Government and Contact Energy News Conference
6 September 2000 Media Advisory
The Government and Contact Energy
will make an announcement about flood relief for Alexandra
at a news conference at Parliament on Thursday.
was seriously affected by major floods in 1995 and
Time: 12 Noon, Thursday, 7 September
Venue: Beehive Theatre, Executive Wing,
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Detail Released: Firearms Buy-Back Scheme "Strikes Fair Balance"
Licensed firearms owners will get fair compensation for weapons handed in during the six-month buy-back and amnesty, Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Police Minister Stuart Nash announced today.
The fund available for the buy-back and amnesty has also increased by $40 million through a contribution from ACC. The total set aside for the scheme is now over $200 million. More>>