauty of Soul

Press Release –

( ) New Zealands Supermodel sweetheart, Rachel Hunter, is returning to New Zealand and offering a variety of events throughout September to help kiwis learn more about meditation, breath, conscious living, and community. This follows … Read more »

Family hopeful of receiving rare disease drug

Press Release – NZ Organisation for Rare Disorders

Elizabeth Hunts family in New Zealand may finally get treatment for their rare genetic condition treatment available to other family members who live in Australia, and around 30 other countries. Read more »

Fight to save services at Lumsden continues

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker says after todays meeting with the Directors of the Lumsden Maternity Centre its clear there are a number of issues with the process followed to axe the birthing unit and he and the centre are not giving up … Read more »

Lecretia Seales memorial law reform event

Press Release – Lecretia’s Choice

WELLINGTON – Victorians Julian Gardner and Tricia Malowney are travelling from Melbourne to speak at the 2018 Lecretia Seales Memorial Lecture in Law Reform in Wellington on 16 August 2018. Read more »

Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal launch at Dunedin Hospital

Press Release – Southern District Health Board

Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal launch at Dunedin Hospital A gathering in the Whnau Room at Dunedin Hospital tomorrow will mark the launch of the 12th Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal for Otago. Thousands of Kiwi kids visit hospital wards each year, … Read more »

2019 New Zealander of the Year Awards Update

Press Release – New Zealander Of The Year Awards

The New Zealander of the Year Awards office is pleased to provide the following nominations update for the 2019 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards: 2018 semifinalist Annah Stretton and finalist Mike King have again been nominated for the title of … Read more »

Bridges would support a binding referendum on euthanasia

Press Release – Right To Life

Simon Bridges would support a binding referendum on euthanasia over the conscience of National MPs Read more »

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