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1. Action needed to increase voter turnout numbers

22 September 2014 10:57am | Green Party

Expanded civics and citizenship education is urgently needed to turn around the low voter turnout in New Zealand, the Green Party said today. The Electoral Commission has estimated voter turnout for the 2014 election at 77.04 percent of those enrolled ..... More >>

2. 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 >>

3. Greens ramp up defence of environment and workers

22 September 2014 12:02pm | Green Party

The Green Party is heading into a new parliamentary term promising to ramp up efforts to defend both the environment and workers from National plans to ram through changes that will attack both, Green Party Co-leader Metiria Turei said today. National has ..... More >>

4. Collins thrilled with support for Papakura seat

22 September 2014 11:44am | New Zealand National Party

Judith Collins MP is thrilled to be returning to Parliament as the MP for Papakura after a clear majority in the preliminary results. .. More >>

5. Speaker to welcome newly-elected MPs to Parliament

22 September 2014 2:29pm | Office of the Clerk

Parliament's current Speaker Rt Hon David Carter is looking forward to officially welcoming the 29 newly-elected MPs to Parliament tomorrow. .. More >>

6. Time for new Key Government to take strong action on climate

22 September 2014 12:51pm | Green Party

The UN Climate Summit in New York on Tuesday is the final, final chance for John Key to demonstrate New Zealand's commitment to help secure a safe, stable future for our children, the Green Party said today... More >>

7. Aussie Liberals embroiled in Key campaign

17 September 2014 4:13pm | New Zealand Labour Party

John Key needs to explain why Australia's Liberal Party is interfering in New Zealand domestic politics and is encouraging Kiwi voters across the ditch to vote for National just days out from the election, Labour's campaign spokesperson Annette ..... More >>

8. McCully to United Nations General Assembly

22 September 2014 3:26pm | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully will travel to New York today to attend the 69th United Nations General Assembly. "The United Nations General Assembly is the foremost meeting of countries at the highest level. It is an opportunity to ensure that the ..... More >>

9. $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 >>

10. Minister acknowledges departing chief executive

19 September 2014 12:00pm | New Zealand Government

State-Owned Enterprises Minister Tony Ryall has acknowledged Mark Ford following his retirement as Watercare Services chief executive. "Mr Ford has been a great public servant over the last twenty years, and has made a lasting contribution to ..... More >>

11. ASA Also Finds Craig 'Manipulative'

19 September 2014 10:37am | New Zealand First Party

Conservative Party leader Colin Craig has been officially caught out manipulating and misleading the voter with incorrect information, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters... More >>

12. Minister disgusted by haka ban

12 August 2010 2:27pm | New Zealand Government

Maori Affairs Minister Dr Pita Sharples says he is disgusted that pre-match haka have been banned from playing fields during the Roller Mills junior rugby tournament. .. More >>

13. 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 >>

14. Greens pledge to clean up Govt

19 September 2014 10:24am | Green Party

The Green Party is needed in Government to clean up politics after repeated abuses of power by National, the Green Party said today... More >>

15. Fiordland worth $228m to NZ economy in 2005

08 October 2006 1:19pm | New Zealand Government

Fiordland National Park costs almost $9m a year to run but in 2005 it added an estimated $228m to the national economy, a new study published today by Conservation Minister Chris Carter has found... More >>

16. 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 >>

17. Hold Fast to Your Mana

19 September 2014 9:22am | MANA Movement

Hone Harawira today called on the voters of Tai Tokerau to hold fast to their mana, and not be dictated to by those party leaders who have ganged together to tell them how to vote... More >>

18. 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 >>

19. Government backs down on unworkable smoko bill

12 March 2013 12:43pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Darien FENTON Labour Spokesperson 12 March 2013 MEDIA STATEMENT Government backs down on unworkable smoko bill A bill, which the government claimed would cause havoc at airports as air traffic controllers took tea break entitlements, has finally - ..... More >>

20. 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 >>

21. National to reduce benefit numbers by 25 per cent

17 September 2014 9:08am | New Zealand National Party

A re-elected National Government will reduce the number of people on welfare by 25 per cent, with a series of new initiatives to support beneficiaries into work. "We're making a difference with stronger expectations and greater support. The plan we've ..... More >>

22. 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 >>

23. 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 >>

24. All prisons to become working prisons

10 September 2014 1:44pm | New Zealand National Party

All public prisons in New Zealand will become full working prisons by 2017, and ex-prisoners will receive post-release drug addiction treatment if National is returned to government, says Corrections Spokesperson Anne Tolley... More >>

