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1. New Māori Party MP confronts a long-standing dilemma

20 October 2014 8:08am | The Maori Party

Māori Party List MP Marama Fox has given careful consideration to whether she will get ejected from the House of Representatives on her first day for wanting to uphold Te Tiriti o Waitangi as a MP during the Commission Opening of the 51st Parliament... More >>

2. Next steps for Rules Reduction Taskforce

20 October 2014 10:56am | New Zealand Government

Local Government Minister Paula Bennett has today launched the Rules Reduction initiative, opening the way for people to submit examples of property regulations and local rules that don't make sense... More >>

3. Maori Party celebrates release of kidnapped schoolgirls

19 October 2014 7:19pm | The Maori Party

The Maori Party is celebrating the release of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamic militants almost six months ago. .. More >>

4. Labour backs urban development plans

17 October 2014 2:53pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Auckland Council's plan to set up an urban development agency is to be applauded and central government should get behind it to make it a success, Labour's Auckland Issues spokesperson Phil Twyford says. Auckland Council CEO Stephen Town has indicated ..... More >>

5. Church congratulated on child poverty stand

19 October 2014 1:34pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The efforts by the bishops of the Anglican Church to ensure that the issue of child poverty is not forgotten is a call to all New Zealanders to take action, says Labour's Interfaith-Dialogue Spokesperson, Su'a William Sio. "I think the Anglican Church ..... More >>

6. New Zealand wins Security Council seat

17 October 2014 9:05am | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister John Key has welcomed New Zealand securing a place on the United Nations Security Council for the 2015-16 term. .. More >>

7. Return To The Filibuster

06 July 2011 11:39am | ParliamentToday.co.nz

The first item on the Order Paper after this is the Private Bill in the name of Grant Robertson - the Royal Society of New Zealand Amendment Bill . .. More >>

8. A New Generation for Labour to Win

19 October 2014 3:36pm | Grant Robertson - Labour MP

The Labour Party must reconnect with New Zealanders through a new generation of leadership that looks forwards and outwards, Labour Leadership contender Grant Robertson said today... More >>

9. 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 >>

10. 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 >>

11. McCully to Indonesian Presidential Inauguration

20 October 2014 1:00pm | New Zealand Government

McCully to Indonesian Presidential Inauguration Foreign Minister Murray McCully has travelled to Jakarta to attend the inauguration ceremony for the Indonesian President-elect Joko Widodo. "Indonesia is one of the world's largest democracies, a major player ..... More >>

12. Q+A Colmar Brunton snap poll on Epsom

10 August 2014 2:10pm | TVNZ

Q+A Colmar Brunton snap poll on Epsom. Key quotes: " If you want John Key to remain Prime Minister and National in power, party vote National. That's the crucial message. In Epsom we've said we're encouraging National supporters to vote for the ACT candidate, ..... More >>

13. Bennett to attend APEC meeting in Beijing

17 October 2014 1:28pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Finance Minister Paula Bennett leaves Monday for Beijing where she will attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) annual meeting of Finance Ministers. .. More >>

14. Agreement between the Māori Party and National Party welcome

05 October 2014 5:48pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party signed a Relationship Accord with the National Party this afternoon called Te Tatau ki te Paerangi (a doorway to our horizons). .. More >>

15. New National-led Administration announced

06 October 2014 10:49am | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister John Key today announced the National-led Government's new Ministry as it prepares to begin its third term in office. "There is a lot of work ahead to continue implementing our plans to build a stronger economy, reduce debt and create ..... More >>

16. Hone Harawira on Bastion Point

28 May 2008 1:53pm | The Maori Party

Most people won't know much about Bastion Point, but its history is worth the retelling, and lessons are for life. I don't have the time or the space here to do it, so here's a snapshot... More >>

17. $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 >>

18. Speech to Fieldays stakeholder engagement function

17 October 2014 11:33am | New Zealand Government

It's great to be here tonight, talking to everyone involved in Fieldays. This is the biggest event of its kind in the southern hemisphere, attracting nearly 120,000 visitors this year including a large number of international visitors and delegations... More >>

19. Sole Parents lead the way in benefit drop

17 October 2014 11:50am | New Zealand Government

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley welcomes the latest release of benefit figures showing the number of people on welfare for the September quarter is the lowest since 2008, with sole parents leading the impressive results... More >>

20. NZ congratulates Inter-Parliamentary Union President

17 October 2014 1:01pm | Office of the Clerk

The New Zealand Parliament today congratulates Mr Saber Chowdhury, a member of the Bangladesh Parliament, on his election to the post of President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). The President is the political head of the organisation that is the ..... More >>

