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Maori Party Calls For Feedback On ACC Changes

Maori Party Calls For Feedback On ACC Changes

The Maori Party is keeping an open mind on changes to the ACC scheme, and has not made any long-term commitments to support legislation going before the House, according to Te Tai Tonga MP Rahui Katene.

Business NZ: Ability To Choose Good For ACC

Business NZ: Ability To Choose Good For ACC

Business NZ welcomes the agreement between political parties to open the ACC Work Account to competition subject to the work of the steering group considering the Stocktake of ACC Accounts.

Pillay: Stop The Rot -- Saving Our Kauri Must Be Top Priority

Pillay: Stop The Rot -- Saving Our Kauri Must Be Top Priority

Investing in research funding to fight the devastating effects of Kauri dieback has to be at the top of the agenda for the Government's conservation funding, say West Auckland MPs David Cunliffe and Lynne Pillay.

Food Safety Minister To Australia And China

Food Safety Minister To Australia And China

Food Safety Minister Kate Wilkinson leaves New Zealand today for a week of meetings with Australian and Chinese counterparts.

In Brisbane tomorrow she will represent the government at the biannual Australia New Zealand Food Regulation Ministerial Council meeting.

Chadwick: Axing Of Toi Iho Brand A Backwards Step

Chadwick: Axing Of Toi Iho Brand A Backwards Step

The Government's decision to scrap the toi iho trademark for Maori artists is a sad, silly and backwards cost-cutting move and raises further questions about its understanding of the benefits of promoting the "Maori edge", say Labour MPs Steve Chadwick and Kelvin Davis.

HRC: Search And Surveillance Bill Needs Human Rights Safeguards

HRC: Search And Surveillance Bill Needs Human Rights Safeguards

The Human Rights Commission says the Search and Surveillance bill must include explicit reference to human rights principles before it becomes law.

Parker: Kiwis Will Pay More And Get Less Under ACC Bill

Parker: Kiwis Will Pay More And Get Less Under ACC Bill

The privatisation of ACC would result in higher levies and less cover for injured New Zealanders to pay for the profits of Australian insurance companies and lawyers, says Labour's ACC spokesperson David Parker.

EMA: Agreement Moves ACC Along Right Track

EMA: Agreement Moves ACC Along Right Track

The agreement announced today between National and ACT for ACC to be opened to competition, subject to further study, is a positive move, and employers will welcome the prospect of lower ACC costs, the Northern Employers & Manufacturers Association says.

Hughes: Rot Sets In On Joyce's Neglect Of Local Roads

Hughes: Rot Sets In On Joyce's Neglect Of Local Roads

Manukau City ratepayers are facing a 3 percent rate rise to cover the shortfall left by the Government's move to make major cuts to local road maintenance funding, Labour's Transport spokesperson Darren Hughes said today.

CAFCA: New $477m Threshold Makes Sick Joke Of Any "Oversight" Of Foreign Investment

Statement from Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa: