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1. Justice for Teina Pora long overdue

03 March 2015 11:14pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The Privy Council's decision to quash Teina Pora's convictions for the rape and murder of Susan Burdett could be the final chapter in a case that should have been closed years ago, Labour's Justice Spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says... More >>

2. Inland Revenue Faces "Novapay on Steroids"

04 March 2015 2:06pm | New Zealand First Party

Inland Revenue's runaway information technology transformation projects are being likened to Novapay with another Australian contractor right at its centre, says New Zealand First... More >>

3. Minister tells workers to join dole queue

04 March 2015 11:48am | New Zealand Labour Party

Comments by the Workplace Relations and Safety Minister show the Government would rather subsidise bad employers than ban unfair zero hour contracts, Labour's spokesperson for Labour Issues Iain Lees-Galloway says... More >>

4. Justice at last for Teina Pora and his whānau

04 March 2015 9:04am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party says today is a great day for Teina Pora and those of his family who stood by him. .. More >>

5. MPs' remuneration to be changed

02 March 2015 4:12pm | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister John Key today announced an overhaul of the Remuneration Authority Act, tying MP salaries to those of the wider public sector, which will be passed under urgency. Mr Key says the decision was made after the Remuneration Authority's ..... More >>

6. Education Excellence Awards judges named

03 March 2015 10:06am | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced the names of the judges and education experts who will decide the winners of the 2015 Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards. "The Awards, presented for the first time last year, celebrate outstanding ..... More >>

7. 'Ageing Well' Science Challenge launched

04 March 2015 11:06am | New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today launched the Ageing Well National Science Challenge, confirming initial funding of $14.6 million. The Ageing Well Kia eke kairangi ki te taikaumātuatanga Challenge is the fifth National Science Challenge ..... More >>

8. Speech to Downstream Conference 2015

04 March 2015 9:37am | New Zealand Government

It's great to be back at this conference and to be New Zealand's Energy Minister for a third year. Time flies when you're having fun - and it's been a real privilege working in such an exciting sector that is always changing and is enhancing ..... More >>

9. Ministers must answer questions on IRD blowout

03 March 2015 12:15pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The current and previous Revenue Ministers must front up and explain how the child support system had a budget blowout from $30 million to $210 million in just four years, says Labour's Revenue spokesperson Clayton Cosgrove. "Peter Dunne was ..... More >>

10. Minister applauds national kapa haka festival

04 March 2015 10:05am | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata wishes the best of luck to everyone involved in this week's national kapa haka festival, Te Matatini, in Christchurch. "Te Matatini showcases the very best of Māori performing arts talent. It's a celebration of ..... More >>

11. Housing Accord not working - prices continue skyward

04 March 2015 3:41pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Housing Accord not working - prices continue skyward The Government's Auckland Housing Accord isn't working as house prices continue to go through the roof, Labour's Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says. "The average Auckland house has gone up ..... More >>

12. Changes proposed to telecommunications facilities standards

03 March 2015 1:12pm | New Zealand Government

P ublic feedback is being sought on proposed changes to the National Environmental Standard (NES) for telecommunications facilities to help speed up improvements and reduce costs... More >>

13. GP practice staff get healthy alongside patients

03 March 2015 4:30pm | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says general practice staff are getting behind a programme which has them joining their patients to live healthily. "The Energized Practice initiative sees medical staff and patients take part in activities designed ..... More >>

14. NICE 2015 Symposium on Health and Social Care

04 March 2015 9:53am | New Zealand Government

Greetings, greetings, greetings to all and every one of you. Thank you for inviting me to open this joint NICE-bpacnz symposium on guidelines and pathways and the roles that they have in the United Kingdom and New Zealand... More >>

15. Life to get harder for zero hour workers

04 March 2015 9:17pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Employment law changes that take effect tomorrow will make life even harder for workers battling zero hour contracts, Labour's spokesperson on Labour Relations Iain Lees-Galloway says. "From tomorrow, it will be harder for working people to ..... More >>

