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Significant visit to Israel concludes - Parata

Education Minister Hekia Parata has represented New Zealand at the state funeral for former president, Shimon Peres, extending her education visit to do so.

'Minister enacts laws to shut down warships protest'

Today Peace Action Wellington is holding a rally at Frank Kitts park, Wellington, to demonstrate the staunch opposition to the growing weapons industry in New Zealand as well as the Weapons Expo and international warships which will soon descend upon Auckland.

On The Nation this weekend

This weekend on The Nation...

Saturday 1 October, it's national Vote Day

It’s a week out from the close of voting in the 2016 local body elections and in Auckland 18.3 per cent of votes are in as we countdown to midday Saturday 8 October.

Council accepts zoning change to land in Boulcott

Hutt City Council has accepted an independent hearing panel’s recommendation to change the zoning of former golf course land in the Boulcott area.

'Govt enacts oppressive legislation to criminalise legitimate peaceful protest'

Oil Free Wellington is disturbed to discover that the government is enacting legislation to criminalise protest against the international warships which are coming to Auckland as part of the Weapons Expo in November.

KiwiRail and Transpower Chairs announced

Finance Minister Bill English and State Owned Enterprises Minister Todd McClay announced today that Trevor Janes will be the next chair of KiwiRail, and former State Owned Enterprises Minister Tony Ryall will be the next chair of Transpower.

Satisfied Stratford

Every year Stratford ratepayers are invited to complete a customer satisfaction survey, asking them to provide feedback on their satisfaction levels with services Council provides.

Call out Sri Lanka’s empty promises - Green Party

The Green Party is calling on John Key to have an open and honest discussion about human rights with the Sri Lankan Prime Minister at their meeting tomorrow.

Auckland's safety 'needs a united and more local approach'

Auckland Mayoral Candidate, Vic Crone, says today's crime statistics show a need for greater resourcing, along with a more coordinated and local response to crime.

"The latest crime stats echo the concerns I’ve heard loud and clear across Auckland around safety," says Ms Crone.

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