21. 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 >>

22. Mary Harris, Clerk of the House of Representatives

13 December 2007 9:47am | Office of the Speaker

Mary Harris, former Deputy Clerk of the House of Representatives, has been appointed Clerk of the House of Representatives... More >>

23. Closure of Fisher and Paykel plant regretted

17 April 2008 12:37am | New Zealand Government

Minister of Trade Phil Goff has expressed his sympathy for workers at Fisher and Paykel's Dunedin Plant who have lost their jobs... More >>

24. 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 >>

25. Biosecurity must be primary focus of agreements

21 May 2014 11:47am | New Zealand Labour Party

Biosecurity efforts must be primarily focused on preventing unwanted organisms getting into New Zealand, Labour's Primary Industries spokesperson Damien O'Connor says. .. More >>

26. 'Blame the planner' approach to poverty bizarre distraction

07 October 2014 5:09pm | Green Party

The National Government is stooping to a bizarre new low in blaming "planning processes" for poverty and inequality, after spending six years doing nothing about either the housing market or child poverty, the Green Party said today... More >>

27. Review of foreign fighters security settings to begin

13 October 2014 4:10pm | New Zealand Government

Cabinet today approved the Terms of Reference for a review of settings in relation to foreign terrorist fighters, says Prime Minister John Key. "Foreign fighters taking part in, or returning from any sort of conflict zone are a concern for many ..... More >>

28. National must end ideological opposition to raising income

15 October 2014 11:56am | Green Party

If John Key is serious about tackling child poverty he must approach it with an open mind, and overcome his ideological block to raising incomes as a solution, the Green Party said today... More >>

29. World War One exhibition gives insight into war and conflict

16 October 2014 9:33am | New Zealand Government

World War One exhibition gives insight into war and conflict The commitment and sacrifice of thousands of New Zealanders in the war to end all wars is brought to life in a compelling new exhibition at the National Library, Internal Affairs Minister ..... More >>

30. New Zealand can be rightly proud of seat on Security Council

17 October 2014 11:46am | New Zealand Labour Party

Foreign Affairs Spokesperson 17 October 2014 MEDIA STATEMENT New Zealand can be rightly proud of seat on Security Council .. More >>

31. 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 >>

32. 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 >>

33. Official opening of Huntly Energy Efficiency Trust

26 February 2004 1:47pm | New Zealand Government

My parliamentary colleague Nanaia Mahuta, Kaumatua Thomas Nota, Keri Nota, Pat Kingi and Tokoroa Waikato, Kuia Mutual Broadhurst, Pamela Storey (Chair of the Huntly Energy Efficiency Trust (HEET), Peter Harris, Mayor of the Waikato District Council... More >>

34. Donald Welcomes Chinese With Tibetan Flag - Images

26 May 2005 11:44am | Green Party

Green Co-Leader Rod Donald "welcomed" the second most-important Chinese politician this morning with the flag of Tibet, a territory that China continues to occupy and oppress... More >>

35. GG thanks retiring Usher of the Black Rod

07 November 2005 10:05am | Governor General

Colonel William (Bill) Nathan, OBE, ED, has retired from the position of the Usher of the Black Rod. Colonel Nathan of Te Atiawa-Pipitea, Ngati Kahungunu and Ngai Tahu was appointed to the position in 1993, and has served as Black Rod and an Honorary ..... More >>

36. MSD top-band salaries increase more than 546%

15 January 2008 1:13pm | New Zealand National Party

The number of Ministry of Social Development staff earning more than $100,000 has ballooned from 54 in 2002 to an incredible 349 in 2007, says National's Welfare spokeswoman, Judith Collins... More >>

37. 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 >>

38. Government should stop tax breaks to rich oil companies

05 June 2013 11:17am | Green Party

5 June 2013 Government should stop tax breaks to rich oil companies The Government should stop its multimillion dollar tax breaks to the oil and gas industry and use the money saved to support the transition to clean energy, says Green Party energy ..... More >>

39. Launch of Te Pou Matakana - Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency

07 July 2014 10:44pm | New Zealand Government

Tēnā tātou katoa. Tēnā koutou Te Akitai, te mana whenua o tēnei rohe, ka nui te mihi ki a koutou. Tainui waka, Waikato iwi ki te whare o Te Kāhui Ariki, ngā tāngata o Te Moana Nui a Kiwa. Ka nui te mihi ki a koutou. I was a little bit thrown ..... More >>

40. David Seymour Accepts Act Leadership

03 October 2014 2:19pm | ACT New Zealand

"I am honoured to lead the ACT Party, I look forward to the challenge and relish the opportunity. .. More >>

