Collins dismisses $4 billion error as inconsequential

National Leader Judith Collins at the Party’s virtual campaign launch today (Pool Photo by Hagen Hopkins for Getty Images) The National Party officially launched its election campaign today, but it was hindered by a $4 billion hole in its flagship economic policy. The Party’s Finance Spokesperson Paul Goldsmith was forced to concede that his numbers did not add up after…

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Multicultural Councils call for eight policy changes

Octagonal approach covers primary areas of economy and society Venkat Raman Auckland, September 20, 2020 An independent Ministry to serve Ethnic Communities, legislative changes to prevent hate speech and crimes, a treaty-based approach to cultural cohesion and creation of an independent governing body to handle religious matters are among the eight demands of Multicultural New Zealand (MNZ), a pan-New Zealand…

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BSA upholds complaint against Mike Hosking

Watchdog runs the numbers on Covid death claims             Sorry, not sorry: Mike Hosking hitting back at the broadcasting watchdog in 2018 (Photo: Screenshot) The broadcasting watchdog this week upheld a complaint that comments about Covid-19 death rates by Newstalk ZB’s Mike Hosking were misleading – and highlighted “the importance of data literacy” in the…

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