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Article discusses NZ labour force participation developments

Press Release – The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Bulletin article discusses New Zealand labour force participation developments An article published today in the Reserve Bank Bulletin compares labour supply developments across the OECD and examines how New Zealand is placed. Read more »

On the prevailing media narratives about the Govt coalition

Article – Gordon Campbell

The media reports the facts. but thats not the end of it, and nor should it be. It also marshals those facts and creates a story from them, usually one with a moral thats implied or explicit. After six months though, it is still unclear … Read more »

Opening of the Compassion Soup Kitchen’s Urban Garden

Press Release – Compassion Soup Kitchen

Without a sense of purpose or a sense of belonging, it is hard to call somewhere home. Read more »

ANZ supports girls’ education with Dignity initiative

Press Release – ANZ Bank

ANZ is partnering with social enterprise Dignity to provide free sanitary items to girls at 23 schools in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch and 1,200 female staff members. Read more »

Govt tells oil industry: ‘The world is changing’

Article – RNZ

The government is telling the New Zealand oil industry that the world is changing and it is time it faced the facts. Read more »

Time for spotlight on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Press Release – University of Otago

Given about 5 per cent of New Zealanders suffer Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder with resulting productivity losses ranging from an estimated $49 to $200 million, a University of Otago lecturer is calling for more attention on the disorder. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – April 12

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Question No. 1Finance 1. Dr DEBORAH RUSSELL (LabourNew Lynn) to the Minister of Finance : What are the proposed capital and operating allowances in the 2017 Budget Policy Statement, and how do these compare … Read more »

Speech: Fortuin – Memorial Address for Ma Winnie

Speech – Gregory Fortuin

Whilst the Architects of Apartheid never faced their Nuremberg – Winnie Mandela Memorial Address for Ma Winnie St Peter’s Church, Willis Street, Wellington (11/4/2018) I appreciate it is hard to fully grasp the complexed issues of Apartheid from afar … Read more »

Parliament: Oral Questions – 12 April 2018

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

1. Dr DEBORAH RUSSELL to the Minister of Finance: What are the proposed capital and operating allowances in the 2017 Budget Policy Statement, and how do these compare to previous periods? Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – April 11

Press Release – Hansard

1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister : Does she stand by all of her Government’s policies and actions? Rt Hon JACINDA ARDERN (Prime Minister) : Yes. Hon Simon Bridges : On what date did she conclude that things were … Read more »

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