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1. Government must explain "political pressure" in Dotcom case

15 July 2014 9:07am | New Zealand Labour Party

The release of documents that say that government officials were under "political pressure" to process Kim Dotcom's residency application needs an urgent explanation from John Key, said Labour's Associate Security and Intelligence Spokesperson Grant ..... More >>

2. History points to poor DHB decision

15 July 2014 9:11am | New Zealand Labour Party

A damning Government-ordered review has found Nigel Murray, due to take up the role of CEO at Waikato District Health Board next week, was in charge of one of the worst-performing Canadian health authorities, Labour's Health spokesperson Annette King says... More >>

3. Tax relief for Northland flood affected farmers

15 July 2014 12:47pm | New Zealand Government

Revenue Minister Todd McClay has said that flood affected farmers in Northland will be offered assistance through Inland Revenue's income equalisation discretion following the declaration of a medium scale adverse event by Primary Industries Minister Nathan ..... More >>

4. Labour's panicked U-turn on the road from Puhoi to Wellsford

15 July 2014 10:31am | New Zealand Government

Backed into a corner and on the wrong side of public opinion, Labour is making up major policy on the hoof with its announcement it now supports the Puhoi to Wellsford Road of National Significance, Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee says... More >>

5. MANA anounces its general seat candidates in Tamaki

14 July 2014 5:08pm | Mana Party

MANA is pleased to announce its general seat candidates in Tamaki for the 2014 election. "We have 10 seasoned community campaigners keen to bring MANA's full set of big, bold policies to the election campaign," says MANA Leader and MP for Te Tai Tokerau, ..... More >>

6. Medium scale adverse event declared in Northland

15 July 2014 11:44am | New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has declared a medium-scale adverse event for the primary sector in storm-hit Northland. "This will provide the overarching framework for any Government support as assessments continue to be made... More >>

7. Latest power price data shows National has failed families

15 July 2014 1:40pm | Green Party

Latest data showing New Zealanders' power bills have risen 2.3 percent in the last year show National has failed families and households, the Green Party said today. .. More >>

8. Taxpayers' Union Wrong Again

15 July 2014 5:06pm | New Zealand First Party

The Taxpayers' Union's criticism of Tauranga City Councillor Clayton Mitchell standing as a New Zealand First candidate for the next election is typical inane carping from the organisation, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters... More >>

9. Joyce performs U-turn in Labour's garage

15 July 2014 3:00pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Just four days after calling Labour's ICT Garage Grants 'off the planet' Steven Joyce has supported the policy and trumpeted funding for ICT entrepreneurs, Labour's ICT spokesperson Clare Curran says... More >>

10. DOC restructuring a failure

10 July 2014 4:56pm | Green Party

The State Services Commission has found that the Government's restructuring of the Department of Conservation (DOC) is not working, the Green Party said today. .. More >>

11. Flavell: Address at the Maori Party 10th Anniversary

14 July 2014 9:36am | The Maori Party

Ten years in politics is much more than a milestone, it's a marathon, if not a millennium! It's been hard work, but e hoa ma, we have only just begun the journey. It's been a hard and rewarding journey and we now find ourselves on a highway to ..... More >>

12. Government announces more support for Māori housing

14 July 2014 10:10am | New Zealand Government

Associate Minister of Housing Tariana Turia today announced the establishment of a National Māori Housing Unit within the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) to co-ordinate strategic Māori housing policy across government... More >>

13. Wrong Mr Davis, we're backing Northland

14 July 2014 4:17pm | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee says Labour list MP Kelvin Davis's call today for the Government to "step up" and invest in Northland roading following this week's damaging storms shows what a conflict-ridden shambles Labour is just 68 ..... More >>

14. Green Party launches key election priority

13 July 2014 2:35pm | Green Party

Green Party launches key election priority, rivers clean enough for swimming The Green Party has announced today that its number one environmental priority for this election is making our rivers clean enough to swim in again and keeping our beaches ..... More >>

15. Norman: Making our rivers clean enough to swim in

14 July 2014 9:39am | Green Party

At the beginning of 2008 I began campaigning to clean up New Zealand's rivers. Since then, I have kayaked across, waded though, swum in, walked around, and fallen in love with rivers and lakes right across the country. .. More >>

16. Strong Candidate to Contest Tauranga Seat

15 July 2014 3:06pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters says Councillor Clayton Mitchell will be a strong candidate for the party in Tauranga in the 2014 election. .. More >>

