Kaikoura rail line decimated

Kaikoura rail line decimated

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand Very great slips have decimated parts of the South Island main box for journey Rail Line along the Kaikoura go down slope, supporters the size 7.5 earth More »

New Zealand earthquake: Two dead following powerful tremor

New Zealand earthquake: Two dead following powerful tremor

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand A powerful magnitude-7.8 earth shock has struck New Zealand’s South Island, making great profit at least 2 persons in general. The shake with fear or cold is More »

Visitors to Central Lakes region urged to take care with valuables in vehicles

Visitors to Central Lakes region urged to take care with valuables in vehicles

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand Central inland waters Police are giving memory help both visitors and persons of the town to not let go of goods of great value in their vehicles, More »

Treatment of terminally ill prisoner racist – Māori Party

Treatment of terminally ill prisoner racist – Māori Party

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand The process of a terminally ill prisoner by the parole Board was an example of organization racism, the Maori Party says. The parole Board declined Vicki Letele’s More »

Heavy rain in central areas, thunderstorms in the Far North

Heavy rain in central areas, thunderstorms in the Far North

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand Weighty rain has been falling across in the middle of New Zealand, with downpours coming in great numbers homes in Wellington and one moved away by a More »

Aucklanders unhappy about half-million dollar slogan

Aucklanders unhappy about half-million dollar slogan

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand It price half a million dollars, but Aucklanders say the newly announced slogan for its great town is a waste of money, line of work it “poor, More »

Wreaths laid to commemorate 98 years since WW1

Wreaths laid to commemorate 98 years since WW1

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand Special public event have been kept around the country to mark the 98th Anniversary 1 of the end of the first World War.Armistice 2 Day services began More »

Waikato Police looking for Conwaye Brown

Waikato Police looking for Conwaye Brown

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand Waikato Police is still looking to give the position of 31-year-old Conwaye Brown (pictured) in relation to a made-worse property-taking and attack on police in Morrinsville last More »

Woman critically injured in paddock after car found run off road

Woman critically injured in paddock after car found run off road

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand Police investigating how a woman was critically hurt say she had injuries that weren’t consistent with a car accident.A police spokesman said investigations would continue into the More »

Assault charge after Auckland V8s video

Assault charge after Auckland V8s video

Posted By: Shopprice New Zealand Police have requested a 61-year-old man with attack after one making use of the camera was doubted pushed at the Pukekohe V8s over the weekend. The man More »

 

Category Archives: Politics

Deborah Hart: Dispute settlement in TPP deal will work well for NZ

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Shopprice New Zealand Opponents of the Trans Pacific Partnership have been conducting a brisk trade in criticising the Investor State Dispute Settlement mechanisms in the recently concluded 12-nation deal. The term refers to the critical aspect of the agreement that allows parties to take a case against governments they believe aren’t playing ball. What isn’t

Auckland mayoral race on the starting blocks

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Shopprice New Zealand The race for the Auckland mayoralty begins today at a “meet the candidates” outing organised by the Ellerslie Residents Association. It will be the first political debate for Victoria Crone, headhunted by top National Party figures and who entered the contest before Christmas. The 42-year-old businesswoman, who likes to be known as Vic,

Claire Trevett: Unlike Key to throw toys over dildo incident

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Shopprice New Zealand At first blush it seemed our Prime Minister had left his sense of humour in Maui over the summer. As the nation tittered over Steven Joyce’s unexpected Waitangi hongi with a certain pink squeaky toy, the Prime Minister had his most serious face on. It took him a day to respond. Presumably

KiwiRail needs $200m a year, Finance Minister says

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Shopprice New zealand Finance Minister Bill English says New Zealanders prefer a state-owned rail company to having more trucks on the road. Taxpayers will have to continue to subsidise KiwiRail hundreds of millions of dollars a year to keep it in operation, the Finance Minister says. KiwiRail had not generated the kind of income that

Pubs will open for Rugby World Cup after ACT bill successfully tabled

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Shopprice New Zealand ACT leader David Seymour’s bid to allow pubs to open early to show matches flopped on Tuesday when the Green Party rejected it.  Having a beer at the pub while watching the Rugby World Cup in the wee hours of the morning has been given the green light. ACT leader David Seymour’s

Maori Party waver on health and safety bill

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Shopprice New Zealand Workplace Relations and Safety minister Michael Woodhouse. The Maori Party are wavering in their support for controversial health and safety legislation. Co-leaders Te Ururoa Flavell and Marama Fox have previously voted for the bill. But with the law due to go before Parliament again next week, the Maori Party says it wants

Killing the family pet could become a crime in law overhaul

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Shopprice New Zealand Justice Minister Amy Adams has announced an overhaul of family violence laws. Psychological abuse – such as harming a family pet and controlling behaviour – could be considered crimes as part of ambitious plans to tackle domestic abuse. Justice Minister Amy Adams has unveiled a government paper with a range of proposals

Winston Peters jumps into race debate at NZ First party conference

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Shopprice New Zealand Winston Peters addresses the faithful at the NZ First convention in Rotorua on Saturday OPINION: Winston Peters flung himself into a race row yesterday, suggesting Samoan-born Sam Lotu-Iiga was qualified to run prisons because he is Polynesian. Only a cynic would suggest he deliberately dropped the inflammatory remarks to generate interest in

John Key optimistic TPP will pass despite collapse of talks

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Shopprice New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said New Zealand was fighting its corner over TPPA negotiations. The Prime Minister is “disappointed” the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) free-trade deal ground to a halt in Hawaii at the weekend but says he’s not “surprised”. Talks to reach a TPP agreement  between 12 countries collapsed on Saturday as

High court bid in wings to shed light on TPP talks

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Shopprice New Zealand The deal as it stands for New Zealand dairy farmers at TPP negotiations could mean a backwards step for the industry.  Critics of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement say they will go to court to try to force the Government to release more details about the secretive negotiations. Auckland University law professor Jane