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1. Govt confirms $38.7 billion investment in land transport

18 December 2014 2:23pm | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges today confirmed the Government will invest $38.7 billion in New Zealand's land transport system over the next ten years, with regional networks, public transport, cycleways and road maintenance to benefit... More >>

2. New strategy to tackle kauri dieback

17 December 2014 2:43pm | New Zealand Government

A new joint strategy to tackle kauri dieback has been welcomed by Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Conservation Minister Maggie Barry. .. More >>

3. Dairy Price Lift, Need for Fonterra to Deliver Value-Add

17 December 2014 3:08pm | New Zealand First Party

While the 2.4 percent rise in GlobalDairyTrade, the biggest increase since 3 December 2013, is good news for New Zealand's embattled dairy farmers at Christmas time, what they really need is for Fonterra to deliver on the value-add promise made at ..... More >>

4. Energy users need answers on Vector share plans

18 December 2014 9:00am | New Zealand Labour Party

Energy Minister Simon Bridges needs to stop ducking for cover about whether or not the Government will support plans to nationalise and then privatise $2.1 billion of shares in the Auckland Electricity Consumer Trust, Labour's Energy spokesperson ..... More >>

5. Is it time to pick a date to switch-off copper network?

18 December 2014 12:18pm | New Zealand Labour Party

"In 2015 the broadband community should start the critical discussion on how and when New Zealand can migrate from the copper broadband network to fibre because the current government won't," says Labour's ICT spokesperson Clare Curran... More >>

6. $23.5 million redevelopment of Southern Cross school

17 December 2014 6:02pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye confirmed today that $23.5 million of funding has been approved towards the second stage of redevelopment of Southern Cross Campus. .. More >>

7. A year of inequality debate

18 December 2014 12:47pm | ACT New Zealand

Inequality and poverty issues were big news this past year. The English version of Thomas Piketty's book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, was published in April. It provided an impressive collection of historical data on trends in wealth distribution... More >>

8. Appointment of Christchurch Coroner

18 December 2014 3:54pm | New Zealand Government

Attorney-General, Christopher Finlayson, today announced the appointment of Christchurch lawyer Anna Tutton as a Coroner. Ms Tutton replaces retiring Christchurch Coroner, Richard McElrea. Ms Tutton has held a practising certificate for over 25 years. She ..... More >>

9. Accreditation Rebuilds Confidence in Christchurch

18 December 2014 11:42am | New Zealand Government

Christchurch City's reinstatement by International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ) as a Building Consent Authority (BCA) is a significant step in rebuilding confidence in the Council and progressing reconstruction of the city, Building and Housing Minister ..... More >>

10. Govt spend on transport out of step with reality

18 December 2014 5:20pm | Green Party

The National Government is planning to allocate ever increasing amounts of taxpayer funding to build expensive new motorways despite record numbers of New Zealanders flocking to buses and trains, said the Green Party... More >>

11. Government Must Bring in the Experts to Sort Strait Ferries

18 December 2014 1:09pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is calling on the government to bring in maritime experts to sort out the Cook Strait ferries, including the ships, the management and command structure. .. More >>

12. Affordable housing development agreement signed

18 December 2014 3:08pm | New Zealand Government

The Government has signed a development agreement for the construction of 237 homes as part of its affordable housing project on an 11.5-hectare Crown-owned site in Christchurch, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today. "Today's ..... More >>

13. Solar homes stymied by Govt inaction

18 December 2014 1:02pm | Green Party

Government inaction is allowing the big power companies to discourage the nascent solar power sector, the Green Party said today. Green Party MP Gareth Hughes launched a petition today calling on the Government to empower the Electricity Authority to ..... More >>

14. Worksafe's Excessive Fines for Farmers

18 December 2014 3:13pm | New Zealand First Party

WorkSafe NZ is risking a perception of revenue generation following another fine imposed on a farming couple for not wearing helmets and carrying children as passengers on a quad bike, disproportionately higher than fines for other safety breaches, says ..... More >>

15. P- Report shows more people getting treatment

17 December 2014 10:46am | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister John Key says the latest Indicators and Progress Report for the Government's Methamphetamine Action Plan shows more prisoners are completing drug treatment programmes. The report released today shows more than 1000 prisoners a year are starting programmes ..... More >>

