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Dangerous IT glitch overshadows PM’s visit

By   /  February 28, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Dangerous IT glitch overshadows PM’s visit

Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Dangerous IT glitch overshadows PM’s visit New revelations about an IT systems meltdown at Dunedin Hospital support claims patient care has been compromised, Labour’s Associate Health spokesperson and Dunedin North MP David Clark says. “The failure, affecting hundreds of patients, has overshadowed John Key’s rare good news visit […]

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Political Disorders – Infantile And Geriatric

By   /  February 28, 2014  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  14 Comments

IN THE END even Lenin lost patience with the perpetual malcontents of the ultra-left

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Media Release: Poverty Measurement Errors

By   /  February 28, 2014  /  CPAG, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Media Release: Poverty Measurement Errors

Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Media Release: Poverty Measurement Errors 28 February 2014 CPAG was puzzled in 2010 that the numbers produced by the Ministry of Social Development did not fully reflect what was reported in the community and what social agencies were saying.  It seemed implausible that lower incomes were […]

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Business New Zealand admits NZ Power benefits, now needs to embrace them

By   /  February 28, 2014  /  Green Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Business New Zealand admits NZ Power benefits, now needs to embrace them

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Business New Zealand admits NZ Power benefits, now needs to embrace them Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | Press Release The Greens’ plan for cheaper, cleaner electricity will put more money in families’ wallets, cut business costs and create economic development opportunities, leading to 6,000 new jobs Business New […]

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Govt rides rough shod over democratic rights

By   /  February 28, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Govt rides rough shod over democratic rights

Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Govt rides rough shod over democratic rights The Government has today revealed its true contempt for democratic rights by ploughing on with plans to override Parliamentary majority and gag local communities, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says. “National’s approach to offshore drilling, paid parental leave, asset sales and ongoing […]

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Plummeting consents show holes in housing

By   /  February 28, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Plummeting consents show holes in housing

Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Plummeting consents show holes in housing The Government’s housing policy is riddled with holes with new housing consents plummeting, down by a seasonally adjusted eight per cent, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. “In Auckland, where the supply crisis is most acute, the situation is even worse with […]

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Nats delay tactics on PPL keep families waiting

By   /  February 28, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Nats delay tactics on PPL keep families waiting

Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Nats delay tactics on PPL keep families waiting The National Party is playing politics with Labour’s Bill to extend paid parental leave by using delaying tactics to keep families waiting, says the Bill’s author, Labour’s Social Development spokesperson Sue Moroney. The Government Administration Select Committee today reported back […]

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