Monthly Archives: June 2017

A Strategy to Prevent Suicide in New Zealand:  Draft for public consultation

26 June 2017 Suicide Prevention Strategy Consultation Ministry of Health PO Box 5013 Wellington 6140  via email to suicideprevention@moh.govt.nz Re: A Strategy to Prevent Suicide in New Zealand:  Draft for public consultation Submission This submission is from the NZ Federation … Continue reading

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More Kiwis approaching retirement with money trouble

SUSAN EDMUNDS Last updated 05:00, June 23 2017 Sylvie O’Donnell says it has become harder to find well-paying work as she has got older. Sylvie O’Donnell is turning 65 next year but don’t assume she is looking forward to a carefree … Continue reading

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Nowhere for Labour to hide on TPPA in election year

16 May 2017 As Prime Minister Bill English heads off to Japan with trade minister Todd McClay in their quest to revive the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) minus the USA, ‘the silence from Labour is deafening’, Auckland University law professor … Continue reading

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Countdown latest to back Green’s domestic violence bill

ANUJA NADKARNI Last updated 05:00, June 4 2017 Supermarket chain Countdown is the latest to make a submission to select committee to back Green Party MP Jan Logie’s proposed domestic violence victim protection bill. National backed the bill in March taking it through … Continue reading

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Nurse’s personal plea for domestic violence leave law change

2 Jun, 2017 5:00am  A nurse has spoken about losing her job after suffering violence and rape at the hands of her partner – urging Parliament to back domestic violence leave. MPs on the justice and electoral committee thanked Ann … Continue reading

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