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Paula Bennet

Child-abuse funds ‘blown on hype’

Paula Bennett’s action plan to rescue vulnerable children has been dismissed as “an exercise in window dressing” with almost $400,000 spent on consultants. Documents reveal the majority of the cash went on advertising, marketing and “community engagement” consultants. Almost $200,000 was paid to two recruitment consultancies and $9000 to advertisers Saatchi & Saatchi. A communications […]

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david cunliffe

Auckland’s plan needs Government support

Auckland Council’s Economic Development Strategy sets out a detailed vision, but serious questions remain about the National Government’s support, says Labour’s Economic Development spokesperson David Cunliffe. “It’s good to see the Auckland Council taking a long-term, strategic approach that partners with business, Maori and communities and sets ambitious goals to increase jobs and sustainable growth […]

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Louisa wall mp

Marriage equality takes a step forward

Tonight is an historic moment for New Zealanders and a step toward the legal recognition that loving couples, regardless of their sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, should be able to marry, says Labour MP Louisa Wall. The fight for all New Zealanders to be recognised as equal citizens under the law has won its […]

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