16. New community housing development opened

17 December 2014 11:23am | New Zealand Government

Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett today opened Accessible Properties' new community housing development in Johnsonville, furthering the Government's commitment to providing better social housing for those in need... More >>

17. Over $700,000 allocated to racecourse safety

17 December 2014 12:12pm | New Zealand Government

Racing Minister Nathan Guy has announced that 25 projects to improve safety at racecourses across New Zealand will be receiving grants worth $703,596. The money is coming from the Racing Safety Development Fund which provides $1 million annually to racecourse ..... More >>

18. Submissions on future of science system

18 December 2014 1:12pm | New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today released the summary of submissions received in response to the Government's first Draft National Statement of Science Investment (NSSI), which sets out the current settings and proposed future priorities ..... More >>

19. Alcohol forum report released

17 December 2014 9:51am | New Zealand Government

The report of the Ministerial Forum on Alcohol Advertising and Sponsorship has been released today, with Ministers noting that further work will be required on the feasibility and impact of the proposals... More >>

20. NZ welcomes US, Cuba announcement

18 December 2014 1:37pm | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed this morning's announcement that the United States and Cuba intend to re-establish diplomatic relations after 53 years. .. More >>

21. Turning up the heat on working conditions

17 December 2014 1:28pm | New Zealand Labour Party

A "Jobs That Count" campaign has the full support of Labour, the party's Labour Relations spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway says. .. More >>

22. City acknowledges former Councillor, Leonie Gill

18 December 2014 12:16pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Today's decision by Wellington City Council to name a local pathway in Kilbirnie after the late Leonie Gill, the long serving Labour Wellington City Councillor for the eastern suburbs, gets the thumbs up from Labour's Rongotai MP, Annette King, ..... More >>

23. Foreign buyers for iconic island must add value

18 December 2014 4:59pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will look very closely at any Overseas Investment Office application to purchase Pakatoa Island if it is not bought by a Kiwi, says Labour's Land information Spokesperson Stuart Nash... More >>

24. Scheme to fill hard-to-staff health jobs working

18 December 2014 12:11pm | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a scheme to fill hard-to-staff health roles is making a real difference to the career choices of graduating health professionals. .. More >>

25. Tax assistance agreement to begin next year

18 December 2014 11:44am | New Zealand Government

From next year a significant new measure for countering tax evasion will become available to Inland Revenue, says Revenue Minister Todd McClay. The Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, signed in 2012, provides for administrative co-operation ..... More >>

26. Economy grows solidly in September year

18 December 2014 11:46am | New Zealand Government

New Zealand's economy remains one of the fastest growing in the developed world, confirming that the Government's economic programme is taking New Zealand in the right direction, Finance Minister Bill English says... More >>

27. Minister welcomes predator control venture

16 December 2014 2:31pm | New Zealand Government

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has welcomed an innovative partnership to dramatically transform the way invasive predators are managed on mainland New Zealand. The NEXT Foundation has partnered with philanthropists Gareth Morgan and Sam Morgan, and the ..... More >>

28. Social Media Campaign lifts spirits after Sydney Siege

17 December 2014 9:17am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader, Marama Fox, has reached out across the Tasman to commend the initiative of Australian woman, Rachael Jacobs, who inspired the #illridewithyou campaign... More >>

29. Graduate nurses finding jobs sooner

10 December 2014 1:12pm | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says more graduate nurses are obtaining jobs sooner as a result of the nationwide recruitment system. "The national recruitment system (ACE) helps to match new nurses with employers. It enables DHBs to get the graduates ..... More >>

30. Represent New Zealand at Commonwealth Day 2015!

16 December 2014 9:22am | Office of the Clerk

The New Zealand Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) is seeking expressions of interest from young New Zealanders who are interested in representing New Zealand at Commonwealth Day in London on Monday 9 March 2015. The theme for 2015 ..... More >>

31. Dishonesty Only Thing in Surplus in Forecasts

16 December 2014 1:29pm | New Zealand First Party

The National Government has once again played its regular conjuring trick with the fiscal balance, says New Zealand First. .. More >>

