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This weekend on Newshub Nation

On Newshub Nation this weekend:

A ban on military style semi-automatics was announced just six days after the Christchurch terror attack, we ask Police Minister Stuart Nash what other changes are needed to make our country safer.

Skills Active considers Judicial Review

Skills Active Aotearoa, the industry training organisation (ITO) for sport, exercise, recreation and performing arts is considering a Judicial Review to force the Minister of Education to extend the consultation process for the Reform of Vocational Education until the end of June.

Driver licensing changes just tinkering - Road Transport Forum

The Road Transport Forum is disappointed at the proposed driver licensing changes announced by NZTA. Like a number of industries road transport faces a significant workforce shortage, yet this will do very little to make it easier for those young people wanting to get into the sector.

Decision-making time for homelessness in Lower Hutt

Hutt City Council is about to start considering possible responses to homelessness in Lower Hutt, including Council’s contribution to tackling the problem.

Review of intelligence services must be open - Auckland Peace Action

In the wake of last Friday's horrific racist terrorist attack, Auckland Peace Action is calling for any inquiry into the intelligence services to be independent and to be open to the public.

Bar Association welcomes Government ban on assault rifles

The New Zealand Bar Association welcomes the Government’s ban on assault rifles today.

Otago academics welcome Govt's quick response to gun laws

Firearms researchers from the Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, Dr Marie Russell and Dr Hera Cook warmly welcome the ban on military style semi-automatics and assault rifles announced by the Prime Minister this afternoon.

Police Association applauds fireams moves

The Police Association congratulates the government for demonstrating the courage to take decisive action and ban the firearms that have inflicted so much harm in New Zealand.

National supports firearms reform

Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges has welcomed the changes proposed by the Government today to reform our firearms legislation.

"The terrorist attack in Christchurch last week has changed us as a nation.

Gun control welcomed by Greens - Shaw

The Green Party welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement on planned gun control laws, Green Party Co-leader James Shaw said today.