25. Habeas Corpus Bill Makes Law And History

17 May 2001 2:18pm | New Zealand National Party

Rangitikei MP Simon Power became only the second Opposition MP since 1991 to have a Private Member's Bill become law when the Habeas Corpus Bill was passed in Parliament last night... More >>

26. Speech: The importance of tourism in New Zealand

29 July 2009 5:20pm | New Zealand Government

I would like to acknowledge Vice Chancellor Pat Walsh and Dr Ian Yeoman. Thank you for inviting me - its great to be here. The Prime Minister, Hon John Key, and I have spent the last couple of months getting to know this diverse industry. We have been ..... More >>

27. Opening of the Breakthrough Wellness Centre, Taumarunui

21 July 2014 10:24am | The Maori Party

Opening of the Breakthrough Wellness Centre, Taumarunui E ngā iwi, e ngā mana, tēnā koutou. Ka nui te mihi ki a koutou katoa i runga i te kaupapa o te rā, huri atu te pō, nau mai te ao! Nā reira, tēnei au he muka nō te taurawhiri a Hinengakau ..... More >>

28. 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 >>

29. Maori Party Knifes Their Own Candidate to Suit John Key

18 September 2014 9:10am | MANA Movement

"The people of Tai Tokerau want a straight answer Mr Flavell", said MANA leader and Tai Tokerau MP, Hone Harawira. "Is it true that your executive decided to tell Maori Party voters in Tai Tokerau to vote for John Key's nominee, Kelvin Davis?".. More >>

30. 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 >>

31. Martin Cooper - A Leader To Follow

05 May 2010 6:21pm | The Maori Party

On Saturday, a friend of mine turned 50 (and Tau Henare just wanted to say - Happy Birthday Skunk!), but I thought I'd dedicate this slot to recognising this son of Ngati Aamaru, committed supporter of the Kingitanga, and long-standing member ..... More >>

32. Labour Party List 2011

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

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

33. Launch of Whaia Te Ao Marama: Maori Disability Action Plan

02 August 2012 12:42pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Tariana Turia Associate Minister of Health Thursday 2 August 2012, 12pm SPEECH Launch of Whaia Te Ao Marama: Maori Disability Action Plan for Disability Support Services 2012 to 2017 .. More >>

34. Simon Cunliffe to be Labour Media Director

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

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

35. 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 >>

36. New multi-million dollar bill for taxpayers under failed ETS

04 August 2014 2:52pm | Green Party

New figures showing taxpayers forked out nearly $6 million in the last year on free pollution permits to Rio Tinto show the emissions trading scheme (ETS) must go, the Green Party said today... More >>

37. Vote Positive for Everyone - but Māori!

08 September 2014 1:02pm | The Maori Party

Vote Positive for Everyone - but Māori! Māori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell has come out strong against Labour leader David Cunliffe's statement they won't have the Māori Party in their Government. "What's happened to their Vote Positive ..... More >>

38. Crime: More About Prevention than Detection

10 September 2014 11:28am | New Zealand First Party

We can all remember when the doors to our homes and cars, if we had one, were never locked. .. More >>

39. John Key out of touch on child poverty

11 September 2014 2:37pm | New Zealand Labour Party

John Key is so out of touch with the working poor in New Zealand he underestimated the number of children in poverty by more than 70,000, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says. "During last night's leader's debate, John Key said 11 per cent of children ..... More >>

40. Labour backs Kate and so should National

15 September 2014 12:17pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour backs Kate and so should National The National Party is so embarrassed about its failure to address the high level of violence against our women and children, it has refused to accept a statue of Kate Sheppard from the Women's Refuge, Labour's ..... More >>

41. Inequality analysis gives wrong impression

17 September 2014 12:32pm | Green Party

Recent analysis of trends in inequality over the last 20 years by a tax consultant gives a misleading impression of the reality of inequality and poverty in New Zealand, the Green Party says... More >>

42. 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 >>

43. Leader welcomes Environmental Charter 2002

05 July 2002 9:01am | New Zealand Alliance Party

Alliance Leader Laila Harré has welcomed the release of the Vote for the Environment Environmental Charter 2002... More >>

44. 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 >>

45. Family Court and District Court Judge appointed

14 September 2005 9:50am | New Zealand Government

Attorney-General Michael Cullen has announced the appointment of a Family Court Judge and a District Court Judge... More >>