32. Dunne Speaks - Christmas Edition

17 December 2014 9:08am | Peter Dunne

We are in that slide towards the Festive Season where everyone suddenly becomes nice to each other, where the year's problems no longer seem as grim or pressing, and where we start to think about our plans and hopes for next year. Christmas always ..... More >>

33. Full audits of all rest homes available to public

17 December 2014 11:38am | New Zealand Government

Associate Health Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has announced that full audit reports for all rest homes will be published online from today in a more reader-friendly format... More >>

34. Public Submissions - Budget Policy Statement 2015

17 December 2014 2:20pm | Office of the Clerk

Public submissions have been called on the Budget Policy Statement 2015. The closing date for submissions is Monday, 2 February 2015. The Budget Policy Statement 2015 sets out the overarching policy goals that will guide the Government's Budget decisions ..... More >>

35. Housing in Auckland report bleak for Pacific communities

18 December 2014 11:52am | New Zealand Labour Party

The Housing in Auckland report paints an extremely bleak picture for families in the Pacific community who are being hit hard by the housing crisis, says Su'a William Sio, Labour's Pacific Island Affairs spokesperson. "The shortage of affordable ..... More >>

36. Chinese food scholars welcomed to New Zealand

11 December 2014 10:44am | New Zealand Government

Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew today welcomed five officials from the Chinese Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) who are in New Zealand for a ten week scholarship programme. "This scholarship programme reinforces New Zealand and China's commitment ..... More >>

37. Tribunal report confirms iwi ownership of Lake Waikaremoana

16 December 2014 9:37am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party welcomes the long-awaited Waitangi Tribunal report on Lake Waikaremoana released today. .. More >>

38. New labelling standard for infant formula

18 December 2014 2:33pm | New Zealand Government

Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew has today welcomed a new standard under the Animal Products Act that clarifies the labelling requirements for infant formula exports. .. More >>

39. 10 new communities get 'youth in emergency services'

18 December 2014 4:33pm | New Zealand Government

Youth Minister Nikki Kaye today announced $100,000 in funding to expand the 'Youth in Emergency Services' programme to ten new communities around New Zealand. .. More >>

40. 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 >>

41. Students recognised for promoting primary sector careers

11 December 2014 1:43pm | New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has congratulated a group of school students from Whangarei for their work promoting the primary industries to their peers. .. More >>

42. New Zealand Government part of global climate problem

15 December 2014 10:23am | Green Party

The New Zealand Government's position on climate change is part of the global problem that we need to overcome if we are to avoid catastrophic climate change, the Green Party said today... More >>

43. Minister thanks all involved in kids' learning

18 December 2014 5:11pm | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata has thanked parents, whānau and staff across the education sector for their passion and commitment to making sure all kids get the best possible education... More >>

44. 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 >>

45. Government expects action on GCIO review

05 June 2013 11:45am | New Zealand Government

State Services Minister Jonathan Coleman and Internal Affairs Minister Chris Tremain expect the public sector to put a much stronger focus on privacy and security, following the release of a review of the Government's ICT systems today... More >>

46. Engagement begins on draft land transport GPS

15 June 2014 4:25pm | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee has released for engagement the draft Government Policy Statement (GPS) on land transport, which proposes investing $38.7 billion in land transport over the next 10 years, delivering major gains for road maintenance ..... More >>

47. How come the PM only pays 2.8% of his income in tax

08 September 2014 9:41am | Mana Movement

"Before John Key talks about the piddling tax cuts he plans for low and middle income families today he needs to explain why he only pays 2.8% of his income on tax while a minimum wage worker pays 28% tax," says MANA Movement leader Hone Harawira... More >>

48. Damning report on Department of Conservation restructure

19 November 2014 10:50am | Green Party

The restructuring of the Department of Conservation (DOC) following National's severe funding cuts has been revealed as failure, the Green Party said today. The Taribon report has reviewed the new structure of DOC after 12 months. The restructuring, ..... More >>

