Labour and Greens say a review of New Zealand's foreign trust
regime needs to start again following new claims about
wealthy foreigners hiding their money in New Zealand trusts.
Speaker David Carter has slapped down speculation he wants a
top diplomatic posting - after New Zealand First leader
Winston Peters intimated he would block such an appointment
if in power.
An emergency response group that will be a first port of call
for organisations that have had computer security concerns
will be set up after the Government pledged $22 million.
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.
Prime Minister John Key has signalled New Zealand's annual
refugee quota will be lifted from the current levels of 750.
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
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