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Govt Should Delay Road Tax Increase Due To Economic Crisis

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The Government should delay an increase in road user charges scheduled for 1 July this year, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. This tax increase will affect tradies, truckies, courier drivers, delivery vehicles basically any business … Read more »

Free Ground And Venue Hire For Sport And Recreation Groups

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Use of Wellington City Council facilities will be free for sports clubs until the end of June 2020, and there will be an extended winter season for sportsfields. The move will see no charges for sportsfields, courts or lane bookings at Council swimming … Read more »

Hon. Jenny Salesa Gets Something Right

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

ACT is thrilled to see Jenny Salesa promising to reduce regulatory burden on small detached buildings, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. Salesa is one of the worst performing Ministers. It took her two years to ban kids from vaping, … Read more »

Concern At Introduction Of National Security Legislation For Hong Kong

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says the New Zealand Government has reacted with concern at the introduction of legislation in Chinas National Peoples Congress relating to national security in Hong Kong We have a strong interest … Read more »

The Teaching Council Of Aotearoa Responds To Concerns About Fee Increases

Press Release – Teaching Council of Aotearoa NZ

The Teaching Council of Aotearoa responds to concerns about fee increases. Some teachers upset about fee increases that teachers pay for registration and certification. The fee is doubling to $157 every year starting February 2021. This equates to $3 … Read more »

Stuff’s Journalism Shines At Voyager Media Awards

Press Release – Stuff

Voyager Media Awards judges said Stacy Squires’ photograph of Linwood Mosque shooting survivor Alabi Lateef was “heart-breaking and haunting”. “It is one of the stand-out images from that darkest of days in Christchurch.” Stuff has … Read more »

Shame, Embarrassment & Further Humiliation Key Factors To 94% Of Sexual Assaults Going Unreported

Press Release – Project Restore

The latest New Zealand Crime and Victims survey of more than 900,000 Kiwis reveals that one in four people experience sexual assault in their lifetime but a staggering 94% of those assaults are not reported to the police. Shame, embarrassment, humiliation … Read more »

Government Issues Relief For Directors & Companies From Insolvency Provisions In The Companies Act

Press Release – MinterEllisonRuddWatts

This Article has been updated following the commencement of the COVID-19 Response (Further Management Measures) Legislation Act (the Act ), on 16 May 2020. MinterEllisonRuddWatts welcomed the Governments announcement on 3 April of several measures to support … Read more »

SPEECH: Todd Muller’s Maiden Speech As National Party Leader

Speech – New Zealand National Party

The past few months, our country has made many sacrifices. You have made many sacrifices. You have put a lot on the line to get us through this crisis. Now, we must begin taking another step forward together, with confidence. The confidence to rebuild … Read more »

New National Party leader Todd Muller: ‘I’m not interested in opposition for opposition’s sake’

Article – RNZ

Todd Muller says his “absolute focus” as the new National Party leader will be New Zealand’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more »

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