NZ First: Tobacco tax causes local dairy crimes

NZ First: Tobacco tax causes local dairy crimes

New Zealand First announced today that the Anti-smoking Policy needs to be ‘exposed’ — making smoking alternatives like vaping more affordable for lower-income families. Families that cannot put food on the table and are spending more money because of the tax, the government isn’t doing enough to help these families...

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National Candidate Tim Costley talks academics

National Candidate Tim Costley talks academics

Tim Costley, who attended a ‘meet the candidates’ meeting in Levin on September 13, talked a bit of academics for young women and or under 25s. The event allowed candidates from all sorts of small to at-large political parties registered and unregistered have their say to an audience. Costley talked...

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CEO Sam Hudson speaks with ATTICA Project

CEO Sam Hudson speaks with ATTICA Project

Watch thisquality CEO Sam Hudson speak with ATTICA Project Candidates and Board Members. If the live stream does not work, click here to watch it.

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Greens announce new $297m fund for sustainable food and farming

Greens announce new $297m fund for sustainable food and farming

The Greens Party announced a ‘Farming for the Future Plan’ which includes a fund to support farmers and growers, creating more climate-friendly practices. The plan was revealed early Saturday morning (Sept 12). “As we recover from COVID-19, we have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the way we grow and produce...

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Candidates debate: It’s in the Ballot launches

Candidates debate: It’s in the Ballot launches

Questioning what It’s in the Ballot is? we were too. It’s a new ‘small party elections debate show’ and is coming to a town near you, the show replicates a previous Kiwi classic called It’s in the Bag. The new show It’s in the Ballot will be covering nine North...

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Michael Kay interviewed by BeachFM Host Catherine

Michael Kay interviewed by BeachFM Host Catherine

Attica Project Otaki Candidate Michael Kay was interviewed by BeachFM Host Catherine last month (August) In this interview, Michael gets asked about his past, his early life and what he thinks of the political world, also what needs to be changed as a country. BeachFM: https://www.beachfm.co.nz/ Michael Kay on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/michaelkayattica...

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Labour wants to make Matariki a Public Holiday, starting in 2022

Labour wants to make Matariki a Public Holiday, starting in 2022

The Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced today she will make Matariki a public holiday for all New Zealanders as a ‘unique type of holiday to New Zealanders’. Massive support for the public holiday has been around for a long time, but it’s now getting recognition, a dream come true...

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Twitter Bot set up to encourage more positive messages towards Women Candidates

Twitter Bot set up to encourage more positive messages towards Women Candidates

Areto Labs, who has launched a Twitter bot called @ParityBOT_NZ is aiming to encourage a positive message towards woman candidates during the General Elections for 2020 in New Zealand—dismantling online toxicity. Their vision is an equal balance for humanity for a more positive internet. The tech startup is collaborating with...

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No more ‘daily’ 1pm press briefings, what happens next?

No more ‘daily’ 1pm press briefings, what happens next?

The 52nd Parliament dissolved on Sunday 6 September at 11 am, originally meant to be running on 12 August. In terms of Wellintons sketchy weather, it wasn’t exactly the best day to run the service on 12 August due to the shower of rain and wind on that day, and...

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Attica Project Education Policy – Tomorrow Schools Model

Attica Project Education Policy – Tomorrow Schools Model

This article was written on the Surface Go 2. not a paid-for advertisement. Attica Project Board Member Calli Valudos speaks about the tomorrow schools model from the Education policy. Calli Valudos is a teacher/educator and has been for the last 30 years, ensuring all comments were fact-checked. “What we are basically...

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