More than 13,000 people have signed a petition in protest at
Prime Minister John Key's controversial comments about
Most Australians would support hardworking Kiwis becoming
citizens - and if New Zealand wants closer ties it should
become his country's seventh and eighth state, an Australian
senator who helped review tough new deportation rules says.
One or two New Zealanders on a terror watchlist are
considered so threatening they are being monitored every
minute of the day, Prime Minister John Key says.
Auckland mayoralty candidate Phil Goff says he will take
leave from Parliament without pay to campaign during the last
month of the local body elections.
The Prime Minister has hit out at Labour leader Andrew
Little's trip to Canberra to lobby for expat Kiwi's rights -
claiming the visit could jeopardise progress being made
through quiet diplomacy.
Labour MP Phil Goff has announced he is standing as an
independent candidate for the Auckland mayoralty, ending
months of speculation about his political future.
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