17. Two Kelston schools in ACC's Mates and Dates pilot

10 July 2014 4:08pm | New Zealand National Party

"Local school children will directly benefit early from being involved in ACC's Mates and Dates pilot programme against sexual violence" says National MP and Kelston candidate Claudette Hauiti... More >>

18. Key must clarify where he stands on marriage equality

11 July 2014 2:51pm | Green Party

John Key has left many with the impression he will repeal marriage equality if elected into Parliament again, said the Green Party today. .. More >>

19. Greens continue to twist facts

13 July 2014 2:37pm | New Zealand Government

Environment Minister Amy Adams says the Greens announcement today is just the latest step in their anti-jobs, anti-growth, stop everything manifesto. "Improving the quality of our freshwater is important to us all but the Greens approach is costly ..... More >>

20. Labour's mates attack Regional New Zealand

14 July 2014 9:52am | New Zealand Government

There would be a bleak future for New Zealand's regions if a Labour/Greens/Internet/Mana Party coalition became Government after the next election, Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce says... More >>

21. Māori & Pasifika Trades Training launched in Rotorua

14 July 2014 11:44am | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today launched the Government's new Māori and Pasifika Trades Training initiative for Rotorua. .. More >>

22. Pilot programme targets child health

08 July 2014 3:16pm | New Zealand Government

A new programme to prevent children missing out on important health services has been welcomed by Health Minister Tony Ryall. Mr Ryall visited NorthCare Grandview Road medical centre in Hamilton this morning to learn more about the National Child ..... More >>

23. Call for Government to step up in North

14 July 2014 1:15pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The Government needs to step up and help local councils fix infrastructure problems highlighted by the recent Northland storms, Labour MP Kelvin Davis says. .. More >>

24. Smart meters are plain dumb

10 July 2014 11:07pm | New Zealand Labour Party

New Zealand has some of the dumbest electricity 'smart' meters in the world, says Labour's Energy spokesperson David Shearer. .. More >>

25. Northland moves into recovery phase

14 July 2014 9:49am | New Zealand Government

The Northland region is moving into the recovery stage following a week of severe weather that has resulted in the evacuation of homes and the closure of state highways, Minister of Civil Defence Nikki Kaye says... More >>

26. Nelson-Marlborough scallop season opens July 15

14 July 2008 1:29pm | New Zealand Government

The open season for recreational fishers to gather scallops in the Marlborough Sounds and Tasman and Golden Bays starts for the year on Tuesday 15 July... More >>

27. Foreign Secretary Hague a great friend to NZ - McCully

15 July 2014 5:11pm | New Zealand Government

Minister of Foreign Affairs 15 July 2014 Media Statement Foreign Secretary Hague a great friend to NZ - McCully .. More >>

28. Ministerial Inquiry into diplomatic immunity

11 July 2014 12:18pm | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced a Ministerial Inquiry will be held into the way the Ministry of Foreign Affairs handled the case of a Malaysian High Commission official accused of an attack on a Wellington woman... More >>

29. Faster mental health support for young people

14 July 2014 1:36pm | New Zealand Government

Latest data from the Ministry of Health shows young people with mental health or addiction problems are receiving treatment faster than ever before. Health Minister Tony Ryall says nine out of ten young people, aged 0-19, needing non-urgent mental ..... More >>

30. Poroporoaki - Ramai Te Miha Patricia Rongomaitara Hayward

15 July 2014 11:48am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party today pays tribute to one of our pioneer film-makers, a photographer, cinematographer and star of the big screen, Ramai Te Miha Patricia Rongomaitara Hayward of Ngāi Tahu and Ngāti Kahungunu... More >>

31. Statute revision bill certifier appointed

15 July 2014 5:10pm | New Zealand Government

Former High Court Judge the Honourable John Priestley CNZM QC has been appointed as a revision bill certifier for the first three yearly statute revision programme under the Legislation Act 2012, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced ..... More >>

32. Six kakapo chicks successfully fledged

15 July 2014 5:11pm | New Zealand Government

Kakapo have had their most successful breeding season in three years with six chicks making it to the fledging stage this year, Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today... More >>

33. Number of children in severe poverty reaches record high

08 July 2014 5:14pm | New Zealand Labour Party

There's no cause for celebration with the latest Household Incomes Report showing the number of children living in severe poverty has reached its highest level this century, Labour's Children's spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says... More >>

