After nearly 18 months of controversy and court battles, a third election win for Te-Hani Brown has strengthened the Government’s majority.
For the past year, Pacific Divers director Stephen Lyon has been being working towards the goal of becoming the New Zealand National Party candidate for the South Auckland electorate of Botany.
The decision to reinstate homosexual sex in the Crimes Bill was a response to the numbers of submissions and views expressed at public meetings around the Cook Islands, the committee chairperson says.
In the hope of ensuring it never happens again, MPs are investigating how a teacher was able to keep collecting $30,000 in pay after he was sacked.
Te-Hani Brown is enjoying an all-expenses-paid trip to Fiji to talk about what it means to be a young MP – even though she was forced to quit Parliament.