Agreement on Ihumatao expected by Waitangi Day

Agreement on Ihumatao expected by Waitangi Day

Sourced Content Auckland, January 22, 2020   The Kiingitanga flag at Ihumatao has come down and Kiingitanga representatives say a positive resolution is expected ahead of Waitangi Day. Kiingi Tuheitia arrived at Ihumatao this morning after a fence was removed by Fletcher Building yesterday sparking talks that a settlement was close. About 60 people from both the Kiingitanga and protest group Save…

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Long-term career options at Manukau Institute of Technology

Long-term career options at Manukau Institute of Technology

Auckland, January 22, 2020 Following is a Statement issued today by the Auckland based Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT): Take advantage of this unique opportunity and get  access to long-term career options where you can make a real difference. Maori and Pasifika health professionals are in high demand and we need more of our people helping our people. To support…

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National MP says rise in minimum wage will harm all New Zealanders

National MP says rise in minimum wage will harm all New Zealanders

Wellington, January 22, 2020 The Labour-led coalition government has announced its decision to raise the minimum wage. Once again this appears to be a policy like that of Kiwibuild or the Capital’s Gains Tax (CGT), seems to have been thought on the fly rather than after a thorough analysis. Analysis undertaken by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Enterprise (MBIE)…

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New Zealand signs Digital trade deal with Singapore, Chile

New Zealand signs Digital trade deal with Singapore, Chile

Staff Reporter Auckland, January 22, 2020  A new trade agreement signed by the New Zealand governments with the governments of Singapore and Chile will help exporters and consumers take advantage of opportunities offered by digital trade.   Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker, Chile Vice Trade Minister Rodrigo Yanez and Singapore Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing announced that…

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Minister Muraleedharan cancels New Zealand visit

Minister Muraleedharan cancels New Zealand visit

Public Programme at Auckland Indian Association on January 26 also cancelled Story updated at 9 pm today Venkat Raman Auckland, January 21, 2020 The visit of India’s Minister of State for External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs Vellamvelly Muraleedharan to New Zealand has been cancelled. A notification issued by the Wellington based Indian High Commission today said that the cancellation was…

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Minister Muraleedharan cancels New Zealand visit

Minister Muraleedharan cancels New Zealand visit

Venkat Raman Auckland, January 21, 2020 The visit of India’s Minister of State for External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs Vellamvelly Muraleedharan to New Zealand has been cancelled. A notification issued by the Wellington based Indian High Commission today said that the cancellation was “due to unforeseen circumstances.” Mr Muraleedharan was scheduled to arrive in Auckland from Brisbane on Sunday, January…

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Whether and how Labour might win a second term

Whether and how Labour might win a second term

One of eight big questions for 2020 answered Bernard Hickey Wellington January 21, 2020 Labour will probably win a second term leading a coalition Government, but don’t rule out an atypical ‘winner takes all’ result. Given current polling, personnel and policies, the Labour-NZ First coalition Government will probably win a second term with Green support and without mandates for big…

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Three laptops stolen from National Party Headquarters

Three laptops stolen from National Party Headquarters

Sourced Content Auckland, January 20, 2020 National Party Deputy Leader Paula Bennett said that the Party’s Auckland headquarters were broken into over the weekend, with three laptops stolen. Bennett said the burglary was discovered by staff this morning and reported to Police. She said that the break-in triggered an alarm at the office building on Great South Road in Greenlane,…

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