Taxpayers of this country who pay the salaries of all MPs should feel outraged about government’s failure to deliver a reasonable number of sitting/working days in Parliament, writes Opposition leader Tina Pupuke Browne.
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To expand upon the headline article ‘Select committees under fire’, December 2 edition. The current version of the To Tatou Vai Authority Bill disregards the cultural and economic context of Rarotonga. At the vaka presentations in July 2020 it was evident that it required a complete redraft.
The regional free trade agreement, PACER Plus, will come into force on December 13. In the third and final piece of a three-article series, Wesley Morgan calls for nations like Australia to cement the long-term relationship with its Pacific family and build a more integrated regional economy.
The Australian and New Zealand governments were trying to reach a Trans-Tasman bubble as we all know, that would then start to include Pacific Islands, that every island nation has been holding out for.
To say I have missed home is an understatement, in fact I don’t think there are words in the English language that capture the emptiness we all feel, those 80,000 of us who live in New Zealand but call the Cook Islands home. By Thomas Wynne.
"In my view, there have been and continues to be “multiple red flag situations” within the upper echelons of central power whereby knowingly, and for some unknown reason, have not been investigated or reviewed."