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Questions and Answers – November 26

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Household SavingsReports 1. TODD MULLER (NationalBay of Plenty) to the Minister of Finance : What reports has he received about the latest trends in savings levels by New Zealand households? Read more »

ProCare charity – first call for funding applications

Press Release – ProCare Health

The ProCare Charitable Foundation will be calling for its first funding applications early next year from Aucklanders wanting to improve the health of the regions high needs communities. Announced at yesterdays Annual General Meeting, ProCare … Read more »

PQ 11. State Services Commissioner—Press Conference

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

11. KRIS FAAFOI (Labour – Mana) to the Minister of State Services : Has she discussed with State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie why he organised a press conference to announce the departure of the CERA Chief Executive Roger Sutton; if so, what was … Read more »

PQ 3. Christchurch Recovery—Housing New Zealand

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

PQ 3. Christchurch RecoveryHousing New Zealand Properties [Sitting date: 26 November 2014. Volume:702;Page:4. Text is subject to correction.] Read more »

New decile ratings show more kiwi kids living in poverty

Press Release – NZEI Te Riu Roa

A shift of 8000 more children into lower decile schools is an indication that more New Zealand families are becoming poorer and that more children are likely to live in low income households. Read more »

SIS Scandal Leaves Key Unscathed

Press Release – iPredict

Prime Minister John Key has been almost entirely unscathed by the SIS scandal, according to the combined wisdom of the 8000+ registered traders on New Zealands predictions market, iPredict. The probability Mr Key will remain leader of the National Party … Read more »

Gordon Campbell on the inquiry on one case of dirty politics

Column – Gordon Campbell

Suddenly, were awash in inquiries and reviews. (It feels almost as if the Greens won the last election.) Caught out by the damning inquiry by SIS Inspector-General Cheryl Gwyn, the governments response yesterday was utterly in character it … Read more »

Iwi members appointed to Whānau Ora group

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Six iwi representatives have been appointed to the Whnau Ora Partnership Group Finance Minister Bill English and Minister for Whnau Ora Te Ururoa Flavell say. These iwi representatives are well-placed to contribute to the work of the group, … Read more »

Maori Diabetes service launched in Whanau Centre

Press Release – Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust

The launch of a new service in Whanau Centre will help whanau in west Auckland deal with the diabetes epidemic. Read more »

Pop up Store Giving Back to People Experiencing Homelessness

Press Release – The Street Store

Julian Beacham, an ordinary Kiwi guy, has decided to help less fortunate people in Auckland by organising New Zealands inaugural rent and premise free pop-up clothing shop called the Street Store, due to pop up along the iconic red fence at 75 … Read more »

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