16. Curb stratospheric public CEO salaries

03 March 2015 10:57am | New Zealand Labour Party

Curb stratospheric public CEO salaries A review of the way MPs' pay is set should also look at ways to curb excessive rises in the salaries of public service chief executives, Labour Leader Andrew Little says... More >>

17. Discussion paper released on Customs' Act

04 March 2015 5:33pm | New Zealand Government

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today released a discussion paper proposing changes to the Customs and Excise Act. .. More >>

18. Flag Consideration Panel members announced

26 February 2015 10:36am | New Zealand Government

The Government has appointed 12 New Zealanders as members of the Flag Consideration Panel which will engage with the public about a possible new New Zealand flag, Deputy Prime Minister Bill English says... More >>

19. $905k to grow tomorrow's business leaders

03 March 2015 1:49pm | New Zealand Government

Young people across New Zealand will receive a boost to develop their entrepreneurial skills and knowledge, after Youth Minister Nikki Kaye today announced $905,000 funding under the Youth Enterprise Fund... More >>

20. Second year of Accord off to encouraging start

04 March 2015 2:49pm | New Zealand Government

Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Mayor Len Brown have today welcomed the release of the latest Auckland Housing Accord monitoring report, saying it shows an encouraging start to the second year of the agreement between the Government and ..... More >>

21. Comment from Carmel Sepuloni

26 February 2015 10:54am | New Zealand Labour Party

The first I knew of my mother's charges was when I was called by a reporter yesterday. I spoke to Andrew and we agreed there is a conflict of interest at the present time which means I will temporarily stand aside from the Social Development portfolio. ..... More >>

22. Labour lodges bill to scrap zero-hour contracts

12 February 2015 1:30pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour is taking action against one of the most insidious attacks on vulnerable workers by today lodging a Member's Bill against zero-hour contracts. .. More >>

23. Think twice before buying wildlife products

03 March 2015 2:04pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Minister of Conservation Nicky Wagner is reminding all travellers that wildlife crime is serious and they should think twice before purchasing any wildlife products or souvenirs overseas. March 3 is United Nations World Wildlife Day, a day ..... More >>

24. Consultation on proposed gambling fee changes

04 March 2015 10:17am | New Zealand Government

The gambling sector and the public are being consulted on proposed changes to gambling fees, Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne said today. The changes are necessary because it is costing more to regulate gambling than the revenue from current fees ..... More >>

25. Prime Minister's Statement

10 February 2015 3:30pm | New Zealand Government

The Government is continuing to implement its plan to build a faster-growing economy with more jobs and rising incomes, and to support New Zealanders and their families. .. More >>

26. Kōrero mai, kōrero atu ki Te Matatini

02 March 2015 8:58am | New Zealand Government

Kōrero mai, kōrero atu ki Te Matatini The Māori Development Minister encourages whānau heading to Te Matatini in Christchurch next week to use as much Māori language as they can. The Māori Language Commission has just launched a "kōrero mai" ..... More >>

27. Productivity Commission should investigate carbon intensity

03 March 2015 9:47am | Green Party

The Green Party has suggested a Productivity Commission inquiry into how New Zealand can best raise living standards while simultaneously reducing net greenhouse gas emissions. "Measuring carbon intensity and agreeing on ways to reduce it can help ..... More >>

28. A year of milestones for disability groups

02 March 2015 5:41pm | New Zealand Government

Minister for Disability Issues 2 March 2015 Media Statement A year of milestones for disability groups .. More >>

29. Pay transparency is vital to reduce inequality

03 March 2015 2:19pm | Green Party

The Green Party today welcomed calls for a conversation about public sector pay caps, but stressed that the conversation must also include pay transparency and the ratios between the highest and lowest incomes, as part of a larger plan to address inequality ..... More >>

30. New Zealand First Gets Fruit Fly Pest Hotline Staffed 24/7

04 March 2015 5:30pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First thanks the Ministry for Primary Industries on behalf of our primary producers for now seemingly staffing the Pest and Disease Hotline 24/7. .. More >>

