New Zealand and World Politics

Frustration, disappointment over health funding in Budget 2017 – Stuff

Frustration, disappointment over health funding in Budget 2017 – Stuff

Patients and healthcare workers say they have been left frustrated and disappointed by “inadequate” funding for health in the 2017 Budget. They said the Government’s announcements on... »

VIDEO: Budget tax cuts ‘poorly focused’ – Labour – RNZ

VIDEO: Budget tax cuts ‘poorly focused’ – Labour – RNZ

Labour supports the Budget’s lift to the accommodation supplement but the tax cuts are unfair and poorly targeted, finance spokesperson Grant Robertson says. Finance Minister Steven Joyce’... »

About 100,000 will still be under housing stress – Joyce – RNZ

About 100,000 will still be under housing stress – Joyce – RNZ

Finance Minister Steven Joyce has admitted about 100,000 people will still be under severe housing stress despite the accommodation supplement boost in yesterday’s Budget. Watch Steven Joyce spe... »

US appeals court rules against Donald Trump’s travel ban – Stuff

US appeals court rules against Donald Trump’s travel ban – Stuff

A federal appeals court has dealt another blow to US President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban targeting six-Muslim majority countries, siding with groups that say the policy illegally targets... »

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