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Those people who know me personally would not describe me as the sort of person who is often lost for words. But during the past weekend I have been very quiet indeed. It's not that I haven't had a lot to say; in fact, the opposite is true. But the ...
Police are cracking down on Auckland's homeless, street-kids, and sex workers in the run up to the APEC leader's summit meetings next month.
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The tide continues to turn against the National Party. Their Bright Future announcement has failed to translate into votes while the Winebox victory of Winston Peters immediately puts New Zealand First right back in the picture.
Bank managers and receivers hear the same story every day: businesses never go under through bad management. They fail because of the competition from cheap imports, or the exchange rate, or lack of subsidies. Not long ago, it was the exchange rate. ...
Today's Questions for oral answer by Ministers.
Government changes to the student loan scheme announced in November last year - and then again last week - are perhaps one of the most poorly communicated government announcements in recent times. Scoop's Jonathan Hill reports.
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IRD Commissioner Graham Holland has just spoken to the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee saying he will be seeking advice from the Solicitor General on further prosecution of the "Magnum Transaction", at the centre of the Winebox inquiry.
If Sino - US diplomatic efforts are successful, next month's APEC conference in Auckland could see New Zealand become the new peace capital of the world, establishing an entirely new industry in the process. John Howard reports.
I have come here today well aware that the Employers' Federation has in many respects nailed its colours to the mast of the policies of the present government. But I also come well aware that Labour's positive programme for industry and business development ...
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I'm delighted to have the opportunity to speak to this Employers Federation conference today.
New Zealand is doing well. We're growing at 3 percent a year. New jobs are being created each day. New Zealanders want jobs for their kids and themselves.
New Zealand¹s fourth biggest oil company has announced a two cent per litre increase in the retail price of petrol and diesel effective from midnight tonight (Wednesday 25 August 1999).
Prime Minister Jenny Shipley's frustration at evidence of a worsening health status for south Auckland children is a mere red herring, a smoke-screen designed to cloud the Government's role in this order of social shame.
The level of merchandise imports continued to rise during July 1999, according to Statistics New Zealand figures released today. Imports of cars and household consumption goods were leading contributors to the growth in July.
Conservationists have today condemned the Government's decision to begin a major beech logging programme in 100,000 hectares of publicly owned West Coast lowland rainforest.