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  1. Family of killed SAS soldier Tim O'Donnell back New Zealand Defence Force

    03.24 / 06:27 www.stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nz - Politics
    The family of a New Zealand soldier killed in Afghanistan are distressed their son's death has been brought up again in a controversial…
  2. Teacher aides told there is no funding freeze for schools' funding

    03.24 / 05:12 www.stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nz - Politics
    Education Minister Hekia Parata has waded into a tit-for-tat argument with an education union, welcoming bargaining for teacher aides by saying there was no freeze of schools'…
  3. ACT leader David Seymour talks about two certainties - death and taxes

    03.24 / 03:56 www.stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nz - Politics
    When 33-year-old ACT leader David Seymour faced a room full of retired people, he began with a …
  4. Youthful banker gets nod in Pakuranga

    03.23 / 23:32 www.stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nz - Politics
    The National Party has selected a 25-year-old banker to succeed Maurice Williamson as its Pakuranga electorate candidate for the general election on September…
  5. David Walsh named new chief executive of NZ Post

    03.23 / 23:32 www.stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nz - Politics
    NZ Post has named an internal candidate as its new chief executive, with finance director David Walsh to head the company from May. Walsh, the husband of Dame Therese Walsh, has been NZ Post's chief financial officer for two years, having previously held roles at Fonterra, Shell NZ and the NZ Racing Board. Prior to joining NZ Post he worked in senior roles at K…
  6. Afghan villagers engage NZ lawyer over 'Hit and Run' SAS raid

    03.23 / 22:28 www.stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nz - Politics
    A group of Afghan villagers has engaged human rights lawyer Deborah Manning over an SAS raid they believe killed six people from their…
  7. Below the Beltway: Winners and losers from the week in politics

    03.23 / 22:09 www.stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nz - Politics
    Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson's new book, Hit & Run, dominated the political landscape this week with its suggestion Kiwi soldiers may have committed a war crime. However, it wasn't the only action around Parliament, with John Key delivering his farewell speech and the release of a new political poll. Here are the winners and losers from the week in politics. …
  8. Working man to take on standing Taupo MP

    03.23 / 21:28 www.stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nz - Politics
    Working two jobs to keep his family above water Ala' Al-Bustanji knows only too well the struggles many kiwi families are facing in…
  9. Government wants Free Trade Agreements to cover 90 per cent of exports

    03.23 / 20:47 www.stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nz - Politics
    More than $90 million will be invested in the country's trade as the Government sets a target of increasing free trade coverage to 90 per cent of exports by 2030. New diplomatic posts in Ireland and Sri Lanka, and an advisory group to provide more information about trade deals were part of a $91.3 m package Prime Minister Bill English announced on Friday. The money would be invested over the next four years through this year's Budget, he said, and would ultimately be aimed at increasing…
  10. Labour-Greens have signed up to a joint position on surpluses, cutting debt

    03.23 / 18:35 www.stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nz - Politics
    Labour and the Greens have agreed on a joint set of Budget rules, including a pledge to run surpluses and cap…