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Prominent NZers call on Govt to Implement RCGM

Prominent New Zealanders call on Government to implement Royal Commission Report

More than 850 prominent New Zealanders have endorsed a Communiqué calling on the Government to implement the Report of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification.

The Communiqué (attached) was delivered to the Prime Minister in Wellington this afternoon.

“The Report of the Royal Commission was a balanced, thorough and informed examination of the strategic issues inherent in the use of genetic modification in New Zealand,” the Chairman of the Life Sciences Network Dr William Rolleston, said this afternoon.

“Many New Zealanders are concerned that the Government should not restrict our opportunities for responsible and cautious use of this new technology. The prominent New Zealanders who have endorsed the Communiqué speak on behalf of a much wider community,” concluded Dr Rolleston.

Among prominent New Zealanders who endorsed the ccomunique are:

Alison Holst

Sir Angus Tait

Sir Gil Simpson

Sir Ronald Trotter

Sir Tipene O'Regan

Buddy Mikaere

Bronwyn Monopoli

Beverley Wakem

Sir John Scott

Professor TW Walker

Dr James McWha

Dr Jim Sprott

Dr Ian Warrington

Alistair Polson

Bruce Munro

Rick Christie



We, the concerned persons who have personally endorsed this communiqué, wish to make clear to the Government and all Members of Parliament, that we wholeheartedly support the process undertaken by the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification, which we believe to have been the most thorough examination of the issues surrounding the use of GM in our community.

We further believe the Government and the public can be confident:
 that all the relevant issues about the use of this technology in New Zealand were given careful and independent consideration, and also
 that the findings and recommendations of the Royal Commission are based on careful analysis of the evidence.

Thus, the Government should adopt the central conclusion of the Royal Commission; that we should preserve our opportunities to use these technologies, as part of the blueprint to lift living standards for all New Zealanders through a knowledge-based economy.

Further, we consider that the recommendations in the report reflect a prudent and careful case-by-case assessment of the opportunities and risks of GM technology for New Zealand.

We believe such an approach preserves democracy and allows for choices to be made based on scientifically established facts balanced by the wider cultural and social concerns of the community.

The decisions the Government and Parliament will make on the issues surrounding this technology will have profound ramifications for generations to come.

The economic, health, environmental and social benefits to be derived from the prudent use of genetic modification, as identified in the Royal Commission’s Report, clearly demonstrate New Zealand places itself at serious risk should it reject the Royal Commission’s approach.

We commend the Commission’s Report to the Government and all Parliamentarians and urge its acceptance by Parliament as the cornerstone of future legislative and regulatory action.

