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ACTs Brash: whether National's Pakuranga MP Maurice Williamson could join the party
he is still a dedicated member of the caucus and there is no concern
Tax: to require someone to pay a tax on (something)
Levy: an amount of money that must be paid and that is collected by a government or other authority
this is what you said – no new taxes
we’ve got two taxes in a week
EU leaders look ready to take the fight to the smugglers of migrants from North Africa by deploying naval forces to destroy their boats and disrupt their criminal network
The company, which the previous day had been worth about $40 billion, had lost almost half its value before regulators stepped in and halted trading
Maori leaders have mounted a bid for effective ownership ... of the country's freshwater.
This would allow them ... to onsell it to those who need water for irrigation, hydropower and other commercial uses
a partner in Chen Palmer, warned of a possible uninformed public backlash in light of the controversy over the Foreshore and seabed issue
Labour has attacked the degree of secrecy about the preparation of a New Zealand troop deployment to Iraq
Goff said the level of secrecy was unprecedented
We knew that when New Zealand soldiers went there they were not liable to be arrested by the local authorities and charged with things under local law but that they would be subject to New Zealand and military law
Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee said he had a "satisfactory agreement" with the Iraqi Government on legal protections for New Zealand troops on deployment, he said he would not be releasing it for security reasons.
It is a couple of 17-year-old idiots who chose to knowingly breach a crystal clear code of conduct, I am sure they are at heart good young men, but their parents need to let them absorb the consequences.
criticising their parents' action in taking the school to court as "inexcusable, infantile and reprehensible"