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1. Collins too compromised to remain Justice Minister

27 August 2014 1:42pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Bizarre claims by Judith Collins this morning that she had been cleared of inappropriate behaviour by the Privacy Commissioner demonstrates she is too compromised to remain Justice Minister, Labour MP Grant Robertson says... More >>

2. Bill English was right the first time on tax cuts

27 August 2014 11:22am | New Zealand Labour Party

Bill English was right the first time when he stifled John Key's dangle of vague tax cut promises, Labour's Finance spokesperson David Parker says. .. More >>

3. 1.4 million renters to benefit from Greens housing policy

27 August 2014 11:33am | Green Party

The Green Party has announced today that its key housing policy for the election is to deliver healthy houses for our poorest children by improving the quality of rental accommodation and rights of tenants... More >>

4. Funding boost for rest homes & dementia care

25 August 2014 3:05pm | New Zealand Government

The National-led Government is increasing the rest home bed subsidy by $10 million a year - a 5 per cent increase - as part of the government's ongoing plan to meet the changing needs of our population. Health Minister Tony Ryall today announced ..... More >>

5. RealMe wins international internet award

26 August 2014 4:52pm | New Zealand Government

Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne is delighted the digital identity service RealMe last night won an international internet award saying it shows how highly the government service is rated... More >>

6. National foreign affairs and trade policies released

27 August 2014 11:14am | New Zealand National Party

A re-elected National Government would continue an independent foreign policy with a focus on stronger trade and economic partnerships, Foreign Affairs Spokesman Murray McCully and Trade Spokesman Tim Groser announced today. "Our foreign policy record ..... More >>

7. Peters: Stopping the Sale of New Zealand

27 August 2014 1:32pm | New Zealand First Party

Stopping the Sale of New Zealand Futility of offshore ownership of house building companies. What New Zealand First will do. .. More >>

8. Labour embraces the rainbow

27 August 2014 9:12am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will work hard to ensure all New Zealanders enjoy the freedom to grow up and live their lives in dignity and security. .. More >>

9. New protocol improves ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand FTA

27 August 2014 9:18am | New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Tim Groser has welcomed the signing of a Protocol to amend the Agreement Establishing the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area (AANZFTA). "The changes included in the Protocol will make AANZFTA more business-friendly, transparent and ..... More >>

10. $10m to increase Asian languages in schools

27 August 2014 11:11am | New Zealand Government

$10m to increase Asian languages in schools The Government will invest $10 million over five years to increase the provision of Asian languages in schools, Education Minister Hekia Parata announced today. The money will be used to create a contestable ..... More >>

11. Tax cuts or debt reduction? National confused

27 August 2014 9:59am | Green Party

National is confused about whether or not it will enact tax cuts, the Green Party said today. .. More >>

12. PM will continue as Tourism Minister if National re-elected

27 August 2014 11:16am | New Zealand National Party

The Tourism Portfolio will remain with the Prime Minister if National is re-elected. National's Tourism Spokesman, Prime Minister John Key, said today he would continue to be a passionate advocate for New Zealand and the tourism industry, which provides ..... More >>

13. Labour's housing policy a shambles

27 August 2014 5:33pm | New Zealand National Party

New Zealanders can have no confidence in Labour's housing policy when they can't explain how it would work, when its housing spokespeople say different things and the announcement is a shambles, National's Housing Spokesman Dr Nick Smith says... More >>

14. Transparency report highlights our dirty politics

27 August 2014 5:01pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Transparency report highlights our dirty politics A new report by Transparency International has called for "serious and urgent action" to protect government integrity and highlights the dirty politics played by National, Labour's State Services spokesperson ..... More >>

15. Conservation grant supports bird recovery

27 August 2014 9:03am | New Zealand Government

Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith today announced Wildbase Recovery Community Trust is to receive a $90,000 grant from the Department of Conservation to put towards a new state-of-the-art rehabilitation facility for birds and wildlife... More >>

16. Another Day - Another big power profit

27 August 2014 10:55am | New Zealand Labour Party

The latest profit announcement from Genesis Energy shows that the power company was sold for a song to the detriment of the country's power consumers, says Labour's Energy spokesperson David Shearer... More >>

