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1. 1080 Moratorium Urgently Needed to Restore Confidence

29 September 2014 10:07am | New Zealand First Party

The Government's steadfast refusal to put a moratorium on 1080 needs a rethink for the sake of New Zealand's world renowned reputation as a trout fishery, says New Zealand First. "The revelation that 1080 is making trout unsafe to eat will ..... More >>

2. Seymour appointment green light for failing charter schools

29 September 2014 2:53pm | Green Party

Appointing ACT's David Seymour as Parliamentary Under Secretary to the Education Minister will mean taxpayers picking up an even bigger bill for the Government's failing charter schools experiment, the Green Party said today... More >>

3. National-ACT Party agreement announced

29 September 2014 12:59pm | New Zealand National Party

National Party Leader John Key today announced the confidence and supply agreement negotiated with the ACT Party. "I welcome this agreement with the ACT Party," says Mr Key. "National and ACT have worked together constructively over the past ..... More >>

4. Speech to United Nations General Assembly

30 September 2014 9:39am | New Zealand Government

It is an honour to address you today on behalf of the Prime Minister and Government of New Zealand. .. More >>

5. Rutherford Discovery Fellowships awarded

30 September 2014 2:51pm | New Zealand Government

Ten of New Zealand's most talented early to mid-career researchers have been awarded Rutherford Discovery Fellowships for 2014, Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce announced today... More >>

6. National hiding numbers on effect of welfare penalty

30 September 2014 1:30pm | Green Party

The Government needs to start reporting the effects of welfare reforms on children, said the Green Party today. .. More >>

7. Successful social enterprise teams announced

29 September 2014 2:54pm | New Zealand Government

Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed the announcement of the teams who will take part in a pilot programme to support new social enterprise start-ups... More >>

8. New report wake-up call for dairy export sector

29 September 2014 11:08am | Green Party

An international dairy report has shown Fonterra is adding little value to its dairy exports compared to European and Chinese dairy companies, exposing the weakness of the National Government's volume-led dairy strategy, the Green Party said today. ..... More >>

9. National-United Future agreement announced

29 September 2014 11:23am | New Zealand National Party

National Party Leader John Key today announced a third consecutive confidence and supply agreement has been negotiated with the United Future Party. "I am pleased that National has again been able to achieve an agreement with United Future Leader ..... More >>

10. Costly Lackey's Job for a Lackey

29 September 2014 1:42pm | New Zealand First Party

Prime Minister John Key is thumbing his nose at the status and importance of public office by promoting the new, inexperienced and sole ACT MP in Parliament. .. More >>

11. Dunne Speaks - Labour Leadership

30 September 2014 4:12pm | Peter Dunne

The current debate over the future leadership of the Labour Party has given rise to much commentary about the ideal political leader. .. More >>

12. McCully Speech to UN General Assembly

30 September 2012 10:57am | New Zealand Government

For the past year New Zealand has had the privilege of chairing the Pacific Islands Forum - a regional body that represents some of the smallest and most vulnerable states on this planet. For us this has been an important responsibility... More >>

13. Will John Key stop delaying Auckland City Rail?

29 September 2014 10:57am | Green Party

Another steep rise in Auckland public transport patronage in August demonstrates the need for the Government to start investing in rail and busway infrastructure now, not in the 2020s, the Green Party said today. "The rail network is close to ..... More >>

14. Iraq Decision: Let Parliament Decide

30 September 2014 3:32pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters is calling for a vote in Parliament on whether New Zealand should have military involvement in the fight against ISIS in Iraq... More >>

15. Key should look to Children's Commissioner

24 September 2014 11:57am | Green Party

John Key should not reinvent the wheel when it comes to ideas for tackling child poverty, and instead look to the recommendations of the Children's Commissioner's Expert Group on Child Poverty, Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei says. "It is ..... More >>

16. 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 >>

17. Turia: Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference

01 November 2004 11:52am | The Maori Party

1st National Maori Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference Wainuiomata Marae, Wellington, Monday 1 November Tariana Turia, Co-leader, Maori Party.. More >>

18. Speech: Federation of Maori Authorities Annual Conference

28 September 2014 11:05am | The Maori Party

There has never been a better time for the theme of this conference to sound in the hearts and minds of tangata whenua. Our connections to one another; our inseparable, irreplaceable bonds to the land, to the people, to te Ao Māori can never be severed, ..... More >>

19. John Key bats away child poverty problem, again

23 September 2014 11:27am | Green Party

John Key cannot continue another term of ignoring the overwhelming statistics that child poverty is the biggest challenge facing New Zealand, said the Green Party today. .. More >>

