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Lord Fakafanua Speaker Tonga Parliament

Speaker Fakafanua, possible January voice of Tonga in Wellington

Commonwealth Speakers and Presiding Officers – including Tonga’s Speaker Lord Fakafanua and Clerk Gloria Pole’o – are coming to New Zealand in January for the 22Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Commonwealth (CSPOC). Lord Fakafanua is scheduled to fly into Wellington on 20 January – CSPOC will be held in Wellington at Parliament Buildings from 21-24 January […]

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Investing in citizenship education

It is time for private and public sector organisations with a commitment to comprehensive citizenship education to join forces says the Director of the Centre for Citizenship Education (CCE), Anthony Haas. On 9 May I was on RNZ “nine till noon” discussing citizenship education with Katherine Ryan, and addressed some of the points in this […]

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Should New Zealand have its own Citizens Guide to the Budget?

New Zealand’s Government budget day, this year, 2013, was set well in advance at 16 May, and officials prepared some citizen communication tools to accompany the formal budget release. Murray Petrie, a former New Zealand Treasury official, has been a persistent advocate for New Zealand and other countries to produce Citizens Guides to the Budget. […]

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