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Daily Review 10/10/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, October 10th, 2018 - 71 comments
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This provides Standardistas the opportunity to review events of the day.

The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy).

Don’t forget to be kind to each other …

71 comments on “Daily Review 10/10/2018”

    • alwyn 1.1

      I think she is trying to distract people from this.
      Remember how the CoL were going to fix the housing problem?
      How they were going to build more State Houses.
      How they were going to house the homeless?
      And build 100,000 extra homes in 10 years.
      Well they are fail, fail, fail and fail.
      Now we discover that the waiting list for Social Housing has risen by more than 50% since the end of 2017. It was 6,182 at the end of 2017 and it is 9,344 now.
      What a spectacular failure.
      Why has the PM not taken responsibility and either fired Twyford or resigned herself?
      Better still of course is if they both went. They are, as feared, totally useless.

      • Gabby 1.1.1

        Turns out the building industry is a bit shit wally Sucking on the taxpayer’s tit won’t make it better. Doesn’t work for charter schools, doesn’t work for builders.

      • ScottGN 1.1.2

        Haha alwyn, nice try.
        This points to a deliberate effort by National to undercount the waiting list when they were in office, wouldn’t you agree?
        Maybe Bennett should resign?

        • alwyn

          I fear your paranoia is showing.

          • mickysavage

            It is all Labour’s fault. They have not fixed up the mess that National caused quickly enough.

            Have I got this right?

            • alwyn

              “Have I got this right”
              Not at all.
              Not only have they not improved things but they have made them much, much worse.
              If, as you seem to be saying, that 6,000 on the waiting list is a mess you would have to agree that increasing the number by 50% in a mere 9 months is not merely an unfixed mess but has turned it into a total disaster.
              Your mob are completely incapable of running the country.
              I was quite happy to accept that the National-led Government was tired and needed to change. The problem I saw was that, even after 9 years in Opposition, there was no viable Government in waiting. I was forced to accept that another 3 years of a tired Government was vastly better for the country than a gang of fools in power. The evidence of the last 12 months has demonstrated the accuracy of my opinion.
              Robertson and Parker are doing well. The rest, from the PM down are idiots with no knowledge of what they should be doing.

              • mickysavage

                Change in policy, a realistic attempt at measuring the problem and suddenly the number on the list goes up. Who would have thunk it.

            • Ngungukai

              Micky they should have sorted it out by now, they have had over a year for gods sake.

              • mickysavage

                Getting lectured by the right on how a major poblem has not been sorted out yet sucks just a bit …

            • patricia bremner

              absolutely Micky.

      • BM 1.1.3

        Terrible, the fools are making the housing situation so much worse.

        They need to do the decent thing and beg National to take back power.

        Politicians who know what they’re doing back in charge is the only way out of this self-made disaster.

        • Gabby

          Politicians who know how to feather their nests BMmer.

        • Stuart Munro

          The decent thing would be to send Gnat MPs where they can do most good – as chew toys for endangered carnivores.

    • Gabby 1.2

      Before you know it businesses will have to compete for customers BMmer.

    • mac1 1.3

      BM and alwyn, there may just be another reason for government action.

      Shonky practice which the former National government did little or nothing about.

      Truck vendors.
      Fuel price hikes at an uneven rate and coverage.
      Contractors abusing employment law.
      Scammers, spammers, door to door salespeople.
      Landlords disregarding basic housing practice.
      Tax evaders,
      Food prices.

      There’s a lot to be improved in Godzone. And it’s great to have a higher than expected income for government to be able to spend more to counteract the lackadaisical dealings of National.

      To say that this Labour and reforming government is acting as it does because of ‘polling results’ is more a reflection upon the proposers of this idea than actuality.

      Mind you, it is acting because of a poll result delivered by more than 50% of voters in 2017!

    • Ad 1.4

      We are a nation run by just a handful of oligopolies who have been scamming us for decades:
      – Petrol
      – Supermarkets
      – Building supplies
      – Loan sharks
      – Banks
      – Insurers
      – Car park operators
      – Airports
      – Water supply
      – Airlines
      – Electricity generators
      – Milk suppliers
      – etc

      A few have had small challengers pop up, making a difference at the margins.

