Future New Zealanders will pay for today’s ecology neglect

Auckland, July 15, 2017 The National Government’s neglect of environmental issues will cost future generations dearly unless corrective action is taken immediately, Green Party Co-Leader James Shaw has said. “New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions have risen 19% since 2008. That is a stark betrayal of today’s young people, and of future generations. It is beyond negligent. It should be criminal,”…

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“New Zealand is heading towards political upset”

“It will be ‘Battle for New Zealand’ on September 23, 2017” Winston Peters General Election Campaign Auckland, July 16, 2017 New Zealanders are asking themselves the obvious question – will we have a stable government. Political stability will be what the National Party tries to argue in this election that they represent. Well, the world’s most stable, unsinkable ship was…

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Winston challenges researcher to immigration debate

Wellington, July 14, 2017 I challenge a pro-immigration researcher to a debate. Infometrics chief forecaster Gareth Kiernan said on Radio New Zealand today that cutting immigration would cause an economic slump. This was a thinly veiled attack on our immigration policy. Mr Kiernan said that New Zealand needed the ‘the skills.’ He failed however to mention the 130,000 New Zealanders…

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Have you say on Healthcare NZ acquisition of Geneva Healthcare Group

Supplied Content Wellington, July 14, 2017 The Commerce Commission has published a Statement of Preliminary Issues relating to Healthcare of New Zealand Holdings Limited (Healthcare NZ) proposed acquisition of Geneva Healthcare Limited and its related companies. The statement of preliminary issues outlines the key competition issues that the Commission currently considers will be important in deciding whether or not to…

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British Foreign Secretary to visit New Zealand

Supplied Content Wellington, July 14, 2017 Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has confirmed that British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will visit New Zealand from July 23 to 25, 2017. “New Zealand and the United Kingdom enjoy a close and enduring friendship. We share extensive defence and security links as well as significant business and investment ties. We also have a common…

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