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Hamilton Refugee Family Story Highlights Privatisation of State Housing

By   /  September 24, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda, Sue Moroney  /  23 Comments

The Aung family have beaten the odds.

As a refugee family from Myanmar, they have worked hard over the last four years to build a settled future for their three daughters in Hamilton.

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Pay Equity – What’s Taking So Long?

By   /  August 13, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda, Sue Moroney  /  10 Comments

A ground-breaking tripartite recommendation establishing the principles of pay equity in New Zealand should be accepted by the Government any day now.

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Come Clean Simon Bridges

By   /  July 25, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda, Sue Moroney  /  47 Comments

Last Thursday I exposed an allegation of serious fraud at the highest management levels in the Ministry of Transport. General Manager Organisational Development Jo Harrison is being investigated by the Serious Fraud Office over several hundred thousand dollars of public money going missing.

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Should the Financial Veto be Allowed?

By   /  July 4, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda, Sue Moroney  /  21 Comments

For the record, my Bill would have cost just 0.7% of the NEW spending for Budget 2016 and 3.6% of the NEW spending planned by National for 2017. At full implementation it would cost 0.03% of the $3b worth of tax cuts John Key wants. Is that more than minor? I don’t think so.

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FAITH RESTORED

By   /  May 9, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda, Sue Moroney  /  10 Comments

I believe in the collective wisdom of people and the importance of democratic participation but it is easy to get disheartened about what appears to be an apathetic public fed a diet of reality TV and Government spin.

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