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Claudette Hauiti doesn't wait for a third strike

National Party list MP Claudette Hauiti has this morning announced her retirement from politics. It’s safe to say that since she came in to Parliament as Aaron Gilmore’s replacement, back in May last year, her career as a backbench MP has been somewhat less than stellar. 423 more words

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Nick Smith maintains that current protection for Maui's dolphins is sufficient

Did New Zealand officials at a recent International Whaling Commission meeting in Europe agree with or disagree with the Commission’s recommendations that protection for Maui’s dolphins be granted out to 20 nautical miles from Maunganui Bluff down to Wanganui? 32 more words

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Thought of the (Thurs)day...

“Sometimes it can feel like you are walking alone in the darkness just trying to find your way. Sometimes it takes the darkness to appreciate and realise the light, leading you to something beautiful.” 22 more words

Penalising efficiency

Federate Farmers President Bruce Wills:

. . .  The Green’s Gareth Hughes was using a verbal concealer since their plan to ditch the world’s most stringent Emissions Trading Scheme for a carbon tax wasn’t mentioned. 651 more words

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