General Politics News

Auckland Lockdown To End On December 3 Even Though Delta Surge Continues

Opinion – Socialist Equality Group

By Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group
25 November 2021, original url: Read more »

Ministry Adds Channels To Obtain My Vaccine Pass

Press Release – Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health has issued more than 2 million My Vaccine Passes and, with demand continuing to grow, has released additional options for people to obtain their My Vaccine Pass. Read more »

Labour, The Grinch Who Stole Christmas For No Reason

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“Labour needs to stop milking gratitude for giving citizens any freedom at all and start explaining why restrictions are justified. It has the relationship between citizens and government back to front, and it’s covering the fact the Government’s systems aren’t ready” says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

National Welcomes Use Of Genetic Technology Research In Conservation

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The National Party supports research into genetic technologies with the possibility of it playing a key role in New Zealand reaching its Predator Free 2050 goal, says National’s Conservation spokesperson Jacqui Dean. Read more »

On The Politics Of Anger, Plus A Music Playlist

Article – Gordon Campbell

Angry? Read more »

Government Announces Working Group As Tourism Businesses Close

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government’s focus should be on keeping tourism businesses open, not creating yet another working group, says National’s Tourism Spokesperson Todd McClay. Read more »

Flight Centre Welcomes The News Of The Auckland Border Reopening Ahead Of The Crucial Holiday Season

Press Release – Flight Centre

New Zealand’s largest travel retailer, Flight Centre welcomes today’s news that the Auckland border will reopen from 15 December 2021 to those who are vaccinated or can produce a negative pre-departure test. Read more »

DOC Fee Means Small Tourism Businesses Will Close

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government ‘s decision to require tourism businesses to pay DOC fees will be the final straw for many tourism operators near closure and should be reversed, says National’s Associate Tourism spokesperson Joseph Mooney. Read more »

Working Group To Ensure Local Voice In Three Waters Reform

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta today announced the establishment of a working group made up of local government and iwi representatives to recommend strengthened governance and accountability arrangements for the Three Waters Reform Programme. Read more »

On The Politics Of Hoping For The Best

Article – Gordon Campbell

As the new daily Delta case numbers surge upwards, it is getting harder for the captains of Team Five Million to make decisions that still seem rational in any public health sense. Read more »

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