      Most are almost totally unregulated because there are such weak powers to smash cartels.

      And most have been ripping us all off for years.

      We don’t have an entity with the power of the ACCC.

      So we have a government who is just starting to gather some powers around itself to get at them. Dirty job, full of consultants, lawyers, lobbyists, and the rest. But someone’s got to start somewhere, so they are.

      • Chuck 1.4.1

        “Most are almost totally unregulated”

        When you come back down to earth Ad, can you provide evidence “most are almost totally unregulated”?

        • Ad

          Can you show me the last time the Commerce Commission successfully prosecuted for collusion or any other kind of price-gouging behavior:

          – Petrol companies. Nope
          – Supermarkets. Nope
          – Building supply companies Nope
          – (there was a successful loan shark prosecution in 2012)
          – Banks (yes a few by the IRD for tax avoidance/evasion), but not for fees and charges
          – Insurers (there have been a couple of of insurers pinged in the last few years)
          – Car park operators Nope
          – Airports Nope despite several goes to the Commerce Commission by airlines
          – Electricity generators Nope
          – Water suppliers Nope. Councils and water companies set what they like to the public
          – Milk suppliers Nope. Legislated monopoly.

          Of course I could go on with other industries, such as meat buyers, fruit buyers, and others.

          But it’s a pretty easy list to draw up. The New Zealand consumer has been ripped off for years and there are no regulators for most of the industries above with the teeth or will to do anything about it.

          • RedLogix

            Building supply companies

            Typically charging double what the same business does across the Tasman.

      • Ngungukai 1.4.2

        Neoliberalisation = Corporatistation

        Milton Friedman Chicago School of Economics

        • Ed

          The simple solution is to renationalise those vital services so private foreign interests don’t loot our country.

      • Antoine 1.4.3

        Hey Ad

        > We don’t have an entity with the power of the ACCC.

        Suppose we had an entity with the power of the ACCC, good institutional capability and a legal framework to back it up. What would you expect it would find your listed oligopolies guilty of, and what remedies would it impose?

        I would be particularly interested in an answer for petrol, supermarkets and banks.

        (Genuine question!)


    • Scooter 1.5

      Who’s Cindy?

      • Incognito 1.5.1

        It’s a nickname that RWNJs came up with for Jacinda Ardern to denigrate her and make her smaller because otherwise their heads would explode. You know, small words for small minds.

        • Scooter

          Thanks Incognito, says a lot about BM that he feels the need to infantilise a woman in this way

    • James 1.6

      And what can they do after the study ? Make laws capping profit margins ?

      Useless talk as usual

      • Antoine 1.6.1

        My question also. What remedies could be taken as a result of this study? Or is it just to create transparency?


  1. Muttonbird 2

    Well, the National Party leak of the decade continues to be news. Here’s Tova O’Brien basically reporting on herself as is the way in the new media where once journalists are themselves now an active part of the news cycle.


    My prediction is Simon Bridges’ enquiries will deliver nothing. PwC and Simpson Grierson will, upon instruction from the National Party president, find no evidence of anyone being responsible for the leak.

    Jami-Lee Ross is the leaker, there is simply no doubt about that at all. But the Nats will have strategised that the barrier to scrutiny created by the mental health references both by the leaker himself, and by Bridges and co. since, will be enough to prevent National from sustaining serious damage by offering the public no resolution.

    I think the electorate at large should and will regard the National Party as very very untrustworthy after this flat out lying to the media, and their use of mental health as a distraction from their internal turmoil.

    • mickysavage 2.1

      Very clever by Trevor. Fingerpointing at Parliamentary Services is going to be a waste of time …

      • joe90 2.1.1

        old head

      • Muttonbird 2.1.2


        There are a couple of points in that article which add to the prediction the identity of the leaker will be shut down. They both say the same thing:

        Newshub raised concerns with Mr Mallard about protecting sources and the privacy of journalists’ communications.

        Newshub has sought assurances from PwC that O’Brien’s communications as a journalist would not be caught up in that investigation.

        Newshub are really making a point here. I feel this could be used/is being used as a way to legitimise an outcome where ‘no leaker is found’.

      • BM 2.1.3

        I thought Mallard knew who the leaker was?