31. Development Contributions Commissioners appointed

08 August 2014 2:53pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga Associate Minister of Local Government 8 August 2014 Media Statement Development Contributions Commissioners appointed .. More >>

32. $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 >>

33. Approving GE trees in Brazil will have dire implications

03 March 2015 12:25pm | Green Party

The approval of GE trees by a Brazilian regulatory body will have implications for New Zealand's clean, green image and potentially the pockets of taxpayers, the Green Party said today... More >>

34. The Korean War and New Zealand's involvement

23 July 2008 4:17pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Rick Barker's address to mark the 55th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice, Alexandra Park, Auckland. This Sunday, July 27 2008, will mark the 55th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice which brought to an end the hostilities of the Korean ..... More >>

35. Aspire Scholarship-Māori Boarding School Students

23 October 2009 11:51am | The Maori Party

11. TE URUROA FLAVELL (Māori Party-Waiariki) to the Associate Minister of Education: Kua whakawhiwhia anōtia ki tetahi tauira Māori e kuraina ana i ngā kura nōhanga Māori he karahipi Aspire; ki te kore, he aha ai?.. More >>

36. Questions and Answers - February 25

25 February 2015 5:54pm | Office of the Clerk

Prime Minister-Statement on Deployment of Defence Force to Iraq 1. METIRIA TUREI (Co-Leader-Green) to the Prime Minister : Does he stand by his statement "Get some guts and join the right side"? .. More >>

37. Bumper tuatara season on Little Barrier Island

03 March 2015 1:05pm | New Zealand Government

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry is pleased to announce a bumper crop of tuatara eggs on Te Hauturu-o-Toi/Little Barrier Island this breeding season. "It's an outstanding example of what can be achieved when we ensure that New Zealand's ecosystems ..... More >>

38. Inland Revenue Faces "Novapay on Steroids"

04 March 2015 2:01pm | New Zealand First Party

Inland Revenue's runaway information technology transformation projects are being likened to Novapay with another Australian contractor right at its centre, says New Zealand First... More >>

39. Bishop encourages Hutt teachers to apply for awards

04 March 2015 3:26pm | New Zealand National Party

National List MP based in the Hutt Valley Chris Bishop is encouraging teachers in the Hutt to apply for a Prime Minister's Education Excellence award. .. More >>

40. '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 >>

41. New helicopters selected for NZ Defence Force

30 October 2007 3:03pm | New Zealand Government

Minister of Defence Phil Goff announced today that Cabinet has approved the start of contract negotiations with Agusta-Westland, the preferred tenderer for the supply of training-light utility helicopters to the New Zealand Defence Force... More >>

42. 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 >>

43. Minimum wage to increase to $14.75

25 February 2015 11:35am | New Zealand Government

Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced the adult minimum wage will increase from $14.25 to $14.75 an hour from 1 April. .. More >>

44. Australia and NZ sign MoU for criminal history checks

28 February 2015 2:57pm | New Zealand Government

Communities on both sides of the Tasman will benefit following the expansion of a criminal history checking service to vet individuals for employment, training and registration purposes... More >>

45. Improvements to food traceability on agenda

03 March 2015 9:44am | New Zealand Government

Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed the release of the Dairy Traceability Working Group's reports, which make recommendations on food supply chain traceability. "The group was formed following a recommendation from the Government Inquiry into ..... More >>

46. McCully must be proactive on human rights

03 March 2015 10:47am | Green Party

Murray McCully must take a proactive stance on human rights abuses in West Papua during his meeting with the Indonesian Foreign Minister. .. More >>

47. Project supports Pacific safety improvements

04 March 2015 10:32am | New Zealand Government

The presentation of vital data on shipping hazards to Vanuatu, Tonga and the Cook Islands is an important first step toward significantly improving maritime safety in the South West Pacific, Land Information Minister Louise Upston said today. "The ..... More >>

48. Māori unemployment soars under National

08 May 2014 4:49pm | New Zealand Labour Party

New figures show Māori unemployment has soared to more than double that of the overall rate since National took office, Labour's Māori Affairs spokesperson Nanaia Mahuta says... More >>

