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Govt will take five years to add fewer extra cops - Chris Bishop

Jacinda Ardern and Stuart Nash have broken the trust of Kiwis who believed them when they said they’d keep their promise to add 1800 frontline cops over three years, National’s Police Spokesperson Chris Bishop says.

Catholic Bishops lodge submission to Law Commission

A joint submission by the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference (NZCBC) to the Law Commission last Friday argues that the State has an essential responsibility to protect and care for all human life, born and unborn, which it would abdicate by making abortion solely a matter between a woman and

Tackling reasons for NZ’s failure to address biggest environmental issues

A new book, Beyond Manapouri: 50 years of environmental politics in New Zealand, traces the history of environmental governance in Aotearoa New Zealand since the heady days of the 1969 Save Manapouri campaign and tackles the reasons for our failure to address our biggest environmental issues.

Clutha District Council begins Long Term Plan decision making

Clutha District Councillors last night (23 May) started making decisions about the proposed Long Term Plan 2018/28.

JustSpeak event tonight at Massey University

Common arguments for prison expansion will be under scrutiny tonight, following the Government's decision to scrap the mega-prison at Waikeria.

Support for trade rules and EU-NZ talks on agenda - Parker

Fortifying support for international trade rules and preparing the way for New Zealand’s free trade talks with the European Union are key aims for Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker during a visit to France and Germany next week.

Protect 'the rights of Indigenous peoples' in the Philippines

The Centre for Indigenous People and the Law has voiced strong concern around continuing reports of violations of the rights of Indigenous peoples in the Philippines.

NZVA outlines stance on the provision of distance veterinary services

Following media reports stating that a veterinary practice was advising a Winton farm some 1600 kilometers away, the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) has released a statement setting out the rules in relation to the provision of distance veterinary services and its position on this activ

What more proof does the Minister need? - LegaSea

What more proof is needed before government acts?

Parliamentarians support National Lamb Day at the Beehive

MPs and parliamentary officials will be able to enjoy a delicious lamb lunch served at the Beehive to celebrate National Lamb Day on Thursday 24 May.