17. Limp Housing Policy Feeds Foreign-Owned Business

27 August 2014 1:32pm | New Zealand First Party

National's limp housing policy simply means more money for foreign owners, says New Zealand First. .. More >>

18. Weymouth symbolic of Government's housing success

25 August 2014 3:27pm | New Zealand Government

The Waimahia Inlet housing development at Weymouth consisting of 282 homes at the Government's first Special Housing Area is a flagship of the Government's new housing policies, Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith said today... More >>

19. $150 million boost for Rural Broadband Initiative

26 August 2014 1:45pm | New Zealand National Party

National's Communications and Information Technology spokeswoman, Amy Adams, today announced a re-elected National-led Government will establish a new $150 million fund to extend the Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI)... More >>

20. Bridges: Speech to AusIMM Conference

26 August 2014 5:14pm | New Zealand Government

Good morning everyone. It's a pleasure to be here for the 2014 AusIMM New Zealand Annual Conference - my second since becoming Energy and Resources Minister. .. More >>

21. Climate change focus on the now for the future

24 August 2014 12:02pm | New Zealand Labour Party

A Labour Government will put in place a comprehensive climate change strategy focusing on both mitigation and adaptation, establish an independent Climate Commission and implement carbon budgeting, says Labour Climate Change spokesperson Moana Mackey... More >>

22. NZ in spotlight during World Science Week

25 August 2014 11:40am | New Zealand Government

The arrival of around 2000 top international scientists and researchers in Auckland later this month will make New Zealand the focus of the world science community, Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce says. The scientists are in New Zealand ..... More >>

23. Labour: Promoting sustainable tourism

26 August 2014 1:10pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Ensuring New Zealand's clean, green status continues to be an international tourism benchmark and reviewing MBIE's oversight of the tourism sector will be on the radar under a Labour Government... More >>

24. National gets fast and loose with the facts

26 August 2014 4:44pm | New Zealand Labour Party

In their desperation to make it look as though they are doing something about the housing crisis, National is playing fast and loose, says Labour's housing spokesperson Phil Twyford... More >>

25. National finally wakes up to rural broadband issues

26 August 2014 4:58pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Amy Adams must guarantee that the new fund announced today will be truly contestable and not just a slush fund for large telcos or a continuation of the existing failed Rural Broadband Initiative, says Labour's ICT spokesperson Clare Curran... More >>

26. Free trade will lift Kiwi incomes: National

27 August 2014 11:07am | New Zealand National Party

National today released a set of policies that reinforces the Party's commitment to openness with the world as the path to lift New Zealanders' incomes, in contrast with opposition parties that want to isolate us from the rest of the world. "New ..... More >>

27. First home buyers $200 a week better off with Labour

27 August 2014 11:30am | New Zealand Labour Party

A couple earning around $75,000 a year would be $200 a week better off buying a two bedroom terraced Labour KiwiBuild home instead of an equivalent new build under National's housing policy, says Labour Leader David Cunliffe. "National's policy ..... More >>

28. Labour would hike its new spending to $18.4b

27 August 2014 11:45am | New Zealand National Party

David Cunliffe and Labour have actually increased their new spending promises for the next four years to $18.4 billion, despite putting some of their proposals such as New Zealand Power on the never-never, National Party Finance Spokesman Bill English ..... More >>

29. Adams: How we are backing our regions with faster broadband

26 August 2014 5:09pm | New Zealand National Party

Today I announced that National will invest an extra $150 million over three years to enhance and extend rural broadband . .. More >>

30. 11,850 HomeStart grants to support Canterbury

27 August 2014 11:49am | New Zealand Government

Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Associate Housing Minister Paula Bennett today released the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's estimates of the number of first home buyers in Canterbury who are to benefit from the Government's ..... More >>

31. Major boost for Otago conservation projects

27 August 2014 1:30pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner today announced $475,000 in funding for four Otago conservation projects. .. More >>

32. Financial literacy website launches

26 August 2014 2:35pm | New Zealand Government

Commerce Minister Craig Foss today welcomed the launch of The Exchange website - a platform to support and deliver financial literacy programmes. .. More >>

