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1. Green Party launches Internet Rights and Freedoms Bill

23 April 2014 12:12pm | Green Party

The Green Party has today launched the Internet Rights and Freedoms Bill, New Zealand's first ever Bill crowdsourced by a political party. Members of the public will be invited to shape the proposed law, which will protect ten basic rights and freedoms ..... More >>

2. New Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security appointed

23 April 2014 11:23am | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister John Key today announced the appointment of Cheryl Gwyn as Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security. .. More >>

3. Simon Cunliffe to be Labour Media Director

18 November 2013 5:31pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour Leader David Cunliffe has appointed respected journalist and columnist Simon Cunliffe as his Media Director and Chief Press Secretary. .. More >>

4. Time to do the right thing for our veterans

23 April 2014 10:55am | New Zealand Labour Party

Time to do the right thing for our veterans A Labour government will adopt the Law Commission's recommendation to ensure all war veterans are eligible for a Veteran's Pension, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says... More >>

5. Public servant is owed an apology

22 April 2014 11:29am | New Zealand Labour Party

Nigel Fyfe is owed an apology from the State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie and Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully, says Labour's State Services spokesperson, Maryan Street... More >>

6. Workers can kiss goodbye to Easter Sunday off

19 April 2014 12:29pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The Government's decision to "reprioritise" scarce labour inspector resources by abandoning the enforcement of Easter Sunday Shop Trading laws means workers can kiss goodbye to a guaranteed day off, says Labour's Associate Labour Issues spokesperson ..... More >>

7. Collins' memory recovery raises further concern

21 April 2014 3:46pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Judith Collins sudden memory of briefing the New Zealand Ambassador to China about her dinner with a Chinese border official and her husband's fellow Oravida directors raises further concerns about exactly what was discussed, Labour MP Grant Robertson ..... More >>

8. New East Coast study lays out economic opportunities

23 April 2014 10:50am | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee and Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce today released a study of the East Coast region's economic potential over the next 30 years... More >>

9. Sanil Kumar has to leave New Zealand tomorrow

23 April 2014 11:24am | New Zealand Labour Party

The Associate Minister of Immigration Nikki Kaye's decision not to intervene means kidney transplant patient Sanil Kumar must leave New Zealand by tomorrow, says Labour's Immigration spokesperson Rajen Prasad. .. More >>

10. A Champion for Internet Rights and Freedoms

23 April 2014 12:54pm | Green Party

Championing Internet rights and freedoms, the Green Party has today launched New Zealand's first ever crowdsourced Internet Rights and Freedoms Bill. With her unique background and experience in human rights law and ICT, Green Party Candidate for ..... More >>

11. School pay continues improvement

23 April 2014 3:28pm | New Zealand Government

The latest Novopay complaints reports confirm the system is settling back into a more consistent and steady state after the busy start-of-year period. Minister Responsible for Novopay Steven Joyce today released the reports on complaints and notifications ..... More >>

12. Committee response on inquiry into improving child health

17 April 2014 5:25pm | Office of the Clerk

Dr Paul Hutchison, Chairperson of the Health Committee, would like to inform you that the Select Committee has taken the unusual step of responding to the Government's response to the Health Select Committee's report above because it considers the ..... More >>

13. Power prices soar on the eve of winter

21 April 2014 3:12pm | New Zealand Labour Party

On the eve of winter as New Zealanders are turning on their heaters, power prices have soared sky high, Labour's Energy spokesperson David Shearer says. .. More >>

14. Genesis to list with third-largest share register

16 April 2014 2:50pm | New Zealand Government

Genesis Energy will have the third-largest New Zealand share register on the NZX when it lists tomorrow, Finance Minister Bill English and State Owned Enterprises Minister Tony Ryall say... More >>

15. Changes to alcohol laws have immediate effect

23 April 2014 12:48pm | New Zealand Government

Police Minister Anne Tolley says that Police reported significantly fewer serious assaults and public disorder offences after changes to alcohol laws came into full effect at the end of last year. Maximum trading hours, new infringement offences ..... More >>

