The government’s so-called evaluation of charter schools fails to address the key issue of how well students are being educated.
Rural New Zealand’s growing anger at substandard internet connections is catching up on the Government with panicked, unfunded and unambitious promises made by Communications Minister Amy Adams, says Labour ICT spokesperson Clare Curran.
The Taxpayers’ Union is calling for more accountability from those using taxpayer money to scaremonger and lobby for sugar taxes after the campaign group "Fizz" refused to disclose how much taxpayer money its campaign is swallowing.
Today’s announcement that the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP) has been concluded is good news for Kiwi firms and households, NZIER said today in its initial assessment of the TPP’s outcomes.
The New Zealand Medical Association Chair Dr Stephen Child (NZMA) is pleased the Government appears to have listened to many of the concerns raised by the health sector in reaching a deal on the Trans Pacific Partnership.
TUANZ has today welcomed the Government's announcement from the Minister of Communications, Hon. Amy Adams of a new target for Rural Connectivity of 50Mbps for 99% of the New Zealanders by 2025.
Government moves to tackle suicide are sadly not making the inroads we need to reduce New Zealand’s tragically high suicide rate, Labour’s Justice spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says.
"We have had prevention plan after prevention plan, tied in to a prevention strategy, since 2006.
Failure to tackle risks at WINZ offices is leading to more and more armed security scares, says New Zealand First.
226 submissions have been received on an initial proposal for local representation in Selwyn.
Submissions on the proposal will be heard on Monday 12 October at the Council’s Rolleston Headquarters, from 4pm onwards. 12 submitters have indicated they wish to speak at the hearing.
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy have today welcomed the Trans-Pacific Partnership as a great deal for regional New Zealand.
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