How racist Lee Williams was suspended from company that employs him – video

How racist Lee Williams was suspended from company that employs him – video

Racist Lee Williams is a known white supremacist who makes up false realities, including racist comments toward Māori people. This video shows how his racist comments online led to a suspension at a company that employed him. Over time, Mr Williams posted several videos online to his channel on YouTube,...

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Petition set up calling for company employing racist Lee Williams to be sacked gets him suspended

Petition set up calling for company employing racist Lee Williams to be sacked gets him suspended

A petition was set up by Justice Aotearoa (New Zealand) on Change.org calling for a Milk company called Synlait that employs racist Lee Williams to be sacked. Synlait, which employs him, states on its website that it is committed to ‘creating opportunities for all to thirve’ and to ’employ and...

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Labour Ōtaki MP Terisa Ngobi commends Government’s Budget 2021 announcement – video

Labour Ōtaki MP Terisa Ngobi commends Government’s Budget 2021 announcement – video

Labour Ōtaki MP Terisa Ngobi commended Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Government post-Budget 2021. The New Zealand Government announced in this year’s Budget 2021 that Benefit payment increases will be introduced to boost those who are actively seeking jobs to find or are on the benefit while also bringing around 33,000...

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Porirua City Council votes to establish Māori ward

Porirua City Council votes to establish Māori ward

Porirua City Council has voted to establish a Māori ward in the city for the 2022 and 2025 local body elections. It was passed unanimously during this morning’s Council meeting where Councillors and Mayor Anita Baker commented on how it is an effective mechanism for the local Government to include...

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Budget 2021: Government announces main Benefit boost

Budget 2021: Government announces main Benefit boost

The New Zealand Government announced in this year’s Budget 2021 that Benefit payment increases will help boost those who are actively seeking jobs to find or are on the benefit while also bringing around 33,000 children out of poverty. The weekly Benefit rate will be lifted between $32 and $55...

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Ōtaki MP Terisa Ngobi welcomes Horowhenua’s Māori ward decision

Ōtaki MP Terisa Ngobi welcomes Horowhenua’s Māori ward decision

Ōtaki Labour MP, Terisa Ngobi, has welcomed the Horowhenua District Council’s decision which will add a Māori ward in the local body elections for 2022 and 2025. Better council decision-making processes will be a huge benefit and play a dedicated role in local Government as part of this decision for...

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National’s Barbara Kuriger joins call to protect Productive Farmland

National’s Barbara Kuriger joins call to protect Productive Farmland

National spokesperson for Rural Communities, Barbara Kuriger, has joined a call for protecting Productive Farmland after Federated Farmers made a call yesterday. A call was made to challenge the Government in delivering ‘its election promise’ to protect the Farmland for the future to come. “The Feds want a full review...

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National’s Chris Bishop claims Managed Isolation ‘shouldn’t operate under Honesty System’

National’s Chris Bishop claims Managed Isolation ‘shouldn’t operate under Honesty System’

National’s Covid-19 spokesperson, Chris Bishop, has struck heat towards the Government’s Managed Isolation and Quarantine systems in place over money being owed. Mr Bishop wants clarity according to figures by the National Party that shows around $7m in overdue invoices from MIQ guests who’ve stayed in hotels and not paid. The...

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Māori Party Co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer receives Covid-19 Vaccination

Māori Party Co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer receives Covid-19 Vaccination

The Māori Party’s Co-leader, Debbie Ngarewa-Packer, received her Covid-19 Vaccine on Thursday morning. She says it was an easy decision to make for not just herself but also her elder parents. They took their first dose out of two and are confident that it will bring another layer of protection...

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ACT says Ministry of Education is discouraging kids bringing own lunches to School

ACT says Ministry of Education is discouraging kids bringing own lunches to School

ACT Party Leader David Seymour claims advice from the Ministry of Education is discouraging kids from bringing their own lunches to school. On the Ministry of Education’s website, it gives teachers advice to create roughly ten to fifteen minutes for eating of provided lunches pre-prepared by the Government. Students’ food...

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