16. New Defence trucks delivered to units

23 April 2014 2:00pm | New Zealand Government

Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman says the first batch of new Medium-Heavy Operational Vehicles have been delivered to NZDF units. .. More >>

17. NZ support for largest solar array in the Pacific

23 April 2014 3:10pm | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully today announced that New Zealand is supporting the construction of the Pacific's largest solar energy array in Samoa. "New Zealand is working in partnership with the Government of Samoa, the European Union, and the ..... More >>

18. Select Committees - for 14 April to 17 April 2014

17 April 2014 5:29pm | Office of the Clerk

There were 15 committee meetings, all in the parliamentary complex. .. More >>

19. Ngāti Porou Accord strengthens Crown relationship

23 April 2014 2:44pm | New Zealand Government

The Crown has signed an Accord with Ngāti Porou in Gisborne, formalising the government's ongoing commitment to the iwi, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson said today... More >>

20. Labour's Economic Upgrade for manufacturing

17 April 2014 8:54am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour Leader David Cunliffe has today announced his Economic Upgrade for the manufacturing sector - a plan that will create better jobs and higher wages. .. More >>

21. Food Safety Assurance Advisory Council established

23 April 2014 5:15pm | New Zealand Government

Food Safety Minister Nikki Kaye said today a Food Safety and Assurance Advisory Council is being set up to provide independent advice to the government on issues relating to food safety... More >>

22. Call for submissions on the Education Amendment Bill (No 2)

14 March 2014 5:09pm | Office of the Clerk

The chairperson of the Education and Science Committee is inviting submissions on this bill. The closing date for submissions is Wednesday, 30 April 2014. .. More >>

23. Another interest rate hike will punish mortgage holders

23 April 2014 1:25pm | Green Party

Green Party Co-leader Metiria Turei says another interest rate hike on Thursday will cost home owners an extra $25 a month on a $250,000 mortgage, on top of the $25 dollars a month from the previous rates rise, and she urged the Reserve Bank to hold off ..... More >>

24. MRP share offer document registered and loyalty bonus scheme

05 April 2013 12:36pm | New Zealand Government

5 April 2013 Media Statement MRP share offer document registered and loyalty bonus scheme announced New Zealand retail investors in the Mighty River Power share offer will receive one loyalty bonus share for every 25 shares they hold for two years ..... More >>

25. Laws for enforcing not trading off

22 April 2014 11:53am | New Zealand Labour Party

The idea that a Government department can give a nod and a wink to traders that it won't enforce shop trading laws and for a Government MP to then claim it as grounds for a review of the law is another act of third world shonkiness from National, Labour's ..... More >>

26. Labour Party List 2011

10 April 2011 2:41pm | New Zealand Labour Party

1. Phil Goff 2. Annette King 3. David Cunliffe 4. David Parker 5. Ruth Dyson 6. Parekura Horomia 7. Maryan Street 8. Clayton Cosgrove 9. Trevor Mallard 10. Sue Moroney 11. Charles Chauvel 12. Nanaia Mahuta 13. Jacinda Ardern 14. Grant Robertson 15. Andrew ..... More >>

27. Govt to increase minimum wage

24 February 2014 4:05pm | New Zealand Government

Labour Minister Simon Bridges today announced the adult minimum wage is to rise to $14.25 an hour. .. More >>

28. Veterans' Support Bill passes second reading

10 April 2014 5:19pm | New Zealand Government

The Veterans' Support Bill, which will improve the way New Zealand supports its veterans, has passed its second reading in Parliament today. Veterans' Affairs Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomed the Bill's latest reading, saying it was now ..... More >>

29. Evidence Destroys Milkmaid's Credibility

15 April 2014 6:40pm | New Zealand First Party

Evidence Destroys Milkmaid's Credibility New evidence released by New Zealand First today reveals Justice Minister Judith Collins used her position to manipulate the Government to help her husband's company, Oravida, after the Fonterra botulism ..... More >>