34. No excuse for power price hikes

15 July 2014 5:08pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The latest electricity price hike, coming as it does during the coldest winter months, will once again hit hardest those least able to afford it - the elderly and those on low incomes, Labour's Energy spokesperson David Shearer says... More >>

35. Verbal assurances not good enough

13 July 2014 10:05am | New Zealand Labour Party

A damning report showing that burglary statistics were doctored in Counties Manukau over three years, warrants more than a verbal assurance from Minister Anne Tolley that it has never happened elsewhere, says Labour's Police spokesperson Jacinda ..... More >>

36. Peters: There Will Always Be a Place for Rail

14 July 2014 9:40am | New Zealand First Party

It is again a pleasure to be here in Gisborne today. Mind, however, those of you who were watching the Nation on TV3 yesterday would have been alarmed to hear an economist talk about cities like Gisborne being in decline... More >>

37. Government assistance for Northland

14 July 2014 4:36pm | New Zealand Government

Government assistance for Northland The Government is considering a range of options to further support those affected by the Northland storms, Civil Defence Minister Kaye says. "I can confirm that the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management ..... More >>

38. $1m for early stage ICT start-ups

15 July 2014 2:20pm | New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced the Government is investing just over $1 million to help entrepreneur-driven ICT start-up companies become investment ready... More >>

39. Major reform of workplace health and safety

07 August 2013 9:49am | New Zealand Government

The most significant reform of New Zealand's workplace health and safety system in 20 years has been announced today by Labour Minister Simon Bridges. "The Working Safer package represents a major step change in New Zealand's approach to meet ..... More >>

40. Vulnerable Children Bill passed into law

19 June 2014 5:27pm | New Zealand Government

Social Development Minister Paula Bennett has welcomed the passing of the Vulnerable Children's Bill into law ensuring that New Zealand's most at risk children get priority in accessing services and support... More >>

41. Launch of Te Pou Matakana - Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency

07 July 2014 10:44pm | New Zealand Government

Tēnā tātou katoa. Tēnā koutou Te Akitai, te mana whenua o tēnei rohe, ka nui te mihi ki a koutou. Tainui waka, Waikato iwi ki te whare o Te Kāhui Ariki, ngā tāngata o Te Moana Nui a Kiwa. Ka nui te mihi ki a koutou. I was a little bit thrown ..... More >>

42. Internet MANA Backs City Mission Report on Poverty

11 July 2014 2:55pm | Internet MANA

Internet MANA leader Hone Harawira today welcomed the release of an Auckland City Mission report on a year-long project which asked families living in poverty what problems were keeping them in poverty and how those problems could be fixed... More >>

43. New price monitoring shows competition strengthening

15 July 2014 12:49pm | New Zealand Government

New power price data released today shows the Government's 2010 electricity reforms are making a real difference for consumers, says Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges... More >>

44. Winston Peters: The Real State Of The Nation

21 February 2014 1:56pm | New Zealand First Party

It is part of the character of New Zealanders to be positive. Positive about the country we live in, the climate, the abundance of natural resources, the vast maritime zone, and the fact we live in a democracy. It is part of the character of New Zealanders ..... More >>

45. 2014 Parliamentary Committee Exchange with Australia

11 July 2014 2:57pm | Health Committee

The Health Committee has been selected by the Speaker to participate in the 2014 select committee exchange with Australia. .. More >>

46. 750 additional Trades Academy places for 2015

14 July 2014 11:05am | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce and Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced that 5,250 student places will be available across New Zealand's 22 Trades Academies in 2015. This is an increase of 750 places from the ..... More >>

47. National muddying waters and needs to come clean

14 July 2014 11:59am | Green Party

The Government's inaccurate response to the Green Party's clean rivers policy shows it is scared of the Party's plans that will actually make rivers clean enough to swim in, the Green Party said today... More >>

48. English attends B20 business forum in Sydney

15 July 2014 1:52pm | New Zealand Government

Finance Minister Bill English will attend the B20 forum in Sydney this week, where around 300 business leaders from around the world will finalise private sector policy recommendations for the G20 leaders' summit later this year... More >>

49. PM's Speech To Montana NZ Book Awards

22 July 2008 8:28am | New Zealand Government

Rt Hon Helen Clark Prime Minister Address at Montana New Zealand Book Awards, Wellington Town Hall Wellington, 9.40 pm, Monday 21 July 2008.. More >>

