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Where Britain Goes Aotearoa Should Not Go

Article – Ian Powell

Originally published at https://otaihangasecondopinion.wordpress.com/2021/10/18/where-britain-goes-aotearoa-should-not-go/ Read more »

Government’s Climate Aid Boost The Wrong Move At The Wrong Time

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government’s decision to commit $1.3 billion over four years to support poorer countries to deal with climate change is the wrong one, given New Zealand is still struggling with lockdowns which have no end in sight, National’s Climate Change Spokesperson Stuart Smith says. Read more »

PM Must Urgently Rule Out Director-General’s Speculation Of A Return To Level 4 For Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Prime Minister must urgently rule out the Director-General of Health’s comments this morning that Level 4 restrictions were being actively considered for Auckland despite the Government saying only days ago there would be no return to Level 4, says National Party Leader Judith Collins. Read more »

Out Of Touch Prime Minister Must Level With New Zealanders Today

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Prime Minister must today tell the country the conditions and timeframe for ending the lockdown in Auckland and then she needs to get up there and see for herself the fallout from nine weeks of lockdown, says National Party Leader, Judith Collins. Read more »

No Retreat From Elimination! Mobilise The New Zealand And International Working Class To Defeat COVID-19

Press Release – Socialist Equality Group

The Socialist Equality Group in New Zealand is holding an online public meeting on Saturday, October 23, at 4:30 p.m. (NZ time) to discuss the urgent need for working people to organise to fight for a scientific strategy to eliminate COVID-19 nationally, and eradicate the deadly virus globally. Read more »

Super Māori Turnout For Super Saturday

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Peeni Henare
Associate Minister of Health (Māori Health)

Māori have put a superb effort into mobilising to get vaccinated over Super Saturday, with thousands rolling up their sleeves to protect themselves, their whānau and communities from COVID-19, Associate Health Minister Peeni Henare says. Read more »

Where’s The Plan To Help Auckland’s Students?

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government must provide a date and plan for Auckland schools to reopen now, says National’s Education spokesperson Paul Goldsmith. Read more »

Auckland Council To Review Water Restrictions This Week

Press Release – Auckland Council

A recommendation by Watercare to lift Auckland’s outdoor water restrictions will be considered by the Auckland Council’s governing body at an extraordinary meeting on Thursday this week [21 October]. Read more »

New TAIC Inquiry: Fatal Boat Accident Manukau Harbour

Press Release – Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission is appealing for witnesses who saw, photographed or videoed a boating accident at the entrance to Manukau Harbour on the afternoon of Saturday October 16. Read more »

Little’s Big Fees Costing New Zealand Vital ICU Beds

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The $1.4 million spent by Minister of Health Andrew Little on consultants working on his ill-conceived restructure of the health system over just two months could have paid for two new, fully-resourced ICU beds, says National’s Health spokesperson Dr Shane Reti. Read more »

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