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LEADERS DEBATE: HOW JOHN KEYS IS TRANSFORMING AUCKLAND

John Keys,with more than $800 million invested with corporations, has declared a stranglehold on Auckland, one of New Zealand’s main cities.

Although New Zealand has only around… 192 more words

The Paula Bennett Poem

To date, successive national and labour governments have continually passed New Zealanders assets onto corporates. The collosal failure of 1986-87 structural reforms, by Sir Roger Douglas, changed the New Zealand economic landscape and made it a very different country. 1,145 more words

Countdown to 2014 New Zealand Election

As the 2014 election is approaching, New Zealanders have stopped to assess the impact of the “force” that the government and their PALS, the Corporations which includes the media, exerted on the citizens thus far. 783 more words

Two killed at WINZ office

Two people are dead and another seriously injured after being shot in the Ashburton WINZ office:

. . . A balaclava-clad man carrying a sawn-off shotgun entered the Work and Income office on the corner of Cass and Moore streets and fired several shots before fleeing on a bike. 240 more words

Crime

Work best way out of poverty trap

Welfare has a place for people who can never support themselves and others who, for a variety of reasons, need temporary help.

But it’s a safety net that can turn into a poverty trap. 75 more words

Politics