Name Position
Dr Janet Bradford-Grieve Senior Scientist, NIWA
Dr Vicky Webb Senior Scientist, Marine Biotechnology, NIWA
Dr Susan Gardiner Senior Scientist, HortResearch
Gill Norris Senior Lecturer, Massey University
Drusilla R Mason Senior Lecturer, Department of Zoology, University of Canterbury
Sarah E Rothwell Scientist, University of Canterbury
Dr Ngaire Markwick Scientist, The Horticultural and Food Research, Institute of New Zealand Ltd
Dr Louise A Malone Scientist, HortResearch
Professor Colleen Ward School of Psychology, Victoria University
Dr Smita Apte School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University
Sarah Coddington-Lawson School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University
Dr Jo Putterill School of Biological Sciences, Auckland University
Dorothy Oakley Rural Support Trust
Lydia Read Rural Support Trust
Libby Burgess Research Scientist, Insect Science Group, HortResearch
Dr Alison Darragh Research Scientist
Rebecca L Davies Research Officer, Mycobacterial Diseases Lab, Massey University
Dr Kathleen Logan Reproduction Group, AgResearch
Professor Alison Stewart Professor of Plant Pathology, Lincoln University
Wendy Burnand Product Development Technologist - Flavour
Shelley Dew-Hopkins President
Dr Jeanne M.E Jacobs Plant Molecular Geneticist, Crop & Food Research
Jennifer Macleod PhD Student, Department of Physiology, University of Otago
Lady Patricia Thorpe Parnell, Auckland
Vicky M Duncan O.B.E.
Catherine Bull Nuffield Scholar
Megan Bull Nuffield Scholar
Nicky Hurst Nuffield Scholar
Robyn Leeming Nuffield Scholar
Teresa Bull Nuffield Scholar
Liz Brook Media and Publicity Manager, HortResearch
Jasna Rakonjac Marsden Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Mol. BioSciences
Alison Holst Food Consultant, TV Personality
Dr Kim Plummer Lecturer in Microbiology and Plant Pathology - School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland
Mary Harvie James Harvie & Co Ltd,
Dr Franca Ronchese HRC Senior Research Fellow, Malaghan Institute of Medical Research
Dr Pauline Mooney HortResearch, Plant Breeding and Citrus & Exotics
Jo Wills General Manager, Corporate Strategy, Wool Group
Betty A Robb FNZEI, Retired Educator, Auckland
Tessa Lanham Executive, Wools of New Zealand
Anna Green Director, Green Holdings Limited
Dr Fiona McDonald Department of Physiology, University of Otago
Sue Suckling Company Director
Margaret Austin Chair, New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO
Beverley A Wakem CBE
Lesley Jensen BSC
Bronwyn Monopoli Board Member, NZ Wool Board
Gillian Deane National Co-ordinator, Rett Syndrome Association
Sir Angus Tait
Sir Dryden Spring
Sir Gil Simpson President, Royal Society of New Zealand
Sir John Scott Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of Auckland. Past President, Royal Society of NZ
Sir Roderick Weir
Sir Ronald Trotter
Sir Roy McKenzie
Sir Tipene O'Regan
Associate Professor Bill Davidson Department of Zoology, University of Canterbury
Associate Professor John Fraser Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Auckland
Emeritus Professor Brion Jarvis Professor of Microbiology, Massey University
Emeritus Professor Ian Cornforth Professor of Soil Science, Lincoln University
Emeritus Professor Tim Brown
Professor Barry Scott Professor of Molecular Genetics
Professor Brian Halton School of Chemistry and Physical Sciences, Victoria University
Professor Brian R Jordan Professor of Plant Biotechnology/Director, Lincoln University
Professor Charles Daugherty School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University
Professor D.L McNeil Professor of Horticulture, Lincoln University
Professor David Buisson Assistant Vice Chancellor, Dean School of Business, University of Otago
Professor David Penny Theoretical Biology, Institute of Molecular BioSciences, Massey University
Professor George Petersen Otago University
Professor Graham LeGros Director, Malaghan Trust Board
Professor James McWha Vice-Chancellor, Massey University
Professor John Buckeridge Associate Dean Of Science and Engineering