50. 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 >>

51. South Island Whanau Ora Commissioning Agency Announced

13 March 2014 3:13pm | New Zealand Government

Minister for Whanau Ora Tariana Turia announced today that the organisation Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu will be the Whanau Ora Commissioning Agency for the South Island. .. More >>

52. Crime targets no excuse for fewer prosecutions

08 July 2014 11:32am | New Zealand Labour Party

Police are being instructed to charge fewer people in order to meet National's crime reduction targets, Labour says. .. More >>

53. Communities to benefit from $210 million of Lottery Grants

09 July 2014 4:40pm | New Zealand Government

Internal Affairs Minister and Presiding Member of the Lottery Grants Board Hon Peter Dunne announced today over $210 million generated from Lottery profits will be available to support a wide range of local and national projects this year... More >>

54. 'Battle for Our Birds' gets go ahead

14 July 2014 9:47am | New Zealand Government

New Zealand's largest-ever pest control programme has been given the go ahead to protect native wildlife like kiwi from a confirmed plague of rats and stoats, Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today in Maruia... More >>

55. Forest & Bird welcomes Greens' proposal to detox waterways

14 July 2014 10:00am | Forest And Bird

Forest & Bird is welcoming the Green Party's announcement that it will campaign on implementing key recommendations of the Land and Water Forum to clean up New Zealand's lakes and rivers... More >>

56. NZ Govt needs to call for Israel to halt air strikes

14 July 2014 11:19am | Green Party

The New Zealand Government must push for Israel to stop its campaign of terror in Gaza, the Green Party said today. Thousands of civilians in Gaza have fled their homes as Israel has continued an offensive to destroy Hamas rocket sites located ..... More >>

57. Arts Centre of Christchurch Trust Bill

15 July 2014 4:21pm | Select Committee Office

Public submissions are being invited on this bill. There is no closing date for submissions. .. More >>

58. 'Media And Maori: Competing Priorities'

23 April 2007 1:41pm | The Maori Party

Last Monday, a reporter from Te Karere rang me, seeking my views on an interesting news story that was coming out from Valencia. I was delighted to share my whakaaro about the raising of the tino rangatiratanga flag at the Alinghi Base, speaking about ..... More >>

59. Simon Maude Appointed District Court Judge

14 December 2007 12:27am | New Zealand Government

Simon John Maude, Solicitor of Wellington, has been appointed a District Court Judge with a Family Court warrant, Attorney-General Michael Cullen announced today... More >>

60. Poroporoaki ki Te Kapunga Matemoana Dewes

18 August 2010 9:27am | New Zealand Government

The Minister of Māori Affairs, Dr Pita Sharples, paid tribute today to the outstanding scholarship, the formidable intellect and the extraordinary oratory of Te Kapunga Matemoana (Koro) Dewes, of Ngāti Porou, who passed away at home in Te Araroa this ..... More >>

61. Decisions on Kyoto Protocol emission units

06 December 2013 1:11pm | New Zealand Government

Acting Minister for Climate Change Issues Simon Bridges today announced decisions to restrict the use of some types of Kyoto Protocol emission units within New Zealand's Emissions Trading Scheme. .. More >>

62. Agreement in Principle signed with iwi and hapū of Te Wairoa

12 June 2014 9:25am | New Zealand Government

The Crown has signed an Agreement in Principle to settle historical Treaty of Waitangi claims with the iwi and hapū of Te Wairoa, Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson announced today... More >>

63. Temporary Māori Land Court Judge appointed

16 June 2014 3:32pm | New Zealand Government

Mīharo Armstrong has been appointed as a temporary judge of the Māori Land Court for a period of one year, Dr Pita Sharples, Minister of Māori Affairs, announced today... More >>

64. Questions and Answers - June 24

24 June 2014 5:47pm | Office of the Clerk

Mining in Conservations Areas-Commentary 1. TE URUROA FLAVELL (Co-Leader-Māori Party) to the Minister of Conservation : Does he agree with the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Jan Wright, that joint decision-making with the Minister ..... More >>

65. Spread of new measles cases cause concern

02 July 2014 2:46pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew says a spate of new measles cases dotted around the North Island highlights the need for people to check if they have been immunised. .. More >>

