Posts Tagged ‘Jacinda Adern’

Pope and NZ show solidarity with Myanmar

Thursday, February 11th, 2021

Pope Francis spoke of his solidarity with the people of Myanmar and appealed to its leaders to show willingness to serve the common good “promoting social justice and national stability”. Myanmar is “a nation that I carry in my heart with much affection, ever since my apostolic visit there in 2017,” he said after the Read more

Prominent Catholic MP repents

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

Former Police Association President, Labour Party backbench MP and St Patrick’s College old boy, Greg O’Connor, got a stern telling off from the PM on Monday night. The Ohariu electorate MP received a phone call from the Prime Minister after he criticised, on NewstalkZB, Ms Adern’s handling of Clare Curran’s resignation. “Yeah, it could have been Read more

Samoans visiting New Zealand treated like second class citizens?

Monday, March 12th, 2018
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“Can you be the Prime Minister who would be bold enough to change your immigration laws so that Samoans can enter your country freely without requiring visas, which cost money most of our poor people don’t have?” This was the question Mata’afa Keni Lesa put to the New Zealand prime minister in his opinion piece Read more

Church abusers dilute State responsibility

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told RNZ that state care survivors do not want their cases diluted by the Royal Commission looking into Church abuse. She says however that the State is still consulting on the terms of reference and there is room for someone to have their say if they thought the Government was doing an Read more