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Emotional day as remains of NZ service people return home

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Minister for Veterans Ron Mark say they were honoured to be with the families of service personnel as they welcomed their loved ones home.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 20 Aug 2018 | 6:47 pm

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Unions backing learning support specialists

Council of Trade Unions Secretary Sam Huggard said that it was disappointing that NZEI Te Riu Roa learning support specialists directly employed by the Ministry of Education had to take industrial action today to get a decent pay offer.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 20 Aug 2018 | 5:23 pm

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Mike Hosking: MPs' pay freeze nothing more than PR fluff
COMMENT: In another massive piece of virtue signalling, MPs' wages are frozen because the system under which they operate doesn't work. You can't complain about it because who would listen. You can't argue against it because...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 20 Aug 2018 | 2:55 pm

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Barry Soper: Pay freeze an easy move for Jacinda Ardern to sound altruistic
COMMENT: There's so much about politics that raises the hackles when all the dog really needs is a bone and we all end up wondering what all the fuss was about.There were a few gnarling their teeth around Parliament yesterday after...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 20 Aug 2018 | 2:00 pm

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Grant Robertson: Govt's aim an economy fit for the 21st century
COMMENT: The coalition Government is helping business modernise our economy to be fit for purpose for the 21st century.This means being smarter in how we work, lifting the value of what we produce and export, supporting the environment,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 20 Aug 2018 | 1:00 pm

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Garth McVicar: Prison summit will ignore a prime cause of crime
COMMENT: The saying, "We reap what we sow", highlights the farming experience that if you don't work in partnership with nature, you get a dud crop. It comes to mind when I think about the latest twist in the crime and punishment...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 20 Aug 2018 | 1:00 pm

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Jacinda Ardern turns up heat over asylum seekers as Peters heads to Canberra in the midst of political turmoil
Foreign Minister Winston Peters is heading to Canberra on Tuesday for talks with his counterpart where two sensitive issues are expected to be raised: detention of New Zealanders without charge, and offshore asylum seekers.Peters...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 20 Aug 2018 | 3:14 am

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Three Waters review - Aotearoa Water Action

The government is currently undertaking a review of the way in which water, stormwater and wastewater services are delivered, regulated and funded ("the Three Waters Review").

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 20 Aug 2018 | 3:12 am

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Minister of Foreign Affairs to visit Australia

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters will travel to Australia tomorrow to meet with Australian counterparts in Canberra.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 20 Aug 2018 | 1:59 am

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Twyford shows debt control pledge is phoney - Amy Adams

Cabinet minister Phil Twyford’s revelation that the government has no limit on the amount of debt it might run up makes a mockery of Grant Robertson’s fiscal responsibility rules, National’s finance spokesperson Amy Adams says.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 20 Aug 2018 | 12:42 am

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National would legalise cannabis if public voted in favour - Bridges
If the public votes in favour of legalising cannabis in a referendum, a National-led government would change the law accordingly, National Party leader Simon Bridges says.

Source: Radio New Zealand Politics Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 4:11 am

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National calls for inquiry head to step down
National wants the head of an inquiry into Wally Haumaha's appointment as deputy police commissioner to step down or be sacked.

Source: Radio New Zealand Politics Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 3:09 am

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Sri Lankan visa scam revealed, but no review of past applications
Hundreds of students from Sri Lanka could be here illegally, while officials do what they can to investigate claims of fraud in the student visa scheme.

Source: Radio New Zealand Politics Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 12:00 am

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Govt departments urged to find solution on synthetic cannabis
Government agencies have been asked to urgently find ways to reduce the harm caused by synthetic cannabis.

Source: Radio New Zealand Politics Headlines | 30 Jul 2018 | 11:21 pm

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Government seeks public input on well-being indicators
The government wants public input on a set of well-being indicators it intends to incorporate into all future Budgets.

Source: Radio New Zealand Politics Headlines | 30 Jul 2018 | 10:08 pm

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PM reveals new twists in tape-gate scandal
Prime Minister Bill English has confirmed disgraced MP Todd Barclay offered to play him the tape recording that led to his downfall.

Source: Stuff.co.nz - Politics | 24 Jun 2017 | 10:37 pm

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PM Bill English tries to put a bad week behind him by promising tax cuts
A fourth-term National Government will further cut taxes and raise incomes, Prime Minister Bill English has said in a speech to lift party faithful after a horror week.

Source: Stuff.co.nz - Politics | 24 Jun 2017 | 9:53 pm

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Politicians sidestep campaign spending limits with billboards on public land
Major political parties have found a way around electoral campaign rules by calling hundreds of public meetings across the country.

Source: Stuff.co.nz - Politics | 24 Jun 2017 | 7:25 pm

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Oscar Kightley: Why Bill English is as nimble as a Team New Zealand yacht
OPINION: Some National Party supporters may have worried when former leader John Key stepped down as leader.

Source: Stuff.co.nz - Politics | 24 Jun 2017 | 1:30 pm

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Stacey Kirk: Self-inflicted body-blows is National's biggest threat in an election-year
OPINION: MPs like to claim their party alone gets "the issues real New Zealanders care about".

Source: Stuff.co.nz - Politics | 24 Jun 2017 | 1:00 pm

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