49. Host cities welcome Cricket World Cup teams

15 February 2015 12:44pm | New Zealand Government

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman is encouraging people to head along to the ICC Cricket World Cup team welcomes organised by the seven New Zealand host cities... More >>

50. Questions and Answers - February 26

26 February 2015 5:36pm | Office of the Clerk

Economy-Progress 1. IAN McKELVIE (National-Rangitīkei) to the Minister of Finance : What progress is the Government making in building a more competitive and productive economy as one of its priorities for this term of Parliament? .. More >>

51. More ACC support to help address sexual violence

02 March 2015 2:25pm | New Zealand Government

ACC Minister Nikki Kaye welcomes ACC's new support package for people who've experienced sexual abuse or assault. "It's clear to me ACC has listened to feedback from clients, families, counsellors and others, and their input is reflected in the ..... More >>

52. Review of financial advice laws to commence

03 March 2015 10:56am | New Zealand Government

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith today released the terms of reference for a review of the legislation governing how financial advice is provided. .. More >>

53. Family Court and District Court judges appointed

15 December 2004 9:00am | New Zealand Government

Attorney-General Margaret Wilson today announced the appointment of a Family Court Judge and three District Court Judges... More >>

54. Flavell: Farewell to Te Atairangikaahu

22 August 2006 5:14pm | The Maori Party

I stand today to mihi to the new King, Te Arikinui Tuheitia Paki. And in doing so, I mihi to a long line of leaders, a whakapapa of chiefs and chieftainship... More >>

55. Fact Sheet: New Zealand Special Air Service NZSAS

02 July 2007 12:08am | New Zealand Government

FACT SHEET New Zealand Special Air Service (NZSAS) Background o 1 New Zealand Special Air Service Group (NZSAS) is the premier combat unit of the New Zealand Defence Force. The NZSAS is based in Auckland and is made up of highly trained and motivated ..... More >>

56. Visit to Mother of Divine Mercy Refuge

30 August 2010 1:38pm | New Zealand Government

A couple of years ago, the magazine, Rise, devoted an entire page to a photograph of a woman with the most amazing smiling eyes and generous grin - a woman whom was described as a Samoan Mother Theresa; "the Rock"; a woman whose father called ..... More >>

57. 2,000 New Businesses Added To Supergold Card

13 July 2012 9:05am | New Zealand Government

Senior Citizens Minister Jo Goodhew is delighted by a recent SuperGold recruitment drive which has seen 2,000 new businesses join the scheme in the past two months. .. More >>

58. 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 >>

59. Anzac Day messages from Prime Minister and Governor-General

26 April 2014 1:42pm | New Zealand Government

Anzac Day message 2014 - From the Prime Minister of New Zealand It is almost 100 years since the events which led to Anzac Day. .. More >>

60. 2015 Occupation Outlook App released

20 January 2015 12:19pm | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today released the 2015 Occupation Outlook report and mobile App, which allows students and their families to easily compare the job prospects and incomes of 50 different careers and help ..... More >>

61. John Key Speech: Next steps in social housing

28 January 2015 12:43pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand is in good shape and getting better. We are making great strides towards building a stronger, more prosperous country - a country where we can have a great lifestyle and earn a good income that compares well with the rest of the world... More >>

62. Questions and Answers - February 17

18 February 2015 10:18am | Office of the Clerk

1. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS (Leader-NZ First) to the Prime Minister : Does he stand by all his statements? .. More >>

63. Help for Queenstown's labour shortage

19 February 2015 2:35pm | New Zealand Government

Temporary changes to immigration rules will further help Queenstown employers recruit much needed staff, Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse announced today. A new streamlined visa process means that from ..... More >>

64. Big holes exposed in spy oversight

24 February 2015 2:33pm | Green Party

Big holes exposed in spy oversight Big holes in spy oversight have been revealed by the Inspector General of Security and Intelligence (IGIS) who says that the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) has no internal audit mechanism, said ..... More >>