Professor John Hampton NZ Seed Technology Institute, Lincoln University
Professor Neil Curtis School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Victoria University
Professor Pat Sullivan Chairman of NZSBMB, Head of IMBS, Professor Biochemistry
Professor Paul Callaghan Academy Council, Royal Society of NZ
Professor Peter Munro FRSNZ, FlChemE, FNZIFST, Massey University
Professor Phil Garnock-Jones School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University
Professor Richard C Gardner School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland
Professor Roy Geddes Dean of Science and Engineering, Auckland University of Technology
Professor T.W Walker Emeritus, Professor of Soil Science
Professor Tom O'Donnell Emeritus Malaghan Institute Trust Board
Dr Alan Clark School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University
Dr Allen Goldenthal Director, Animal Health Services Centre
Dr Andrew Allan Scientist, HortResearch
Dr Bart Janssen Research Scientist, HortResearch
Dr Bernard Healy Formerly Scientific Attache NZ High Commission London
Dr Bruce Campbell Scientist, Grasslands Division, AgResearch
Dr Bruce Veit Massey University
Dr Chris Sissons Senior Research Fellow, Dental Research, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Dr Clive Ronson Associate Professor
Dr Colin Bassett Former Director Research, NZ Forest Service
Dr D.P.G Bolton Senior Lecturer, Otago University Medical School, Physiology and Paediatrics
Dr Darren Day Senior Lecturer, Biological Sciences, Victoria University
Dr David Burton School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University
Dr David Weatherburn School of Chemistry and Physical Sciences, Victoria University
Dr Dennis P Gordan FLS, Principal Scientist, Marine Biodiversity & Systematics, NIWA
Dr Edwin Robertson Formerly Director General DSIR
Dr Garth S Smith Group General Manager - Bio-tech, The Horticulture and Food Research Institute of New Zealand
Dr Gary Burns School of Chemistry and Physical Sciences, Victoria University
Dr Geoff Rickards School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University
Dr Gordon S Maxwell Associate Professor, Environmental Studies, Open University of Hong Kong and Honourable Associate Professor Ecology & Biodiversity Department, The University of Hong Kong and Visiting Professor at Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan
Dr Graham Barrell Associate Professor, Animal & Food Sciences Division
Dr Graham Butler Formerly Director General, DSIR
Dr Graham C Everitt
Dr Ian Fergusson FRSNZ, Group Leader, Postharvest & Food Science, HortResearch
Dr Ian McLennan
Dr Ian Speden Research Associate, Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences, former Director NZ Geological Survey, 2001 NZAS Marsden medallist
Dr Ian Warrington Chief Executive Officer, HortResearch
Dr Jim McIntosh School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University
Dr Jim Sprott
Dr John Carter Director, Wellington Cancer Centre
Dr John Christeller Scientist, Insect Science, HortResearch
Dr John D Brooks Institute for Food & Nutrition & Human Health, Massey University
Dr John Miller Senior Lecturer, Biological Sciences, Victoria University
Dr John Rendel
Dr John Tagg Associate Professor Microbiology
Dr Jon Hickford Senior Lecturer, Biochemistry, Lincoln University
Dr Ken Aldous Industrial Research Ltd
Dr Kevin Marshall Managing Director, ViaLactia Biosciences
Dr L. A Kuehn
Dr Martin Kennedy Senior Research Fellow, Christchurch School of Medicine
Dr Mike Berridge Deputy Director, Malaghan Institute of Medical Research Cancer Society of NZ Senior Research Fellow
Dr Miles Cooper Veterinary Scientist
Dr Paul Davis Senior Research Fellow, Director, Bioactivity Investigation Group
Dr Paul Teesdale-Spittle Senior Lecturer, Biological Sciences, Victoria University
Dr Peter Brumby Ex-adviser to the World Bank on Agricultural Biotechnology
Dr Peter Davies Associate Professor, Veterinary Epidemiology, Massey University EpiCentre
Dr Peter Gootjes Medical Practitioner, Dunedin
