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Mayors and Ministers want jobs for all young NZers

Hon Jim Anderton
Minister for Economic, Industry and Regional Development

Hon Steve Maharey
Minister of Social Services and Employment

Hon Chris Carter
Minister of Local Government

1 October 2002 Media Advisory

Mayors and Ministers want jobs for all young New Zealanders

Local Mayors and Government Ministers will meet at the Cabinet table tomorrow to discuss plans to get all young New Zealanders into jobs or training over the next few years.

The Labour/Progressive Coalition Government and Mayors Taskforce for Jobs will sign a Memorandum of Understanding to work together.

The Prime Minister Helen Clark, Economic Development Minister Jim Anderton, Social Services Minister Steve Maharey, and Local Government Minister Chris Carter will meet with the mayors in the Cabinet Office to discuss national and local employment goals.

Ministers and mayors will sign the Memorandum at 6:30 pm in the Beehive Foyer.

DATE: 2 October 2002

TIME: 3.15pm

VENUE: Cabinet Office, floor 10 Beehive

(please use the lift)

ENDS

Mayors Taskforce for Jobs members who are in Wellington are:

- Mayor Garry Moore - Christchurch

- Mayor Sukhi Turner - Dunedin

- Mayor Frana Cardno - Southland

- Mayor Jenny Brash - Porirua

- Mayor Tim Shadbolt - Invercargill

- Mayor Chas Poynter - Wanganui

- Mayor Yvonne Sharp - Far North

- Mayor Gordon Blake - South Waikato

- Mayor Chris Lux - Thames-Coromandel

- Deputy Mayor Ann Candy (for Sir Barry Curtis) - Manukau City

- Mayor Tom Robinson - Horowhenua

- Mayor David Braithwaite - Hamilton

- Mayor Kevin Brown - Grey

- Mayor Pat O'Dea - Buller

- Mayor Paul Matheson - Nelson

- Mayor Sue Morris - Ruapehu

- Mayor Peter Tennent - New Plymouth

- Mayor Graeme Ramsey - Kaipara

- Mayor Brian Jeffares - Stratford

- Mayor Maureen Reynolds - Tararua

- Mayor Bob Francis - Masterton

- Mayor Sir Barry Curtis - Manukau

- Mayor Colin Hammond - Whakatane

- Mayor David Owen - Waimate

- Mayor Alan Milne - Kapiti Coast

- Mayor John Terris - Hutt City

- Mayor Mark Bell-Booth - Palmerston North

- Mayor Eric Tait - Otorohanga


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