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Another Meningitis case while unused vaccines expire - Reti

An agenda item for next week’s Northland District Health Board meeting confirms that there has been another case of Meningitis W in Northland, Whangarei MP Shane Reti says.

Social Credit calls for Government enquiry into DHB handling of Preece case

Social Credit is calling for a Government enquiry into the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board over it's handling of the Sarah Preece attack in 2017 and its subsequent report.

Government manufactures a real manufacturing crisis - Goldsmith

Economic mismanagement and recklessness by the Government has seen a decline in business confidence that is hurting manufacturers, National’s Finance Spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says.

We need to talk about America - Professor

America is constantly "fantasised, sensationalised, and caricatured," says Brendon O’Connor, an author, media commentator and associate professor in American politics at the University of Sydney.

Trade and sustainability focus of visit to Spain and Ireland - David Parker

Minister for Trade and Export Growth and Minister for the Environment David Parker heads to Spain and Ireland next week for a series of meetings focused on world trade, sustainability issues and the EU-NZ Free Trade Agreement.

Shane Jones in La La Land on the economy - McClay

If the Government believes the solution to a slowing economy is lower commodity prices then it’s really in La La Land, National’s Economic Development spokesperson Todd McClay says.

Opinion: The gun buyback - Don't hand back your firearms just yet

Saturday is the first day of the police buy back and a collection day is being held in Christchurch to begin the process.

I suggest owners of firearms that need handing in as required under the new law should not do so just as yet as there is much still to be resolved.

PGF brings berry good news for Northland - Jones

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will invest in the rapid expansion of a labour intensive, high-tech hydroponic berry growing operation in Northland, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today.

Peace movement urges Peters to reject any US demands on patrols

"The Peace Movement sends an urgent call to Winston Peters to reject any US demands for New Zealand participation in patrolling the Persian Gulf and Straits of Hormuz.

Kaingaroa community looks to a new future through housing project - Mahuta

Minister for Māori Development and Associate Minister of Housing Hon Nanaia Mahuta today visited the close-knit community of Kaingaroa Village to announce a $2.4 million investment in housing as part of the ongoing community development project in the region.