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David Carter, Speaker NZ Parliament.

Regional Presiding Officers Conference in Tonga

The Speaker, Rt Hon David Carter, will represent the New Zealand Parliament at the 47th Conference of Presiding Officers and Clerks being held in Nuku’alofa, Tonga from 10 – 14 July, 2016. The annual conference, attended by Presiding Officers and Clerks from Australian and Pacific parliaments, is an important forum for knowledge sharing and professional […]

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2016 Global Growth Forecast down to 2.4 percent

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2016 –  The World Bank is downgrading its 2016 global growth forecast to 2.4 percent from the 2.9 percent pace projected in January. The move is due to sluggish growth in advanced economies, stubbornly low commodity prices, weak global trade, and diminishing capital flows. According to the latest update of its Global […]

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Mass Arrests in West Papua

Press Release – West Papua Action Auckland West Papua Action Canterbury and West Papua Action Auckland call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs to take action over the latest mass arrests of peaceful demonstrators in West Papua. Mass arrests of activists are becoming an all too common fact of …Mass Arrests in West Papua. West […]

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Pacific Island fisheries ministers to visit Nelson

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) is to host a delegation of Pacific island fisheries ministers and agency representatives next week (April 14). Ministers from at least a dozen nations will spend the day in Nelson. Participants have been invited from the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, […]

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