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United Nations probes ACC disability policies

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Advocates for people disabled through an accident are celebrating a United Nations committee inquiring into their rights and access to justice under ACC.

National accused over Jones' job move

Shane Jones.

Prime Minister John Key says no one broke Shane Jones' arm to convince him to take up a job with the Foreign Affairs Ministry, and he obviously thinks it is a better option.

Robust economy fuels migration boom

New Zealand had a net gain of more than 3800 people in March.

A faster-growing economy is continuing to keep New Zealanders home and attract foreigners, with a net gain of more than 3800 people - the second highest monthly level on record.

Fijian to be sent home for treatment

Nikki Kaye.

Associate Immigration Minister Nikki Kaye has defended her decision not to intervene to allow a Fijian man with kidney failure to stay in New Zealand for treatment.

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