        • mickysavage

          So that PS cannot be held up as scapegoats.

          • BM

            So why did he shut done the orginal investigation?

            Was Mallard buying time so he could bury the evidence?

            It’s all very suss and labour like.

            • Gabby

              He’s just thinking of poor Jamie Weewoss BMmer, labouring under cruel assumptions that are not at all true.

  2. Ed 3

    Climate Change.
    Water Wars.

    ‘Iraq’s disappearing Eden: Water shortages could force four million people to flee their homes.’


    • Exkiwiforces 3.1

      It doesn’t really surprise me that Iraq is next on the list as it’s two major river systems start in Syria where the 1st Climate War started. Actually Jordan is having the a similar issue IRT to the lack of water flowing in the Jordan river and again this river system starts in Syria, but there is also a enough evidence to suggest that Israel is taking more than its fair share as well in light of the lack of rainfall and lack of snow melt run off (yes it does snow up there and I’ve seen pictures from members of the 2nd NZ Div from their time Syria during WW2) up in the head waters of the Jordan river so watch that space in the coming yrs.

      Also keep an eye out for parts of Iran and to the nth of it as well, with Egypt and those countries along the Nile valley, but you say the most of the MER, those countries bordering around the Med and even up in the Hindu Kush with its major river systems feeding India and the surrounding countries are to have problems in the near to medium future when the snow melt stops and the seasonal rains fail.

      Hell even parts of Indonesia have declared in drought in parts of Java and other areas as the usual seasonal rains have failed.

      • Ed 3.1.1

        With India and Pakistan being nuclear powers, the battle for the headwaters of the Indus could be devastating.

        • Exkiwiforces

          Yes, these two nations have gone head to head like two drunks in an Aussie outback pub 3-4 times since the 1947 and god knows how many shoot outs on the border etc including their proxies elsewhere.

          I did see this afternoon, but I haven’t read it yet as I may use up my 5 freebies.


          But I think the Iran- Syria Team (Shia/ Shi’ite) vs Israel, Christians and the Sunni Nations within the MER especially since old mate Saddam was disposed by the Yanks many moons ago. As Iraq under Saddam’s Sunni and Christians mates actually acted as a buffer, since old mate Saddam got the boot. Iran has now achieved its goal to link up Syria–Lebanon via the over land route and support it’s Shi’ite proxies and therefore it can strike Israel which has now upset the balance of power within the Gulf Nations and further afield IRT to Western economies including NZ believe it or not.

          When we now factor in CC within the MER, the Asia Minor and Greater Asia Regions, then things look decidedly bad even China is going to get whacked as most it major river systems rely on the Seasonal rains and Snow melt all the way to the sea. In China including parts of Asia Minor they already seeing good productive land been lost to encroaching deserts, but rivers drying up and from the sounds of the Uighurs are getting restless or China’s is crushing down on the Uighurs before it gets out of hand. Either or China is taking a buck each approach atm IRT to the poor bloody Uighurs.

          The old pressure cooker can only take so much, before it blows a poo poo valve and then it will be on for young and old.

  3. ianmac 5

    Curiouser and curiouser that Newshub should choose to publish that summary today? Is it a prelude to something else because if Simon is waiting for us to forget he is making another error of judgement.

    Ps to Muttonbird above.

    • Muttonbird 5.1

      I’m amazed that anyone at all believes Jami Lee Ross isn’t responsible for limo leak.

      I’m also impressed that National has been able to get away with framing Ross as ‘mentally ill’ simply because he criticised the leader’s extravagant spending.

      • Ed 5.1.1

        Do you think this story will allowed to die by the media?
        Or will they follow it further?

        • Muttonbird

          I think there’s an out being formulated behind the scenes involving lawyers, etc.

          I don’t know whether the players driving it are fully in control though because that doesn’t seem to have been the case so far.

          But if there is emerging an official, cross party agreement that the thing should die then yes the media will let it die because they have to.

          That would be sad because it will prevent analysis of how Simon Bridges and the National Party deceived the public.

        • Ngungukai

          It is highly topical & an important subject, critical to the overall performance of the National Party in the eyes of the Public.

  4. greywarshark 6

    Read Politico. What do you think?

