Carter to Socialist International meeting in Chile
Hon Chris Carter
Minister of Conservation
2006 Media Advisory
Carter to Socialist International
meeting in Chile
Conservation Minister Chris Carter
will attend the Council of Socialist International in Chile
this week on behalf of Prime Minister Helen Clark.
return to New Zealand on Friday November 10.
the Minister will give a speech on New Zealand's approach to
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