49. Minister closes down dissent on climate change

16 December 2014 8:58am | New Zealand Labour Party

In a threatening letter to Maori leaders, Minister for Climate Change Tim Groser says he will be requiring future international delegations to toe the party line, Labour's Climate Change spokesperson Megan Woods says... More >>

50. Minister praises Police for drugs operations

16 December 2014 3:19pm | New Zealand Government

Police Minister Michael Woodhouse today congratulated Police for the latest successful drug-related operation targeting gang members in the Upper North Island. .. More >>

51. Failure to diversify puts prosperity at risk

17 December 2014 9:26am | New Zealand Labour Party

Failure to diversify puts prosperity at risk Beyond the news that a long-promised surplus is unlikely, further embarrassment is hidden in the fine print of the half year economic and fiscal update, Labour says... More >>

52. New gestational diabetes guidelines published

17 December 2014 12:11pm | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says all pregnant women will be routinely screened for diabetes as part of new national guidelines. "Diabetes is one of our biggest health challenges in New Zealand. We need to ensure best practice for screening and ..... More >>

53. Take 'career criminals' out of circulation

11 June 2004 10:41am | New Zealand National Party

Career criminals will be out of circulation and in jail much longer under a National Government, says the party's Law and Order spokesman, Tony Ryall... More >>

54. Free-to-Air Digital TV - Questions and Answers

15 June 2006 4:36pm | New Zealand Government

The key announcements today are that: New Zealand is to get free-to-air digital television beginning next year, to be delivered by a group of New Zealand's free-to-air broadcasters called Freeview Digital TV will be delivered by both satellite and terrestrial transmission, ..... More >>

55. 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 >>

56. Minister: Job well done NZSAS

01 April 2012 6:44pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman Minister of Defence 1 April 2012 Media statement Minister: Job well done NZSAS The Minister of Defence, Dr Jonathan Coleman, today formally acknowledged the contribution of the New Zealand Special Air Service Regiment in ..... More >>

57. Opening Lunn Avenue Medical Centre

20 September 2012 4:29pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Tony Ryall Minister of Health 20 September 2012 Speech Opening Lunn Avenue Medical Centre Thank you Dr Alistair Sullivan for your kind introduction. And thank you White Cross for inviting me to officially open your new integrated family health centre ..... More >>

58. 'Caught Not Taught' - Secret Behind The Kōhanga Reo Movement

25 October 2012 9:14am | The Maori Party

'Caught Not Taught' - The Secret Behind The Kōhanga Reo Movement Tena koe, Mr Speaker. Kia ora tātou e te Whare. I wanted to take an opportunity to talk on the kōhanga reo report released earlier this week. I feel a bit of a hypocrite doing ..... More >>

59. 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 >>

60. Post Settlement Governance Entities for Development of Iwi

15 May 2013 10:09am | The Maori Party

Launch of Chen Palmer's nationwide stocktake on the issues and challenges facing Post Settlement Governance Entities .. More >>

61. 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 >>

62. Turia: Ngati Kapo o Aotearoa Biennial Conference 2013

20 September 2013 3:36pm | New Zealand Government

There must have been something in the breeze in 1983. That was the year the New Zealand Maori league team toured the UK. A man called Dalvanius Prime decided to form his own label, Maui Records, from which he would subsequently record an international ..... More >>

63. Under 5 Energize off to a rolling start

26 February 2014 1:48pm | New Zealand Government

Thousands of Waikato pre-schoolers are benefitting from a healthy nutrition and activity programme developed with $1.1 million of government anti-obesity funding says Health Minister Tony Ryall... More >>

64. New PPP school procurement announced

04 March 2014 3:40pm | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced that building and maintaining four new schools around New Zealand could be delivered using a public private partnership (PPP). .. More >>

65. 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 >>

66. Pre-Budget Speech: Shed 6, Queens Wharf, Wellington

06 May 2014 12:28pm | New Zealand Government

Today I want to talk about the Budget that Finance Minister Bill English will deliver next week. I will also announce two important initiatives that will be of interest to this audience. But first I want to set the scene as Budget 2014 approaches... More >>

67. No plan for high Maori youth unemployment

09 May 2014 9:43am | Mana Party

In question time yesterday Hone Harawira, MANA Leader and MP for Te Tai Tokerau, asked Minister of Finance, Hon Bill English, how it was acceptable that the government claims the economy is going in the right direction when Maori youth unemployment ..... More >>

