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May 22, 2017

The Government will be undertaking a competitive tender process for a new national sexual violence helpline, according to a joint Ministry of Social Development (MSD) and Ministry of Justice (MOJ) press release issued on May 12. An MSD spokesperson told Salient that “this initiative is part of a $46 million investment over four years to […]

May 15, 2017

82 school girls were released to Nigerian authorities by Boko Haram on May 6 after months of extensive negotiations between the government and the ISIS-affiliated terror group. The girls were students at the Government Secondary School in Chibok, and were part of a larger group of 276 abducted by Boko Haram in April 2014. The […]

April 3, 2017

VUW’s Wi-Fi system is struggling with an increase in the number and frequency of users, according to ITS Director Stuart Haselden.

March 27, 2017

After seven years of negotiation between 12 countries, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) appeared to collapse after US President Donald Trump withdrew from the agreement in January 2017. The TPP sought to formalise trade and investment negotiations between member states and would have cut tariffs, increased access to markets, and set common labour, environmental, and intellectual […]

March 20, 2017

Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace recommended on March 14 that the Hutt City Council “support, in principle,” the living wage — and said he would encourage the Chief Executive to seek ways to pay the living wage to Council staff. The living wage is the hourly rate required for a worker to survive and live […]