English lauds Australia’s move to grant citizenship to Kiwis

Supplied Content Sunday, July 2, 2017 Prime Minister Bill English has welcomed the launch of a new pathway for New Zealanders to gain citizenship in Australia, which started on July 1. New Zealanders who arrived in Australia between February 26, 2001 and February 19, 2016 will now be eligible for permanent residence, then citizenship, if they meet certain criteria. “Many…

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Conservatives look at prevention in their Justice Policy

Leighton Baker Auckland, July 1, 2017 Internationally proven techniques for rehabilitating prisoners have been incorporated into the Conservative Party’s Justice Policy released today. Our main focus for justice is prevention. However, major reforms are required within the justice system so that those who come through it are better equipped and qualified to deal with life in society, and are less…

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Auckland’s Waterview Tunnel opens to traffic- at last

Supplied Content Radio New Zealand Auckland, Sunday, July 2, 2017 After months of delays, Auckland’s $1.4 billion Waterview Tunnel is now open to traffic. The first vehicle travelled through the tunnel at 12.47 am today. CCTV footage showed the first cars entering the northbound tunnel, travelling from Owairaka to Waterview, accompanied by three New Zealand Police vehicles. The Transport Agency…

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