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Posts Tagged ‘ debate ’

Where are women in politics? Not at Victoria University debate

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

The Parties Youth Wing debate at Victoria University had representatives from all the parties on campus, but one group was notably absence – women. LAURA WILTSHIRE reports on a meeting where even the Trump comedian bit off more than he could chew.



Student fare discount funding “question of prioritisation”

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Six mayoral candidates give Newswire their views on funding for student transport discounts in Wellington.



Robertson and Little win support for top job

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Perseverance required to defeat ‘dirty politics’

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Chicken joins politicians for election debate on factory farming

Sep 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Hettie the hen on the hustings with five election candidates in Wellington.



Pokie machines split Hutt council, mayor refuses casting vote

Sep 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

One side says getting pokies out of high deprivation areas is the answer, the other says enforcing a sinking lid policy is more important for problem gamblers. AMANDA HERERRA attended this week’s long and passionate debate.



US Green party puts up a fight in election race

Nov 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Green candidate among minor voices trying to be heard in the US political system.



Now official debates are over, and the fact checking begins

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Fact checkers weigh up US presidential candidates on promises vs actions, truth v rhetoric, writes KRISTEN PATERSON.



Public has new chance to debate euthanasia

Aug 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Medical and legal experts from both sides will get a say.



Debate in a state over sale of assets

Nov 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

National wants to sell, Labour wants to borrow.



Last bastion of forced unionism faces extinction

Apr 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Features, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Student Features

The ACT party’s Freedom of Association bill – heading into its final stages in Parliament – could destroy student unions as we know them.

JONATHAN CHILTON-TOWLE talks to both sides of a debate about the world’s last surviving compulsory unions.