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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Politics articles  Politics
    Ministry manager gets 3 years for fraud
     21 February 2017
    A senior Ministry of Transport manager who defrauded the government department out of $726,000 has been handed a sentence of more than three years in jail.
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    Social bond to help Kiwis back to work
    21 Feb: The government has launched its first social bond programme, designed to get 1700 south Aucklanders with mental health issues back into the workforce.... more
    Maori, Mana parties sign electorate deals
    20 Feb: The Maori Party and the Mana Party have signed an agreement on electorate deals in the Maori seats.... more
    Unions urge against Cadbury boycott
    20 Feb: Unions are calling for consumers to not boycott Cadbury after the company announced it will close its Dunedin factory.... more
    NZ Post first-half profit drops 19pc
    20 Feb: New Zealand Post's first-half profit has dropped 19 per on the back of the sale of half its stake in Kiwibank.... more
    Deal with NZ First not on cards: English
    20 Feb: Prime Minister Bill English says he's unlikely to do a pre-election deal with Winston Peters, but won't rule out working with NZ First after the vote.... more
    Opportunities Party on education policy
    19 Feb: The Opportunities Party set up by Gareth Morgan has announced an education policy with less assessment and more mixing.... more
    National down, Labour up in poll
    19 Feb: National is down four points in the first poll taken since Bill English took over as leader.... more
    Trump slams TPP, refugees at Florida rally
    19 Feb: Donald Trump has held a rally surrounded by delirious, flag and placard-waving supporters in a hangar at Florida's Orlando-Melbourne Airport.... more
    Trump eyes 'sexiest man' as NZ ambassador
    18 Feb: A former US Senator who once posed nude for Cosmopolitan is reportedly being considered as the US ambassador to New Zealand.... more

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