Otago Daily Times: Political News

Card petitioning to extend parental leave

About 20 mothers, babies and supporters have signed a giant Mother's Day card asking Prime Minister John Key to extend paid parental leave to six months.

PM signals increase to refugee quota

PM signals increase to refugee quota

Prime Minister John Key has signalled New Zealand's annual refugee quota will be lifted from the current levels of 750.

Independent review into farmland sale

The decision to approve the sale of New Zealand farmland to foreign investors who had previously been prosecuted overseas for toxic pollution will be independently reviewed, the Government says.

Hughes named head of public service

Hughes named head of public service

A highly respected chief executive who is leading an overhaul of the Ministry of Education has been named the new head of public service.

Little's rental bill facing fight

Little's rental bill facing fight

Labour leader Andrew Little will tomorrow make a bid to raise minimum standards of heating and insulation for rental properties.

Rainbow Warrior bombing 'huge mistake' - French PM

Rainbow Warrior bombing 'huge mistake' - French PM

The Prime Minister of France says the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior by French agents in Auckland in 1985 was a "huge mistake".

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