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Fran O'Sullivan: Multi-talented Steven Joyce has nose in front

If the National caucus takes a dispassionate view of the contenders for leadership of their party, Steven Joyce's breadth of talent puts him a nose ahead of Judith Collins, Amy Adams, Simon Bridges and Mark Mitchell.Joyce finally...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 20 Feb 2018 | 9:51 pm

National's deputy job up for grabs

National MPs will vote next week on whether Paula Bennett should stay on as deputy alongside their new leader.

Source: Radio New Zealand Politics Headlines | 20 Feb 2018 | 8:51 pm

Students stage lie-in outside White House to demand gun control

In the days after the horrific massacre at a high school in Florida, the most eloquent responses came not from police, parents or politicians, but from high schoolers themselves.Overnight, teenagers in Washington staged a dramatic...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 20 Feb 2018 | 7:59 pm

Controversial EPA scientist steps down

The Environmental Protection Authority's controversial chief scientist - who described irrigation as a "great boon" to the environment - has resigned.

Source: Radio New Zealand Politics Headlines | 20 Feb 2018 | 7:45 pm

New Zealand First welcomes Auckland Council vote

New Zealand First welcomes Auckland Councils vote to close the Waitakere Ranges due to the sprawl of Kauri Dieback.

"The Kauri is an iconic New Zealand native and more has to be done to preserve its existence." Says New Zealand First spokesperson for Conservation Jenny Marcroft.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 20 Feb 2018 | 6:38 pm



Peters re-elected as NZ First leader

The New Zealand First Party has today re-elected Winston Peters as its leader.

Source: Radio New Zealand Politics Headlines | 20 Feb 2018 | 6:19 pm

Political Roundup: The Government's revolving door for lobbyists

In many democracies, they call it the "revolving door" of influence – whereby political insiders shift easily between government jobs or positions and lobbying work in the private sector. It's considered especially pernicious because...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 20 Feb 2018 | 6:13 pm

NZ First leader Winston Peters re-elected, deputy vote next week

NZ First has joined the fray of leadership elections, although the only vote in its caucus will be for deputy leader.In a statement, NZ First said leader Winston Peters had been confirmed as the party's leader at caucus."His sole...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 20 Feb 2018 | 6:11 pm

Winston Peters announces funding for child mortality in the pacific

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters announced today that New Zealand will contribute a further NZ$7 million to improve newborn mortality rates in the Pacific.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 20 Feb 2018 | 6:08 pm

Ardern, Peters mistakenly overpaid for accommodation

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her deputy Winston Peters have received an apology from Internal Affairs after being mistakenly overpaid for their accommodation allowances.

Source: Radio New Zealand Politics Headlines | 20 Feb 2018 | 6:07 pm

PM Jacinda Ardern and deputy PM Winston Peters overpaid by $21k

An administration error has seen the Prime Minister and the Deputy Prime Minister receive accommodation payments they weren't entitled to.In a statement this afternoon a spokesperson for the deputy prime minister's office revealed...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 20 Feb 2018 | 5:56 pm

New $38 million Borrin Foundation launched

The Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation was formally launched this evening at an event hosted by the Chief Justice, the Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias, and attended by the Governor-General. The Foundation also announced its first grant recipients.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 20 Feb 2018 | 5:30 pm

Local councils slammed for failing to supply information

The chief ombudsman says local democracy is being undermined as councils fail to meet obligations to release public information.

Source: Radio New Zealand Politics Headlines | 20 Feb 2018 | 5:24 pm

Leading digital nations welcomed to NZ

Government Digital Services Minister, Clare Curran, is welcoming Ministers and senior officials from other world-leading digital nations to New Zealand this week for the D5 Ministerial Summit.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 20 Feb 2018 | 5:13 pm

PR PM and Deputy PM receive apology over accommodation allowance

The Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister have both received an apology from officials following an administrative error with their accommodation arrangements.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 20 Feb 2018 | 4:20 pm











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