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August 21, 2017

ACC is allocating $1.4 million to an initiative aimed at combatting sexual violence in tertiary institutions across New Zealand.

August 7, 2017

The use of “greenwashing” — marketing an unsustainable product as environmentally friendly — has risen considerably, according to Environmental Choice New Zealand. The practice involves the use of marketing techniques, such as false certification scheme logos, pictures of plants, and phrases such as “contains natural ingredients” to create a false impression that a product is […]

July 24, 2017

The Green Party revealed their Mending the Safety Net Package on July 16 as a solution to New Zealand’s “inadequate” welfare system. If implemented, the $1.4 billion package would increase all core benefits — Jobseeker Support, Sole Parent Support, Supported Living Payments, and Student Allowances — by 20 per cent, and increase the amount people […]