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Why National Party promises on the Environment are actually meaningless

By   /  April 29, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

I believe a far more radical political agenda than is being offered by anyone in the current political spectrum will be required if this stars quo continues.

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GUEST BLOG: Mike Lee – Auckland Transport’s March of Folly

By   /  April 29, 2017  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  15 Comments

Deliberately sabotaging the rail corridor to Auckland International Airport is one of the most irresponsible acts I have witnessed during my time in local government.

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  April 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  5 Comments

The looming war with North Korea now has its own logo

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Saturday 29th April 2017

By   /  April 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  8 Comments

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

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Pacific Youth MPs present their Act

By   /  April 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Pacific Youth MPs present their Act

One hundred young Pasifika people have presented an Act outlining legislation they believe will enhance Pacific Peoples development, in a strong push to be heard in election year. The Act, titled Pacific Youth Parliament (Our Movement) Act 2017 is the result of a Pacific Youth Parliament (PYP) held in Christchurch on 20-24 April, the only […]

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Meeting to discuss plight of people on work and student visas

By   /  April 29, 2017  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  8 Comments

Come to a meeting at the Unitarian Church, 6pm, Monday, May 1, 1a Ponsonby Rd, Grey Lynn, Auckland City.

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NZNO Kaiwhakahaere in New York calls again for a Māori nursing workforce strategy

By   /  April 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

In New York this morning NZNO Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku addressed the United Nations forum of the United Nations Declaration on the Right of Indigenous People (UNDRIP). Ms Nuku repeated her message that without a Māori nursing workforce strategy, the aim to attract and retain thousands more Māori nurses into nursing would never be realised. “It […]

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Bar Association supports statement by Principal Family Court Judge

By   /  April 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Bar Association supports statement by Principal Family Court Judge

The NZBA fully supports the comments made by Principal Family Court Judge Ryan in response to allegations against the Family Court and its judges made by The Backbone Collective. He correctly points out that the Collective has relied on anecdotal examples given by a comparatively small number of disaffected litigants. In this regard, it must […]

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Workers Memorial Day – too many Kiwis are being killed at work – CTU

By   /  April 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

In the last two weeks seven New Zealanders went to work and never came home. They were killed at work. This Workers Memorial Day, April 28th, we remember them and other working people who were killed at work. “We must do better. All Kiwis should be confident that when they leave home they’ll be able […]

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No Pride in Prisons condemns use of isolation in New Zealand prisons

By   /  April 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on No Pride in Prisons condemns use of isolation in New Zealand prisons

Prisoner abolitionist organisation No Pride in Prisons is appalled by the findings of the Human Rights Commission’s report into the use of isolation and restraint. “No Pride in Prisons advocates have seen first-hand how destructive isolation is to the mental health of prisoners,” says spokeswoman Emilie Rākete. “We are pleased to hear that the effects […]

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Māori unionists mark Workers Memorial Day with call for iwi-union collaboration – CTU

By   /  April 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Māori unionists mark Workers Memorial Day with call for iwi-union collaboration – CTU

Māori unionists mark Workers Memorial Day with call for iwi-union collaboration The Council of Trade Unions (CTU) Rūnanga, the body representing 60,000 Māori union members, is marking Workers Memorial Day today with a call for iwi and unions to work together to help end workplace deaths. “Every year over 50 New Zealanders, many of them […]

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Statement from Jordan Williams

By   /  April 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  2 Comments

Lawyers for Jordan Williams are appealing the judgment setting aside last year’s jury verdict in the Williams v Craig defamation proceedings. Mr Williams says, “Colin Craig argued that the jury’s damages award was too high. The judge agreed but the High Court is only able to reset the damages if both parties agree.” “Last week […]

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Damning water report right when Farmers are attacking media for highlighting their pollution and about those asset sales

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  26 Comments

Let’s put the blame where it needs to go, the National Party’s short term cheapest option vision that gives not a damn about our collective environment or long term economic well being.

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National’s $11Billion infrastructure promise as bullshit as their new water standards

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  17 Comments

…National are merely shuffling budgets around and adding them on top of things they’ve already promised to make it look significant.

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Nats’ housing policy fails to keep pace with population growth – Labour Party

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  2 Comments

Auckland got less than half the new houses it needed in the past year to keep up with record population growth, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. “Statistics New Zealand building consent data released today confirms the shortage of housing in Auckland is worsening. “Auckland needed 16,000 houses last year. It got just 7,000. That […]

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PREDICTION: Crash in migrant numbers coming – let people stay

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  26 Comments

Every political party is lying about migration.

They do this by fudging the numbers.

Most importantly the fail to distinguish between those being admitted as permanent residents, those who come as students or temporary workers and those who come and go on a permanent or long-term basis.

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