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iPredict New Zealand Weekly Economic & Political Update

Press Release – iPredict

The probability of a National Party prime minister after the next election has reached 58% but he or she would govern only with the formal or tacit support of NZ First which would hold the balance of power , according to the combined wisdom of the 8000+ … Read more »

Help us Unmask Palm Oil in 2015

Press Release – Wellington Zoo

Wellington Zoo is proud to support the Unmask Palm Oil campaign by asking government representatives in New Zealand and Australia to demand clear labelling of vegetable oil on all food products. Palm oil is estimated to be in about half of all products … Read more »

Child poverty is real and it’s here

Press Release – Hastings District Council

Children are living in poverty throughout New Zealand, including in Hawkes Bay. The impact of child poverty and how communities can help will be discussed by Childrens Commissioner Dr Russell Wills at the Hastings Library on Thursday 7 May at 7pm. Dr … Read more »

$180,000 donation to Women’s Refuge

Press Release – Women’s Refuge

Womens Refuge New Zealand has just received $180,000 from the Friends of Womens Refuge the proceeds of last years NZ Sculpture OnShore exhibition, held in Devonport, on Aucklands North Shore. Read more »

Open letter re Tree Protection

Press Release – Joint Press Release

On Thursday 16 April 2015 a public meeting was held in Kelston, West Auckland to discuss the issue of tree protection, following a number of high profile cases where significant trees have been threatened with removal in the city and have caused widespread … Read more »

Christchurch ratepayers urged to fight to keep assets

Press Release – Democrats for Social Credit

In her address to a local meeting today, DSC leader Stephnie de Ruyter urged Christchurch ratepayers to fight to retain full ownership of strategic infrastructure assets by lobbying the government for a more creative solution. Read more »

Bennett to honour New Zealand’s sacrifice in France

Press Release – New Zealand Government

State Services Minister Paula Bennett leaves today to represent the Government at World War One commemorations being held at sites significant to New Zealand on the Western Front in France. Read more »

Lisa Owen interviews Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf

Press Release – The Nation

Makhlouf says main issue for Auckland housing is a lack of supply Questioned about this weeks Reserve Bank comments, he says hes quite sceptical that a capital gains tax will help curb house price rises because it hasnt in other countries. … Read more »

Disability support services data released

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Data released today about the use of Ministry of Health-funded disability support services will help ensure that disabled New Zealanders are receiving the best services, says Associate Health Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga. Read more »

iPredict New Zealand Weekly Economic & Political Update

Press Release – iPredict

TV3s Campbell Live appears doomed, with a 77% probability it will be cancelled before 1 January 2016 , according to the combined wisdom of the 8000+ registered traders on New Zealands predictions market, iPredict. John Keys position as … Read more »

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