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What happened to balanced reporting? - New Conservative

Mainstream media, as the purveyors of truth and source of balanced information, took another backward step today with the announcement by Stuff that most New Zealand organisations had joined 170 media outlets from around the world in the "Covering Climate Now" project.

Prime Minister is leaving behind a mess - Bridges

When Jacinda Ardern leaves tomorrow to go to the Rugby World Cup and the United Nations she will be leaving behind a mess at home, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges says.

Horticulture New Zealand welcomes temporary work visa changes

Horticulture New Zealand has welcomed changes to temporary work visas that simply the immigration system and recognise that overseas workers play a significant role in industries such as horticulture.

Feds: Streamlined temporary work visa process is a real positive

Federated Farmers is confident the simpler and streamlined temporary work visa process announced by the government today will deliver for the regions.

Prime Minister to visit Japan and attend the UN General Assembly

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern travels to Tokyo later this week for an official Summit meeting with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and to promote trade, economic and tourism opportunities.

New Zealanders asked to help shape education priorities

Education Minister Chris Hipkins is encouraging New Zealanders to have their say on the future of education - from early childhood to tertiary and beyond - with the release of a draft document detailing the priorities that will help shape that future.

Did Minister Parker mislead Cabinet, and where are the Greens?

70% of New Zealand’s surface water take is allocated to Meridian’s Manapouri Power Scheme. But when Environment Minister David Parker asked to exempt the Scheme from his Freshwater Action Plan, he didn’t tell Cabinet that.

Feds calls for immediate release of independent peer review

Federated Farmers is puzzled and frustrated over the failure of the Ministry for the Environment to immediately release the peer review of Essential Freshwater nutrient band technical reports.

Life insurers review response disappointing - Faafoi

The Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs says a number of life insurers still need to lift their game after an underwhelming response to the RBNZ and FMA conduct and culture review.

Transformation of Puhinui station picking up steam

Aucklanders are another step closer to getting rapid transit to the airport, Transport Minister Phil Twyford and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff announced today.