20. New report links 2013 drought and climate change

30 September 2014 3:22pm | Green Party

A new report on global extreme weather events confirms climate change was a factor in last year's crippling North Island drought. "Scientists are generally wary of linking single weather events to climate change, so this is a significant acknowledgement ..... More >>

21. CFYS look to Puao te ata-tu vision

12 June 2001 6:33pm | New Zealand Government

Puao te ata-tu has lived on in the hearts and minds of Maori whanau, hapu and iwi says Associate Social Services and Employment Minister Tariana Turia... More >>

22. Tourist overcrowding opportunity for other areas

07 November 2002 5:38pm | Green Party

While overcrowding of our most popular tourist areas raises issues about the future management of New Zealand tourism, and particularly the issue of access for New Zealanders, there are a variety of possible responses, Green Tourism Spokesperson Mike Ward said ..... More >>

23. Govt backing for Waikato freshwater project

02 September 2014 5:20pm | New Zealand Government

Environment Minister Amy Adams today announced funding of $135,000 towards a project run by Waikato Regional Council to better understand and overcome the barriers farmers face in reducing contaminants running off their land into water ways... More >>

24. Multi-lateral action under UN needed to stop ISIS atrocities

29 September 2014 1:34pm | New Zealand Labour Party

New Zealand should press for multi-lateral action against the ISIS slaughter of civilians and its ethnic and religious cleansing of minority groups, says Labour's Associate Foreign Affairs spokesperson Phil Goff... More >>

25. 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 >>

26. NATIONHOOD - Don Brash Speech Orewa Rotary Club

27 January 2004 8:29pm | New Zealand National Party

Soon after becoming leader of the National Party, I outlined my five main priorities. First, we must, as a country, take vigorous steps to counter the long-standing relative decline in New Zealand incomes, which sees our per capita incomes now around $180 ..... More >>

27. 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 >>

28. VALEDICTORY SPEECH - Hon Tariana Turia

25 July 2014 8:49am | The Maori Party

There is nowhere I feel more at peace than in the still tranquillity of the Whanganui River, te awa tupua. Our lifeblood, our tribal heartbeat, the sacred umbilical cord that unites us from the mountain to the sea.. More >>

29. Minister welcomes NZX growth market approval

29 September 2014 5:04pm | New Zealand Government

Commerce Minister Craig Foss today welcomed the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) approval of new rules for NZX's growth market. .. More >>

30. 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 >>

31. Food Bill changes better balance legislation

12 June 2013 10:14am | New Zealand Government

Food Safety Minister Nikki Kaye has today announced changes to the Food Bill that ensure communities will be able to continue fundraising that involves the sale of food... More >>

32. 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 >>

33. Budget boosts parental tax credit for families

15 May 2014 2:56pm | New Zealand Government

The Government is extending the parental tax credit to help many lower- and middle-income families at a time when they most need it - the birth of a new baby, Social Development Minister Paula Bennett and Revenue Minister Todd McClay say. Budget 2014 includes ..... More >>

34. Crown Research Institutes appointments announced

30 June 2014 2:36pm | New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced a number of appointments to the boards of New Zealand's Crown Research Institutes (CRIs) and Research & Education Advanced Network New Zealand Ltd (REANNZ)... More >>

35. Justice Flagship projects take shape

11 August 2014 4:05pm | New Zealand Government

The roll out of the Flagship Programme to reduce crime and re-offending in Papakura, Hamilton and the East Coast is making excellent progress, Justice Minister Judith Collins announced today. Ms Collins visited both the Papakura and Hamilton projects ..... More >>

36. DHB must release personal grievance numbers

14 August 2014 5:06pm | New Zealand Independent Coalition

NZ Independent Coalition leader Brendan Horan is challenging the claim that the Bay of Plenty District Health Board has zero tolerance for bullying. .. More >>

37. Minister welcomes Tuvalu Language Week

29 September 2014 10:32am | New Zealand Government

Pacific Island Affairs Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today encourages New Zealanders to celebrate and participate in Tuvalu Language Week. Tuvalu Language Week runs from 29 September to 5 October. The theme this year is Tuvalu ko tou lagaifakalaga ke ..... More >>

38. Huge surplus shows Labour has gouged taxpayers

11 October 2006 1:29pm | New Zealand National Party

The greedy Labour-led Government should apologise for gouging New Zealand taxpayers following the announcement of an enormous $11.5 billion surplus, says National Party Finance spokesman John Key... More >>

39. '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 >>

40. 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 >>

41. Immigration Act passes third reading

29 October 2009 5:23pm | New Zealand Government

The new Immigration Act, which passed into law today will enhance border security and improve the efficiency of our immigration services, says Immigration Minister, Jonathan Coleman. "The previous legislation is now completely out of date. The ..... More >>

