Maori Party co-leader Tariana Turia says she will need some
convincing over sweeping changes in an effort to stop child
abuse and death in New Zealand.
Four batches of potentially contaminated infant formula have
reached Hong Kong and Australia, the Ministry for Primary
Industries confirmed this afternoon.
China is questioning New Zealand's '100 per cent pure' brand
as headlines worldwide bring attention to Fonterra's milk
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has given assurance
delays in future meat exports to China can be avoided.
The head of Parliamentary Service had taken a hit over the
accessing of Fairfax journalist Andrea Vance's phone records
and resigned today.
Labour's new MP for Ikaroa-Rawhiti, Meka Whaitiri, will be
sworn in as an MP this afternoon.
Cleaners on low and minimum wages have delivered 2000
submissions to Parliament today opposing employment law
changes they say could leave them more vulnerable.
Legislation for SkyCity to build a controversial $402 million
international convention centre in Auckland has been
introduced to Parliament.
The Post Primary Teachers Association have released research
it believes shows it is inaccurate and simplistic to say one
in five New Zealand students is failing in education.
The Keep Our Assets coalition will resubmit the citizens'
initiated referendum petition to stop asset sales today with
an additional 51,000 signatures.
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