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Posts Tagged ‘ MP ’

Write, voice, or video your call for more refugees

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Amnesty International has set up a website for Kiwis to send their message to government to lift New Zealand’s intake. COLIN ENGELBRECHT reports.



Leadership campaign kicks off in Wellington

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



Campaign meetings in “three-horse race” Ohariu suggests close call

Sep 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

With just a 1000-vote majority, Peter Dunne’s Ohariu seat could be a game changer.



Mark says he has “blown it wide open” with his late entry

Sep 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Ron Mark says getting 11% support in 10 days electioneering is just the start.



Chris Bishop reckons he has youth and a positive message on his side

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

National candidate upbeat despite facing practiced campaigner Trevor Mallard.



GPs urged to look for symptoms as gout catches up with society

Aug 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Kiwi men, especially Pasifika and Maori, have high rates of gout, a painful condition with links to heart disease and diabetes. ANNEKA PAUL reports.



MP supports female director on NZRFU

Nov 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

MP AND former Black Fern Louisa Wall has added to the Human Rights Commission’s call for a woman to be included on rugby’s national governing body. Thirty percent of sports directors in New Zealand are women but the NZRFU has never had a woman on its board.



Roads still top of govt’s agenda despite emissions

Sep 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Labour, Greens attack National’s $14 billion spend.



The Green Party’s changing image suits 11% of voters

Nov 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The Greens have grown their vote by five percentage points since the last election. TESSA JOHNSTONE ponders the keys to their success.



If it weren’t for polytechs where would we be?

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Anti-National Cuba St rally urges voters to cast an educated vote.



New Zealand could get its first deaf MP

Nov 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

If Greens gets 12% or more, Mojo Mathers will be in Parliament.



Food Bill fallout feeds growing concerns

Sep 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Protesters assured they can grow, share each other’s food.



Petition signed by 40,000 seeks food GST removal

Aug 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Accepted by Greens, Labour, Maori & Mana parties.



Pure anger over government mining plan

Mar 31st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A speedily organised protest has hundreds chanting at Parliament



Mayor set to declare commercial interests

Mar 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Councillors to state business interests on public register.



Simon and Natalie – JFK and Jackie of New Zealand politics

Dec 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

National’s MP for Tauranga, Simon Bridges of Maniapoto, talks to SANDRA DICKSON about being a new boy in Parliament.



MP promotes own agenda on local news website

Jul 7th, 2008 | By | Category: News

National MP Katrina Shanks may be in breach of the Electoral Finance Act over her contributions to community news website ‘Flying Pickle’, NewsWire.co.nz exclusively reveals.