30. EU/NZ renewable energy Mission to the Pacific

22 April 2014 4:24pm | New Zealand Government

EU/NZ renewable energy Mission to the Pacific Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully and the European Commissioner for Development Mr Andris Piebalgs depart tomorrow on a renewable energy mission to four Pacific states "New Zealand and the European ..... More >>

31. Māori Party Celebrates the Courage of the Hīkoi

22 April 2014 4:56pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party pays tribute to the thousands of New Zealanders, who ten years ago today, began the march to Parliament known as the Hīkoi of 2004. .. More >>

32. Ban on the sale of high powered magnet sets

23 January 2013 12:11pm | New Zealand Government

Consumer Affairs Minister Simon Bridges has announced a ban on the sale of sets of small high powered magnets that have caused serious injuries in New Zealand and at least one reported death in Australia. .. More >>

33. Genesis shares priced at $1.55

28 March 2014 6:36pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealanders have the opportunity to buy the majority of available Genesis Energy shares when the offer opens to retail investors tomorrow morning, after the successful completion of the bookbuild. The Genesis shares have been priced at $1.55 each, meaning ..... More >>

34. Performing Arts Precinct designation partially lifted

22 April 2014 11:13am | New Zealand Government

Christchurch City Council's decision to spend $127.5 million fixing the Town Hall means not all the land currently designated for the city's Performing Arts Precinct is required, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says... More >>

35. Memorandum to restore Waiapu catchment signed

23 April 2014 2:46pm | New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Associate Minister Jo Goodhew today announced a collaborative partnership to restore the Waiapu catchment in the Gisborne District. "The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between MPI, Te Runanganui O Ngāti ..... More >>

36. Questions & Answers for Oral Answer 26 May 2004

27 May 2004 9:12am | Office of the Clerk

1 Orthopaedic Services-Access 2 Foreshore and Seabed-Private Ownership 3 Pharmac-Trans-Tasman Therapeutic Products Agency 4 Growth and Innovation Framework-Budget 2004 Question No. 3 to Minister 5 Land Information, Minister-Confidence.. More >>

37. A Progressive Dental Health Policy for All New Zealanders

22 June 2011 2:40pm | Progressive Party

Today Progressive leader Jim Anderton launched a policy to promote free dental health care for all New Zealanders. .. More >>

38. Opening of the Fiji Community Association Bula ECE Centre

09 June 2012 1:46pm | New Zealand Government

To the Fiji Community Association of Auckland, the President John Kotoisuva, mana whenua, church and community Leaders, staff of the Bula Early Childhood Centre team and whānau here today - thank you for inviting me, and for allowing me to share ..... More >>

39. National planning Cyprus-style solution for New Zealand

19 March 2013 11:32am | Green Party

National planning Cyprus-style solution for New Zealand The National Government are pushing a Cyprus-style solution to bank failure in New Zealand which will see small depositors lose some of their savings to fund big bank bailouts, the Green ..... More >>

40. Vulnerable Children Bill gains momentum

25 March 2014 4:42pm | New Zealand Government

"The Vulnerable Children Bill marks a major overhaul in strengthening our child protection system and making sure fewer children are abused," says Social Development Paula Bennett in welcoming the Bill's report back... More >>

41. English: Pre-Budget Speech, Wellington

15 April 2014 5:24pm | New Zealand Government

It's great to see measures of business confidence in Wellington rising. I recently attended the 20th anniversary of Infratil, a Wellington-based company built on managing airports and electricity companies better than governments can... More >>

42. Questions and Answers - April 15

15 April 2014 9:54pm | Office of the Clerk

1. DAVID BENNETT (National-Hamilton East) to the Minister of Finance : How will the Budget next month help to lock in the benefits of sustainable economic growth to support more jobs and higher incomes for New Zealanders?.. More >>

43. Inaugural Game Animal Council appointed

19 April 2014 11:03am | New Zealand Government

Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith and Associate Minister Peter Dunne today announced the appointment of 11 members to the inaugural Game Animal Council. "The new Game Animal Council is about giving hunters of deer, tahr, chamois and pigs an active ..... More >>

