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Tag: 2016-07

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

AAAP’s Sophie Morgan noted that no members from the youth constituent of the National Party came out of the hotel to interact with the protesters and said the 20-odd police officers outside the event seemed excessive.

April 17, 2016

VUWSA’s submission to the Social Service Select Committee asking for changes to the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill has been rejected. Of the 706 submissions—most of which called for the scope of the bill to be broadened—all that has emerged is increased penalties for landlords not meeting rental standards. VUWSA’s oral submission in support of their […]

April 17, 2016

  A Countdown metro supermarket to open on Cable Car lane is causing tension, with Victoria University Vice-Chancellor Grant Guilford opposing its bid for a liquor license. The university is joined by the police and the Wellington regional medical officer of health in expressing opposition to the license. In a submission to a Wellington District […]

April 17, 2016

The leak saw more than 100 media organisations spend a year poring over the leaked files, which contained 40 years’ worth of data that implicated more than 214,000 offshore companies to people in 200+ countries. The documents were sourced from Panamanian law-firm and corporate service provider Mossack Fonseca.

April 17, 2016

When asked about how this outsourcing would benefit the University’s growth targets, Salient were told the “preferred option” would produce a minimum of 150 international undergraduates per annum, a figure that would grow to 200 in five years.

April 17, 2016

After arriving sweaty and smelly post-netball game, we sat down to enjoy the VUWSA executive meeting. VUWSA General Manager Indigo was present at the meeting via Skype. The meeting went into committee (which means we aren’t allowed to report on what was said, but we were allowed to listen). So we stared at the slices […]

April 17, 2016

The latest Child, Youth and Family (CYF) report states that vulnerable children will no longer abandoned by state when they turn 17. Minister of Social Development Anne Tolley has announced that state care will be extended to 18 year olds, with the option of staying in full care until 21. There will also be the […]

April 17, 2016

A new project seeking to provide chest binders for transgender youth has launched in Wellington. The Wellington Binder Exchange aims to provide free binders for youth aged 18 and under who may not be able to access binders themselves. A binder is a vest designed to compress the breasts to achieve a more masculine appearance, […]

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