42. 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 >>

43. National's growing list of broken promises

17 November 2011 9:44am | New Zealand Labour Party

Asset sales, the ever-widening wage gap with Australia, and the Kiwi exodus across the Tasman, feature on a list of National's Top 10 Broken Promises, being released by Labour today. .. More >>

44. 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 >>

45. 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 >>

46. 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 >>

47. 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 >>

48. Peters - Speech On Winebox

25 August 1999 2:27pm | New Zealand First Party

Extracts from an address by Winston Peters to Greypower, at Rugby League Clubrooms, Wainuiomata... The Mission is no longer impossible - collect the hundreds of millions owed to New Zealand!".. More >>

49. Maiden Speech - Judith Collins

30 August 2002 9:26am | New Zealand National Party

Since this is the first time that I have spoken in Parliament, I take this opportunity to congratulate you on your reappointment. I also take the opportunity to congratulate the Deputy Speaker and the Assistant Speakers on their appointments... More >>

50. Choudhary's Cross Purpose In Palmerston North

25 September 2003 3:01pm | New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters has told the Labour list MP Ashraf Choudhary that he has a cheek joining the debate in Palmerston North about whether the cross should be removed from the city clock tower... More >>

51. Aussies quiz Kedgley over GE labelling bill

04 March 2004 11:07am | Green Party

Trans-Tasman political history will be made this evening [7:30pm Thursday, video link-up in conference room GOO3] when Green MP Sue Kedgley becomes the first New Zealand Member of Parliament to give evidence before an Australian Senate Inquiry... More >>

52. 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 >>

53. Maori Party Raises Issue of cultural appropriation

15 December 2005 3:58pm | The Maori Party

In considering the Geographical Indications (Wine and Spirits) Registration Bill today, the Maori Party wants to raise the issue of the protection and rights over the regionally-based products and produce of hapu and iwi... More >>

54. 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 >>

55. Turia: Cook Islands People's Te Reo Meeting

04 October 2006 11:11am | The Maori Party

I am greatly humbled to be invited here today, to share your important journey in safeguarding the essence of who you are. Your language, your identity, your people. It is indeed an honour to be here to support your hui for the preservation of te ..... More >>

56. Pita Sharples Speech: Wills Bill; First Reading

10 October 2006 4:48pm | The Maori Party

One of the most memorable moments in the last few months was the formal Raising Up ceremony for Te Arikinui Tuheitia Paki... More >>

57. Jennifer Binns Appointed District Court Judge

08 August 2008 10:02am | New Zealand Government

Jennifer Ann Binns, Barrister of Hamilton, has been appointed a District Court Judge, Attorney-General Hon Dr Michael Cullen announced today... More >>

58. Key should explain Lord Ashcroft's links

03 September 2008 2:51pm | New Zealand Government

After another day of evasive answers and lies from John Key, the National Leader should explain exactly what the purpose of his meeting with Lord Ashcroft was, Deputy Prime Minister Michael Cullen said... More >>

59. Speech: Sharples - Indigenous Peoples' Water Forum

27 July 2009 12:22pm | New Zealand Government

Water is the life giver of all things. That whakataukī describes a simple but very important truth. All life on and within Papatuanuku depends on water. To us, as tangata whenua, water is the very lifeblood of Papatuanuku; indeed it is the essence of life. ..... More >>

60. Strategic plan for Wellington highway unveiled

15 December 2009 11:48am | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Steven Joyce has joined the NZ Transport Agency in unveiling plans for a $2.2 billion strategic upgrade of State Highway 1 from Wellington Airport to Levin, including Transmission Gully. .. More >>

61. 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 >>

62. Dux Quest plumbing withdrawn 24 years ago

19 April 2011 8:59am | New Zealand Government

"Dux Quest was withdrawn from the market about 24 years ago. It pre-dates the current Building Code and the Building Act," Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson said... More >>

63. The pride and passion of kapa haka - Tariana Turia

15 July 2011 8:59am | The Maori Party

Local Te Tai Hauauru MP, Tariana Turia, was very proud to see the level of talent and absolute pride demonstrated by the taiohi performers involved in Te Whanganui a Tara secondary school kapa haka competitions, held today at Te Rauparaha Arena ..... More >>

64. New courthouse opens in central Christchurch

16 March 2012 11:55am | New Zealand Government

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee and Courts Minister Chester Borrows today welcomed the opening of the new Christchurch courthouse. .. More >>