33. The Christchurch Rebuild - Gaining Momentum

17 April 2014 8:52am | New Zealand Government

Thank you to everybody attending today, and thanks to the Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce for hosting this event. .. More >>

34. Hobsonville highlights HomeStart opportunities

25 August 2014 1:19pm | New Zealand Government

A visit to Hobsonville Point was made today by Prime Minister John Key and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith to highlight the opportunities for the Government's new KiwiSaver HomeStart package to improve home ownership for Aucklanders... More >>

35. Labour will drop power prices for Kiwi families

26 August 2014 2:11pm | New Zealand Labour Party

New Zealanders will get cheaper power prices under NZ Power, says Labour Leader David Cunliffe. .. More >>

36. National's tax cuts mean health, education cuts

25 August 2014 2:03pm | Green Party

John Key is again dangling tax cuts in front of voters, but such cuts will come at the cost of cuts to health, education and environmental protection, the Green Party said today... More >>

37. $11m in funding for sign language

26 August 2014 10:48am | New Zealand Government

The Government is investing $11 million over 4 years to help support deaf children, their families and their schools, says Education Minister Hekia Parata. .. More >>

38. Regional New Zealand benefits from HomeStart

26 August 2014 4:02pm | New Zealand Government

Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today released the Ministry of Building, Innovation and Employment's estimates of the number of first home buyers in provincial New Zealand who are to benefit from the Government's new KiwiSaver HomeStart package ..... More >>

39. Housing under National: the Facts

23 August 2014 4:28pm | New Zealand Labour Party

o Council valuations indicate Auckland house prices have gone up by one-third over the last three years. (Auckland Council) .. More >>

40. New Better Public Services targets aim higher

21 August 2014 10:42am | New Zealand National Party

Better-than-expected progress in reducing crime and having more young people attain higher qualifications means these two Better Public Service targets will be made more challenging if National is returned to government after the election... More >>

41. National's poverty denial hurting Maori and Pasifika people

21 August 2014 11:35am | Green Party

John Key's poverty denial is damaging the wellbeing of Maori and Pasifika people as new research shows they are getting poorer, sicker and less likely to be employed under National, the Green Party said today... More >>

42. 'Rock star' economy hitting the rocks

26 August 2014 1:51pm | Green Party

National's so-called 'rock star' economy is unravelling and today's trade figures for July showing a 7.5 percent fall in exports from June is a sign of the trouble ahead, the Green Party said today... More >>

43. John Key's SkyCity empire will suck Auckland dry

13 August 2014 1:32pm | Green Party

John Key has gifted SkyCity the opportunity to create a gated empire in Auckland city where the casino can siphon off all the spending associated with a convention centre, while Auckland pays in increased gambling harm, the Green Party said today... More >>

44. National to cut $3.8bn from health, education, environment

19 August 2014 11:38am | Green Party

Findings in an independent analysis of the Government's books, commissioned by the Green Party, reveal National is planning multi-billion dollar cuts to health, education, and environment spending over the next three years. .. More >>

45. Address to the National Party Campaign Launch

24 August 2014 1:57pm | New Zealand National Party

Doesn't it feel great to be launching National's election campaign here in the heartland of South Auckland? .. More >>

46. Improving life for our new New Zealanders

25 August 2014 3:30pm | New Zealand Labour Party

New Zealand's international standing as a community that encourages and fosters all cultures will be bolstered under a Labour Government with an upgrade of the present Office of Ethnic Affairs to a Ministry... More >>

47. 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 >>

48. 61% of monitored sites on NZ Rivers now unsafe for swimming

29 July 2013 6:04pm | Green Party

Water quality is getting worse under the National Government according to the Government's own data, which shows that it is unsafe to swim at nearly two-thirds of monitored recreational sites on New Zealand rivers, the Green Party said today... More >>

49. Latest F for Hekia Parata

21 August 2014 4:15pm | Green Party

The Green Party agrees with the need for more collaboration and non-contact time for teachers, but disagrees that the Government's hierarchical approach is the way to achieve that, said the Green Party today... More >>