Dr Peter Larsen Lecturer in Anaesthesia, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Dr Richard E Falloon Past President, NZ Plant Protection Society, President Elect, Australasian Plant Pathology Society
Dr Richard MacKnight
Dr Richard Newcomb Programme Leader, HortResearch
Dr Robert Welch NZ Biotechnologies Ltd
Dr Robin M Fenwick NZ Dairy Board
Dr Ross Lill Science Manager, Crop & Food Research
Dr Sean Devine Retired Executive Director, ACRI
Dr Selwyn Yorke President, NZ Biotechnology Association
Dr Stephen R.Davis Hamilton
Dr Thomas Backstrom Welcome Senior Research Fellow, Malaghan Institute of Medical Research
Dr Tony Conner Crop & Food Research
Dr Vincent Gray Crofton Downs, Wellington
Dr W.M Malcolm Director, Micro-Optics Ltd,
Dr William Rolleston Director, South Pacific Sera Ltd
D.R Pearce Waitara
Peter Chamberlain Vice President, Meat & Fibre Council of New Zealand
John Fisher Vice President, Federated Farmers, Waikato,
Robert Carter Vice Chairman, New Zealand Sheep Council
Mark Collett Veterinary Pathologist, Massey University
D.W Nowell U-Sticke
Frank Portegus Technical Representative, Balance Agri-Nutrients
Chris Sundstrum South Island Mohair Company
Maurice J Duncan Senior Scientist, NIWA
Glenn Buchan Senior Lecturer, Immunology & Microbiology, University of Otago
Paul Donaldson Senior Lecturer, Department of Physiology, University of Auckland
Eric J Werder Secretary, Hawera
Carrick Devine Scientist, BioEngineering Technologies, HortResearch
Lindsay Poole Former Director, General NZ Forest Service
Michael Magiera School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University
Chris Hodson Queens Counsel
Vincent Heeringa Publisher, Unlimited Media Ltd
Barry Coleman Publisher
Robin McFarlane Principal Research Officer, Immunology and Animal Health
Richard R.M Hallowes Production Director, New Zealand Agriseeds Limited
Robert Anderson Pro Vice-Chancellor of Sciences, Massey University
Alastair Ensor President, South Island High Country Committee
John O Taylor President, Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture
Jim Weston President, Federated Farmers, Wairarapa
Scottie McLeod President, Federated Farmers, Bay of Plenty
John Vincent President, Federated Farmers NZ, Waikato
John Morrison President, Federated Farmers NZ, Southland
Alistair Polson President, Federated Farmers
Ian McKelvie President Royal Agricultural Society of New Zealand
Alan Taylor Past President, Grains Council of New Zealand
Laurie Copland Past President, Federated Farmers, Northland
Patrick Willock Past President, Federated Farmers NZ, Gisborne
John H Clayton Past President Federated Farmers NZ West Coast, Regional Councillor
Doug Calhoun Partner, AJ Park
Morris McFall Nuffield Scholar
Adrian Gault Nuffield Scholar
David Hurst Nuffield Scholar
David Shepherd Nuffield Scholar
Denis Marshall Nuffield Scholar
Don McFarlane Nuffield Scholar
Douglas Bull Nuffield Scholar
Geoff Mathis Nuffield Scholar
Julian Raine Nuffield Scholar
Hugh Ritchie Nuffield Scholar
Kevin Geddes Nuffield Scholar
Peter Jensen Nuffield Scholar
Richard W Davison Nuffield Scholar
Tony Reilly Nuffield Scholar
Neil McNaughton Neuroscience Programme, University of Otago
Stewart G Wadey N.C.A.(UK)
Ian Pirani Mohair New Zealand
M.B deLautour MNZM. JP.
Tim Matthews Meat & Fibre Producers Chairman, Wanganui
Wynne Raymond Mayor of Timaru
Francis Maher Marlborough District Council
Chris T Mortlock Marketing Director, New Zealand Agriseeds Limited
Andrew Taylor Managing Director, Taylor Preston Ltd
Stuart Pryke Managing Director, Robert Pryke Investments (NZ) Ltd
Derek Gower Managing Director, Houston Medical
John Upton Managing Director, Horizon Meats New Zealand Ltd
Graeme Harrison Managing Director, ANZCO
Selwyn H Manning Managing Director, Agriseeds Holdings Limited
Grant Owen Managing Director
Kevin Davidson Manager Plantation Road Dairies Ltd
Honourable Rob Storey Life Member Federated Farmers NZ, Landcorp Board
Kirk L Hamilton Lecturer, Department of Physiology, University of Otago
Harry Bayliss Kiwi Dairy, Deputy Chair, Fonterra
Peter Phillips J.P
Brian Johnson Jarden Corporation Ltd, Malaghan Institute Trust Board
Bill Harvie James Harvie & Co Ltd,