65. Changes to Part 6A approved by Cabinet

30 October 2012 1:53pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Kate Wilkinson Minister of Labour 30 October 2012 Media Statement Changes to Part 6A approved by Cabinet Cabinet has agreed to further improvements to the Employment Relations Act 2000, including changes to Part 6A that deals with the cleaning, catering, ..... More >>

66. Time's Up For Cyber Bullies

04 April 2013 8:54am | New Zealand Government

Hon Judith Collins Minister of Justice 4 April 2013 Media Statement Time's Up For Cyber Bullies.. More >>

67. Maori Party congratulate Dame Kahurangi Nganeko Minhinnick

05 September 2013 4:37pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party congratulate Dame Kahurangi Nganeko Minhinnick who today was invested into the Order of New Zealand. She has an outstanding record of achievements and continues to lead her people of Ngāti Te Ata i Rehia into the future... More >>

68. Ministers announce first Partnership Schools | Kura Hourua

17 September 2013 11:50am | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister John Banks today announced the first Partnership Schools | Kura Hourua. .. More >>

69. Poto Williams selected as Labour Christchurch East Candidate

22 September 2013 10:02am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour Party President Moira Coatsworth has announced that Poto Williams will be the candidate for the Christchurch East by election following the resignation of Lianne Dalziel... More >>

70. Hekia Parata: Speech to the Iwi Chairs Forum

29 November 2013 5:14pm | New Zealand Government

Five years ago New Zealanders overwhelmingly voted National into Government. The National-led Government immediately set about implementing its plans, and we have made steady progress to help deliver more jobs and higher incomes for New Zealanders... More >>

71. Mokomoko (Restoration of Character, Mana, & Reputation) Bill

11 December 2013 3:00pm | The Maori Party

I move, That the Mokomoko (Restoration of Character, Mana, and Reputation) Bill be now read a third time. Tena koutou e te whanau a Mokomoko. Today we honour Te Whakatohea rangatira Mokomoko and the generations of his family... More >>

72. Auckland Unitary Plan hearings panel appointed

13 December 2013 3:30pm | New Zealand Government

Environment Minister Amy Adams and Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith have today announced the appointment of eight board members to the Auckland Unitary Plan hearings panel... More >>

73. High Court Judge appointed

23 January 2014 4:15pm | New Zealand Government

District Court Judge Susan Elizabeth Thomas has been appointed a Judge of the High Court, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today. Justice Thomas graduated with a BA and LLB (Hons) from the University of Auckland in 1982 and joined the Auckland ..... More >>

74. Te Ture Whenua Māori Act review report released

03 April 2014 3:13pm | New Zealand Government

The Government is drafting a new Te Ture Whenua Māori bill to reform the governance and management of Māori land based on the findings of an expert review panel released today, Associate Minister of Māori Affairs Christopher Finlayson has announced... More >>

75. Budget 2014: Duty-free tobacco limits to fall

08 May 2014 3:58pm | New Zealand Government

Duty-free tobacco allowances will be cut as a further step towards reducing the harm caused by smoking, Associate Minister of Health Tariana Turia says. This means that from 1 November this year, the duty-free allowance will fall from 200 cigarettes ..... More >>

76. Appointments to Solid Energy Board

11 June 2014 2:38pm | New Zealand Government

Minister for State Owned Enterprises, Hon Tony Ryall, has announced two appointments to the Board of Solid Energy New Zealand Ltd. .. More >>

77. 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 >>

78. $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 >>

79. "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 >>

80. NZ to ratify global arms trade treaty

02 September 2014 9:17am | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed news that New Zealand will ratify the Arms Trade Treaty - a world-first agreement aimed at regulating and controlling the trade in conventional arms. .. More >>

81. Public option for KiwiSaver will keep fees low

10 September 2014 10:04am | Green Party

A public option for KiwiSaver will reduce fees, saving KiwiSavers tens of thousands of dollars over the lifetime of their investment, the Green Party said today. KiwiSaver research company Canstar released a report today showing KiwiSaver fees are rising ..... More >>

82. Four new Partnership Schools to open

11 September 2014 2:28pm | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced the Government has signed contracts to open four new Partnership Schools in 2015. .. More >>

83. More oil company subsidies, power price increases under Nats

15 September 2014 2:13pm | Green Party

Power prices are set to rise further under National along with our carbon emissions, as outlined in its Energy and Resources policy announced this morning, the Green Party said today... More >>

84. POROPOROAKI: New Amsterdam Reedy

18 September 2014 3:13pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party mourns the loss of New Amsterdam Reedy (Ngāti Porou - Te Aitanga a Mate, Putaanga, Te Whānau a Tūwhakairiora, Ngāti Uepohatu). .. More >>

