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GWRC about to end?

Local Government Minister Paula Bennett has a new wheeze; to bring an end of regional councils. Fresh from her two-year failure to amalgamate regions, she told the Local Government NZ conference that she now expected the Local Government Commission to look at winding up regional councils. 96 more words


WINZ, waste, and wonky numbers - *up-date*

Radio NZ’s reporter, Ruth Hill, posted this story on Friday 10 July. Note Ms Hill’s comment;

“However, 4916 just dropped out of the system because they did not do the paperwork.”

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Govt report card on BPS

The government has released a report card on its Better Public Service targets:

More young people are achieving higher qualifications, welfare dependency continues to fall and Kiwis are doing more of their government transactions digitally, Deputy Prime Minister Bill English and State Services Minister Paula Bennett say. 584 more words


Slater speaks on behalf of the National party and on leaders

In ONE PARTY, TWO BOARDS, ONE LEADER Cameron Slater seems to be presenting himself as an alternate leader of National, speaking on the Party’s behalf. 417 more words


Predictive Modelling

The New Zealand Government is leading the world, apparently. This¬†excellent report by Radio New Zealand’s Teresa Cowie explains how the Ministry for Social Development (MSD) has developed… 700 more words

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Housing Minister Paula Bennett continues National's spin on rundown State Houses

Another broken promise from National…

On 12 June, Social Housing Minister, Paula Bennet was interviewed on Radio NZ’s ‘Nine to Noon‘ programme. 753 more words

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