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Little Jan 2016

Andrew Little’s State of the Nation 2016

Albert Park, Auckland—31 January 2016 Jacinda, thank you so much for that kind introduction. It’s a pleasure to be introduced by the next MP for Auckland Central. Can I also acknowledge our Labour Caucus, including our deputy Annette King and finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. I’d also like to acknowledge Phil Goff. It’s funny, Phil seems […]

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Anger at John Key remarks in Parliament

Wellington, 12 November 2015: After John Key invoked rape in an angry parliamentary debate over the fate of New Zealanders detained at Christmas Island, women MPs responded by revealing that they were victims of sexual assault—and were then kicked out by the speaker, David Carter. Prime Minister John Key’s comments were made Tuesday, during a […]

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Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga to attend Tupou VI coronation

Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga left for Tonga today to attend the coronation of King Tupou VI. The minister will attend the coronation in Nuku’alofa tomorrow (4th July) as part of a New Zealand delegation that includes Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae, Labour leader Andrew Little, New Zealand First leader Winston Peters and Māori Party […]

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