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Tobacco Tax Increase Places Retailers At Risk - Association Of Community Retailers

Tobacco Tax Increase Places Retailers At Risk - Association Of Community Retailers

The increase in tobacco excise forced through Parliament by the Government last night has now made tobacco products a valuable commodity and places retailers at a greater risk of robberies, says the Association of Community Retailers.

Cancer Control New Zealand Applauds Higher Tobacco Tax

Cancer Control New Zealand Applauds Higher Tobacco Tax

Cancer Control New Zealand applauds the Government for increasing the excise tax on tobacco as a positive step towards preventing cancer deaths in New Zealand.

Labour Seeks Support For Tenancy Law Improvements

Labour Seeks Support For Tenancy Law Improvements

Phil Heatley has an opportunity to make much needed improvements in proposed tenancy laws, says Labour's Housing spokesperson Moana Mackey.

Symposium: Working With Sexual Abuse - A Community Solution To A Community Problem

Symposium: Working With Sexual Abuse - A Community Solution To A Community Problem

Simon Power speech:

Good morning and thank you for inviting me here today to deliver the opening address at the Working with Sexual Abuse Conference.

Government Affirms Support For Victims Of Sexual Violence

Government Affirms Support For Victims Of Sexual Violence

Justice Minister Simon Power today announced that the Minister and Associate Minister of Social Development will be joining him in leading the Government's response to the Taskforce for Action on Sexual Violence.

Vision Network: Alcohol Reforms Don't Get To The Heart Of The Issue

Vision Network: Alcohol Reforms Don't Get To The Heart Of The Issue

New Zealand Christian Network (visionnetwork), who made a submission to the Law Commission on alcohol reform, supports the general direction of the Law Commission's recommendations just released, but says they don't address the root cause of our binge-drinking culture.

Greens: The Carter Code Cracked

Greens: The Carter Code Cracked

Minister of Agriculture David Carter has finally come clean over why Environment Canterbury was sacked, and his explanation has frightening implications for local democracy throughout New Zealand, the Green Party said today.

PHA: Tobacco Price Rises Must Be Well Signalled

PHA: Tobacco Price Rises Must Be Well Signalled

The Public Health Association (PHA) welcomes new legislation passed last night stepping rises in tobacco excise tax over the next two years.

Speech: Prisoners And Victims Claims (Expiry And Application Dates) Amendment Bill - Te Ururoa Flavell

Speech: Prisoners And Victims Claims (Expiry And Application Dates) Amendment Bill - Te Ururoa Flavell

TE URUROA FLAVELL (Māori PartyWaiariki): Tēnā koe, Mr Speaker. Kia ora tātou katoa, e hoa mā, i tenei pō. From the Māori Party's perspective, I will cut to the chase straightaway.

National Socialists Disgrace, Part 2: FMA = Fascist Marxist Abomination

National Socialists Disgrace, Part 2: FMA = Fascist Marxist Abomination

"The National Socialists, whom I accused on Anzac Day of being a disgrace to the 'NZ' in 'Anzac,' are ratcheting up their commitment to turning our country into a Marxist-Fascist authoritarian backwater," says SOLO Principal Lindsay Perigo.