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Collins inquiry at best a Band-Aid - PSA

The Public Service Association (PSA) says the inquiry into Judith Collins’ behaviour must be accompanied by a process to restore the lost trust between Ministers and public servants if it is to prevent similar situations occurring in the future.

Students set to impact on Election - NZUSA

In wake of the outrage that followed the publication of Dirty Politics some strong policy gains for tertiary students have been overshadowed.

NZEI welcomes 'fairer work policies from the Green Party'

NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed the Green Party's commitment to making work fairer and more equitable, saying it would also result in tangible benefits for children and their learning.

Labour 'once again late' on passport issue

Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne said the ‘announcement’ by Labour ’s Trevor Mallard that if elected, a Labour-led government would restore passports to 10 year validity clearly shows how inattentive Mr Mallard is on this issue.

Aucklanders invited to have their say on signage

Auckland Council and Auckland Transport are seeking feedback on a draft bylaw that will help manage the display of publicly visible signs.

McCully welcomes Chinese counterpart

Foreign Minister Murray McCully will host his Chinese counterpart, Foreign Minister Wang Yi, for a working visit to New Zealand from 4-5 September.

Young voters want politicians to 'grow up'

Young voters want answers to the questions that directly affect them - but it seems as much as anything, they want politicians to grow up.

Greens' working policy just won't work - Joyce

The Greens' so-called working policy announcement today shows exactly how little they know about how the real world works, National's Economic Development spokesman Steven Joyce says.

"Their new policy doesn't wash on about three levels," Mr Joyce says.

Chch Mayor welcomes Govt announcement

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says the Government has today confirmed its confidence in the Council’s ability to play its role in earthquake recovery.

Local communities critical to Civil Defence - Curran

Labour will focus on empowering New Zealand communities to be resilient in Civil Defence disasters, says Labour’s Civil Defence spokesperson Clare Curran.