Budget sport announcement today
Sport, Fitness and Leisure Minister Trevor Mallard will
today announce details of a major initiative relating to
high performance sport.
Date: Today –
Wednesday 17 May 2000-05-17
Venue: Beehive 7.2
There's more …
Later on today Trevor Mallard
will captain a team of MPs to play wheelchair rugby against
the Wellington Wheelchair Rugby
Venue: Wellington Girls' College
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Gordon Campbell: On The New Pike River Agency (And The Air Strike Wing)
Much of the sympathy the public still feels for the families of the Pike River miners has been sustained by the sense that the previous government – let alone the mining company and the processes of receivership and litigation – has never dealt honestly, or fairly, with them.
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