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Press Release – Animates Pet Store

Animates stores across the country are offering free school holiday sessions on how to best interact with dogs Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – September 20

Press Release – Hansard

Question No. 1Housing and Urban Development 1. MARAMA DAVIDSON (Co-LeaderGreen) to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development : Will he commit to ensuring that the 800 tenancies terminated or otherwise affected by Housing New Zealand’s previous … Read more »

Tax Working Group Report a Good Start

Press Release – Salvation Army

The Salvation Army believes that the Tax Working Groups Interim Report is on the right track for reducing inequality and making New Zealand a more prosperous society. Read more »

Welfare Expert Advisory Group consultation announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Carmel Sepuloni Minister of Social Development 20 September 2018 PNUI PPHO MEDIA STATEMENT Read more »

125 years of Suffrage later, what do New Zealand women want?

Press Release – Stuff

In a unique partnership between Diva Productions and Stuff, this Suffrage day What Women Want – will ignite national discussion about womens rights and gender equality 125 years after Kiwi women gained the right to vote. Read more »

National celebrates 125 years of women’s vote

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Today is a day for all New Zealanders to take some time to reflect on womens rights, Nationals Womens spokesperson Paula Bennett says. Read more »

Women in science – a celebration of NZ pioneers

Press Release – University of Auckland

Pioneering women scientists who helped pave the way for others are being honoured as part of Womens Suffrage 125 celebrations by having the University of Aucklands science departments and schools named after them for the week. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – September 18

Press Release – Hansard

Question No. 1Finance 1. KIRITAPU ALLAN (Assistant WhipLabour) to the Minister of Finance : What recent reports has he seen on the New Zealand economy? Read more »

A Social Security System Fit for the next 80 years

Press Release – NZ Council of Christian Social Services

Eighty years after the introduction of the first comprehensive social security laws in New Zealand in 1938, our country is once again taking on the challenge of designing a welfare system that will meet the needs of all people in 21st Century Aotearoa … Read more »

Social Security legislation now easier to understand

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni is pleased to announce that the Social Security Legislation Rewrite Bill has had its third reading and will soon become law. Read more »

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