65. Solid Energy's Chair steps down

24 February 2015 5:15pm | New Zealand Government

State Owned Enterprises Minister Todd McClay has thanked outgoing Solid Energy Chair, Pip Dunphy for her hard work and strong leadership after her decision to stand down from the Board... More >>

66. Report shows importance of whanau and community

26 February 2015 3:18pm | New Zealand Government

A research report released today has highlighted the importance of whanau and the community in preventing violence against Maori women and children. .. More >>

67. Voluntary compliance a win-win at the border

27 February 2015 11:14am | New Zealand Government

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says promoting voluntary compliance at the border is helping Customs track ahead of Treasury's forecast revenue and saving traders money. "Helping importers and excise payers improve data integrity and avoid administrative ..... More >>

68. Ireland shows the way with plain packaging tobacco law

28 February 2015 2:54pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party congratulates the Irish Government for passing plain packaging tobacco legislation this week. .. More >>

69. Five schools get special recruitment allowance

01 March 2015 10:35am | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata says schools in Northland, Waikato, Hawkes Bay and Canterbury are the first to gain approval to use a new allowance to recruit principals who can help them tackle significant challenges... More >>

70. Pacific Education Needs More Support

02 March 2015 1:55pm | New Zealand First Party

Pacific Education Needs More Support New Zealand First supports the call from the New Zealand Principals' Federation for greater resourcing to meet the needs of Pacific learners in the classroom. "The Principals' Federation says it is not ..... More >>

71. Green Party welcomes changes to MPs' salary setting rules

02 March 2015 5:30pm | Green Party

It's good that the Government has listened to New Zealanders and announced a fairer way to set MPs' salaries, the Green Party said today. .. More >>

72. Reflections on the Tragedy of Coral Burrows

26 September 2003 9:27am | United Future NZ Party

On Tuesday 23 September a small yellow coffin decorated with beautiful spring flowers made its way through Featherston from a memorial service at St. Teresa's Catholic Church, to Matamata a day later for a funeral and burial... More >>

73. 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 >>

74. 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 >>

75. Three teens offered over $160,000 each

03 December 2004 9:46am | New Zealand Government

Three Auckland teenagers jailed for a crime they did not commit have been offered compensation of around $160,000 each, Justice Minister Phil Goff said today... More >>

76. 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 >>

77. Copeland urges extension to 1080 reassessment

06 November 2006 4:02pm | United Future NZ Party

United Future MP Gordon Copeland has today sent a letter to the Environmental Risk Management Authority requesting an extension of the submission period for the reassessment of 1080 poison... More >>

78. Maximum size limit for eels now nationwide

27 March 2007 10:18am | New Zealand Government

"Further measures to improve the sustainability of freshwater eels are being introduced from 1 April 2007, " Fisheries Minister Jim Anderton announced today... More >>

79. Maori Wardens Budget Funding Well Deserved

22 May 2008 4:25pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First's Maori Affairs spokesperson Pita Paraone is absolutely delighted that $2.3 million of funding for capacity and capability building has been given to Maori Wardens in Budget 2008... More >>

80. Minister's claims on 1080 misleading - Copeland

31 July 2008 3:32pm | Gordon Copeland

Independent MP Gordon Copeland today stated that Minister of Conservation Steve Chadwick's comments around the safety of 1080 when dropped from the air are misleading. .. More >>

81. Government urged to bring back R&D tax credit

21 June 2009 1:37pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Finance Minister Bill English needs to listen to the concerns of those in the tradable sector, says Labour's Research and Development, Science and Technology spokesperson Moana Mackey... More >>

82. Drought costs NZ $2.8 billion

14 August 2009 10:56am | New Zealand Government

Agriculture Minister David Carter has revealed that the nationwide drought between spring 2007 and autumn 2008 cost the New Zealand economy $2.8 billion. A Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry report outlining the effects of the 2007-2008 drought ..... More >>

