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McD’s Kaikohe: No Air Conditioning – No Workers

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  Raw News, Raw News feed, Unite Union  /  1 Comment

Source: Unite Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: McD’s Kaikohe: No Air Conditioning – No Workers 31 Jan Kaikohe McDonald’s crew strike over health and safety. By Gary Cranston, Unite Organiser for Northland Workers at McDonald’s Kaikohe walked off the job today to escape the heat caused by a broken air conditioning system. Not only did […]

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Falls The Shadow: Everything you didn’t know about the Committee For Auckland.

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  12 Comments

Having achieved their primary goal, the CFA now sees its job as “igniting leadership and momentum” throughout the region. Sounds painful.

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Pacific people say National out of touch

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Pacific people say National out of touch

Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Pacific people say National out of touch The Samoan community has seen right through John Key’s political manoeuvrings in appointing Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga outside cabinet, says Labour’s Spokesperson for Pacific Island Affairs, Su’a William Sio. “I heard today during my weekly radio slot with Samoa Radio 1593am that […]

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Methyl Bromide and people don’t mix

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  Green Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Methyl Bromide and people don’t mix

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Methyl Bromide and people don’t mix Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | Press Release We shouldn’t be releasing toxic gas into the air close to where people live and work. CentrePort needs to come clean about the use and release of the toxic gas Methyl Bromide, the Green Party […]

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Pora case again highlights need for commission

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Pora case again highlights need for commission

Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Pora case again highlights need for commission The Teina Pora case could have been resolved long ago if New Zealand had a criminal cases review commission, Labour’s Justice spokesperson Andrew Little says. His comments follow news that the Privy Council has granted leave to hear Teina Pora’s case […]

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More heavy handedness from NZTA

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on More heavy handedness from NZTA

Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: More heavy handedness from NZTA The New Zealand Transport Agency seems set on botching yet another round of compulsory land acquisition, this time over a planned link road to Transmission Gully, Labour’s Transport spokesperson Darien Fenton says. “Despite the government being hell bent on bulldozing roads through communities, […]

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New climate report shows NZ must do more

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  Green Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on New climate report shows NZ must do more

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New climate report shows NZ must do more Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | Press Release Far from achieving emissions reductions, National’s policies mean New Zealand is now on track to increase its emissions by 50 percent by 2030. Using a net-to-net basis for emissions, the increase is actually […]

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New climate report shows NZ must do more

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  Green Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on New climate report shows NZ must do more

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New climate report shows NZ must do more Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | Press Release Far from achieving emissions reductions, National’s policies mean New Zealand is now on track to increase its emissions by 50 percent by 2030. Using a net-to-net basis for emissions, the increase is actually […]

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APO meets The Adults – 5 stars

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on APO meets The Adults – 5 stars

It is endeavours like this that make the APO culturally relevant.

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The manufactured Cunliffe feeding frenzy with Espiner, Henry & Hosking – it’s just a jump to the right

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  15 Comments

A manufactured feeding frenzy over Cunliffe’s Best Start distracts from inequality better than a manufactured flag debate does.

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So much for the success of welfare reform

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda, Susan St John  /  20 Comments

Calculating future welfare costs without looking at the overall picture of government spending suggests the reforms and their imputed savings are more about politics than economics.

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Labour’s Baby Bonus: More Ad-hoc Compensation

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Keith Rankin, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

Much of the ‘debate’ so far has been unhelpful, driven by a cynical mainstream commercial media. The key issues have been overlooked as journalists quibble over some ambiguous language in Cunliffe’s speech and media release.

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Hone on who he would work with to get rid of John Key

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  The Daily Gallery, TheDailyBlog Reposts  /  3 Comments

Hone on who he would work with to get rid of John Key

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Annual cannabis deaths

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  The Daily Gallery, TheDailyBlog Reposts  /  Comments Off on Annual cannabis deaths

Annual cannabis deaths

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National’s new flag design

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  The Daily Gallery, TheDailyBlog Reposts  /  Comments Off on National’s new flag design

National’s new flag design

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Anti-deep sea drilling & mining hikoi this weekend

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  The Daily Gallery, TheDailyBlog Reposts  /  Comments Off on Anti-deep sea drilling & mining hikoi this weekend

Anti-deep sea drilling & mining hikoi this weekend

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