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Tax working group missed opportunity – Maori Council

By   /  February 28, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News  /  1 Comment

Tax working group missed the opportunity to move from accounting principles to human principles in tax reform: Maori Council Maori Council has welcomed the Governments desire to review the tax system but has said if they want to also bring in a well-being budget they need to make the shift from pure accounting principles to […]

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Record Funds Raised for School Children – Salvation Army

By   /  February 28, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Record Funds Raised for School Children – Salvation Army

Generous New Zealanders have made a record-breaking effort, raising more than $80,000 to help families struggling with back to school costs. The tenth Back to School fundraiser by Warehouse Stationery saw New Zealanders donate $83,752 – helping thousands of families who turn to the Salvation Army for help, to cover items such as school uniforms […]

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4 Tips for Beginners How to Choose the Best E-Juice

By   /  February 28, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

More than 700,000 New Zealanders have now given up traditional cigarettes, which is a significant achievement for such a small nation. While there are still a large number of people who are yet to stamp out the habit, it’s clear to see that alternative options such as vaping are showing people there are potentially safer […]

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The Greatest Crime In Human History?

By   /  February 28, 2019  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  41 Comments

So overwhelming was this sudden depopulation of the Americas that it ended up affecting the global climate. Human communities across the Americas had relied upon wood for heating and construction. Forest clearance was also necessary for the cultivation of crops. The sudden elimination of millions of human beings, leading to the disappearance of entire communities, led to the rapid advancement of forests across thousands of square miles on both continents. The increased sequestration of carbon which resulted from this natural process of reforestation lowered the level of atmospheric CO2 and triggered what became known as the “Little Ice Age” of the Seventeenth Century.

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GUEST BLOG: Alex Sims on blockchain

By   /  February 28, 2019  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

In the panel on a knowledge at the hui in October 2018 on What an Alternative and Progressive Trade Strategy for New Zealand Alex Sims, an academic at the Commercial Law Department of Auckland University, introduced the game changing impacts of blockchain.  

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MINTO’S LAST NORTH ISLAND KILOMETRE IN WALK FOR PALESTINE

By   /  February 28, 2019  /  John Minto, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  6 Comments

The last kilometre for Palestine! I’ll be walking the last kilometre of the North Island section of Te Araroa this Friday 1 March. If you are in Wellington and can make it I’d love you to join me. It will be from Houghton Bay to Island Bay leaving Houghton Bay at 12 noon. Wear your Palestinian solidarity T shirt and bring flags and banners etc to support he struggle for freedom in Palestine. Please help spread the word to friends and family who are in Wellington and encourage them to join me.

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  February 28, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  Comments Off on Political Caption Competition

Words to live by

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