Election 2014


Editorial: Abandoned policies show Labour’s new responsibility

The Labour Party has broken new ground in election campaigns by announcing cuts to spending that it had not announced. Leader David Cunliffe and finance spokesman David Parker called a press conference to say they had shaved $300…


Govt looking at charter rules change

Allowing tertiary institutions to run charter schools is being considered.Five of the schools opened this year and Education Minister Hekia Parata is in negotiation with those hoping to open more next year.The publicly-funded…


Election 2014: Labour’s three gender options for passports

Election 2014: Mine blast rings on in PM’s ears

It started well enough, but John Key left Greymouth with a heartfelt plea from the widow of one of the 29 dead Pike River miners ringing in his ears.The Prime Minister visited the West Coast yesterday and while the Pike River families…




National


Key: Air NZ needs to look at airfares

Air New Zealand needs to keep working to reduce regional airfares, Prime Minister John Key says.


Man beaten in vicious Auckland attack

An?Auckland?man was repeatedly stomped on the head in a vicious attack in the central city.


Fisherman killed on ship

Court reserves Kim Dotcom decision

Kim Dotcom is fighting an order that he open his books to lawyers for the United States entertainment giants who say he owes them more than $100 million for copyright infringement.




Politics


Reid Research Poll – March 2014


Greens’ complaint over Collins won’t be investigated

Judith Collins’ alleged leaking of public servant Simon Pleasants’ details to blogger Cameron Slater won’t be investigated by the Privacy Commissioner.


Pike decision lies with Solid Energy – Key

Teenagers plead not guilty to dairy killing

Two teenage boys have pleaded not guilty to killing a west Auckland dairy owner stabbed to death in front of his wife.








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