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The power of print

In this world of “fake news” what role does print media have to play in sharing the facts? A study found that people had a profound distrust for online content in general, which they found to be inaccurate and unstable. The study looked to observe, measure and record comparative cognitive …

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Consultation on option to reform the Burial and Creation Act 1964 and related legislation

Following Cabinet approval, the Ministry of Health has formally commenced consultation on options to reform the Burial and Cremation Act 1964 and related legislation. This work follows the 2015 Law Commission report Death, Burial and Cremation: A new law for contemporary New Zealand, which made recommendations to modernise the law …

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Money mules booklet released to help protect New Zealanders

People of all ages across New Zealand can unwittingly become money mules for international fraudsters, and many of those targeted are elders. Now the office of the Retirement Commissioner has partnered with the Police to produce a booklet to help people protect themselves from becoming unwitting accomplices in moving money …

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