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New Zealand stands ready to assist people of Tonga - Mahuta

The thoughts of New Zealanders are with the people of Tonga following yesterday’s undersea volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami waves, Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta says.

Civil defence tsunami warning fail - ACT

"Residents in Northland are rightly concerned that neither the Emergency Mobile Alert system nor any Tsunami sirens were activated prior to strong surges that destroyed dozens of boats in the Tutukaka Marina, flooded at least one campground, and put lives at risk as people scrambled to get away f

ACT calls for higher standards for our teachers

"As schools prepare to return for the new year, the ACT Party is calling for higher standards for our teachers when renewing their practicing certificates," says ACT’s Education spokesperson Chris Baillie.

New Year, new rewards for teachers - ACT

"As school prepare to return for the New Year, ACT is calling on the Government to adopt our Teaching Excellence Reward Fund (TERF), says ACT’s Education spokesperson Chris Baillie.

5000 hectare Huiarua Station sale invites Patagonia fires to East Coast - Social Credit

Social Credit is calling on the government to step in and stop the sale of Huiarua Station on New Zealand’s East Coast. 

Duke of York's NZ military patronage appointment ends - Ardern

Buckingham Palace has recently announced that, with the Queen's approval and agreement, the Duke of York’s military affiliations and Royal patronages have been returned to the Queen.

'Law changes locking out home seekers, urgent meeting sought with Govt'

Recent changes in consumer finance law on top of Government policy changes are locking many home seekers out of finance options they would have qualified for just six weeks ago, says Financial Advice New Zealand.

Hands off our kids - New Conservative

New Conservative wishes to sound a note of caution against vaccinating healthy children for Covid.

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Record high of new homes consented - Poto Williams

In the year ended November 2021, 48,522 new homes were consented, up 26 per cent from the November 2020 year. In November 2021, 4,688 new dwellings were consented. Auckland’s new homes consented numbers rose 25 per cent in the last year.

Gang numbers up 2,671 in a year - Nicole McKee

"There are a staggering 2,671 more gang members on the streets of New Zealand in the past year - a sign our gang problem is completely out of control," says ACT’s Justice spokesperson Nicole McKee.