46. Turia: Hui Whare Wananga

13 June 2006 9:29am | The Maori Party

This morning the Auckland CBD ground to a halt. The lights, were literally, out. And all that could be heard was that the buzz of brown brainpower was literally on the move to Otaki. The power surge of creative thinking and innovation that has become ..... More >>

47. Poroporoaki for Erenora Puketapu-Hetet

24 July 2006 3:10pm | The Maori Party

The Maori Party is greatly saddened to learn of the passing of Te Atiawa expert weaver, Erenora Puketapu-Hetet... More >>

48. Valuing Our Elderly: Kaumatua and Kuia - Speech

19 November 2006 12:45am | The Maori Party

It's something I've always kept quiet to myself - but this week, I discovered it was a secret my colleague, Te Ururoa Flavell, also shared... More >>

49. Restore fresh water quality - Maori Party.

24 July 2008 10:03am | The Maori Party

Ka mate te wai maori, ka mate te whenua, ka mate te iwi, a, me tautoko te käwanatanga i te tu a te tangata whenua kia tiakina nga rerenga wai, nga roto, nga moana huri noa i te motu, te whakahau a te Mangai o te Ropu Maori mo nga Take Taiao, a Tariana ..... More >>

50. Government funding boost for contaminated sites

18 August 2008 11:43am | New Zealand Government

Four contaminated site projects, in Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Otago, and Tasman and Nelson, will be allocated about $150,000 from the Government's clean-up fund, Environment Minister Trevor Mallard announced today... More >>

51. Labour Party list for 2008 election announced

31 August 2008 2:02pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Eight talented New Zealanders will strengthen Labour's team of MPs in a few months time according to Labour President Mike Williams... More >>

52. Labour will oppose income splitting

16 August 2010 1:13pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will oppose Revenue Minister Peter Dunne's income-splitting legislation on the basis that it is badly targeted, favouring wealthy parents over families that really need extra support, says Labour revenue spokesperson Stuart Nash... More >>

53. World Recession: How is New Zealand Faring?

28 August 2010 2:42pm | ACT New Zealand

In late 2008, the huge American bank Lehman Brothers went bankrupt, and many other major financial institutions suddenly looked shaky. The US financial system froze as banks refused to lend to each other and the panic quickly spread. In Britain the ..... More >>

54. A Progressive Dental Health Policy for All New Zealanders

22 June 2011 2:40pm | Progressive Party

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

55. Passing of Dame Kāterina Te Heikōkō Mataira

16 July 2011 6:29pm | The Maori Party

Hon Tariana Turia and Hon Dr Pita Sharples Maori Party Co-Leaders Saturday 16 July 2011 Kua hinga te totara haemata o te Tai Rawhiti, ka haruru te whenua! Mai i te tihi o Hikurangi maunga ki te wahapu o Waiapu, e rere ana te waipuke roimata! E te ..... More >>

56. 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 >>

57. Meridian Energy share price range released

20 September 2013 12:03pm | New Zealand Government

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

58. 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 >>

59. New Zealand officially best in the world

04 April 2014 10:58am | New Zealand Government

People around the globe are learning this week what Kiwis know - New Zealand is one of the best countries in the world, says Social Development Minister Paula Bennett. .. More >>

60. $2.48m to improve broadband for the Chatham Islands

09 April 2014 1:49pm | New Zealand Government

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

61. Labour backs young, gifted Pacific candidates

30 April 2014 1:20pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour's Pacific Island Affairs spokesperson, Su'a William Sio is thrilled at the selection of five strong Pacific candidates in the Auckland region. .. More >>

62. John Key: Speech to Local Government New Zealand

22 July 2014 9:26am | New Zealand Government

Thank you for inviting me to the Local Government New Zealand conference. It's great to be here in Nelson, and it's great to see all the local mayors, chief executives and elected members... More >>

63. The Māori Party supports NZUSA scholarship initiative

01 August 2014 8:56am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party supports the First in Family Scholarship initiative launched by the New Zealand Students Association (NZUSA). The Scholarship programme offers a full fees and living costs scholarship to those who will be the first in their family ..... More >>

64. National's environmental priorities are not what NZers want

07 August 2014 3:48pm | Green Party

National's environment priorities, presented by Conservation Minister Nick Smith at the Environmental Defence Society conference today, are greenwash and won't protect the New Zealand we love, the Green Party said today. .. More >>

