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Go-ahead given to Waitara endowment lands negotiations

Today (Friday) New Plymouth District Council has given approval for the Mayor and Chief Executive to enter into a heads of agreement with Te Atiawa post-settlement governance entity (PSGE).

Another huge slice of NZ land in foreign hands - NZ First

Another huge slice of NZ land in foreign hands - NZ First

New Zealand First has been proved right yet again - there’s no stopping the foreign buy-up of our land, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters.

Pacific Island Affairs Minister 'must explain shambles at Ministry'

Pacific Island Affairs Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-IIga must explain questionable spending and controversial staff appointments at his ministry, Labour’s Pacific Island Affairs spokesperson, Su’a William Sio says.

Founding Maori Party Co-leaders give full support to new line-up

In an historic week for New Zealand politics, departing Māori Party founding leaders give their unreserved support to the new generation of Māori Party candidates.

Racing safety fund open for applications

The next round of applications for the Racing Safety Development Fund opens today, Minister for Racing Nathan Guy has announced.

"The fund supports important projects around the country that improve racecourse health and safety standards," Mr Guy says.

Rise in Rotorua residents' approval of mayor and councillors - survey

A new independent survey of Rotorua residents reveals an improved perception of the performance of the district’s mayor and councillors.

The survey was carried out by independent research company National Research Bureau (NRB).

Key must come clean on NSA/GCSB interception site - Greens

John Key must come clean after revelations that a US National Security Agency (NSA) engineer was in New Zealand in 2013 discussing with the GCSB the setting up of an interception site on New Zealand’s only fibre optic cable, the Green Party said today.

CCHL to acquire Port Otago stake in Lyttelton Port Company

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel has welcomed the announcement that Christchurch City Holdings Ltd has entered a lock-up agreement with Port Otago Limited for Port Otago’s 15.48% holding in Lyttelton Port Company Limited.

Teachers welcome extra science training

NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed the government’s announcement today of $160,000 for science workshops for primary and intermediate teachers.

Hemp milk a billion dollar opportunity for farmers - ALCP

Hemp milk a billion dollar opportunity for farmers - ALCP

Hemp milk and associated protein products could add $1 billion to New Zealand's agricultural economy, ALCP Leader Julian Crawford says.

Proposed changes to food regulations by FSANZ are set to make Hemp the most important cash crop for Kiwi farmers.

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