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A million workers supported by Govt wage subsidy - Robertson and Sepuloni

The Government’s wage subsidy to protect jobs and keep workers and businesses connected during the lockdown has now supported over a million New Zealanders, with $6.6 billion already paid out.

'Government rushing through prisoners right to vote Bill is unethical'

"This is nothing short of sneaky and underhand politics and is very disappointing." The Sensible Sentencing 

State of National Emergency extended

The State of National Emergency to support the COVID-19 response will be extended a second time, for a further seven days.

Boards, Top Executives and Politicians pay cut register - Social Credit

He Waka Eke Noa - We are all in this together, according to the Prime Minister.

Except that we’re not……………………..

Distress call from Gaza - NZ Government must speak out urgently - Minto

The Palestine Solidarity network Aotearoa has renewed its urgent appeal to the government to act in the face of a distress call issued from Gaza’s Ministry of Health to the world to provide laboratory testing materials for Coronaviruus which will run out this evening (today NZ time) at Gaza’s

Iwi chairs welcome clarity of Police powers

The National Iwi Chairs Forum welcomes the further clarity and guidance on Alert Level 4 rules during lockdown, issued by Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield over the weekend.

No council drinking-water provider left unsupported - LGNZ

The local government sector has banded together to open a helpline for all council drinking and waste water technicians, providing an accessible source of advice for small suppliers across New Zealand to lean on.

'Community welfare key focus for councils during and after COVID-19 lockdown'

Speaking about rates, Chair of the Waikato Mayoral Forum, Waikato District Mayor Allan Sanson, said every council in the Waikato has unique challenges but that Mayors were working closely together in the best interest of their communities.

Clark will maintain his role as Health Minister - Ardern

"Yesterday evening the Health Minister advised me of his trip to a beach during the lockdown and offered his resignation," Jacinda Ardern said.

"Under normal conditions I would sack the Minister of Health. What he did was wrong, and there are no excuses.

COVID-19 mental health support begins - David Clark

A range of support is being rolled out across New Zealand to help people look after their mental health during COVID-19 Health Minister David Clark said this morning.