    First para:
    It is hard to fix a precise date when despotic politics entered the liberal democratic world, and then again when it began to corrode the rules-based international order. Some say that it started with the emergence of right-wing nationalism in Europe in response to the importation of authoritarian cultural values on the back of mass migration from non-European regions.

    Others see the rise of despotism as the response to the sclerosis and decay of liberal democracy in advanced capitalist states, where corporate influence, political corruption, post-industrial decline and technocratic indifference to popular concerns conspired to undermine confidence in the institutional system.

    Still others saw it as a response to unfulfilled expectations in newer democracies, where hopes of equality of opportunity and choice were dashed by a return to oligarchical politics dressed up in electoral garb.

    • Morrissey 6.1

      Very interesting phrase, that: “confronting despotic interference.” When a rogue state blew up a ship in Auckland in 1985, killing a photographer, the United States, Britain, Canada and Australia did nothing. In fact they supported that rogue state.

  5. ianmac 7

    If Simon knows that JLR is the leaker why would he continue with the enquiry?
    If so:
    1. He would have to lie repeatedly that he doesn’t know.
    2. Taxpayers money would continue to be spent probably in excess of $100,000
    3. Others in his Caucus would also know and have to lie and they would be unwilling to do that.
    4. The public report would have to be a lie.

    Even for National this would be too much.
    Therefore I do not think that JLR is the Leaker.

  6. Ed 8

    Steve Cowan is on the money.

    “MARTYN BRADBURY of The Daily Blog observes that the report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change, released on Monday, says that we may have only a decade or so to meaningfully and concretely tackle climate change. This is true.

    The report warns that we only have a dozen or so years for global warming to be kept to a maximum of 1.5C, beyond which even half a degree will significantly worsen the risks of drought, floods, extreme heat and poverty for hundreds of millions of people. The average global temperature is now 1.0°C above pre-industrial levels and that increase is already causing more extreme weather, rising sea levels and diminishing Arctic sea ice, and is damaging many land and sea ecosystems.

    So far, so bad. The trouble is that Martyn Bradbury, like others of his liberal political persuasion, seem to be still labouring under the delusion that we can somehow turn back the damaging impact of climate change and avoid a global catastrophe without upsetting the current political and economic order and the elite who profit by it. Certainly nowhere will you read him calling for ‘system change not climate change’, the popular slogan of the ecosocialist movement.

    ……But, unfortunately, I fully expect that, once the IPCC report is no longer in the headlines, Bradbury will return to cheerleading for Labour. But unless we make a radical change in our economic system, it will collapse in on itself as the cost of climate change begins to add up. Simply supporting the establishment politicians sitting in Parliament is not only not good enough but also a betrayal of our children who will inherit the world that we leave them.”


  7. JC 9

    Sixty Years on ….

    “France is being taken to the International Criminal Court over its nuclear weapons testing in French Polynesia.” (and the greater Pacific!)

    Watch this space!


    “It’s beautiful,” said President Charles de Gaulle at the sight of the first of France’s 193 nuclear tests in the South Pacific. But for French Polynesia and many of its people, the fallout from decades of nuclear weapons testing is still being dealt with 50 years after the first test.”


    and etc etc ….


  8. JC 10

    “Rising seas caused by climate change are seeping inside a United States nuclear waste dump on a remote and low-lying Pacific atoll, flushing out radioactive substances left behind from some of the world’s largest atomic weapons tests.”

    ; – Mark Willacy …



  9. Macro 12

    It’s a scary time for boys!
    This video has gone viral with over 25 million hits so far.
    excellent protest song.