44. Kiwis still paying too much for ACC

21 April 2014 3:50pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Kiwis are still paying too much for ACC so that the National Government can balance its books, Labour's ACC spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway says. .. More >>

45. Mana Wahine: Mana Whanau

29 April 2005 11:17am | The Maori Party

Mana Wahine: Mana Whanau:Celebrating our Ordinariness. Address to Mana Wahine Dinner, Tatum Park, Manakau, 29 April 2005. Tariana Turia, Co-leader, Maori Party.. More >>

46. Turia: Napier Pilot City Trust Unity Lecture

24 April 2007 3:08pm | The Maori Party

My grandmother and my aunt raised me for the first eight years. When they passed on, I went to live at Putiki Pa. And it was our home at Putiki that I was thinking of today, as I thought about the strong links between our people of Whanganui and ..... More >>

47. Police recruitment campaign falters

21 May 2007 9:36am | New Zealand National Party

Despite the Labour NZ-First Government's pledge to hire 1,000 more frontline police, the number of people making inquiries about joining is declining, according to information obtained by National's Police spokesman, Chester Borrows... More >>

48. Turia: Opening of Te Ohanga Mataora Paetahi

05 March 2009 9:58am | The Maori Party

If we were to ever wonder what te ohanga mataora would look like, the living face of wellness, it would be through the last few days of Te Matatini and the living memories of the Maori Battalion in Whanganui... More >>

49. WAI 262 - Insights and Perspectives

10 October 2011 3:53pm | The Maori Party

There are many reasons why is a perfect time to be speaking to the Ko Aotearoa Tenei: Report of the Waitangi Tribunal into claims concerning law and policy affecting Māori culture and identity (Wai 262). First and foremost , I acknowledge all of the claimants ..... More >>

50. Christchurch CBD rebuild blueprint unveiled

30 July 2012 6:15pm | New Zealand Government

Rt Hon John Key Prime Minister 30 July 2012 Media Statement Christchurch CBD rebuild blueprint unveiled Prime Minister John Key says the new and innovative central city design unveiled in Christchurch today is an exciting next step in the rebuild and ..... More >>

51. Labour champions the Living Wage

14 February 2013 8:53am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour Leader David Shearer says he supports the campaign for a Living Wage to lift the incomes of hard-working New Zealanders so they can better support their families. .. More >>

52. Dunne: Psychoactive Substances Bill a 'game-changer'

26 February 2013 2:26pm | New Zealand Government

The Psychoactive Substances Bill introduced to Parliament today will mean legal highs have to be proved safe before they can be sold, Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne has announced... More >>

53. Overseas Doctors Supported To Practice Here

18 April 2013 9:31am | New Zealand Government

Almost 90 per cent of internationally trained migrant doctors who took part in a specialised training programme have successfully registered to work in New Zealand. "Some highly skilled doctors from places like Iraq, Sri Lanka and Russia, have ..... More >>

54. National to increase NZ's debt by $61 billion over 5 years

19 May 2013 10:49am | Green Party

Budget numbers reveal our national level of indebtedness will skyrocket by $61 billion over five years, which is an economic ticking time-bomb, says the Green Party. .. More >>

55. Psychoactive Substances Bill Becomes Law

17 July 2013 3:35pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Health Minister Todd McClay and Police Minister Anne Tolley welcomed the enactment today of the Psychoactive Substances Bill. As of midnight, a range of effective prohibitions and penalties for breaches of the new law come into immediate effect. ..... More >>

56. Meridian Energy share offer details confirmed

20 August 2013 11:44am | New Zealand Government

The Government today confirmed it would use instalment receipts in the Meridian Energy share offer - allowing investors to pay for their shares in two instalments. .. More >>

57. New Police station and remand centre for New Plymouth

01 October 2013 12:25pm | New Zealand Government

Police and Corrections Minister Anne Tolley has officially opened a new joint Police station and remand centre in New Plymouth, built at a cost of $17.25 million. .. More >>

