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    Greg Hunt tipped to be next federal health minister
     18 January 2017
    Industry Minister Greg Hunt is a front-runner for the role of health minister after the resignation of Sussan Ley, the ABC understands, with Arthur Sinodinos expected to step into Mr Hunt's role.
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    NZ dollar market awaits auction, speech
    17 Jan: The NZ dollar is little changed before the next dairy auction as futures fall, traders await May speech.... more
    Sinn Fein triggers election in Northern Ireland with refusal to name replacement for leader McGuiness
    17 Jan: Northern Ireland has found itself in political turmoil with the collapse of the power-sharing government resulting in a snap election.... more
    Labour, Greens host joint State of Nation
    17 Jan: Labour and the Greens will host a joint State of the Nation event later this month, a sign of their continued co-operation Labour leader Andrew Little says.... more
    English heads home after Merkel meeting
    17 Jan: Prime Minister Bill English is on his way back to New Zealand after a series of high-level talks with British and European leaders.... more
    No ban on plastic bags: Dr Smith
    17 Jan: The government has no plans to ban plastic bags, despite proposing to ban products containing microbeads because of their threat to the marine environment... more
    English ready to start EU trade talks
    17 Jan: Prime Minister Bill English will aim to begin talks on a free trade deal with the European Union as soon as possible.... more
    NZ dollar falls against stronger yen
    16 Jan: NZ dollar falls as yen strengthens ahead of Trump inauguration, gains vs pound.... more
    NZ joins move against microbeads
    16 Jan: The government's move to ban the use of plastic microbeads in personal-care products is being welcomed.... more
    Peters misleading Pike River families: PM
    16 Jan: Prime Minister Bill English has accused NZ First leader Winston Peters of misleading Pike River families over re-entering the mine's drift.... more

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