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  • Adult kakī/black stilt numbers soar
    A nearly 40-year programme to protect one of New Zealand’s most critically endangered birds is paying off, with a record number of adult kakī/black stilt recently recorded living in the wild, the Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage announced today. “Thanks to the team effort involved in the Department of Conservation’s ...
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    4 days ago
  • Waikato-Tainui settlement story launched on 25th anniversary of Treaty signing
    The story of the Waikato-Tainui Treaty process and its enduring impact on the community is being told with a five-part web story launched today on the 25th anniversary of settlement, announced Associate Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Carmel Sepuloni. “I am grateful to Waikato-Tainui for allowing us to help capture ...
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    5 days ago
  • Taita College to benefit from $32 million school redevelopment
    Taita College in the Hutt Valley will be redeveloped to upgrade its ageing classrooms and leaky roofs, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today. “The work is long overdue and will make a lasting difference to the school for generations to come,” Chris Hipkins said. “Too many of our schools are ...
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    5 days ago
  • Redeployment for workers in hard-hit regions
    The Government is allocating $36.72 million to projects in regions hard hit economically by COVID-19 to keep people working, Economic Development Minister Phil Twyford and Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today. Projects in Hawke’s Bay, Northland, Rotorua and Queenstown will be funded from the Government’s $100 million worker ...
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    5 days ago
  • $35m to build financial resilience for New Zealanders
    A $35m boost to financial capability service providers funded by MSD will help New Zealanders manage their money better both day to day and through periods of financial difficulty, announced Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni. “It’s always been our position to increase support to key groups experiencing or at risk ...
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    6 days ago
  • New District Court Judge appointed
    Dunedin barrister Melinda Broek has been appointed as a District Court Judge with Family Court jurisdiction to be based in Rotorua, Attorney-General David Parker announced today. Ms Broek has iwi affiliations to Ngai Tai. She commenced her employment in 1996 with Scholefield Cockroft Lloyd in Invercargill specialising in family and ...
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    6 days ago
  • $206 million investment in upgrades at Ohakea Air Force Base
    The Coalition Government has approved a business case for $206 million in upgrades to critical infrastructure at Royal New Zealand Air Force Base Ohakea, with the first phase starting later this year, Defence Minister Ron Mark announced today. The investment will be made in three phases over five years, and ...
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    6 days ago
  • Review of CAA organisational culture released
    Transport Minister Phil Twyford today released the Ministry of Transport’s review of the organisational culture at the Civil Aviation Authority. Phil Twyford says all employees are entitled to a safe work environment. “I commissioned this independent review due to the concerns I had about the culture within the CAA, and ...
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    6 days ago
  • New Board appointed at Stats NZ
    Ensuring that Stats NZ’s direction and strategy best supports government policy decisions will be a key focus for a new Governance Advisory Board announced today by the Minister for Statistics, James Shaw. The new Governance Advisory Board will provide strategic advice to Stats NZ to ensure it is meeting New ...
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    6 days ago
  • New Principal Environment Judge
    Environment Judge David Kirkpatrick of Auckland has been appointed as the Principal Environment Judge, Attorney-General David Parker announced today.  Judge Kirkpatrick was appointed an Environment Judge in February 2014. From December 2013 to July 2016 he was Chair of the Auckland Unitary Plan Independent Hearings Panel. Prior to appointment he ...
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    1 week ago
  • Digital connectivity boost for urban marae
    A programme to connect marae around the country to the internet has received $1.4 million to expand to include urban marae in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Kris Faafoi and Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today. The funding for the Marae Connectivity Programme ...
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    1 week ago
  • Govt increases assistance to drought-stricken Hawke’s Bay farmers
    The Government will provide $500,000 to the Hawke’s Bay Mayoral Drought Relief Fund to help farmers facing one of the worst droughts in living memory, says Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor. “Yesterday afternoon I received a letter from Hawke's Bay's five local Government leaders asking me to contribute to the Fund. ...
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    1 week ago
  • Investment in New Zealand’s history
    Budget 2020 provides a major investment in New Zealand’s documentary heritage sector, with a commitment to leasing a new Archives Wellington facility and an increase in funding for Archives and National Library work. “Last year I released plans for a new Archives Wellington building – a purpose-built facility physically connected ...
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    1 week ago
  • Driving prompt payments to small businesses
    Government Ministers are asking significant private enterprises to adopt prompt payment practices in line with the state sector, as a way to improve cashflow for small businesses. The Ministers of Finance, Small Business, Commerce and Consumer Affairs have written to more than 40 significant enterprises and banking industry representatives to ...
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    1 week ago
