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Auckland covid cluster sees trans-Tasman flights cancelled
Paul McBeth | Fri, 26 Feb 2021

Flights may be cancelled as Australian states remain wary of covid, airlines are eyeing more trans-Tasman travel.

Climate Commission gives submitters more time
Staff reporters | Tue, 23 Feb 2021

Climate body allows another two weeks for submissions on draft advice to the government. 

Covid tourists get visa extension
Staff reporters | Fri, 19 Feb 2021

Covid tourists can stay a little longer, but Kris Faafoi says he won't keep dishing out visa extensions. 

Covid payment support changes passed under urgency
Ian Llewellyn | Wed, 17 Feb 2021

New scheme covers a 30 percent loss of revenue over seven days at level two or higher.

MPs to pass urgent covid support payments legislation
Staff reporters | Mon, 15 Feb 2021

Parliament to operate under level 2 lockdown rules.

Hands Across the Oceans: UK wants in to CPTPP
Staff reporters | Sun, 31 Jan 2021

UK application for CPTPP membership important in growing open, rules-based trade, Trade Minister Damien O'Connor says.


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