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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Politics articles  Politics
    Manus Island asylum seekers win right to sue PNG Government over detention
     16 December 2017
    Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court gives asylum seekers the right to pursue a compensation claim against the PNG government for illegally detaining them on Manus Island.
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    PNG Supreme Court dismisses warrant for Peter O'Neill's arrest over corruption allegations
    15 Dec: Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court quashes a long-standing arrest warrant for official corruption against the country's Prime Minister.... more
    America's Cup should be free: Team NZ
    15 Dec: Team NZ boss Grant Dalton says the next America's Cup in Auckland will be free to watch if the government can stump up with an event fee.... more
    More praise for families package
    15 Dec: Child Poverty Action is the latest advocacy group to paise the government's families package, but it would like the financial help to start earlier.... more
    Navy tanker decommissioned after 30 years
    15 Dec: The tanker HMNZS Endeavour is set to be decommissioned in Auckland on Friday after three decades of service.... more
    No more poverty for 80,000 kids: Robertson
    14 Dec: Labour says its families package, unveiled on Thursday, will lift 80,000 children out of poverty over the next five years.... more
    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

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