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Gift of praise for birthday

Yesterday was Social Development Minister Paula Bennett’s birthday and Trans Tasman gives her the gift of praise:

. . .Is Paula Bennett the most effective Minister to have held the Social Development portfolio? 123 more words

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April 9 in history

32 Jesus Christ ascended into Jerusalem on the first Palm Sunday.

193 Septimius Severus was proclaimed Roman Emperor by the army in Illyricum.

475 Byzantine Emperor… 797 more words

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Political playground

Trans Tasman takes politicians back to school:

Hone Harawira, one suspects, used to specialise in Chinese burns and other playground tortures when he was at school. 760 more words

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Letter to the Editor: Is National in trouble in the polls?

The latest bout of bene-bashing from Bennett and the rotten National government;

Bennett said;

“The new rules recognise beneficiaries should be ready and available for work – not prioritising travel.

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$10.5m saved cutting benefits for travellers

When the left accuse National of benefit bashing they show they have no affinity for hard working people on low incomes.

How galling it must be for them to know that their taxes help support people who could work but don’t and that some on benefits are able to enjoy luxuries like overseas travel which they can’t afford themselves. 305 more words

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1st for social progress

New Zealand has topped the world in a survey on social progress:

People around the globe are learning this week what Kiwis know – New Zealand is one of the best countries in the world, says Social Development Minister Paula Bennett. 266 more words

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