41. Reform of RMA critical to reforming housing affordability

15 October 2014 12:49pm | New Zealand Government

The Resource Management Act needs to explicitly recognise the importance of New Zealanders' access to more affordable housing if the downward trend in home ownership over the past 20 years is to be reversed, Building and Housing, and Environment Minister Dr ..... More >>

42. Treasury officials should try working without food

16 October 2014 11:43am | Green Party

The Green Party is challenging Treasury officials to work for a week without eating properly, in light of their advice to Government that a food in schools programme is not needed... More >>

43. Jonathan Coleman - Health Minister checks out Ebola unit

17 October 2014 12:19pm | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today seen first-hand how Auckland's Middlemore Hospital is well prepared to treat any suspected Ebola patients. .. More >>

44. Battery Hens - A Symbol Of Much That Is Wrong

08 April 2002 11:59pm | Sue Kedgley

A column by Green Animal Welfare Spokesperson Sue Kedgley. It is hard to erase the image of the tragic looking battery hen that I found myself holding last week at the launch of the SPCA's campaign to have the battery cage banned... More >>

45. Maiden Speech - John Key MP for Helensville

29 August 2002 4:47pm | New Zealand National Party

This afternoon I rise full of gratitude to the people of Helensville, without whose support I would not be here today... More >>

46. "Inside's" longest-serving receive special honour

06 May 2004 2:22pm | New Zealand Government

Twelve hundred years behind bars is a long stretch by even the toughest of standards - yet that's precisely what a group of around 70 men and women have notched up in Auckland, a service the Corrections Minister today recognised at a ceremony in Auckland... More >>

47. Mallard Speech: We are all New Zealanders now

29 July 2004 3:04pm | New Zealand Government

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

48. Government response to Acland Report issued

22 December 2004 4:17pm | New Zealand Government

The Government has decided to embrace the Queen's Chain ethos, which would see walking access would be extended along water ways with access value throughout the country, Rural Affairs Minister Jim Sutton said today... More >>

49. State of the Nation Address Te Ururoa Flavell

21 February 2006 5:11pm | The Maori Party

Madam Speaker, during these last few days, I have listened to some of the debate about a state of the nation. For te ao Maori, there is a different view and in the time available, I intend to place just one matter that the Maori Party believes is ..... More >>

50. New CYF care and protection residence opens in Akd

27 July 2006 10:06am | New Zealand Government

Ruth Dyson, Minister for Child, Youth and Family Services, paid tribute to the hard working staff at the opening of Whakatakapokai, CYF's new care and protection residence today... More >>

51. He Aitua: Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu

16 August 2006 9:41am | The Maori Party

The passing of the 'heart of the Maori people' was honoured tonight, in the tributes of the Maori Party... More >>

52. KiwiSaver - Questions and answers

24 August 2006 1:12pm | New Zealand Government

Why is the SSCWT exemption being introduced for KiwiSaver? A targeted SSCWT exemption represents a moderate and prudent means for firms to help their employees reach their retirement savings goals. The exemption also demonstrates that the government has ..... More >>

53. Speech To Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust

02 March 2007 11:37am | The Maori Party

I am so delighted to be here today, and I want to thank the National Convenor, Diane Vivian, for your generosity in inviting me to spend time with you at your annual training event... More >>

54. National Drug Policy Launch - Speech

15 March 2007 4:18pm | New Zealand Government

It gives me great pleasure to be here at the launch of the National Drug Policy... More >>

55. F&P closure: extension of flawed monetary policy

27 April 2007 9:47am | Green Party

The Green Party has reacted with shock at the decision of Fisher and Paykel to close its Auckland washing machine manufacturing plant and shift production to Thailand... More >>

56. Public comment invited on vehicle emissions

25 May 2007 1:09pm | New Zealand Government

New stringent vehicle exhaust emission standards designed to improve air quality and public health are being proposed by the government... More >>

57. 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 >>

58. Happy birthday Kingi Tuheitia

21 April 2009 1:37pm | The Maori Party

Hari huritau ki a koe, hari huritau ki a koe, hari huritau e te Kingi Tuheitia, hari huritau ki a koe. "On this day in world history Rome was founded, the moon was explored for the first time by the Apollo 16 astronauts and William III and Mary ..... More >>

59. The Queen's Birthday Honours 2009

01 June 2009 4:32pm | Governor General

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

60. Customs Minister opens new Opua facility

04 March 2010 10:03am | New Zealand Government

The New Zealand Customs Service's office at Opua was officially opened today by Minister Maurice Williamson. .. More >>