68. Minister welcomes Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

21 July 2014 2:33pm | New Zealand Government

Māori Affairs Minister Hon Dr Pita Sharples today welcomed the start of Māori Language Week, and is encouraging all New Zealanders to get behind our native language. .. More >>

69. Whole of Government action plan on tackling gangs

04 August 2014 4:06pm | New Zealand Government

Police and Corrections Minister Anne Tolley says the Government is taking action to tackle and prevent gang crime, to reduce the harm it causes to families and communities. For the first time, a multi-agency approach involving intelligence-gathering, enhanced ..... More >>

70. Affordable loans for low income families

13 August 2014 11:43am | New Zealand Government

Social Development Minister Paula Bennett today officially launched a Community Finance pilot scheme that will see StepUP low-interest loans available in Manukau and Waitakere .. More >>

71. Patrick Gower Interviews Green Party Co-Leader Russel Norman

13 September 2014 8:18pm | The Nation

Patrick Gower: Well, the behaviour of New Zealand spies is, of course, a very big concern for the Green Party, and co-leader Russel Norman is with me now. Good morning, Dr Norman, and if we just pick on what Glenn Greenwald said there, talking about ..... More >>

72. Key dishonest about terrorism law changes

13 October 2014 12:20pm | Green Party

John Key is misleading the public to push through terrorism law changes under urgency, the Green Party said today. .. More >>

73. Turei: Address in reply speech, 21 October 2014

21 October 2014 4:27pm | Green Party

The other day I had a moment of genuine inspiration while watching The Paul Henry Show. Clearly, this was a unique moment. Paul and I get along, but to tell you the truth the most inspiring thing about his show is usually the urge I get to change ..... More >>

74. TIN 100 grows to $7.6Bn

23 October 2014 9:13am | New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has congratulated New Zealand's TIN 100 companies on reaching $7.6 billion in annual turnover, a $1 billion increase over the last five years... More >>

75. The Government has to listen to Olly

14 November 2014 10:59am | New Zealand Labour Party

When even hard boiled property investors like Olly Newland say first home buyers have been shafted by Loan to Value Ratio lending restrictions, surely it is time for the Government to listen, says Labour's housing spokesperson Phil Twyford... More >>

76. NZ and Korea complete Free Trade Agreement

15 November 2014 5:46pm | New Zealand Government

Rt Hon John Key Prime Minister 15 November 2014 Media Statement NZ and Korea complete Free Trade Agreement Prime Minister John Key today announced that New Zealand and the Republic of Korea have completed Free Trade Agreement negotiations. "Korea ..... More >>

77. Questions For Oral Answer December 9

09 December 2014 11:40am | Office of the Clerk

1. JONO NAYLOR to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received about the stability of New Zealand's financial system? .. More >>

78. New provider for $5 million digital advisory service

11 December 2014 3:46pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced that CORE Education has been chosen to deliver the Ministry of Education's new Learning Technologies Advisory (LTA) Service... More >>

79. Parata: Kicking off our plan to lift achievement in schools

12 December 2014 4:15pm | New Zealand National Party

This week we approved the first communities of schools which will work together to share expertise, leadership, and quality teaching under our plan to lift the achievement of New Zealand students at school... More >>

80. Oamaru becomes South Island's first fully-fibred town

15 December 2014 11:27am | New Zealand Government

More than 6200 households, schools, businesses and health facilities in Oamaru can now connect to Ultra-fast Broadband, Communications Minister Amy Adams has announced. .. More >>

81. Irresponsible tax cuts lead to seventh successive deficit

16 December 2014 1:22pm | Green Party

National's borrowing to pay for cutting the top tax rate was irresponsible and will likely lead to a seventh successive deficit, the Green Party said today. Treasury have forecast a $572 million deficit this year in its Half Year Economic and Fiscal ..... More >>

82. Ombudsman probe targets Ministerial integrity

16 December 2014 4:44pm | New Zealand Labour Party

John Key is on notice that the entrenched cynical and manipulative abuse of official information requests by his Government will no longer be tolerated, Labour's Open Government spokesperson Clare Curran says... More >>