65. Māori Party Defends the Integrity of the Māori seats

19 August 2014 1:05pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders, Tariana Turia and Te Ururoa Flavell have spoken out today about the importance of saving the Māori seats. "We have had enough of the attacks being launched on the Māori seats and we are asking New Zealanders to think hard ..... More >>

66. New Science Challenge to build a better NZ

03 September 2014 10:46am | New Zealand Government

The Government has announced a new initiative to develop better housing and urban environments as part of its programme of National Science Challenges. .. More >>

67. Goff Gives Sworn Evidence to IGIS

08 September 2014 1:50pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Former Leader of the Labour Party Phil Goff this morning gave evidence under oath to the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security's Inquiry into whether security intelligence documents were leaked by John Key's office for political purposes... More >>

68. Parata claims state schools send kids to jail

10 September 2014 9:02am | New Zealand Labour Party

Hekia Parata's claim on Radio NZ's Morning Report this morning that vulnerable kids attending state schools are more likely to end up in jail is an absolute indictment on her own performance as Minister and the policies of the current National government, ..... More >>

69. False claim of Matai title a cultural affront

11 September 2014 9:35am | New Zealand Labour Party

National must explain why its candidate for Māngere Misa Fia Turner appears to be using a Matai title she is not entitled to, Labour's MP for Māngere and Pacific Islands Affairs spokesperson Su'a William Sio says. A Matai title is a legally-recognised ..... More >>

70. Leading economists endorse Green Party economic direction

17 September 2014 10:18am | Green Party

Some of the world's best economists have today reaffirmed the urgency and the benefits of shifting to a low carbon, high innovation economy, the Green Party said. .. More >>

71. Polling Booths Asked to Treat Maori Voters with Respect

18 September 2014 11:44am | Mana Movement

"Polling booths without Maori roll voting papers, Maori people not being offered assistance to vote, people getting sent from Whangarei to Wellsford to vote, Maori people getting turned away from voting because they didn't have their 'easy vote' ..... More >>

72. Ryall's final act as most incompetent SOEs Minister ever

18 September 2014 4:05pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Tony Ryall's final act as the most incompetent SOEs Minister ever is to load up the taxpayer with even more of a burden to rescue the train wreck he turned Solid Energy into, Labour's SOEs spokesperson Clayton Cosgrove says. "With just two ..... More >>

73. Why power prices matter

18 September 2014 5:12pm | New Zealand Labour Party

News that the CEO of Contact Energy is now earning $1.7 million a year, or $33,000 a week, has shocked many New Zealanders and reinforces the urgent need for Labour's NZ Power policy, Labour's Finance spokesperson David Par-ker says... More >>

74. Voters urged to look past the lies and half-truths

19 September 2014 9:21am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders Te Ururoa Flavell and HonTariana Turia says they've been staggered by the blatant lies and half-truths that have been levelled at the party in the last seven days. .. More >>

75. Kevin Campbell's Maiden Speech

10 February 2000 4:04pm | New Zealand Alliance Party

Addington, Mr Speaker, is a small suburb in the Wigram Electorate within that great city of Christchurch, and Addington is where my story begins... More >>

76. Minister Names Working Group On Adult Education

05 September 2000 9:43am | New Zealand Government

The Associate Minister of Education, Lianne Dalziel, today named the working group on Adult Education and Community Learning... More >>

77. Ngati Ruanui - Background - History - Map - Q&A

13 May 2001 3:22pm | New Zealand Government

Ngati Ruanui (including Pakakohi and Tangahoe) is an iwi of Taranaki. Ngati Ruanui takes its name from the tupuna Ruanui o Pookiwa and Ruanui o Taaneroroa, the latter being the grandson of Turi Ariki, leader of the Aotea waka. Ngati Ruanui are located ..... More >>

78. Fox Appointment Cynical

20 September 2001 9:59am | New Zealand National Party

The appointment of Mr Derek Fox to chair the board of the Maori television service is a cynical manoeuvre designed to remove the prospective founder of a new Maori political party from the scene, National's Murray McCully said today... More >>

79. 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 >>

80. Solution proposed for traffic at SH1 at Waitati

27 June 2005 12:18am | New Zealand Labour Party

Otago MP David Parker has proposed two potential solutions to the traffic issues confronting the Blueskin General Store on State Highway 1 at Waitati, north of Dunedin... More >>

