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Government sets climate change target for the 1%

Press Release – Generation Zero

Government sets climate change target for the 1% Generation Zero press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Read more »

Parks Should be Alcohol-Free For Protection of Families

Press Release – Family First

Family First NZ is concerned with proposed alcohol ban laws in Auckland which require communities to have to prove that public parks should be alcohol-free based on evidence and harm. Read more »

National Environmental Standards – a National train wreck

Press Release – GE Free NZ

The National Environmental Standards on plantation Forestry (NES-PF) [1] community meetings are a national train wreck. Read more »

Student Nurse Awarded National Scholarship

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT nursing student Kathy Kupenga was stunned to open an email telling her she was to receive the prestigious Te Apa Mreikura scholarship, one of only two made nationwide by the Ministry of Health. Read more »

Hemp seed food sales remain on horizon

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The adoption of a hemp seed food standard remains on the horizon, following work requested by the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Ministerial Forum earlier this year says Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew. New Zealand supports a standard allowing … Read more »

The Magna Carta in New Zealand – Judith Collins

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Hon Judith Collins MP for Papakura Speech to mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta 1215, University of Auckland Magna Carta Series The Magna Carta in New Zealand Good law takes time. Sometimes it takes several attempts to get it right and then, … Read more »

Intelligence and security reviewers seek public’s views

Press Release – Hon Sir Michael Cullen and Dame Patsy Reddy

The independent reviewers examining New Zealands intelligence and security legislation are calling for public submissions. Read more »

Parents using lawyers to attack schools

Opinion – The Parenting Place

Before parents call their lawyers to battle a school, they should think about how that intervention will impact their kids. If it is a battle against a genuine injustice then fair enough. Children, no less than adults, are entitled to fair treatment. … Read more »

Chief Justice notes passing of Sir Ronald Davison

Press Release – Chief Justice Sian Elias

Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias notes with regret the passing of Sir Ronald Davison GBE, CMG, QC who died on Thursday aged 94. Read more »

Around 64,000 fewer recorded crimes

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The crime figures from the Better Public Services results show there were around 64,000 fewer crimes in the past year than in June 2011, though data for the most recent quarter serve as a reminder that there is always more work to be done, says … Read more »

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