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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Politics articles  Politics
    Government sets new clean water target
     23 February 2017
    The government aims to have 90 per cent of lakes and rivers safe for swimming by 2040, Environment Minister Nick Smith says New Zealand will be a world leader.
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    Customs minister holds talks in Beijing
    23 Feb: Customs Minister Nicky Wagner is on her way to Beijing where she'll be talking to her Chinese counterpart about border management and joint operations.... more
    Air NZ joins govt's panel for air travel
    22 Feb: The national carrier would be another addition to the panel, which expanded the number of airlines government departments can fly with.... more
    Amnesty report looks at NZ human rights
    22 Feb: Maori prisoner numbers, child poverty and violence against women and girls in New Zealand have been raised in Amnesty International's report on human rights.... more
    Ministry manager gets 3 years for fraud
    21 Feb: 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.... more
    Cannabis list sent to doctors, pharma
    21 Feb: Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne has followed through on his promise to provide a list of approved medicinal cannabis products.... more
    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

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