81. 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 >>

82. 2005 Candidate Profile Fact Sheet - Hone Harawira

25 July 2005 10:22am | The Maori Party

Hone Harawira Maori Party Tai Tokerau Occupation: CEO Age: 50 Campaign manager: Hilda Halkyard Harawira.. More >>

83. News Worthy, 24 February 2006

24 February 2006 2:20pm | New Zealand National Party

It now seems clear that the increasing cost of containing prisoners is causing the Government to substantially shift its position on law and order issues. It had been the proud boast of Labour that it was "tough" on crime... More >>

84. More Maori wagging school

14 February 2007 11:29am | New Zealand National Party

National Party Maori Affairs spokesman Tau Henare says figures showing a jump in the number of Maori students wagging school are unacceptable and must be addressed by the Labour-led Government... More >>

85. 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 >>

86. 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 >>

87. Fact Sheet: The Victoria Cross

02 July 2007 12:10am | New Zealand Government

Background The Victoria Cross (VC) was created by Queen Victoria in 1856 to recognise acts of gallantry in the presence of the enemy by members of the armed forces, regardless of rank. It enjoys a precedence before all other honours and awards... More >>

88. Cost of keeping prisoners jumps to $92,000 a year

30 July 2007 10:00am | New Zealand National Party

Labour has allowed the costs of keeping people in prisons to increase by more than 63% since it became the Government, says National's Justice & Corrections spokesman, Simon Power... More >>

89. Te Wananga o Aotearoa: Marae, Stokes Valley

06 September 2007 10:09am | The Maori Party

Te Wananga o Aotearoa : Koraunui Marae, Stokes Valley Bachelor of Social Work Students Tariana Turia, Co-leader of the Maori Party Wednesday 5 September 2007.. More >>

90. Clevedon Coast Oysters future of NZ agribusiness

07 December 2007 4:12pm | New Zealand Government

"Clevedon Coast Oysters is a company that exemplifies the future of New Zealand agribusiness," Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Jim Anderton said today, during his visit to the company's processing facilities in Clevedon... More >>

91. Key "would love to see wages drop"

19 February 2008 5:03pm | New Zealand Government

Despite regularly claiming that National would raise wages if in office, John Key has admitted that he would like to see wages drop... More >>

92. Poroporoaki: Mere Knight

29 July 2008 9:42am | The Maori Party

E te whaea e Mere, kua hoki atu koe ki te kopu o te whenua, takoto mai, takoto mai, moe mai ra. Kua ngaro koe i te tirohanga tangata - ko wai hei tauira mo nga uri whakatipu? Me maumahara matou ki o mahi, ki to kaha, ki to manawanui ki te atawhai ..... More >>

93. Chauvel: So much for the iPod generation

31 March 2009 4:52pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Energy Minister and Leader of the House Gerry Brownlee appears blissfully oblivious of Prime Minister John Key's claim that members of his caucus belong to the "iPod generation," says Labour Energy spokesperson Charles Chauvel. "John Key made the ..... More >>

94. 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 >>

95. So Much For A 'Life' Sentence

21 October 2009 9:57am | ACT New Zealand

ACT New Zealand Law & Order Spokesman David Garrett was today appalled to learn that Andrew Peter McGlynn - believed to be New Zealand's most recalled 'lifer' - is to be recalled to prison just three months after being released on parole for the ..... More >>

96. So Much For A 'Life' Sentence

21 October 2009 9:57am | ACT New Zealand

ACT New Zealand Law & Order Spokesman David Garrett was today appalled to learn that Andrew Peter McGlynn - believed to be New Zealand's most recalled 'lifer' - is to be recalled to prison just three months after being released on parole for the ..... More >>

97. Time for NZ to have proper Made in NZ definition

10 August 2010 10:00am | Green Party

New Zealand needs a clear, easily understood, and legal definition of the term 'Made in New Zealand', Green Party Consumer Affairs spokesperson Sue Kedgley said today. .. More >>

98. Green Party Confirms List Rankings

29 May 2011 12:17pm | Green Party

Green Party Confirms List Rankings May 29 2011 New female candidates feature in the Green Party's list for the 2011 election announced today. .. More >>

99. 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 >>

100. John Key's asset sales an epic fail for NZ

13 November 2011 1:51pm | New Zealand Labour Party

If John Key was to sit his own asset sales test the result would be an epic fail, says Labour's Finance spokesperson David Cunliffe "In his State of the Nation speech, delivered in January, John Key said he would only push ahead with asset sales ..... More >>


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