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Programme of events for Budget 2000

7 June 2000 Media Advisory

Programme of events for Budget 2000

Wednesday 7 June
Social Services and Employment Minister Steve Maharey. Small pre-budget announcement. Napier Family Centre, 12 Cathedral Lane, Napier.
Time: 3pm

SSE Minister Steve Maharey. Pre-budget announcement.
PIC Church, cnr Constable and Daniell streets, Newtown. Wellington.
Time: 6.30pm


Thursday 8 June
Conservation Minister Sandra Lee, Fisheries Minister Pete Hodgson and Environment Minister Marian Hobbs launch the Budget 2000 bio-diversity package. Parliamentary forecourt, Wellington.
Time: 10.45am

SSE Minister Steve Maharey. Pre-budget announcement. Manawatu Science Centre and Museum Function Room, Main Street, Palmerston North.
Time: 6.30pm


Friday 9 June
Consumer Affairs Minister Phillida Bunkle. Consumer issues relating to e-commerce. Centra Hotel, Auckland.
Time: 10am

SSE Minister Steve Maharey. Pilot programme announcement. Manawatu Principals' Association, Caccia Birch House, 130 Te Awe Awe Street, Palmerston North
Time: 1.30pm


Sunday 11 June
Courts Minister Matt Robson and Justice Minister Phil Goff: Restorative justice package. Waitakere District Court. Auckland
Time: 11am


Monday 12 June
Justice Minister Phil Goff and Courts Minister Matt Robson: Victims' rights package. Wellington District Court. Wellington
Time: 3pm


Tuesday 13 June
Courts Minister Matt Robson and Maori Affairs Minister Dover Samuels: Maori Maori Land Court announcement. Tunohopu Marae, Ohinemutu, Rotorua
Time: 9.45am

Thursday 15 June
Budget speech. Debating Chamber.
Time: 2pm


Friday 16 June
Finance Minister Michael Cullen, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development, Jim Anderton, and Minister of Research, Science and Technology, Pete Hodgson, attend the Deloitte/NBR Budget Breakfast.
Dr Cullen will be at the Wellington Town Hall; Mr Anderton at Christchurch and Mr Hodgson at the ASB Bank Stand in Eden Park, Auckland. Dr Cullen will give a short presentation then all three Ministers will be available to take questions.
Time: 7.55am to 9am

Prime Minister Helen Clark addresses Auckland Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, Carlton Hotel, Auckland.
Time: 12 noon

Finance Minister Michael Cullen address to Wellington Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, James Cook Centra, Wellington.
Time: 12 noon

Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton: Tairawhiti taskforce meeting. Wairoa Council Chambers, Wairoa.
Time: 2pm

Tuesday June 20
Associate Education Minister Steve Maharey to address Wellington Workers' Education Association (annual Patrick Macaskill lecture). Post-budget speech focusing on tertiary education and vocational education and training intiatives National Library Auditorium, Molesworth Street, Wellington
Time: 6-7.30pm

Science Minister Pete Hodgson addresses the Future Sectors Conference on what the Budget means for research and development and the new economy.
Sky City, Auckland.
Time: 5pm


Thursday June 22
Steve Maharey Speech on Closing the Gaps Budget initiatives. Porirua
Time: 12.15-2pm


Friday 23 June
SSE Minister Steve Maharey. Speech focusing on CYF Budget announcements. Northern Training Unit, Fairburn House, cnr Fairburn Road and Church Street, Otahuhu.
Time: 3pm

SSE Minister Steve Maharey to address Aotearoa Post-compulsory Students' Union [polytechnic students] 1st National Conference. Post-budget speech focusing on tertiary education initiatives. Tauhara Centre, Acacia Heights Drive, Acacia Bay, Taupo.
Time: 6.30pm

Youth Affairs Minister Laila Harre announces the expansion of the Youth Service Corps programme. South Auckland. TBC

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