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Labour’s regional development fund to support Palmerston North

By   /  August 13, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Labour’s regional development fund to support Palmerston North

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Labour’s regional development fund to support Palmerston North Labour will consider a proposal to develop an inland port at Palmerston North, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says. “The Palmerston North community has developed plans for an inland port which will bring jobs and economic growth to a region […]

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Emergency staff at breaking point

By   /  August 13, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Emergency staff at breaking point

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Emergency staff at breaking point The Southern DHB is so cash-strapped it is failing to fill nursing rosters, Labour’s Associate Health spokesperson David Clark says.  “Every day emergency department nurses arrive at work knowing they are likely to be carrying more than their recommended workload.  “Nurses have […]

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Rock-star economy unplugged by China log jam

By   /  August 12, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Rock-star economy unplugged by China log jam

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Rock-star economy unplugged by China log jam The collapse of log prices due to oversupply in China threatens to wash the gloss off what remains of National’s so-called rock-star economy, says Labour Leader David Cunliffe. “Already this year the price of milk solids has plunged by more […]

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Young job seekers dealt a poor hand

By   /  August 11, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Young job seekers dealt a poor hand

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Young job seekers dealt a poor hand National’s “keep ’em poor” card for young people on a benefit is a sorry substitute for job training, Labour’s Social Development spokesperson Sue Moroney says.  The Government today announced it would extend its payment card scheme to all teen parents […]

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Labour – achieving change for Kiwi women

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MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Labour – achieving change for Kiwi women Working towards being a world leader in eliminating violence against women and children will be a priority for a Labour Government. Releasing Labour’s Women’s Affairs policy today spokesperson Carol Beaumont said while Labour had a proud track record of achieving […]

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Accessible healthcare also affordable

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MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Accessible healthcare also affordable   It is obvious from Tony Ryall’s hasty attack of Labour’s plans to extend free GP visits to older people that he hasn’t bothered to actually read the policy, Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King says. “Mr Ryall’s response to Labour’s comprehensive, fully costed […]

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Nats sold 500 rugby fields of land a day offshore

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MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Nats sold 500 rugby fields of land a day offshore Under National over one million hectares of land has been approved for overseas sale – 16 times the size of Lake Taupō or the equivalent of five hundred rugby fields a day, Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Parker […]

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