58. PCE report signals need for strong water rules

21 November 2013 9:56am | Green Party

A new report on land use and water quality shows the need for strong rules to ensure our rivers and lakes are safe for swimming and the need to limit conversions to dairying, the Green Party said today. .. More >>

59. Second section of the Waikato Expressway opens

14 December 2013 12:35pm | New Zealand Government

Second section of the Waikato Expressway opens Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee today officially opened the 12.3 kilometre Ngaruawahia section of the Waikato Expressway, marking a significant milestone towards the completion of the transformational 102km ..... More >>

60. Te Puni Kokiri blowing budget on contractors, consultants

20 December 2013 9:02am | Brendan Horan MP

Brendan Horan is concerned that Te Puni Kokiri is massively overspending on contractors and consultants while at the same time lacking the staff to have the capacity to deliver on its core mission... More >>

61. Lochinver farm sale highlights weak foreign ownership laws

27 February 2014 12:01pm | Green Party

Tenders close today for the sale of one of New Zealand's most valuable farms, raising the distinct possibility it will fall into foreign ownership, Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman said today. .. More >>

62. New Youth Citizenship awards announced

02 April 2014 10:54am | New Zealand Government

Youth Affairs Minister Nikki Kaye is today asking New Zealanders to recognise outstanding young community members and nominate them for a Youth Week 2014 Award. .. More >>

63. $32 million for better support for people with autism

02 April 2014 4:20pm | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Tony Ryall and Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia have today announced the government is investing an extra $32 million over four years so more people with autism receive support to lead full lives... More >>

64. Support for Key Government hangs in the dock

08 April 2014 2:30pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The latest documents released in the John Banks case raise serious questions about the credibility of John Key's Government that continues to be propped up by the discredited ACT MP, Labour MP Grant Robertson says... More >>

65. $2.48m to improve broadband for the Chatham Islands

09 April 2014 1:49pm | New Zealand Government

Work to deliver a significant improvement in broadband services for Chatham Islanders will start almost immediately, following the signing of a $2.48 million contract between the Government and TeamTalk Ltd... More >>

66. Labour saddened by death of Sir Owen Woodhouse

15 April 2014 11:22pm | New Zealand Labour Party

New Zealand has lost one of its finest jurists and most outstanding citizens with the death of Sir Owen Woodhouse ONZ KBE DSC, Labour Leader David Cunliffe said today. .. More >>

67. Term One Report Card for Hekia Parata

16 April 2014 1:33pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Principal's comment: I am concerned Hekia has been drifting and has shown no improvement this term. I believe she should consider seeking the help of a careers counsellor. .. More >>

68. Questions and Answers - April 16

16 April 2014 6:46pm | Office of the Clerk

1. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister : Does he have confidence in the Hon Judith Collins and her handling of her relationship with Oravida Ltd?.. More >>

69. Third Reading: Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Ka Mate Haka Bill

17 April 2014 10:27am | New Zealand Government

Mr Speaker, today we welcome the sons and daughters of Hoturoa, captain of the great Tainui Canoe. Tēnā koutou, Tēnā koutou, Tēnā koutou katoa. Mr Speaker, nearly two centuries ago the people of Ngāti Toa Rangatira resided at Kāwhia, on Waikato ..... More >>

70. Same old same old economic policy from Labour

17 April 2014 11:42am | New Zealand Government

Labour's so called 'Manufacturing Policy' once again reheats the same old tired economic policies that would take New Zealand back to the dark days of high inflation, sluggish growth and low-job prospects, Economic Development Minister Steven ..... More >>

71. Coromandel electorate grows in logical changes

17 April 2014 2:37pm | New Zealand National Party

Coromandel MP Scott Simpson has welcomed people who will join the electorate from Waikato, as part of changes to electoral boundaries. .. More >>

72. Questions and Answers - April 17

17 April 2014 6:32pm | Office of the Clerk

1. DENIS O'ROURKE (NZ First) to the Minister of Transport : Does he agree with all of the Prime Minister's statements concerning transport? .. More >>