66. New welfare fraud measures come into force

07 July 2014 10:39am | New Zealand Government

New welfare fraud measures come into force Associate Social Development Minister Chester Borrows has welcomed the start of new powers to hold both parties to relationship welfare fraud to account. From today the amendments in the Social Security (Fraud ..... More >>

67. Encouraging progress for Christchurch housing

08 July 2014 1:14pm | New Zealand Government

A new Housing New Zealand Corporation (HNZC) complex of 12 homes in central Christchurch was opened and bids sought for another 450 temporary and affordable homes on two other major Government housing initiatives, Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith announced ..... More >>

68. Feedback sought on Responsible Lending Code

09 July 2014 10:11am | New Zealand Government

9 July 2014 Feedback sought on Responsible Lending Code Consumer Affairs Minister Craig Foss is inviting feedback on the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Amendment Act's Responsible Lending Code. "Rewriting our consumer credit laws was a giant ..... More >>

69. High cost of storm damage sign of things to come

09 July 2014 3:51pm | Green Party

New figures showing storm damage cost New Zealand $77 million in the first half of the year are a reminder of what we're up against with climate change, the Green Party said today. According to the Insurance Council of New Zealand, insured storm ..... More >>

70. Green Light Moves NZ Forward on Rail And Road

14 July 2014 9:48am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First announced today it will develop Railways of National Importance (RONI) as part of a balanced transport policy for the country. .. More >>

71. MANA announces their MANA Youth Ambassador

14 July 2014 10:04am | Mana Party

Ex New Zealand Warrior hard man and Maori television media personality Wairangi Koopu has joined the MANA strategy team as the new MANA Youth Ambassador in another game changer move for the MANA party... More >>

72. Helen Clark Address To IPENZ Conference

09 March 2001 2:11pm | New Zealand Government

In March last your President, Tony Gibson, and Professor Peter Brothers of the Auckland University School of Engineering, came to see me to discuss the ideas and suggestions of the Institution of Professional Engineers about how to develop a knowledge economy... More >>

73. On the death of Shirley Maddock, ONZM

11 October 2001 6:29pm | New Zealand Government

11 October 2001 Media Statement On the death of Shirley Maddock, ONZM, New Zealand broadcasting pioneer and author.. More >>

74. Greens Support Ban On Water!

25 October 2001 9:43am | New Zealand National Party

"The Green Party's support for a ban on water in New Zealand shows how naïve and unscientific the Greens are and illustrates why the Government should ignore their extreme views to ban genetic technologies from New Zealand", says National's ..... More >>

75. New CYF care and protection residence opens in Akd

27 July 2006 10:06am | New Zealand Government

Ruth Dyson, Minister for Child, Youth and Family Services, paid tribute to the hard working staff at the opening of Whakatakapokai, CYF's new care and protection residence today... More >>

76. Launch of Trans-Tasman Commercialisation Fund

17 June 2008 12:35am | New Zealand Government

Trans Tasman Commercialisation Fund launch, The University of Auckland Business School 6pm, 16 June 2008.. More >>

77. Poroporoaki: Rangitihi Rangiwaiata Tahuparae, MNZM

02 October 2008 2:38pm | The Maori Party

The Maori Party feels bereft to hear of the death of Rangitihi Tahuparae, and we send our love and sorrow to his family and relations from the many tribes he was connected to... More >>

78. New secondary tax rate announced

08 October 2008 4:53pm | New Zealand Government

Finance Minister Michael Cullen and Revenue Minister Peter Dunne announced today that the Cabinet yesterday agreed to a new, bottom secondary tax rate of 12.5 per cent... More >>

79. 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 >>

80. Minister announces two SOE board appointments

02 July 2010 3:31pm | New Zealand Government

State Owned Enterprises Minister Simon Power today announced two appointments to the boards of Transpower and Solid Energy. Mark Verbiest has been appointed a director of Transpower, taking effect from 1 August 2010 to 30 April 2013... More >>

81. New mandatory timber chemicals toxic, says EU

16 March 2011 4:00pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour's Building and Construction spokesperson Phil Twyford is questioning whether the Government has properly considered possible health risks associated with its new mandatory timber treatment rules... More >>

82. John Key admits to lying

10 October 2011 5:29pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Prime Minister John Key has been forced into a humiliating back-down, admitting he lied to New Zealanders about comments he attributed to ratings agency Standard and Poor's, says Labour Leader Phil Goff. "In Parliament last week, John Key claimed ..... More >>

