Rollercoaster Politics sets a new pitch for Election 2020

Rollercoaster Politics sets a new pitch for Election 2020

Peter Wilson Wellington, December 29, 2019 The main parties are ending the political year with their support levels delicately poised and there’s no certainty that the Jacinda Ardern’s government will win a second term in the 2020 election. After a year of successes, scandals and failures Labour and National are holding their support at levels not much different to election…

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Illegal labourers deported from Mount Roskill, Auckland

Illegal labourers deported from Mount Roskill, Auckland

Sourced Content Wellington, December 28, 2019 A group of eight Chinese nationals working unlawfully in the construction industry have been deported following an investigation and compliance action by Immigration New Zealand (INZ). INZ General Manager for Verification and Compliance Stephen Vaughan said that the eight men were detained after a tip off about unlawful Chinese nationals living in the suburb…

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Fair Trading Amendment Bill with punitive measures

Fair Trading Amendment Bill with punitive measures

Wellington, December 28, 2019 The New Zealand government has introduced a Fair Trading Amendment Bill to Parliament, with new protections for businesses and consumers against unfair commercial practices. The Bill introduces a prohibition against unconscionable conduct and extends the current protections against unfair contract terms in standard form consumer contracts to also apply to business-to-business trading relationships with a value…

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