83. Collaboration key in reducing child off-road vehicle deaths

17 December 2014 11:30am | New Zealand Government

Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne has welcomed a cross-sector report aimed at reducing child deaths in motorcycle, quad bike and other off-road vehicle accidents. .. More >>

84. Opening Of The Contact Energy Call Centre In Levin

01 November 2000 11:10am | New Zealand Government

Thank you for inviting me here today to open the refurbished Contact Energy Call Centre... More >>

85. National's State House Sales

06 December 2000 4:29pm | New Zealand Government

 More than $1 billion in revenue from sales was made but little invested in building new houses.. More >>

86. 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 >>

87. Poverty a Key Factor in Northland Fire Deaths

19 June 2001 7:19pm | New Zealand Alliance Party

In assessing the performance and current operations of state agencies, it is worthwhile to examine how these agencies interrelate. In making such assessments, it is often instructive to look at an issue in a broad context... More >>

88. How Good Is The Kaimai Express?

02 July 2001 1:52pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT deputy leader Ken Shirley and his wife Jenny will today travel from Tauranga to Auckland on the Kaimai Express, returning to Tauranga on the train tomorrow morning... More >>

89. 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 >>

90. Goff Talks To EU And NATO Chiefs

19 September 2001 10:20am | New Zealand Government

In a series of high powered meetings, Foreign Minister Phil Goff met in Brussels today with Belgian Foreign Minister, Louis Michel, representing the European Union Presidency, EU External Relations Commissioner Chris Patten, Foreign and Security ..... More >>

91. Lessons learned from diesel filter problems

11 October 2001 6:17pm | New Zealand Government

Energy Minister Pete Hodgson today released a government report on the diesel-filter blocking problem that occurred between March and May this year... More >>

92. Robert Reid Selected As Alliance Candidate

09 April 2002 12:03pm | New Zealand Alliance Party

Wellington Central looks set once more to become the focus of vigorous political party campaigning in this year's election... More >>

93. A balanced solution for SILNA forests

13 May 2002 8:14am | New Zealand Government

The government will seek to protect key blocks of Maori-owned native forest in the South Island for conservation, under a Budget 2002 policy announced today by Forestry Minister Pete Hodgson... More >>

94. Candidates' Bios, Alphabetically By Constituencies

14 June 2002 5:03pm | New Zealand National Party

Aoraki Wayne Marriott - Constituency and List Candidate Wayne Marriott, 37, is a mediator for conflict resolution and negotiations, for the Ministry of Housing in Mid and South Canterbury, and North Otago. He has qualifications from several tertiary ..... More >>

95. Mental health recommendations will be implemented

31 October 2002 10:42am | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Annette King says it is essential that all recommendations from the Health and Disability Commissioner's report into Southland District Health Board's mental health services are implemented... More >>

96. New judges appointed

12 December 2002 8:08pm | New Zealand Government

Attorney-General Margaret Wilson today announced the appointment of three new Judges. Paul Geoghegan of Hamilton has been appointed a Family Court Judge and will sit in Rotorua. Bridget Mackintosh and Bruce Davidson, both of Wellington, have been appointed ..... More >>

97. Gosche ignores Kawerau family

28 January 2003 5:15pm | New Zealand National Party

Corrections says it will not prevent Renee Rooney from staying next to the Hunt family of Kawerau, says National Corrections Spokesman Tony Ryall. "The Hunt family is being fobbed off with outrageous arrogance by the Corrections Department and their ..... More >>

98. Call for inquiry into 'Goon Squad'

15 August 2003 12:43am | New Zealand National Party

National MP Brian Connell is calling for an urgent inquiry into the Corrections Department's handling of the so-called 'Goon Squad' case in Christchurch... More >>

99. Disown Duffy Demand For Young Criminals' Privacy

24 November 2003 9:40pm | ACT New Zealand

Given Ailsa Duffy QC's recent official appointment for this Government, the Justice and Police Ministers should disown her complaint about the police diversion public works scheme for young offenders - if they won't, then they are endorsing her complaint, ..... More >>

 

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