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'Fair Pay' team announced

The Government has set up over a hundred panels, working groups, reviews, committees and whatever esle they have called them. They refer to the latest as ‘a ‘Fair Pay Agreeement’ team. 519 more words

Government

May 31 in history

1279 BC – Rameses II (The Great) (19th dynasty) became pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.

526  A an earthquake in Antioch, Turkey, killed 250,000.

1223 Mongol invasion of the Cumans:  838 more words

History

Saturday October 28th Time for some verbals!

Posted Friday 27th 6pm

Excellent afternoons racing ahead with Newbury and Doncaster on the Flat whilst National Hunt fans are well catered for at Cheltenham and Kelso. 800 more words

Flat Racing

Electorate accommodation could backfire on both parties

Is an electorate accommodation on offer in an effort to woo Winston Peters?

Many commentators think this will be his last term. That has been said    before and while each time it’s said he’s a bit older, there’s no certainty he’ll be any keener on retirement in 2020 than he has been before. 362 more words

Politics

Q & A - Jim Bolger on coalitions

Last Sunday The Great Helmsman spoke to Q & A about forming coalitions and working with one Winston Peters. It was riveting. Apart from anything else he got a few nice jabs in at his former colleagues, 36 more words

Environment isn't partisan

Former Prime Minister Jim Bolger nails it:

He said the Greens might be quietly reflecting on whether they should only link themselves to left-wing politics. 140 more words

Politics