Stringent defamation laws toughens editorial calls

Stringent defamation laws toughens editorial calls

Hayden Donnell Wellington, July 19, 2020 One of the things that destroyed Todd Muller’s National Party leadership was an apparent lie to reporters during the leaked Covid-19 patient data scandal. Why were so many media outlets reluctant to use the ‘L’ word to describe his dishonesty? On Thursday last week, Mr Muller said something which was not true, and on close examination,…

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New Zealand First commits to Police and Immigration reset

New Zealand commits to Police and Immigration reset

Jo Moir Auckland, July 19, 2020 New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters announced a new commitment to frontline Police and an immigration reset at his campaign launch in Auckland today. He committed to 1000 new frontline sworn officers over the next three years and a cap of 15,000 immigrants – limited to highly-skilled workers – a year, if re-elected. Mr…

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