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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Politics articles  Politics
    No more poverty for 80,000 kids: Robertson
     14 December 2017
    Labour says its families package, unveiled on Thursday, will lift 80,000 children out of poverty over the next five years.
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    Secret coalition document to remain hidden
    14 Dec: A secret 33-page Labour-NZ First coalition document can stay hidden, Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has decided.... more
    TOP to fight next election, minus Morgan
    14 Dec: The Opportunities Party's has lost both its leader Gareth Morgan and co-deputy leader Geoff Simmons in one day, but the party will contest the next election.... more
    NZ bone marrow registry needs more donors
    13 Dec: New Zealand needs more Maori and Pasifika bone marrow donors and the good news is blood service boss Sam Cliffe says it doesn't mean needles in bones anymore.... more
    Govt could cap civil service pay
    13 Dec: The government isn't ruling out putting a cap on chief executive pay scales as it looks for ways to curb "quite rampant" public service salary increases.... more
    Jerusalem move is a big favour from Donald Trump. It won't be cheap to pay back
    13 Dec: A seasoned businessman like President Donald Trump will expect quid pro quo for a deal like this. But Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has left himself without any cards to play, writes Akiva Eldar.... more
    East Timor considering contraceptives ban for unmarried women and girls
    13 Dec: A draft policy before East Timor's Government would force unmarried women and girls to use only natural methods of contraception, but in a country where teenage pregnancy rates are already up, women's groups are alarmed at the potential impact if the poli... more
    Kidscan funding National's decision: govt
    13 Dec: The government denies it has decided to cut funding to children's charity Kidscan, and says the previous administration hadn't allocated more funding.... more
    PNG's life-saving church rural health services face closure after months without government funding
    12 Dec: Churches in Papua New Guinea warn they will soon be forced to shut down rural health services because the Government has not paid staff salaries.... more
    Surgical mesh victims welcome restrictions
    12 Dec: Campaigners say the government's decision to limit the use of surgical mesh for some operations should have come sooner.... more

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