Statement from Don Brash re request for privacy
13 September 2006
Don Brash MP
National Party Leader
Statement from Don Brash
National Party Leader Don
Brash advised today that he and Mrs Brash have been having
some difficulties in their marriage and as a result he has
taken leave for a couple of days to spend time with his
"Je Lan and I are working through these
difficulties, and we are both committed to making our
"As people will understand, this is a very
difficult time for me and my family. I ask that the media
respect our need for privacy."
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8/3: International Women’s Day Celebrated Around New Zealand
As women celebrate March 8th, International Women’s Day, in 23 events around New Zealand, it’s timely to reflect on the fact less than a third of our Members of Parliament are women, and that occupations that women dominate, such as caregivers, are amongst the lowest paid in New Zealand, Sue Kedgley, President of UN Women NZ said today.
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