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TPP agreement may increase cost of HIV medication

TPP agreement may increase cost of HIV medication

Concerns over the details of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) have risen as New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has confirmed the deal would extend patents on many medications. “The government will have to pay for the original drug rather than the generic for a little bit longer,” Mr Key said, according to gaynz.com. […]

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New Zealand disproves Joyce’s marriage equality hurts trade theory

New Zealand disproves Joyce’s marriage equality hurts trade theory

New Zealand’s Trade Minister Tim Groser has said he knows of no evidence that showed same-sex marriage had a negative impact on his country’s international trade. New Zealand’s politicians have been quick to disprove Agriculture  Minister Barnaby Joyce’s concerns that marriage equality could affect Australia’s international trade. New Zealand’s MPs have highlighed that New Zealand’s […]

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Anthony Callea and Tim Campbell Wed

Anthony Callea and Tim Campbell Wed

Entertainers Anthony Callea and Tim Campell have wed in New Zealand. Callea announced the nuptials had taken place via his Instagram account. Thirty one year old Callea and his long term partner Cambell, 39, traveled to New Zealand here same sex marriage was is legally recognised. The couple shared their announcement with Woman’s Day magazine, […]

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New Zealand Speed Skater Announces Engagement

New Zealand Speed Skater Announces Engagement

New Zealand speed skater Blake Skjellerup yesterday revealed that he is engaged after carrying the torch at the Gay Games in Cleveland Ohio. The athlete is competing in the 23 mile cycling circuit road course event. Skjellerup competed in the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games, after which he publicly came out about his sexuality. Following the […]

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New Zealand Trans Woman Attacked

New Zealand Trans Woman Attacked

A trans woman in New Zealand is in intensive care after being attacked by three unknown men on Saturday. The men reportedly attacked 33 year old Anahera Rangitaawa, also known as Angel, in Palmerston North when she was on her way home from a quilting exhibition, and she was found on the ground near the […]

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High Court Sets Date For ACT Challenge

High Court Sets Date For ACT Challenge

High Court Date Set The High Court has set down December 2nd and 3rd for a two day hearing on the constitutional validity of the ACT’s marriage laws. The full bench of the court will hear the matter. The early date means that the legislation could be over ruled prior to any couples exchanging vows. […]

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New Zealand Legalises Same-Sex Marriage

New Zealand Legalises Same-Sex Marriage

Australia has fallen even further behind on the debate of marriage equality, New Zealand has voted in support of legalising same-sex marriage, votes were 77 to 44 in favour. The legislation will mark New Zealand as the 13th country making the move to marriage equality; the issue is being debated in parliaments world-wide. Openly gay […]

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