Nurses support Resident Doctors’ strike

Supplied Content The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has expressed its support to the New Zealand Resident Doctors Association (NZRDA) in its industrial dispute with District Health Boards (DHBs) and warns that unsafe working conditions imposed on resident medical officers (RMOs) would impact on the quality of health care in New Zealand. DHBs move unacceptable NZNO Industrial Advisor Lesley Harry…

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Farewell, Rob, we will miss you ever so much

Sourced Content I have known Rob Hosking for 20 years and I have fond memories of having worked with him during my twelve-year tenure at the National Business Review (NBR). He was a good friend and a great journalist. The following report appeared in the NBR website on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. One of NBR’s longest-serving journalists and best-loved columnists, Rob…

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Call to treat Poverty as a Human Rights issue

Supplied Content Paul Hunt has called on the Government to ensure that Human Rights are made relevant in the everyday lives of all New Zealanders. Speaking at his Pōwhiri yesterday (Thursday, January 24, 2019) in Wellington, the newly appointed Chief Human Rights Commissioner said that Human Rights place the well-being, dignity and equality of individuals and communities at the centre…

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New Zealand must open up to Fiji

Editorial Two Issue 408, February 1, 2019 The visit of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (the first in modern history) to Fiji on January 17, 2019, has opened up new vistas of diplomatic and bilateral relations between the two countries, which should in more ways than one, be an eye-opener for New Zealand. Fijian Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama drew…

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