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Political Caption Competition

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  5 Comments

Fuck. You.

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Friday 20th October 2017

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  No Comments

Announce protest actions, general chit chat or give your opinion on issues we haven’t covered for the day.

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ALRANZ Welcomes Promise of Law Reform under Labour

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

ALRANZ welcomes the announcement this afternoon of a Labour-led coalition forming the next government. During the campaign, Labour leader, now Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern pledged to decriminalise abortion in New Zealand, saying pregnant people should have access to abortion as a matter of right. ALRANZ National President Terry Bellamak said abortion law reform has been […]

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Students congratulate Labour-led Government – NZUSA

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) says that student issues should be a top priority in the first 100 days of the new Labour-led Government. ‘We congratulate the New Zealand Labour Party on forming a Government with New Zealand First and the Greens. All three parties have pledged increases in student financial support […]

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Feds ready to engage new coalition government – Federated Farmers

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Federated Farmers says it is ready to engage and work with the new coalition government. New Zealand First has chosen to go into partnership with Labour and the Greens for the next three years and the Federation believes there is room of opportunism for its’ members, wider primary sector, and all New Zealanders. “We congratulate […]

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Campaign is over, now the real work begins – CTU

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

“On behalf of working people, I can say how excited we are to have a coalition Government who have committed to lifting incomes, to women actually getting equal pay and to ending poverty in New Zealand” said CTU Secretary, Sam Huggard. “New Zealand asked for a different approach, and we’re confident that Labour, New Zealand […]

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Chamber welcomes the Labour-NZ First negotiation outcome

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce welcomes the outcome of the negotiations to form the new government, and congratulates Labour, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. “Throughout the election campaign the Chamber has been an advocate on three key issues the business community would like addressed: a skills and talent pipeline that delivers […]

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ILGA Oceania Welcomes the New Labour Led Government

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

ILGA Oceania is excited to welcome the new Labour lead government. Co-convenor, Rawa Karetai said that, “after a long campaign and coalition negotiations, it is great to know that LGBTI rights will continue to progress in New Zealand” Karetai continued to say that, “both Labour and the Green Parties campaigned to improve the human rights […]

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E tū ecstatic as we welcome a Labour-led Government

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

E tū says it is ecstatic after confirmation tonight that E tū member Jacinda Ardern is our next Prime Minister. E tū is the country’s biggest private sector union, with more than 55,000 members, and is a Labour Party affiliate. E tū Assistant National Secretary, John Ryall says our members will be celebrating tonight, in […]

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Educators call on new government to take action – NZEI

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Teachers and educators have huge hope that the new Labour led Government will herald the rebuilding of New Zealand’s public education system and restore our children’s birthright to a free, world-class education. Labour, the Greens and New Zealand First have all promised to restore funding for schools and early childhood education, and scrap discredited policies […]

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Greenpeace “cautiously hopeful” about new Government

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Greenpeace Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, says he’s cautiously hopeful that a Labour-led Government could be a turning point for the environment. “This new Government has the opportunity to reverse the systemic degradation of our environment and reset New Zealand’s future so that we can live up to our clean, green international reputation,” he says. […]

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Marae TV responds to Duncan Garner’s attack on Taika Waititi

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  2 Comments

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Australian firm Canstruct takes up toxic contract profiting from the abuse of refugees – Amnesty International

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

The civil engineering company Canstruct International Pty Ltd (‘Canstruct’) has taken on a toxic contract to run facilities on Nauru where the Australian government has trapped refugees in a system that amounts to torture, Amnesty International said today. Canstruct, an Australian family-run company, has signed a contract to run refugee processing centres on the island, […]

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Climate Report Must Spur Action from New Government – Forest And Bird

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  3 Comments

A new climate report being released today must spur New Zealand’s political and industrial leaders into reducing greenhouse gas emissions, regardless of who takes the reins of government later today, says Forest & Bird. “New Zealand’s wildlife and coastal communities are already experiencing the early effects of climate change, but we still have a chance […]

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Fairfax axe for sports reporters another blow to journalism – E tu

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E tū says a proposal by Fairfax Media to axe its entire team of 11 regional sports and racing reporters sends the message that the regions don’t matter. E tū Industry Coordinator Communications, Joe Gallagher says the proposal is also another step towards the dismantling of professional regional journalism. The job losses apply to all […]

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  4 Comments

The National Party Diversity Committee

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