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Restorative justice process should be open to all - Hinton

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 April, 2014 - 14:34

Restorative Justice Aotearoa spokesman, Mike Hinton, has responded to comments made by the Sensible Sentencing Trust about the appropriateness of Restorative Justice in sexual abuse cases.

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Young Labour VP to contest Hunua

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 April, 2014 - 12:05

Labour has selected Young Labour Vice President Arena Williams to contest the seat of Hunua at the General Election on 20 September this year. At 24 she is Labour’s youngest candidate.

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Labour funding pledge Kauri's 'best hope yet'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 April, 2014 - 19:50

‘The funding for ‘Kauri Die Back’ (PTA or Phytopthera Taxon Agathis) promised by the Labour Party yesterday is the trees’ best hope yet’ says Waitakere Ranges Protection Society (WRPS) President, John Edgar.

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Countdown declines to appear before MPs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 April, 2014 - 17:20

Progressive Enterprises has declined to appear before the Commerce Select Committee but has given different reasons to Labour’s Commerce spokesperson Clayton Cosgrove and the media.

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WOF means rent rise, hardship for tenants - NZCPR

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 April, 2014 - 17:20

Tenants should be very alarmed at rent increases and more stringent standards that would come with a proposed warrant-of-fitness scheme, Mike Butler of the New Zealand Centre for Political Research said today.

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Joseph Churchward exhibition coming to Wellington

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 April, 2014 - 16:05

City Gallery is pleased to announce Churchward Samoa, a new exhibition featuring the work of Joseph Churchward QSM (1932-2013), a local hero of typography. Churchward is remembered for his biographically and culturally themed typefaces.

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Commissioner calls for changes to Environmental Reporting Bill

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 April, 2014 - 16:05

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Dr Jan Wright is welcoming the intent of the Bill, but has raised serious concerns about some of the detail.

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Trust gets mandate to go to battle with the Crown

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 April, 2014 - 16:05

More than 1000 iwi members from an East Coast tribe have given the green light for Te Aitanga A Mahaki Trust to go to battle for them with the Crown over a settlement that could reach up to $120 million.

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Sustainable Living Education Trust supports Wise Response

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 April, 2014 - 16:05

Sustainable Living Education Trust supports the call by New Zealand ‘Wise Response’ scientists and concerned citizens, for NZ politicians and public servants to address five strategic issues including fossil fuel dependence and climate change.

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The ETS is on life support - Forest owners

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 April, 2014 - 14:50

Response to NZ Government media statement http://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/greenhouse-gas-reports-give-confidence-kyoto-target

New Zealand has met its Kyoto obligations by a whisker, but it has little to do with the ETS, say forest owners.

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Kohanga Reo Hui Taumata 'ends with broad agreement'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 April, 2014 - 14:50

The Kohanga Reo National Trust Board says it’s pleased that Kohanga whaanau had the chance to meet and talk about the movement’s future governance structure, at the National Hui called by Kiingi Tuheitia.

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Japan's quick turnaround on whaling disappointing - Shearer

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 April, 2014 - 14:50

News that Japan plans to recommence some form of "scientific" whaling programme so quickly after the International Court of Justice’s ruling against it is very disappointing, says David Shearer, Labour’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson.

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Prince William marks 50 days to kick-off of JWC

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 April, 2014 - 14:50

His Royal Highness, the Duke of Cambridge has formally handed over the Junior World Championship trophy to hosts New Zealand today, marking 50 days to the kick-off of Junior World Championship 2014 (JWC2014) on Monday 2 June.

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Interest sought for new social bonds pilot

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 April, 2014 - 14:50

A new and innovative alternative to the way social services are delivered has come a step closer, Minister of Finance Bill English and Health Minister Tony Ryall say.

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Major makeover for social housing

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 April, 2014 - 14:50

From tomorrow selected community groups will be able to offer income related rents for people needing social housing and people will be able to test their eligibility through Work and Income.

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Reviewable tenancies 'will increase risks for vulnerable children'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 April, 2014 - 14:50

Instead of kicking families out of their homes if they can pay their rent, parents with young children should have the opportunity to purchase equity in a state-built home over time, the Green Party said today

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48'000 NZers drinking faecally contaminated water - Greens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 April, 2014 - 14:50

Some 48,000 people were provided with water that had issues with faecal contamination, 18,000 of whom were from Canterbury, the Green Party said today.

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Affordable Housing a couple of decades away - Minister

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 April, 2014 - 14:50

Housing Minister Nick Smith told TVNZ’s Q+A programme today that it will take up to 20 years to address the imbalance between incomes and house prices.

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Controlling social media 'crucial during a disaster'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 April, 2014 - 05:05

Authorities around the world should set up emergency communication teams to manage the amount of misinformation circulating on social media during disasters, terrorist attacks and other social crises.

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Cook Islands' first mobile broadband network launched

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 April, 2014 - 19:05

Telecom Cook Islands and technology partner Huawei have launched the Cook Islands’ first 3G mobile broadband network, delivering high-speed mobile data to customers and visitors.

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