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Audio & Images: PM Clark Govt. Formation Presser

Scoop Audio & Images: PM Helen Clark Government Formation Press Conference - 17 October 2005


By the Scoop team


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Labour Leader and Prime Minister Helen Clark today announced the makeup of her third term Labour Progressive Government at a press conference in Parliament's Legislative Council Chamber.

Full audio from the press conference follows.

NOTE: Full Streaming Video Of The PM's Presser will be posted AT THIS LINK [ http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0510/S00212.htm ] as soon as it is encoded for broadcast and loaded into place.

LISTEN TO THE FULL PRESS CONFERENCE 32 Mins


STREAMING AUDIO:
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Clark answered questions about the formation of the Government in considerable detail dealing both with the negotiation process and the manner in which she expected the agreements - which she described as "enhanced confidence and supply agreements" – to work in practical terms. Links to full background information on the new government agreements follow:

LABOUR AND PARTNER PARTY AGREEMENTS:

  • Labour - Government Arrangements Announced
  • Labour NZ First Agreement (pdf)
  • Labour United Future Agreement (pdf)
  • Labour Progressive Party coalition agreement (pdf)

  • Labour Greens coalition agreement (pdf)
  • See the Scoop Front Page for extensive coverage of reaction to the announcement.


    The Prime Minister was a little late to the party
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    However when she arrived she was extremely forthcoming in answering the media's questions.


    Michael Cullen… still Minister of Finance… answered a few questions at the close of play.
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    ENDS


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