50. $218 million HomeStart package for first home buyers

24 August 2014 1:49pm | New Zealand Government

The Government is doubling support for first home buyers to help tens of thousands more young New Zealanders into home ownership and encourage the building of more affordable new homes, Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says. "This new package will ..... More >>

51. "The Words Mean What I Say They Mean"

24 August 2014 2:01pm | New Zealand First Party

The last eleven days have been a horrendous low in New Zealand politics. The SIS What the Prime Minister is now saying about the then head of the SIS' contacting him, over the Goff OIA request is not what the PM said on TV in 2011. Remember, he ..... More >>

52. Labour's culture of science and innovation

25 August 2014 4:24pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will create a culture of science and innovation in New Zealand that will be the envy of the world, says Labour's Innovation, Research and Development spokesperson Megan Woods... More >>

53. $208,000 for conservation of wetlands

26 August 2014 10:50am | New Zealand Government

The Government is to provide a $208,000 Community Conservation Partnership Fund grant over three years to Project Tongariro to advance the restoration and preservation of the largest wetland in the Taupō basin, Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith announced ..... More >>

54. Joint NZ-US science meeting strengthens ties

26 August 2014 4:23pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand's science and research collaboration with the United States has been further strengthened following joint talks in Auckland yesterday and today by senior New Zealand and US officials and researchers, Science and Innovation Minister Steven ..... More >>

55. Mallard Speech: We are all New Zealanders now

29 July 2004 3:04pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Trevor Mallard: Speech to the Stout Research Centre for NZ Studies, Victoria University, Wellington.. More >>

56. Care of Children Act - putting children first

30 June 2005 11:36am | New Zealand Government

The Care of Children Act 2004 brings in significant new legislation dealing with the Guardianship of children and resolution of disputes about arrangements for looking after the children... More >>

57. 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 >>

58. Health effects of spraying carefully considered

12 December 2007 12:28am | New Zealand Government

"Biosecurity is just as much about health and community outcomes as it is about economic and environmental matters, and this was always an important consideration during the moth eradication operations carried out by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry ..... More >>

59. 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 >>

60. Native Tuna Destined for the Cat-bowl

07 June 2012 5:48pm | The Maori Party

Waiariki MP, Te Ururoa Flavell, has spoken out in reaction to today's revelations (on Radio NZ) that Addiction Foods of Te Puke is exporting products based on our endangered native long-finned tuna for cat food in the United States... More >>

61. Making Progress: The Christchurch Rebuild

10 September 2013 12:10pm | New Zealand Government

I want to particularly thank the Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce for hosting this event. .. More >>

62. Govt's child poverty denial an international embarrassment

29 October 2013 9:58am | Green Party

The National Government's head in the sand approach to child poverty risks becoming an international embarrassment as the Children's Commissioner turns to a philanthropist to fund a project to measure the number of kiwi children living below the bread line, ..... More >>

63. Foreign trusts earn New Zealand tax haven status

07 November 2013 3:37pm | Green Party

New Zealand has been recognised as a tax haven by the Tax Justice Network for the first time today, the Green Party said. The Tax Justice Network produces the most comprehensive report of tax havens and today ranked New Zealand for the first time ..... More >>

64. Labour's focus on inequality, kids and better job prospects

22 August 2014 11:16am | New Zealand Labour Party

22 August 2014 MEDIA STATEMENT Labour's focus on inequality, kids and better job prospects .. More >>

65. Tuhoe-Crown Settlement Day in Taneatua

22 August 2014 2:03pm | New Zealand Government

I address you all, as descendants of Chiefs. As the descendants of the statesmen and stateswoman of these homelands, the tangata whenua of Te Urewera. I address you the people of the Iwi - TÅ«hoe... More >>

66. Health services focused on prevention

26 August 2014 9:09am | New Zealand Government

Hon Tony Ryall Minister of Health 26 August 2014 Media Statement Health services focused on prevention .. More >>

