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Another union stalwart shoulder-tapped by Labour



Labour leader Andrew Little has ruled out running in New Plymouth in this year’s election, leaving it wide open for outgoing teacher union president and Taranaki high school teacher, Angela Roberts.

After four years at the helm of the Post-Primary Teachers’ Association (PPTA) Roberts is packing up the last of the boxes and clearing her Wellington desk as she prepares to return to her job as an economics teacher at rural Stratford High School. Read more »

Twitter is under fire for auto-following people for Trump

EVERYTHING SEEMED TO be going so smoothly. No, we’re not talking about the vaunted peaceful transfer of the presidency from one elected leader to the next. We’re talking about the handoff of the @POTUS Twitter account from the Obama administration to the Trump team.

Around the time Donald Trump took the oath of office to become the 45th president, Twitter scrubbed Obama-era tweets from @POTUS and transferred them to @POTUS44. But tonight, Twitter is a-twitter that Twitter is making users perhaps unhappy with who now occupies the White House follow @POTUS—even if they unfollowed the account, or never followed it to begin with.

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