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Extra ICU Funding Finally, But Don’t Hold Your Breath

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Health Minister Andrew Little has finally acknowledged that his failure to build ICU beds in the past 18 months needs to be fixed, with the announcement of funding for capital spend on ICU beds, says National Party Health Spokesperson Dr Shane Reti says. Read more »

Continued Growth In Volume Of New Home Consents

Press Release – New Zealand Government

  • In the year ended October 2021, 47,715 new homes were consented, up 26 per cent from the October 2020 year.
  • In October 2021, 4,043 new dwellings were consented
  • Canterbury’s new homes consented numbers rose 31% to higher than post-earthquake peak.

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Is The ‘Team Of 5 Million’ Well Governed?

Press Release – University of Canterbury

A new book examines why all governments ‘stuff up’, why policies often fail and what practical steps we might take to improve policy-making in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Auckland Lockdown To End On December 3 Even Though Delta Surge Continues

Opinion – Socialist Equality Group

By Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group
25 November 2021, original url: Read more »

Nailed It! Over 500 Apprentices Get Jobs Boost

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Megan Woods

Minister of Housing

Over 500 apprentices and cadets have been placed into work across New Zealand thanks to the Government’s booming build programme, that’s both constructing public houses, and maintaining older homes. Read more »

She Is Not Your Rehab – White Ribbon Day Media Conference 2021

Press Release – Sister Sister Limited

#DearTeamOfFiveMillion

White Ribbon Day

Media Conference Against Domestic Violence.

7am + 1pm, Thursday, 25th November 2021,
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‘Resourced’ ICU Beds Have No Ventilators In Three DHBs

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Andrew Little needs to explain why some DHBs are counting ICU beds as “resourced” despite not having enough ventilators for those beds, says National’s Health spokesperson Dr Shane Reti. Read more »

Govt Announces There Won’t Be An Independent Firearms Authority

Press Release – NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

 

The new Police firearms unit announced by Police Minister Hon Poto Williams is a far cry from the solution originally promised, and fails victims of the Christchurch terror attack, firearm license holders, and all New Zealanders, says COLFO. Read more »

Public Safety Prioritised With New Firearms Unit

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Poto Williams

Minister of Police

In a further move to ensure public safety, a dedicated firearms unit will be established within Police, to take over firearms regulatory activities, Minister of Police Poto Williams announced today. Read more »

New Zealand Government Lifts More Restrictions, Says COVID-19 Will Spread Nationwide

Opinion – Socialist Equality Group

By Tom Peters

11 November 2021, original url: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/11/11/reop-n11.html Read more »

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