73. Time for greater ministerial accountability

19 April 2014 12:09pm | Green Party

Time for greater ministerial accountability The Green Party has today released a proposal to introduce a ministerial disclosure regime in New Zealand to improve the transparency and accountability of government. The proposal, based on the system ..... More >>

74. Time for Ryall to fix mistakes and help families

19 April 2014 2:14pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Time for Ryall to fix mistakes and help families Families who won a long and lengthy court battle for financial help to support their disabled daughters and sons are now facing a new battle with health system bureaucracy and need the Health Minister's ..... More >>

75. Performing Arts Precinct designation partially lifted

22 April 2014 11:13am | New Zealand Government

Christchurch City Council's decision to spend $127.5 million fixing the Town Hall means not all the land currently designated for the city's Performing Arts Precinct is required, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says... More >>

76. More Elligible For Community Services Card

28 March 2000 11:53am | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Annette King said today she was pleased more people will be able to access cheaper primary health services now the Cabinet had agreed to raise the threshold for eligibility for the Community Services Card... More >>

77. Opening of Te Whai Oranga O Te Iwi Health Centre

26 November 2001 9:41am | New Zealand Government

Greetings to Trevor Mallard, Winnie Laban, Tina Olsen-Ratana, from Kokiri Marae, Suafole Gush, the Manager of Hutt Union Health, Peter Glensor, the National Co-ordinator of Healthcare Aotearoa and other dignitaries... More >>

78. Battery Hens - A Symbol Of Much That Is Wrong

08 April 2002 11:59pm | Sue Kedgley

A column by Green Animal Welfare Spokesperson Sue Kedgley. It is hard to erase the image of the tragic looking battery hen that I found myself holding last week at the launch of the SPCA's campaign to have the battery cage banned... More >>

79. Turia farewells Prof Hirini Melbourne

07 January 2003 11:27am | New Zealand Government

The death of Professor Hirini Melbourne has silenced one of the greatest voices of modern Maoridom, said Associate Maori Affairs Minister Tariana Turia today... More >>

80. A Cry for Justice

27 May 2005 12:33am | United Future NZ Party

Previous editions of 'Marc My Words' can be viewed at More >>

81. Peters Speech: ANZAC Day Dawn Service Address

25 April 2007 3:14pm | New Zealand Government

Peters Speech: It is an honour to have the opportunity to address this ANZAC Dawn Service on behalf of the government and the people of New Zealand. The concept of sacred space is one to which many New Zealanders can relate. Maori culture perceives ..... More >>

82. The Price of Citizenship or the Legacy of Promise

03 May 2007 10:17am | The Maori Party

HUTT ROTARY CLUB Dr Pita Sharples; Co-leader of the Maori Party Wednesday 2 May 2007; 7pm "The Price of Citizenship or the Legacy of Promise" On this day 67 years ago, the 2 May 1940, the 28th Maori Battalion departed overseas. It was an all-Maori ..... More >>

83. New coroners appointed

06 June 2007 4:35pm | New Zealand Government

Thirteen new coroners have been appointed under the new Coroners Act 2006, Attorney-General Michael Cullen announced today. The new coroners join Chief Coroner Judge Neil MacLean appointed in December last year... More >>

84. Tuhoe launch New Zealand's first iwi curriculum

18 April 2008 4:47pm | The Maori Party

Local MP Te Ururoa Flavell congratulated the Tuhoe Education Authority, and Ngai Tuhoe generally, for their tremendous achievement in gaining official recognition for the first iwi-designed education curriculum... More >>

85. King: Third reading, Criminal Procedure Bill

20 June 2008 3:27pm | New Zealand Government

I move that the Criminal Procedure Bill be now read for a third time. The Criminal Procedure Bill was introduced in June 2004 by my colleague, Hon Phil Goff. It is an omnibus Bill that amends the Crimes Act, the Summary Proceedings Act, the District ..... More >>