85. Dairy drop exposes bankruptcy of economic strategy

24 September 2014 10:23am | Green Party

Fonterra's cut to the dairy pay-out today shows National needs new ideas for the economy other than reliance on increasing commodity dairy production, which pollutes our waterways more and threatens New Zealand's clean, green brand, the Green Party ..... More >>

86. Open day for Arras Tunnel in Buckle Street

26 September 2014 12:12pm | New Zealand Government

Visitors and the public are invited tomorrow (Saturday 27 September) to walk through the newly constructed Arras Tunnel at the site of Pukeahu National War Memorial Park at Buckle Street in Wellington, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson ..... More >>

87. Better Economics But Socially "Racial Apartheid"

15 June 2000 5:19pm | New Zealand First Party

"The Budget has made some moves in the right economic direction, but its 'Closing the Gaps' programme will create serious racial divisions - it is social apartheid," said the New Zealand First Leader and former Treasurer, Rt Hon Winston Peters... More >>

88. Re: Post Colonial Traumatic Stress Disorder

30 August 2000 1:16pm | ACT New Zealand

Dear Minister Re: Post Colonial Traumatic Stress Disorder I am writing to inquire whether the department of Health is aware of the diagnosis of the Associate Minister of Maori Affairs, Tariana Turia, that 15% of the population is suffering from Post ..... More >>

89. Ohariu Belmont Survey Results Released

23 April 2001 11:57am | United Future NZ Party

Ohariu Belmont MP, Hon Peter Dunne, has released the results of his 2001 Ohariu Belmont electorate on a range of current issues... More >>

90. Indigenous West Coast forests transferred to DOC

31 May 2001 8:43am | New Zealand Government

The government today announced the transfer of all West Coast indigenous forests currently managed by Timberlands West Coast to conservation lands to be managed by the Department of Conservation... More >>

91. The New Zealand Queen's Birthday Honours 2001

05 June 2001 11:18am | New Zealand Government

The Queen has been pleased, on the occasion of the New Zealand celebration of Her Majesty's Birthday, to approve the following appointments to The New Zealand Order of Merit:.. More >>

92. Revamped Kaimai Express Could Be Viable

04 July 2001 12:31am | ACT New Zealand

ACT deputy leader Ken Shirley says he enjoyed a return trip from Tauranga to Auckland on the Kaimai Express this week and believes the threatened rail service could be viable if revamped and properly marketed... More >>

93. New acute mental health unit at Tauranga Hospital

09 August 2001 5:38pm | New Zealand Government

Thank you for your invitation to join you in opening this new Mental Health Unit... More >>

94. Maori Authenticity - A Key To NZ's Tourism Future

20 August 2001 1:58pm | New Zealand Government

Maori Affairs Minister Parekura Horomia said authenticity of Maori culture will be a key to the successful future of New Zealand's tourism industry... More >>

95. The Three Maori TV Directors

20 September 2001 9:15am | New Zealand Government

Derek Fox: Derek has a significant background in both mainstream and Mäori media. Derek was a foundation director of Mana Mäori Media Ltd, which produces magazine, radio and television services in English and Maori. He established the Mäori news ..... More >>

96. Whanganui River Claim - Tariana Turia Speech

08 October 2001 10:20am | New Zealand Government

Speech to Network Waitangi conference "The Whanganui River Claim - the cultural and spiritual significance to the Iwi of the Awa", Palmerston North.. More >>

97. Whanganui River Claim - Tariana Turia Speech

08 October 2001 10:20am | New Zealand Government

Speech to Network Waitangi conference "The Whanganui River Claim - the cultural and spiritual significance to the Iwi of the Awa", Palmerston North.. More >>

98. Dioxin Testing Programme Agreed

12 December 2001 3:00pm | New Zealand Government

Environment Minister Marian Hobbs and Green Party health spokesperson Sue Kedgley today announced a $500,000 programme of dioxin soil testing for up to 45 residential and former sawmill sites and air testing for up to 15 industrial plants around the ..... More >>

99. Accounting Standards Review Board Appointment

10 April 2002 11:08am | New Zealand Government

10 April 2002 Commerce Minister Paul Swain announced today that Susan Sheldon of Christchurch has been appointed as a member of the Accounting Standards Review Board for a five-year term from 1 April 2002. The Accounting Standards Review Board is ..... More >>

100. Ramsar Listing Of Southern Wetlands

25 June 2002 4:13pm | New Zealand Government

Conservation Minister Sandra Lee said today there would be benefits for local whitebaiters and whitebait if the lower reaches of two popular whitebaiting rivers were included in the designation of southern wetlands of international significance under the Ramsar ..... More >>

 

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