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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Politics articles  Politics
    Government off to a cracking start
     3 November 2017
    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.
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    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
    Ardern needs to succeed on TPP: English
    2 Nov: National leader Bill English says he doesn't mind how it happens but Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern needs to secure the Trans-Pacific Partnership.... more
    Manned Pike re-entry is possible: English
    2 Nov: Opposition leader Bill English has admitted manned re-entry to Pike River by March is possible but it means a new entity taking on heavy responsibilities.... more
    Climate change legal challenge rejected
    2 Nov: A court has rejected a bid to get a judicial review of the previous government's climate change targets. The student that brought the case says she's appealing.... more
    Manus refugee says NZ is their best chance
    2 Nov: Iranian refugee Behrouz Boochani says resettling in New Zealand is his best chance to leave Australia's offshore detention centre on Manus Island.... more
    'We'll make our numbers count': English
    2 Nov: National is the largest opposition party in New Zealand's history and leader Bill English is vowing to make the numbers count in parliament.... more
    National's opposition portfolios
    2 Nov: Portfolio positions held by National MPs in opposition... more

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