New Zealand Public Health and Disability Bill
1 August 2000 Media Advisory
New Zealand Public
Health and Disability Bill
Health Minister Annette King
will table the New Zealand Health and Disability Bill in the
House tomorrow (Wednesday, August 2).
She will hold a
media conference in her office, 18th floor, Bowen House, at
8.30am tomorrow to discuss the
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Child 'Uplifts': Children’s Commissioner To Conduct Review
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“At the time of the attempted uplift from Hawke’s Bay Maternity Hospital at the beginning of May, our Office shared our views on the critical importance of the mother-child relationship, and the fact that this relationship is denied to too many Māori children”, says the Children’s Commissioner, Judge Andrew Becroft. More>>