Labour helps deliver better broadband to regions
Posted 19th Dec 2016
Filed under: Communications & IT
Rural and farming communities can look forward to better broadband after Labour pushing through an initiative to deliver broadband fibre through existing electricity networks reached a crucial stage in parliament, says newly-appointed Labour ICT spokesperson Clare Curran.

Ms Curran, who was named the new Labour ICT spokesperson in Leader Andrew Littles recent reshuffle, says her party colleagues took up the issue of delivering better broadband through the Commerce Select Committee, after Government inaction.
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Kiwis say Geonet must be staffed around the clock
Posted 14th Dec 2016
Filed under: Civil Defence & Emergency Management
The Government must listen to New Zealanders and provide the funding necessary to staff Geonet 24 hours a day, says Labour Civil Defence and Emergency Management spokesperson Clare Curran.

On December 14 I presented a petition to Parliament signed by 11,551 New Zealanders calling for Geonet to be staffed around the clock, she says.
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