  • Rotorua tourist icon to be safeguarded
    Maori Arts and Crafts will continue to underpin the heart of the tourism sector says Minister for Maori Development Nanaia Mahuta.  “That’s why we are making a core investment of $7.6 million to Te Puia New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute, over two years, as part of the Government’s ...
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    1 week ago
  • $14.7m for jobs training and education
    The Government is funding more pathways to jobs through training and education programmes in regional New Zealand to support the provinces’ recovery from the economic impacts of COVID-19, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones and Employment Minister Willie Jackson have announced. “New Zealand’s economic recovery will be largely driven by ...
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    1 week ago
  • Is it time to further recognise those who serve in our military?
     Minister for Veterans Ron Mark has announced the launch of a national conversation that aims to find out whether New Zealanders think there should be a formal agreement between service people, the Government, and the people of New Zealand. “This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World ...
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    1 week ago
  • Paving the way for a fully qualified early learning workforce
    The Government’s drive to improve the quality of early childhood education (ECE) is taking another step forward with the reintroduction of a higher funding rate for services that employ fully qualified and registered teachers, Education Minister Chris Hipkins has announced. “Research shows that high-quality ECE can improve young people’s learning ...
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    1 week ago
  • Sport Recovery Package announced
    The Sport and Recreation sector will receive a multi-million dollar boost as part of the COVID-19 response funded at Budget 2020.  Grant Robertson says the Sport and Recreation Sector contributes about $5 billion a year to New Zealand’s GDP and employs more than 53,000 people. “Sport plays a significant role ...
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    1 week ago
  • Major boost in support for caregivers and children
    A major increase in funding and availability of support will improve the incomes and reduce the pressure on 14,000 caregivers looking after more than 22,000 children. Children’s Minister Tracey Martin says that caregivers – all those looking after someone else’s children both in and outside the state care system – ...
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    1 week ago
  • Great Walks recovery on track for summer
    Vital conservation and visitor infrastructure destroyed by a severe flood event in Fiordland earlier this year is being rebuilt through a $13.7 million Budget 2020 investment, announced Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage.   “This investment will mean iconic Great Walks such as the Routeburn track and the full length of ...
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    1 week ago
  • Māori – Government partnership gives whānau a new housing deal
    The Government is investing  $40 million in a partnership with Māori to get more whānau into warm, dry and secure accommodation, Associate Minister for Housing (Māori Housing) Hon Nanaia Mahuta says.. “We are partnering with Māori and iwi to respond to the growing housing crisis in the wake of COVID-19. ...
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    2 weeks ago
  • Keeping New Zealanders Safe In The Water
    Keeping New Zealanders safe in the water Our lifeguards and coastguards who keep New Zealanders safe in the water have been given a funding boost thanks to the 2020 Budget, Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector Poto Williams has announced. The water safety sector will receive $63 million over ...
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    2 weeks ago
  • Legal framework for COVID-19 Alert Level referred to select committee
    The COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020, which set a sound legal framework ahead of the move to Alert level 2, has been referred to a parliamentary select committee for review.  Attorney-General David Parker said the review of the operation of the COVID-19 specific law would be reported back to ...
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    2 weeks ago
  • New Zealand condemns shocking attacks on hospital and funeral in Afghanistan
    Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says New Zealand condemns the targeting of civilians in two terrorist attacks in Afghanistan earlier this week. “The terrorist attacks on a hospital in Kabul and a funeral in Nangarhar province are deeply shocking. The attacks were deliberate and heinous acts of extreme violence targeting ...
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    2 weeks ago
  • Government to close tobacco tax loophole
    The Government will close a loophole that allowed some people to import cigarettes and loose leaf tobacco for manufacturing cigarettes and ‘roll your owns’ for sale on the black market without excise tax being paid, says Minister of Customs Jenny Salesa. The legislation, which doesn’t affect duty free allowances for ...
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    2 weeks ago
  • $62 million package to support families through the Family Court
    The Coalition Government has made a significant $62 million investment from the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund to start the reform of the Family Court and enable it to respond effectively to the increased backlog caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Today Justice Minister Andrew Little introduced the Family Court (Supporting ...
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    2 weeks ago
  • Tailored help supports new type of job seeker – report
    The Government’s expanded services to support people into jobs will help an emerging cohort of New Zealanders impacted by COVID-19. The impacted group are relatively younger, have a proportionately low benefit history and have comparatively higher incomes than most who seek support, as captured in a report published today from ...
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    2 weeks ago