67. Economists' warnings show need for Economic Upgrade

26 August 2014 12:46pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Warnings from senior economists back up Labour's concerns our economy is too reliant on the Canterbury rebuild and Auckland's housing market, which is a combination that could see the economy end up 'on the rocks', Labour Leader David Cunliffe ..... More >>

68. Skills shortage a result of National's complacency

26 August 2014 12:49pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The fact that there is still a severe shortage of skilled tradespeople, despite a growth in the number of apprentices, is a result of National's failure to plan and develop the workforce, Grant Robertson, Labour Employment, Skills and Training ..... More >>

69. Water Fluoridation Forum - Annette King Speech

13 June 2001 11:38am | New Zealand Government

Hon Annette King Speech Notes Water Fluoridation Forum: An Opportunity To Promote Simple, Effective Health Care.. More >>

70. Maiden Address: Te Ururoa Flavell

24 November 2005 4:21pm | The Maori Party

My family, my tribe of Ngati Rangiwewehi have just these last few days buried one of our identities, the people of Ngati Manawa in Murupara last week buried one of their key speakers, and Ngati Tuwharetoa before that, farewelled one of the key speakers ..... More >>

71. New Zealand in the Pacific

08 March 2007 12:13am | New Zealand Government

Speech Notes New Zealand in the Pacific Speech to the Young Pacific Leaders Conference, Aotea Centre, Auckland.. More >>

72. Some facts about mining in New Zealand

24 March 2010 4:27pm | New Zealand Government

Minister of Energy and Resources Gerry Brownlee says much of the noise around the government's modest proposals to open up a portion of Schedule Four land for possible mining is ignoring the facts about mining's role in the economy... More >>

73. 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 >>

74. 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 >>

75. Report: Ministerial Inquiry into the Novopay Project

04 June 2013 2:11pm | New Zealand Government

The schools payroll manages the pay for the staff of 2,457 New Zealand schools. The payroll distributes a great deal of taxpayers' money - over $4 billion each year - to a large number of people - approximately 110,000. The Novopay project, the ..... More >>

76. FirstHome launched to support provincial first home buyers

01 October 2013 11:43am | New Zealand Government

A new Housing New Zealand initiative called FirstHome to help families buy their own home was announced today in Blenheim by Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith. .. More >>

77. New Zealand First Selects New President

20 October 2013 3:26pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First has elected Anne Martin as the new party President. Mrs Martin had been the secretary of New Zealand First for the past six years. .. More >>

78. Meridian raises $1.88b

23 October 2013 7:54pm | New Zealand Government

Meridian raises $1.88b - NZ's largest retail investment in an IPO Meridian shares have been priced at $1.50, raising an immediate $1.256 billion from the first instalment payment with an additional $628 million to come from the second instalment in 18 ..... More >>

79. New Zealand First Appalled by Planned 1080 Increase

03 February 2014 2:57pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says the Government's announced intention to massively increase 1080 poison drops on DoC land to control possums, rats, and stoats is an appalling step in the wrong direction... More >>

80. Government must replace chair of Crown Forestry Rental Trust

13 February 2014 9:45am | Brendan Horan MP

Brendan Horan is calling on the Government to immediately replace Angela Foulkes as a Crown Trustee on the Crown Forestry Rental Trust. .. More >>

81. 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 >>

82. Genesis Energy share offer details released

13 March 2014 3:28pm | New Zealand Government

The Government today released further details of the partial float of Genesis Energy, including a 1:15 loyalty bonus share incentive for New Zealand retail investors. .. More >>

83. Green Party to decriminalise abortion

06 June 2014 10:51am | Green Party

The Green Party will decriminalise abortion and assert the right of women to make decisions regarding their own health and the wellbeing of their family or whanau. Abortion is currently a crime under the Crimes Act. It is only legal if two consultants ..... More >>

84. Māori Language Bill Passes First Reading

24 July 2014 4:45pm | New Zealand Government

Māori Affairs Minister, Hon Dr Pita Sharples, says he is pleased that the Māori Language Bill passed its first reading this afternoon with the support of the majority of the House... More >>

85. New city sculpture for Christchurch

01 August 2014 2:17pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner today unveiled a new public sculpture in central Christchurch symbolic of nature and renewal. .. More >>

