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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Politics articles  Politics
    16,000 affordable homes this term: Twyford
     4 November 2017
    Housing Minister Phil Twyford says the government will consider buying homes off the plan to help meet its affordable home targets over the next three years.
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    Twyford floats Auckland targeted rates
    4 Nov: Transport Minister Phil Twyford has floated the idea of targeted rates and tolls as ways to pay for Auckland's future infrastructure.... more
    Malcolm Turnbull rules out citizenship audit of MPs, says it would 'not solve anything'
    4 Nov: A visibly emotional Malcolm Turnbull defends Josh Frydenberg after questions were raised over whether the Energy Minister had inherited Hungarian citizenship from his Jewish mother, who was rendered stateless at the end of WWII.... more
    Brownlee wants Iranian diplomat expelled
    3 Nov: National wants the Iranian diplomat who delivered a "hate speech" expelled but Foreign Minister Winston Peters says why didn' t National do it.... more
    Govt offers to help with refugee crisis
    3 Nov: The government is offering to help Australia resolve the Manus Island refugee crisis and says it's still willing to take 150 of them.... more
    Govt expects increase in student numbers
    3 Nov: The government expects its fees-free tertiary education policy will result in an increase in the number of students at universities and polytechs.... more
    Government off to a cracking start
    3 Nov: A ban on house sales to foreigners, a commitment to re-enter Pike River mine and a fee-free first year for university students - the govt is up and running.... more
    Manus Island asylum seeker returns to detention centre after walking 20km from alternate accommodation
    3 Nov: As the UN refugee agency again calls on the Government to stop what it calls an unfolding humanitarian emergency on Manus Island, one asylum seeker apparently walks 20 kilometres to get back into the detention centre.... more
    Crowe offers to take six Manus refugees
    3 Nov: Actor Russell Crowe has offered to house and find manual work for six refugees at the now-closed detention centre on Manus Island.... more
    Chinese mayors heading to NZ for talks
    3 Nov: A group of 15 Chinese mayors and vice-mayors is heading to Wellington for talks with NZ counterparts about trade and investment opportunities.... more

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