SPCA calls for Government to ban exporting of live Farm Animals

SPCA calls for Government to ban exporting of live Farm Animals

SPCA New Zealand is calling for the Government to put an end to exporting live animals by sea. An impending Cabinet decision on the future of live export trades is set to discuss the implications of the dangers and regulations surrounding animals’ safety being exported. Chief Executive Andrea Midgen says...

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Minister Kris Faafoi withdraws charges against Chinese Worker

Minister Kris Faafoi withdraws charges against Chinese Worker

On Thursday, a Chinese worker left Police custody while on their way to the airport. They had a withdrawn charge with a maximum sentence of five years for absconding at Auckland District Court this morning. After being in custody for ten days, the worker became very distressed after opening an...

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RNZ Chairman welcomes appointment of new Public Media Entity

RNZ Chairman welcomes appointment of new Public Media Entity

Radio New Zealand Chairman, Dr Jim Mather, welcomed the appointment of a new proposed potential public media entity for New Zealand, RNZ and TVNZ combined. The new development will seek input on a Charter for the new entity, which reports back to the Government’s Cabinet at the end of the...

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Chris Hipkins receives COVID-19 Vaccination

Chris Hipkins receives COVID-19 Vaccination

COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins has received the COVID-19 jab. Associate Health Minister Ayesha Verrall who was in the same room received it too. In a Facebook post, he mentioned that this is his first dose which will in-hopes gain courage for others to take it. “This morning, I had...

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Rights to land matters, especially for Māori

Rights to land matters, especially for Māori

The rights to land for many communities across the world, especially for New Zealand’s Māori, have fought for landlessness for decades as the Government buys it out. Today is this year’s commemoration Day of the Landless. It aims to defend against ancestral lands. Recognition for land rights and ownership, including...

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern ‘still laughing’ after meeting distinctive Woman on flight

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern ‘still laughing’ after meeting distinctive Woman on flight

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern experienced an unexpected surprise while on an Air New Zealand flight on Monday. Ardern met a woman sitting in front of her, who turned around discreetly smiling behind a rather distinctive face covering. It featured the Prime Ministers face all over the face covering, and the...

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Kris Faafoi looking at ‘alternative’ media to fund

Kris Faafoi looking at ‘alternative’ media to fund

A Government funding of $55 million is up for grabs. Broadcasting and Media Minister Kris Faafoi is looking at the alternatives to mainstream, typically those who spend their time investigating under public interest journalism. The new media fund, announced on February 12, will be administered by NZ On Air which...

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‘disgusting’ Vista 48 Hours Film Competition shows video full of Conspiracy Theories

‘disgusting’ Vista 48 Hours Film Competition shows video full of Conspiracy Theories

The Vista Foundation 48 Hours Film Competition’s disgusting move premiered a video on March 25 called ‘Elon Gates’, which spits a whole load of Conspiracy Theories. The video was made private as of recent, however. The video was submitted by Conspiracy Theorist Vinny Eastwood and his team Infectious Films, aiming...

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Fact Check: MP Ginny Anderson on the Airport Flyer

Fact Check: MP Ginny Anderson on the Airport Flyer

Today in Parliament, the House had a special form of debate where members discussed local issues. Labour MP Greg O’Connor said in his speech about the Te Ara Tapua and mentioned that this would make a legal connection of the 16km of his electorate, Ohariu; for the Coastline to be...

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Japanese Coast Guard claims North Korea launched ballistic missile

Japanese Coast Guard claims North Korea launched ballistic missile

The Japanese Coast Guard has made a statement that North Korea could have fired a ballistic missile. The missile was fired on Thursday according to the Coast Guard. It will be the first ballistic firing from the dictatorship-run country within the past year. A tweet published from the official Prime...

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