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This weekend on The Nation

On The Nation this weekend… What matters more: the environment or economic growth? National’s environment spokesperson Amy Adams debates water standards, dairy farming and the Resource Management Act with Green Party co-leader Russel Norman.

Teachers support $359m initiative - Parata

Teachers support $359m initiative - Parata

Education Minister Hekia Parata has today welcomed an agreement with the union representing around 18,000 secondary school teachers to support the $359 million initiative to lift student achievement.

National 'playing underhanded politics in Tauranga'

National 'playing underhanded politics in Tauranga'

The National Party has been caught playing underhanded politics in Tauranga, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters.

Travel and accommodation determination for MPs released

The Remuneration Authority today released its determination covering Members of Parliament New Zealand accommodation, travel services for family members, and travel services for former Prime Ministers and their spouses.

ONE News and Facebook collaborate on election coverage

ONE News and Facebook are collaborating to offer an interactive and social experience for the 2014 General Election utilising data insights and trends.

Cornered Govt comes out swinging - Hipkins

The National Government is so desperate to keep its dead-in-the-water expert teachers policy alive, it has refused to rule out forcing schools to participate through legislation, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.

Aged Care Association welcomes Labour's wage policy

The New Zealand Aged Care Association welcomes the Labour Party’s announcement that if elected, it will raise the minimum wage for aged care workers within its first 100 days in Government.

Maori TV election coverage starts Monday

Māori Television’s 2014 General Election coverage starts this Monday, August 25, with the first of seven LIVE debates that will get to the heart of the issues in the Māori electorates.

ALCP announce Transport and Energy policy

The transport and energy sectors stand to benefit significantly according to infrastructure policy released today by the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party.

Industrial hemp is the best source for biofuel and renewable resources, needed to fuel New Zealand's economy.

Tuhoe Treaty settlement celebrated

TÅ«hoe hosted the Crown at a ‘Settlement Day’ ceremony in Taneatua to celebrate the recent passage of TÅ«hoe Treaty settlement legislation today, with several thousand iwi members joining Crown representatives for the celebration.