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Faster into Homes – a new pathway for first home buyers

November 30, 2016 Gareth Hughes 0

Unfortunately for people of my generation getting into a home of your own – fast or slow – is becoming impossible. A home of your own is still the Kiwi dream. For many today it’s just that – a dream – and I want to help make it a reality with my Faster into Homes members’ bill.

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Free Speech and Hate Speech

November 29, 2016 James Shaw 0

Last week we were very concerned to hear that an Auckland imam, Dr Anwar Sahib, had been preaching divisive and derogatory messages about Jewish people and women during his sermons. It was a disturbing incident coming at the end of a disturbing few weeks in politics.

Tairāwhiti says No Stat Oil!

November 28, 2016 Marama Davidson 0

Tairāwhiti says yes to a clean environment for our mokopuna today and for generations to come. Tairāwhiti have a responsibility to uphold their mana motuhake over their land and their peoples and are calling on the Government to honour their sovereignty.

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Swimmable Rivers tour – Ōkahukura/Lucas Creek

November 28, 2016 Catherine Delahunty 0

When Environment Minister Nick Smith said in Parliament that some waterways – like Auckland’s Lucas Creek – are not worth saving because no-one wants to swim in them, he forgot to ask the locals we met last week who have put hours of work into restoring Lucas Creek river to health for their community so that it is safe to swim in once more.

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Who’s calling the shots? Bye bye surplus

November 23, 2016 David Clendon 0

I would love to know who is calling the shots in the National government’s cabinet when it comes to deciding how best to spend taxpayers’ money. On the evidence of the last few weeks, it definitely isn’t Finance Minister Bill English making the calls.

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