83. Appointments to key roles in new legal aid system

23 August 2011 3:14pm | New Zealand Government

Justice Minister Simon Power today announced the appointment of retired district court judge Bernard Kendall as the first legal aid Review Authority. The Review Authority was established under the Legal Services Act 2011 to review decisions made by the ..... More >>

84. 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 >>

85. Harawira: New charter schools for Maori in the North

18 September 2013 8:56am | Mana Party

"I've got mixed emotions about government announcing the funding of the first five charter schools" said MANA leader and Tai Tokerau MP Hone Harawira. .. More >>

86. 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 >>

87. Healthy Families NZ: Registrations of Interest open

14 March 2014 1:05pm | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Tony Ryall today announced the Registration of Interest process has opened for 'Healthy Families NZ' - the first step in the rollout of the government's newhealthy eating and anti-obesity initiative... More >>

88. KickStart Breakfast kicks up a notch

04 April 2014 9:32am | New Zealand Government

Social Development Minister, Paula Bennett, announced that the KickStart Breakfast programme has served more than 1.5 million breakfasts since government support expanded the programme last May. Prime Minister John Key joined Mrs Bennett in celebrating ..... More >>

89. 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 >>

90. New drug detector dog for Auckland Airport

27 June 2014 9:28am | New Zealand Government

Customs Officer Daniel Evans and new drug detector dog Dirk Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today welcomed the addition of a new drug detector dog at Auckland Airport. Golden labrador Dirk is replacing one of Customs' longest serving dogs, Titan, ..... More >>

91. Foreign Charter Vessels Amendment Bill passes third reading

31 July 2014 1:27pm | New Zealand Government

A bill to strengthen the regulation of foreign-owned commercial fishing vessels operating in New Zealand waters has passed its third and final reading in Parliament today. .. More >>

92. Positive behaviour improves outcomes for students

14 August 2014 12:42pm | New Zealand Government

A programme focused on improving behaviour in schools is having a positive impact in classrooms across New Zealand, Education Minister Hekia Parata says. The findings, released today, are from an ongoing evaluation into the Positive Behaviour for Learning ..... More >>

93. 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 >>

94. Maiden Address Marama Fox

28 October 2014 7:57pm | The Maori Party

E te Mana Whakawā nei rā te mihi mahana ki a koe, anō rā ki te whare hoki. I terā wiki i tū ake au ki te tuku mihi ki tērā o ngā hoea kua hinga ā e tika me mihi ki a rātou katoa kua mate, kei ngā ringa o te Atua e karapoti nei i a rātou ..... More >>

95. First steps taken towards flag referendum

29 October 2014 10:49am | New Zealand Government

Cabinet has agreed on the details of the flag referendum process and every political party represented in Parliament has been invited to take part, say Prime Minister John Key and Deputy Prime Minister Bill English... More >>

96. $500,000 Youth Financial Literacy Fund

07 November 2014 11:02am | New Zealand Government

Youth Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the opening of a Financial Literacy Fund to support organisations to deliver financial literacy skills to young people. .. More >>

97. The Future of Work - Labour Leader Andrew Little Speech

01 December 2014 8:27am | New Zealand Labour Party

This morning I want to outline what will be a signature piece of work for the parliamentary Labour Party over the next two years. It will confront what I and many others regard as one of the biggest medium and long-term challenges facing New Zealand and many ..... More >>

98. Taxation (KiwiSaver HomeStart and Remedial Matters) Bill

12 December 2014 4:16pm | Office of the Clerk

Public submissions are being invited on this bill. The closing date for submissions is Monday 2 February 2015. .. More >>

99. End Zero Speed Limit Tolerance Experiment Says NZ First

03 January 2015 11:52am | New Zealand First Party

Ron Mark Spokesperson for Police 2 JANUARY 2015 End Zero Speed Limit Tolerance Experiment Says New Zealand First .. More >>

100. Novopay Continues to Fail

20 January 2015 9:21am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Deputy Leader Tracey Martin is astonished the Minister Responsible for Novopay is trumpeting the latest payroll error rate as a step forward. .. More >>


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