61. Members for new Immigration & Protection Tribunal

29 September 2010 10:39am | New Zealand Government

Justice Minister Simon Power and Immigration Minister Jonathan Coleman today announced the 16 members of the new Immigration and Protection Tribunal. .. More >>

62. Key attributes of successful Kura Kaupapa Māori

06 October 2010 5:25pm | New Zealand Government

When it comes to the education of our tamariki, Māori do not expect anything less than outright success. We want all Māori learners to realise their potential. .. More >>

63. 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 >>

64. Government reviews more state agencies

31 May 2011 9:22am | New Zealand Government

The Government is proposing changes that will reduce the number of government agencies as it seeks better value for money, less duplication and improved co-ordination across the state sector, Deputy Prime Minister Bill English and State Services Minister ..... More >>

65. WAI 262 - Insights and Perspectives

10 October 2011 3:53pm | The Maori Party

There are many reasons why is a perfect time to be speaking to the Ko Aotearoa Tenei: Report of the Waitangi Tribunal into claims concerning law and policy affecting Māori culture and identity (Wai 262). First and foremost , I acknowledge all of the claimants ..... More >>

66. District Court Judge appointed

14 November 2011 4:11pm | New Zealand Government

Auckland barrister Pippa Sinclair has been appointed as a District Court Judge to serve in North Shore, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today. Judge Sinclair was admitted to the bar in 1987. She has been practising as a staff solicitor ..... More >>

67. Privatising welfare not the answer

06 December 2011 11:14am | Green Party

06 December 2011 Privatising welfare not the answer National and ACT's moves to corporatise welfare will cost New Zealand more money for worse outcomes, the Green Party said today. "The agreement between National and ACT openly seeks to privatise ..... More >>

68. Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Court (AODT) pilot launch

01 November 2012 9:46am | New Zealand Government

Good morning and welcome to the official launch of New Zealand's first Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Court pilot. .. More >>

69. Major reform of workplace health and safety

07 August 2013 9:49am | New Zealand Government

The most significant reform of New Zealand's workplace health and safety system in 20 years has been announced today by Labour Minister Simon Bridges. "The Working Safer package represents a major step change in New Zealand's approach to meet ..... More >>

70. 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 >>

71. 90 day trial period fails to give job security

30 August 2013 8:57am | The Maori Party

Maori Party says the Government's 90 day trial period fails to give job security .. More >>

72. Labour Leadership "Virtual Hustings" Questions - Full List

14 September 2013 11:28am | Labour Leadership Election 2013

Labour Leadership Virtual Hustings Meeting Questions - Full List submitted by members - Sept 3rd to Sept 10th 2013 published 14 Sept, 2013 .. More >>

73. 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 >>

74. Welfare reforms progressing well

30 January 2014 1:10pm | New Zealand Government

Comprehensive welfare reforms introduced over the past year are delivering strong results, says Social Development Minister Paula Bennett. "We're seeing positive developments as we implement welfare reforms to help more New Zealanders move from ..... More >>

75. Minister announces new school for Aranui Community Campus

28 February 2014 1:34pm | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced the establishment of a Year 1-13 school to provide education to children and young people in east Christchurch as part of the new Aranui Community Campus. The school will be built on the current ..... More >>

76. The Christchurch Rebuild - Gaining Momentum

17 April 2014 8:52am | New Zealand Government

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

77. Investing more in reducing welfare dependency

15 May 2014 2:29pm | New Zealand Government

The Government's commitment to supporting people to get off welfare and into work is continuing, with new operating funding of $100 million over the next four years. "Welfare reforms have already made a huge difference for tens of thousands of New ..... More >>

78. You're wrong John, there is a housing crisis in NZ

19 May 2014 12:48pm | Green Party

The National Government's housing crisis denial will drive home ownership even further out of reach, fuelled by the Prime Minister's staggering ignorance of the extent of the problem, the Green Party said today... More >>

79. Harmful Digital Communications Bill reported back

27 May 2014 3:28pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Just letting you know that the Harmful Digital Communications Bill has just been presented to the House back from the select committee. It will be set down for its second reading. Labour still supports the Bill but has some serious concerns about ..... More >>

80. Appointments to Solid Energy Board

11 June 2014 2:38pm | New Zealand Government

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

81. Launch of He Korowai Oranga - Māori Health Strategy

20 June 2014 10:55am | New Zealand Government

I am so happy to welcome you here to your House, in the spirit of Puanga / Matariki. .. More >>

82. Use of intrusive powers within the parliamentary precinct

11 July 2014 4:19pm | Privileges Committee

We recommend that the House adopt the Protocol for release of information from parliamentary information and security systems (page 14). .. More >>