86. Labour's 'vote negative' message to Pacific people

04 August 2014 8:56am | New Zealand Government

Rumour spreading and political scaremongering by Labour MP Sua William Sio is not helping Pacific communities realise their true potential says Minister of Pacific Island Affairs Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga. Mr Lotu-Iiga says Pacific people are tired of ..... More >>

87. Green Party to lodge official complaints

14 August 2014 10:01am | Green Party

Green Party to lodge official complaints The Green Party is today lodging a series of complaints with the Police, Parliamentary Service, the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security and the Privacy Commissioner after revelations in Nicky Hager's new ..... More >>

88. Celebrating the draft curriculum for kura kaupapa Māori

18 August 2014 1:39pm | New Zealand Government

The Minister of Māori Affairs and Associate Minister of Education, Dr Pita Sharples congratulates the kura kaupapa Māori movement for developing their own national curriculum... More >>

89. Collins' actions were wrong, not unwise

20 August 2014 9:39am | New Zealand Labour Party

John Key's moral compass remains off-kilter as he cannot bring himself to declare Judith Collins' actions outright wrong, not simply 'unwise', said Labour MP Grant Robertson. "Under pressure John Key is finally shifting his stance but his ..... More >>

90. Greens to produce bigger surpluses and repay debt sooner

20 August 2014 10:03am | Green Party

The Green Party has released its full fiscal costings for their 2014 election priorities which show they will deliver larger surpluses and pay down debt sooner than National. .. More >>

91. Director's letter contradicts Key's claims

21 August 2014 9:26am | New Zealand Labour Party

Contrary to his claims yesterday, the Prime Minister did know about the disclosure of SIS documents, says MP for Mt Roskill and former Labour Leader Phil Goff. .. More >>

92. Peters: With Real Representation, Real Progress

22 August 2014 11:06am | New Zealand First Party

Early this month, the New Zealand First candidate for Tauranga, Clayton Mitchell, organised a meeting between local city councillors and myself. You will recall that back then he and New Zealand First gave a commitment that when we are successful ..... More >>

93. South Auckland housing crisis

25 August 2014 12:55pm | New Zealand Labour Party

National's HomeStart package is nothing more than a political stunt designed to beguile South Auckland voters, said Labour's Pacific Affairs spokesperson Su'a William Sio... More >>

94. Home buyer subsidy discredited in Oz

25 August 2014 1:08pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Treasury advised against National's policy of ramping up home buyer subsidies after it was discredited in Australia because it pushed house prices even higher, Labour's Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says... More >>

95. Labour's alternative budget confirms surplus post PREFU

25 August 2014 4:26pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The forecast slowdown in economic growth from last week's PREFU requires a minor adjustment to Labour's fiscal plan as part of our policy to be honest and upfront with Kiwis, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says. "Labour has already released a detailed ..... More >>

96. Further steps forward for $359m education initiative

26 August 2014 9:10am | New Zealand Government

Minister of Education 26 August 2014 Media Statement Further steps forward for $359m education initiative .. More >>

97. A Party Vote Unitedfuture is a Vote for the Outdoors

26 August 2014 10:27am | United Future NZ Party

A Party Vote Unitedfuture is a Vote for the Outdoors UnitedFuture's Outdoors Spokesperson Alan Simmons says New Zealanders' birth right to fish and hunt will be safeguarded by UnitedFuture's return to Parliament this election... More >>

98. NZ urges all parties to make Gaza ceasefire work

27 August 2014 5:08pm | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully says New Zealand welcomes news that an indefinite ceasefire has been agreed by Israel and the Palestinians. .. More >>

99. Death of Dame Ruth Kirk

21 March 2000 7:58pm | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Helen Clark said today she was saddened to learn of the death of Dame Ruth Kirk, widow of the late Labour leader Norman Kirk... More >>

100. Govt Launches New 'Social Enterprises' Initiative

05 April 2001 11:12am | New Zealand Government

Social Services and Employment Minister Steve Maharey today announced details of the first group of social enterprises to be funded under the Community Employment Organisations (CEOs) programme... More >>


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