86. Trade in Endangered Species Act fee changes

18 September 2008 4:42pm | Department of Conservation

An increase in fees for permits under the Trade in Endangered Species Act 1989 (TIES Act) has been announced today by the Department of Conservation (DOC). The TIES Act is New Zealand's primary legislation to implement its obligations under the Convention ..... More >>

87. Who owns the ASB? Not us

29 October 2009 3:06pm | Progressive Party

The ASB has been an Australian owned bank for the last two decades, and it is misleading the public when it pretends to be a 'Kiwi Bank', says Progressive MP Jim Anderton. .. More >>

88. Catherine Moana Dewes: Anō nei he whare-kōrero

06 September 2011 4:29pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party MP for Waiariki, Te Ururoa Flavell, was proud to attend the recent conferral of an Honorary Doctorate on Catherine (Cathy) Dewes, following years of contribution to Māori development... More >>

89. New youth forensic mental health services announced

17 November 2011 10:08am | New Zealand Government

Forensic mental health services are being boosted by $33 million to improve early intervention and treatment services for youth offenders, Associate Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman announced today. .. More >>

90. National's Private Prison Industry Profiteers

13 March 2012 10:21am | New Zealand First Party

Asenati Lole-Taylor Spokesperson role for Corrections 13 March 2012 National's Private Prison Industry Profiteers New Zealand First says the government is creating a private prison industry for the benefit of overseas profiteers rather than trying ..... More >>

91. New District Court Judge appointments

02 November 2012 2:09pm | New Zealand Government

Napier solicitor Russell Collins has been appointed as a District Court Judge with a jury warrant to sit in Auckland, and Auckland lawyer Jonathan Down has been appointed as an Acting District Court Judge with general and jury warrants, to sit in Hastings, ..... More >>

92. Migrant worker abuse bites into scarce labour inspector time

06 June 2013 2:06pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Investigations into the abuse of migrant worker exploitation are taking up increasing amounts of labour inspectors' time, says Darien Fenton, Labour's spokesperson for Labour Issues and Immigration... More >>

93. New IRD office shows Government's commitment to Christchurch

20 June 2013 4:04pm | New Zealand Government

The official opening of Inland Revenue's new office in Christchurch's Mid City building today celebrates the Government's commitment to the future of the city says Revenue Minister Todd McClay. .. More >>

94. Law Commission asked to review suicide reporting rules

11 July 2013 12:05pm | New Zealand Government

The Law Commission will review the rules governing the media's reporting of suicide, Courts Minister Chester Borrows said today. .. More >>

95. Psychoactive Substances Bill passes Third Reading

11 July 2013 6:09pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Health Minister Todd McClay is delighted Parliament has passed the Psychoactive Substances Bill. The bill received overwhelming cross-party support with 119 members voting in favour with one against... More >>

96. WoF frequency changes from January 2014

09 August 2013 10:18am | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee says changes to the Warrant of Fitness inspection system which will save New Zealanders $1.8 billion over 30 years, agreed by Cabinet in January this year, will be introduced in two stages... More >>

97. Whiteware initiative good for beneficiaries and taxpayers

18 September 2013 12:24pm | New Zealand Government

The Government has finalised a whiteware purchasing agreement which will provide a good deal for both beneficiaries and taxpayers. .. More >>

98. Meridian Energy share price range released

20 September 2013 12:03pm | New Zealand Government

The Meridian Energy offer document is now available to help New Zealanders decide whether to become shareholders in the country's largest electricity generator, Finance Minister Bill English and State Owned Enterprises Minister Tony Ryall say... More >>

99. Affordable housing development for Weymouth

03 October 2013 1:06pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand's largest community housing development involving 282 social and affordable homes on surplus Government land at Weymouth in South Auckland was announced today by Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Auckland Mayor Len Brown... More >>

100. Air New Zealand sell down returns $365million

19 November 2013 5:41pm | New Zealand Government

The Government has completed the sale of 20 per cent of Air New Zealand, selling just over 221 million shares at $1.65, Finance Minister Bill English and State Owned Enterprises Minister Tony Ryall say... More >>


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