83. Poroporoaki - Ramai Te Miha Patricia Rongomaitara Hayward

15 July 2014 11:48am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party today pays tribute to one of our pioneer film-makers, a photographer, cinematographer and star of the big screen, Ramai Te Miha Patricia Rongomaitara Hayward of Ngāi Tahu and Ngāti Kahungunu... More >>

84. Welfare numbers lowest since 2008

18 July 2014 11:13am | New Zealand Government

Social Development Minister Paula Bennett has today released latest benefit figures showing the number of people on welfare for the June quarter is the lowest since 2008, with sole parents leading the impressive results... More >>

85. Better Public Service target for welfare on track

21 July 2014 2:59pm | New Zealand Government

Social Development Minister Paula Bennett says welfare reforms are making good inroads into achieving the Better Public Service target of significantly reducing long term benefit dependency by 2017... More >>

86. 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 >>

87. Basin flyover decision an opportunity for capital

23 July 2014 9:40am | New Zealand Labour Party

The decision to reject the proposed flyover at the Basin Reserve must be taken as an opportunity to properly fund Wellington's transport future and must not be used as an excuse to take resources away from the capital, Wellington Labour MPs Grant ..... More >>

88. TÅ«hoe Claims Settlement and Te Urewera bills passed

24 July 2014 11:36am | New Zealand Government

The House sat under extended hours this morning to pass the third readings of the Tūhoe Claims Settlement Bill and the Te Urewera Bill, which together settle the historical grievances of Ngāi Tūhoe and establish legal identity and new governance ..... More >>

89. Hon Todd McClay: Address to the BDO Tax Conference

24 July 2014 12:24pm | New Zealand Government

Thank you for inviting me here today. I'm especially pleased that you've asked me to talk about the challenges for the NZ tax system and creating certainty. These are very topical issues and two things I am deeply interested in... More >>

90. Strong gains in student achievement

24 July 2014 12:27pm | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata says the latest achievement information shows children throughout the country are doing better across the education system. Ms Parata says the Public Achievement Information released today is evidence that moves by the Government, ..... More >>

91. Govt fudging figures over Transmission Gully

29 July 2014 5:39pm | Green Party

The government is fudging the figures over Wellington road project, Transmission Gully, the Green Party said today. .. More >>

92. Guy: Pipfruit New Zealand's annual conference

07 August 2014 5:10pm | New Zealand Government

Today I want to say a few words about my portfolio, and on some of the big challenges and opportunities facing your industry. .. More >>

93. Address to the National Party Campaign Launch

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

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

94. Reducing pain, increasing prevention

28 August 2014 12:56pm | New Zealand National Party

A re-elected National government will invest $50 million extra of new money over the next three years in a plan to help New Zealanders live free from bone, muscle and joint pain and provide thousands more people with elective surgery. .. More >>

95. Blindly Defending Failed Charter Schools Experiment

10 September 2014 2:31pm | New Zealand First Party

National's charter schools are "crashing and burning" while the Education Minister Hekia Parata blindly defends this failed experiment in taxpayer funded privatisation of education, says New Zealand First... More >>

96. KiwiBuild homes to be built with Porirua Council

15 September 2014 12:21pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The next Labour Government will work with Porirua City Council to develop a site to build over 50 homes as part of its KiwiBuild programme, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says... More >>

97. Students to share their views on older people

17 September 2014 11:46am | New Zealand Government

Senior Citizens Minister Jo Goodhew has announced an essay competition for primary school students aimed at understanding youth attitudes towards older people. .. More >>

98. Bridges: Speech to 2014 New Zealand Petroleum Summit

02 October 2014 9:29am | New Zealand Government

Our abundance of energy and minerals resources provides us with unique opportunities to build the New Zealand economy. Over the past three years the Government has made significant changes to how the sector is regulated. We've done the groundwork necessary ..... More >>

99. Mahesh Bindra Confirmed as MP

04 October 2014 2:22pm | New Zealand First Party

Mahesh Bindra Confirmed as MP New Zealand First list candidate Mahesh Bindra says he is honoured to be confirmed today as a new MP in the 51st Parliament after the counting of special votes. "I am looking forward to being part of a strong team ..... More >>

100. Possible RMA Reform Changes Could Be Move in Right Direction

10 October 2014 9:43am | United Future NZ Party

United Future leader Peter Dunne has cautiously welcomed suggestions by the Prime Minister that the Government might back away from its original proposals to weaken the principles of the Resource Management Act, in order to broaden political support... More >>

 

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