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CTU Publishes Ideas For Jobs Summit

CTU Publishes Ideas For Jobs Summit

The Council of Trade Unions has today released a discussion document for the forthcoming government Jobs Summit (27 February). The document focuses on stimulating the economy, retaining jobs and worker transition, including support for those made redundant.

Food Price Rises Hit Older People - Age Concern

Food Price Rises Hit Older People - Age Concern

Age Concern New Zealand is calling for Superannuation adjustments to cope with rocketing food inflation.

Government Makes Misleading Claims About Private Prisons

Government Makes Misleading Claims About Private Prisons

The government is misleading the public when it claims privately run prisons are cheaper to operate than publicly-run prisons," says PSA National Secretary Richard Wagstaff.

Fresh Start Should Mean Starting Early, Says Children's Commissioner

Fresh Start Should Mean Starting Early, Says Children's Commissioner

Changes to the Children, Young Persons and Their Families (Youth Courts Jurisdiction and Orders) Amendment legislation being introduced by the Government this week, has some good ideas, but lacks on fundamentals, Children's Commissioner Dr Cindy Kiro said today.

Hush Payment To DoC Signals Time For RMA Reform

Hush Payment To DoC Signals Time For RMA Reform

"Thank you very much Meridian Energy - we now know the price of recognising conservation values on private land," says Don Nicolson, Federated Farmers President.

Welcome Rainfall Triggers Sudden Increase In Spore Counts

Welcome Rainfall Triggers Sudden Increase In Spore Counts

The much needed rainfall experienced in most parts of the country is triggering a sudden increase in spore counts and with that comes a warning according to AsureQuality's facial eczema monitoring programme manager.

Police And Fishery Officers Catch Paua Plunderers

Police And Fishery Officers Catch Paua Plunderers

Two Auckland men were apprehended in a joint action by police and fishery officers in the Coromandel on the 3 February after a member of the public reported their suspicious activity.

Lotto's First Division Winner No Stranger To Winning

Lotto's First Division Winner No Stranger To Winning

Lotto's First Division winner is no stranger to winning, having won $30,000 in the Canadian Lottery, but this is his first - but maybe not his last - on New Zealand soil, says NZ Lotteries' Chief Executive, Todd McLeay.

Agreement Details Made Public Last Year

Agreement Details Made Public Last Year

The New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT) has confirmed that an agreement, made public at the time of its conclusion, was reached with Meridian Energy last year to mitigate effects of its proposed Project Hayes wind farm in Central Otago.

Farmer Who Shot Dead Gang Associate Cleared Of Murder

By Rosaleen Macbrayne for NZPA

Hamilton, Feb 16 NZPA - A frightened farmer who shot dead a gang associate when threatened on a remote Eastern Bay of Plenty property was cleared of murder in the High Court at Hamilton late today.