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Super Māori Turnout For Super Saturday

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Peeni Henare
Associate Minister of Health (Māori Health)

Māori have put a superb effort into mobilising to get vaccinated over Super Saturday, with thousands rolling up their sleeves to protect themselves, their whānau and communities from COVID-19, Associate Health Minister Peeni Henare says. Read more »

New Zealand Ambassador To France Announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta today announced the appointment of Caroline Bilkey as New Zealand’s next Ambassador to France and the OECD. Read more »

Summer Is Cancelled

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“Jacinda Ardern is New Zealand’s biggest party pooper, it’s time for her to cut the events industry some slack before they give up and stop organising things,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Andrew Little Still Splurging On Consultants For His Poorly-timed Health Restructure

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Andrew Little must explain why he continues to splurge on consulting firms for the government’s poorly-timed health restructure instead of focusing on frontline services while we are in the midst of a pandemic, says National’s Health spokesperson, Dr Shane Reti. Read more »

Health System Is Ready For Assisted-dying Law

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Andrew Little

Minister of Health

The health system is ready for the implementation of the End of Life Choice Act when it takes effect next month, making assisted dying legal in New Zealand, Health Minister Andrew Little said today. Read more »

New Conservative Leadership Announcement

Press Release – New Conservative

New Conservative is pleased to announce the appointment of interim Co-Leaders, Helen Houghton and Ted Johnston. Read more »

The Speech Ardern Should Have Given Yesterday

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Speech from David Seymour to Central City Business Association, Christchurch, 5pm Tuesday October 5th.

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Kaikōura Pāua Fishery To Reopen

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon David Parker

Minister for Oceans and Fisheries

Kaikōura’s pāua fishery, which has been closed since the November 2016 earthquakes disrupted local seabeds, is to reopen following a community-led rebuild. Read more »

LGNZ Carve Out From Freedom Of Information Requests Needs Fixing

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

With more and more councils Read more »

Far-right Protests Against New Zealand Lockdown

Opinion – Socialist Equality Group

By Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group
4 October 2021, original url: Read more »

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