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Seven Days In Dhaka: Dying for Fast Fashion

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Kate Davis, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  4 Comments

The world has forgotten the survivors and the victims. The children being raised without parents have receded in our collective consciousness in the stampede  to get to the next shop sale or mega mall opening.

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Criminal Justice Experts Condemn Appointment of Haumaha – People Against Prisons Aotearoa

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  5 Comments

People Against Prisons Aotearoa (PAPA) shares victims advocate Louise Nicholas’ concerns about the appointment of Wally Haumaha as Deputy Police Commissioner. “Haumaha spent years insisting that Nicholas, a victim of gang rape by police officers, was lying,” says PAPA spokeswoman Emilie Rakete. “He defended his friends Rickards, Shipton, and Schollum, while disregarding any responsibility to […]

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Psa Litigation – New Zealand Government

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

MPI has received the High Court’s decision on the long-running Psa litigation and we are now carefully considering its findings and implications for current and future biosecurity activities. The 500 page document traverses events dating back 12 years, pre-dating the establishment of MPI, and requires a thorough examination. We cannot rush this process. Once we […]

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Distinguished Services Award for Dame Susan Devoy – Multicultural New Zealand

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Distinguished Services Award for Dame Susan Devoy – Multicultural New Zealand

  Multicultural New Zealand recognises Dame Susan Devoy with Distinguished Services Award Multicultural New Zealand has recognised Dame Susan Devoy for her efforts to improve inclusion and diversity in Aotearoa New Zealand with a Distinguished Services Award. The award was present to Dame Susan last weekend during a Multicultural New Zealand annual conference exploring pathways […]

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CPAG welcomes Working for Families increases on July 1

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on CPAG welcomes Working for Families increases on July 1

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) welcomes the long overdue increases to Working for Families (WFF) rates coming in this Sunday. But after six years of no adjustment for average wage and cost increases, the changes signify little more than an overdue catch-up. Working families on low incomes have been particularly hard hit by past cuts […]

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More whistle-blowers emerge over animal cruelty – SAFE

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  3 Comments

After disturbing footage of animal abuse on a Northland dairy farm was released yesterday, SAFE and Farmwatch are pointing to the numerous and severe failings of the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). They are demanding that MPI be stripped of its animal welfare responsibilities and an independent Animal Welfare Ministry be set up. “The Ministry […]

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Key aspects of the IGIS 2018/19 work programme

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Key aspects of the IGIS 2018/19 work programme

The Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security has published an unclassified version of her office’s work programme for the next year to update the public about the inquiries and reviews she is undertaking to ensure the intelligence and security agencies are acting lawfully and properly. “One inquiry will look into certain events in Afghanistan, some of […]

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GCSB’s response to the Inspector-General’s 2018-19 work plan

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on GCSB’s response to the Inspector-General’s 2018-19 work plan

GCSB’s response to the Inspector-General’s 2018-19 work plan Thursday 28 June 2018 Director-General of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB), Andrew Hampton, has welcomed the release of the Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Work Programme 2018-19. “The oversight provided by the Inspector-General is fundamental to the public being able to have trust […]

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NZSIS to support Inspector-General Afghanistan inquiry

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

NZSIS to support Inspector-General Afghanistan inquiry The New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) is committed to supporting the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security’s inquiry into certain events in Afghanistan. The Inspector-General has today released the Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Work Programme 2018-19, which includes the inquiry. Rebecca Kitteridge, Director-General of Security, […]

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  5 Comments

The range of facial expressions given during one of Mark’s rants against Jacinda.

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Saturday 30th June 2018

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  5 Comments

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

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Why not say anti-Jewish?

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Leslie Bravery, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  6 Comments

Zionism exploits the tragedy of the Holocaust and uses the slur of ‘anti-Semitism’ to discredit all who demand an end to its violations of international humanitarian law.

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Campbell’s TVNZ coup, the mutilation of RNZ and why Mediaworks are the biggest loser

By   /  June 29, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  52 Comments

Strategically this is a vicious knifing of RNZ by TVNZ. With Clare Curran on the sidelines begging to give away public money, Checkpoint with Campbell was the most obvious target, but TVNZ have taken that target and left RNZ with a mammoth hole to fill.

The biggest loser here however is Mediaworks and the Project.

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Louise Nicholas, post #MeToo, the sado-masochistic pack rape culture of the 1980s NZ Police & Nashy has a shocker

By   /  June 29, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  10 Comments

Unless Louise Nicholas can be brought on board and to publicly support this appointment,  Haumaha is going to have to stand down.

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  June 29, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  2 Comments

You are going to get better than this right Carmel? 

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Friday 29th June 2018

By   /  June 29, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  11 Comments

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

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