83. Parliamentary Private Secretaries appointed

21 December 2011 12:10pm | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister John Key has appointed Parliamentary Private Secretaries to assist the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Ethnic Affairs. .. More >>

84. LanzaTech excellent way to grow economy

29 January 2012 1:43pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The 'LanzaTech model' is the key to building a more competitive and productive economy while keeping our best brains and assets in New Zealand hands, says Labour's spokesperson for Land Information, Raymond Huo... More >>

85. Ministers' expenses 1/4/12 to 30/6/12

02 August 2012 2:40pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Information about travel and accommodation expenses for members of the Executive (Ministers of the Crown). Expenses are administered by the Department of Internal Affairs... More >>

86. PM's Office Was Aware of Dotcom in July Last Year

09 October 2012 10:27am | New Zealand First Party

The Prime Minister's office knew about Kim Dotcom's application to buy his Helensville-mansion in July 2011 according to evidence unearthed by New Zealand First. The Prime Minister confirmed in reply to a written question from New Zealand First that his office knew ..... More >>

87. 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 >>

88. SIS OK Dotcom's Residency Day after PM Met Hollywood Bigwig

10 April 2013 2:12pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says Prime Minister John Key needs to come clean about the full extent of his knowledge about the FBI investigation into Kim Dotcom. Andrew Williams MP today produced evidence that a director of the Motion Picture Association of America ..... More >>

89. Mighty River Power share offer opens

15 April 2013 9:45am | New Zealand Government

The Mighty River Power share offer opens for business tomorrow with New Zealanders having three weeks to apply to buy shares. .. More >>

90. 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 >>

91. Appointments to National Pacific Radio Trust

03 July 2013 10:54am | New Zealand Government

Broadcasting Minister, Craig Foss and Pacific Island Affairs Minister Hekia Parata are today announcing the appointments of Dr Lesieli MacIntyre and Taualeo'o Stephen Stehlin to the board of the National Pacific Radio Trust (NPRT)... More >>

92. 'NZ Education Story' to boost export education

07 November 2013 7:07pm | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today launched the 'New Zealand Education Story' to provide a clear, consistent view of New Zealand's international education industry for prospective students and their families... More >>

93. Electronic court decision the right one

29 November 2013 2:19pm | New Zealand Government

Courts Minister Chester Borrows says that the Government is determined to deliver a modern, electronic court. .. More >>

94. Minister congratulates the Taumarunui Community Kokiri Trust

21 February 2014 10:54am | New Zealand Government

Minister for Whanau Ora Tariana Turia has congratulated the Taumarunui Community Kokiri Trust for its delivery of Whanau Ora initiatives. The Taumarunui Community Kokiri Trust has just celebrated 25 years of service to the community. .. More >>

95. Sign language should be officially recognised in parliament

06 March 2014 10:44am | Green Party

New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) should be officially recognised in parliament's Standing Orders as a part of the current review, the Green Party said today. In today's submission to the Standing Orders review, the Green Party is asking for NZSL to be ..... More >>

96. First National Science Challenge announced

01 April 2014 11:00am | New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced the launch of the first National Science Challenge, the High Value Nutrition Challenge, which will receive confirmed funding of up to $30.6 million over five years... More >>

97. North Island Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency Announced

01 April 2014 5:12pm | New Zealand Government

Te Pou Matakana - a new organisation born from the National Urban Māori Authority (NUMA) has been selected to establish the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency for Te Ika a Māui (North Island) announced Minister for Whānau Ora, Tariana Turia today... More >>

98. Accord to address Christchurch housing

16 April 2014 12:13pm | New Zealand Government

A Christchurch Housing Accord has been agreed between Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Mayor Lianne Dalziel to help address housing issues in the city. "This Accord will improve the supply and affordability of housing in Christchurch. The Government ..... More >>

99. More new Housing NZ homes opened

29 April 2014 1:17pm | New Zealand Government

A new Housing New Zealand Corporation (HNZC) development was opened today in Welcome Bay, Tauranga by Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith. .. More >>

100. Whyte: ACT's response to the National Government budget

19 May 2014 2:26pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT will be voting to pass the budget as part of our supply agreement with National. Having seen the alternative proposals of Labour and the Greens this week, we are certain we made the right choice to provide the National government with a supply ..... More >>


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