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Increased US military visits pressure to join AUKUS?

“New Zealanders should be concerned that the increase in US military aircraft visits to Wellington are part of US pressure on New Zealand to join AUKUS, the new military alliance between Australia, US and the United Kingdom that is aimed at China,” said Kevin Hackwell of Stop AUKUS. “A very large USA Air Force plane ...

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Kiingi Tuheitia to attend inaugural meeting of pacific traditional leaders

Kiingi Tuheitia Pootatau Te Wherowhero VII has accepted an invitation to meet with Pacific Traditional Leaders this week, to discuss their role in a world impacted by climate change, environmental degradation, economic development, and globalisation. Fijian Paramount Chief Epenisa Seru Cakobau will host the meeting of leaders from Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, and Hawai’i on Bau ...

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Environmental Defence Society lays down challenge to Bluegreens Forum at Waitangi

Congratulations on yet another well-attended Bluegreens Forum. This is an excellent initiative and I’m pleased to have attended most of them. The Forum is an assembly of progressive and knowledgeable people including environmentally aware members of National’s caucus. I know that many of you share my desire to see our country’s environment managed wisely, sustainably ...

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Northland’s new Kaeo Bridge officially open – Simeon Brown

Transport Minister Simeon Brown has welcomed the official opening of the new State Highway 10 (SH10) Kāeo Bridge, which will improve safety and traffic flow for people heading to and from the Far North. “This is an important piece of infrastructure for the Northland region that will help members of the local community, tourists, and ...

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Dry weather triggers extra support for farmers and growers across the top of the South Island – Todd McClay

The coalition Government is providing support for farmers and growers as dry conditions worsen across the top of the South Island. “Conditions on the ground across the Marlborough, Tasman, and Nelson districts are now extremely dry and likely to get worse in the coming months,” Agriculture Minister Todd McClay said. “Funding of up to $20,000 ...