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serious time

I have been working a lot lately – more than usual. My blog has certainly suffered for it too, although there’s lots of reasons for that other than work. 846 more words

Maori wards on every district council?

The Maori Party wants law change that requires Maori wards on every district council in New Zealand.

NZ Herald: Maori Party calls for law change… 255 more words


Zero hour contracts lose, MMP wins

MMP has worked well on the Employment Standards Legislation bill, with the very contentious zero hour contract provision being scrapped after negotiations and agreement with all parties except ACT. 621 more words


Party prospects

What are party prospects leading up to next year’s election? It’s a long time in politics until we vote again so there’s many things that could affect the overall outcome and the outcome for individual parties. 1,115 more words


Opposition to T.P.P.A. grows as signing date nears

The date has been set: the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement will be signed in New Zealand on 04 February 2016.

For the governments of twelve nations, this will be a major litmus test to see how well their people respond to a new Free Trade Agreement – one of the largest ever conceived. 464 more words

New Zealand National Party

Maori Party versus Labour reshuffle

There has been accusations for a long time that the Labour Party claim ownership of a majority Maori vote but don’t pay that back with adequate positions of influence. 700 more words


Proposed RMA reforms

The National Government have wanted to make significant changes to the Resource Management Act, in part to streamline and speed up RMA applications for developments. 1,901 more words