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Kākāpō Wins Bird of the Year for an Unprecedented Second Time
News
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News
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Kākāpō Wins Bird of the Year for an Unprecedented Second Time

News Desk - Nov 16, 2020

The votes are in and the result is conclusive - the kākāpō has won bird of the year for an unprecedented second time. The victory is despite…

No Major Changes for Agriculture with New Cabinet Line-up
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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No Major Changes for Agriculture with New Cabinet Line-up

News Desk - Nov 03, 2020

It's business as usual for the primary sector with ministerial portfolios remaining relatively unchanged but from a few tweaks. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the new Cabinet…

Labour’s Māori Caucus Celebrates Big Promotions in Cabinet
Election 2020, News
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Election 2020, News
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Labour’s Māori Caucus Celebrates Big Promotions in Cabinet

News Desk - Nov 02, 2020

One of the biggest winners of today's Cabinet announcement is newly-appointed Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta - not only the first woman, but also the first Māori…

Southland Businesses Concerned About Invercargill City Council
Invercargill City Council, News
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Invercargill City Council, News
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Southland Businesses Concerned About Invercargill City Council

News Desk - Oct 19, 2020

New documents show Southland businesses have serious concerns about the Invercargill City Council being fit to govern. The Department of Internal Affairs requested information from the council in August…

Don’t Fence Me In
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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Don’t Fence Me In

News Desk - Oct 19, 2020

Three New Zealand farms are now using electronic cow collars that use sound and vibration to guide and contain individual cows without the need for fences. The…

All Blacks Greats To Honour Blair Vining Before Game
News
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News
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All Blacks Greats To Honour Blair Vining Before Game

News Desk - Oct 17, 2020

All Blacks greats will take the field in Southland today to say thank you to the supporters of the Southland Charity Hospital and to honour the man…

Primary Sector Wary of Health and Safety If Cannabis Legalised
Election 2020, Farming
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Election 2020, Farming
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Primary Sector Wary of Health and Safety If Cannabis Legalised

News Desk - Sep 24, 2020

Legalising of recreational cannabis could increase health and safety risks for the primary sector, say wary employers. The sector already has one of the highest workplace accident…

Covid-19 Impact: Next Six Months Seen As The Real Test For NZ Banks
Business, Finance
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Business, Finance
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Covid-19 Impact: Next Six Months Seen As The Real Test For NZ Banks

News Desk - Sep 24, 2020

Profitability of the country's banks has taken a significant hit from the Covid-19 pandemic but the worst may be yet to come, according to a new report.…

National Promises $4.7bn in Tax Cuts in Economic and Tax Policy
New Zealand, News
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New Zealand, News
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National Promises $4.7bn in Tax Cuts in Economic and Tax Policy

News Desk - Sep 18, 2020

National's promising a short-term package of tax cuts - worth about $4.7 billion - to kick start the economy. Leader Judith Collins and finance spokesperson Paul Goldsmith…

Winston Peters: Tiwai Point a NZ First ‘bottom line’
Business, News
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Business, News
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Winston Peters: Tiwai Point a NZ First ‘bottom line’

News Desk - Sep 09, 2020

New Zealand First has made keeping the Tiwai Point smelter open a bottom line for any future government negotiations. [caption id="attachment_75230" align="alignnone" width="300"] NZ First leader Winston…