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A Win For International Students In New Zealand

Press Release – NZISA

New Zealand Governments $1M international student hardship fund reflects the strength of our collective and united international student voice Following several weeks of careful and persistent public consultations with the Ministry of Education, … Read more »

Simon Bridges on losing National Party leadership: ‘It’s been a heck of a ride’

Article – RNZ

Former National Party leader Simon Bridges says he will stay in politics for the time being, but will “take stock” and work it out from there. 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 »

National’s Tack To The Centre Complementary To ACT

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour has welcomed the election of Todd Muller as National Party Leader and Nikki Kaye as Deputy, while praising Simon Bridges and Paula Bennett for their service in challenging times. We face a pivotal moment as a country. The … 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 »

New poll: National at 29 percent, Labour has best result ever

Article – RNZ

The National Party under Simon Bridges has just 29 percent support – down 17 percent – according to the latest poll from TVNZ. Read more »

Local Financial Capability & Budget Services Get New Funds To Help Kiwis Impacted By COVID-19

Press Release – FinCap

New money in the COVID-19 response fund will help free local financial capability and budgeting services to support Kiwis impacted by COVID-19. Getting free advice and support early will help Kiwis avoid long term financial hardship. Today, the … Read more »

Auckland Architecture Practice Designs Portable Container Clinics

Press Release – ChowHill

Chow:Hill designs innovative solution to provide communities with health services, through mobile container clinics 40-foot containers, configured to connect and engage communities, will provide much needed health care response to New Zealand … Read more »

Simon Bridges’ fate to be decided on Friday

Article – RNZ

National MPs will gather at Parliament tomorrow to decide the fate of Simon Bridges as National Party leader. Read more »

Thames Community Board Supports Making The Thames Connector Bus A Permanent Service

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

At its meeting today, held in a mix of in-person and online, the Thames Community Board gave its support to making the Thames Connector public bus service permanent, and recommended that funding for it be included in the 2021-2031 Long Term Plan. … Read more »

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