John Harvie James Harvie & Co Ltd,
Neil G Hansen J.P, C.Eng, F.I.C.E, F.I.P.E.N.Z
Tom Syddall Intellectual Property Lawyer, AJ Park
Malcolm Bailey Immediate Past President, Federated Farmers NZ, National
Lindsay Alderton Immediate Past President, Federated Farmers NZ Otago
Robin Grigg Immediate Past President, Federated Farmers NZ Mid-Canterbury
Warwick Catto Head of Agrosciences, Balance Agri-Nutrients
Paul Glucina Group General Manager, HortResearch
Mick O'Neill Formerly Director General Forestry
Ian Baumgart Formerly Commissioner for Environment
John Falloon Former Member of Parliament
Andrew Watters Farmer
Kevin Stewart Faculty of Applied Technology, Waikato Institute of Technology
John Forman Executive Director, New Zealand Organisation for Rare Disorders
Brian Lynch Executive Director, Meat Industry Association of New Zealand
Sam Lewis Executive Chairman, AFFCO NZ Ltd
Ian Cornforth Emeritus Professor of Soil Science, Lincoln University
Sam Peterson Editor, Proceedings of NZ Society of Animal Production, Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences
Peter D Jolly Editor, New Zealand Veterinary Journal, Massey University
James Kalmakoff Director, Centre for Gene Research, Associate Dean Website and Communications, Division of Health Sciences, University of Otago
Alan Grant Director, Anzco Foods Ltd, Canterbury Meat Packers Ltd, Lyttleton Port Company, Former Deputy Chairman NZ Meat Board
Jonathan Green Director Green Holdings Limited
Stuart Collie Councillor Environment Southland.
Graham Pinnell Consulting Engineer
Stewart Barnett Chief Executive, PPCS Ltd
John Newland Chief Executive, Farmlands
Owen Poole Chief Executive, Alliance Group Ltd
Rick Christie Chief Executive Rangatira
David Maloney Chief Executive Officer, Interlock Enterprises
Simon Carlaw Chief Executive Officer, Business New Zealand
Francis Wevers Chief Executive Officer, Biotenz Inc
Bruce Munro Chairman, NZ Wool Board
Colin Harvey Chairman, NZ Agritech Inc, Managing Director, Ancare New Zealand
Jeff Grant Chairman, Meat New Zealand
Bill Falconer Chairman, Meat Industry Association, Chairman, Biotenz, Chairman, Restaurant Brands
Murray Taggart Chairman, Meat & Fibre Producers
Graham Malaghan Chairman, Malaghan Trust Board
Colin Francis Chairman, Davmet New Zealand
Denis O’Rourke Chairman, City Services Committee, Chairman, Christchurch City Council, Chairman, Recovered Materials Foundation, Chairman, Transwaste Canterbury Ltd
Bill Burrill Chairman Regional parks & Recreation Committee Auckland Regional Council.
G.W Powell B.V.Sc. M.R.S.N.Z. Councillor, Rodney District Council
Ian L Anderson Associate Professor/Director, Equine Blood Typing & Research Centre
Rod Lambert Associate Professor, Physics Massey University
John Leader Associate Professor of Physiology, University of Otago
Allan Lill Arable Farmer/Seed Processor/International Seed Marketer
Kees van Beek Animal Health Board
David Adkins Amberley
Theo Wilms Agricultural Consultant
Steve Davis AgResearch
Alison Newman
Andrea Marsh
Ann Maisey
Ann Nettleingham
Anne Lees
Anne van Bysterveldt
Annette Gunther
Barbara Groundwater
Barbara Hodgkinson
Barbara Kerr
Bev Harris
Brenda Bern
Brigid Eady
Carol Kennedy
Catherine Horgan
Cheryl Irwin
Chrissanne Thomson
Colleen Shirley Drabble
Coral Kidd
Cynthia Cass
Dale Stevens
Dr Kathryn Stowell
Elaine Daysh
Faye Drummond
Gail B.S Schroder
Gay Andrews
Georgina Campbell
Gill Adshead
Gill Couper
Gloria Collier
Heather Coates
Heather White
Ina Martin
Jan Andrews
Jan Arrol
Jan Maclean
Jan Martyn
Jane Schwass
Janet Harden
Janet Horrell
Janet Spratt
Janine Johnson
Jeanette Hellier
Jill Braggins
Joanne Leigh
Joanne Pickering
Joanne Sherratt
Jocelyn Benefield
Josie Reid
Joyce Wylie
Julie Bowler
Karen Gray
Karen McErlean
Karen Tarbotton
Kathleen Ann Beveridge
Kay Lorimer
Kay Opie
Kay Penney
Kay Watkins
Laurie Copland
Leigh Motion
Lesley Marsh
Lindsay MacLean
Lindsay White
Liz Weake
Lorraine O'Neale
Lyn Coubrough
Margaret Anderson
Margaret August
Margaret de Malmanche
Margaret Denton
Margaret Drummond
Margaret Mackle
Margaret Wheatstone
Marie Davidson
Marie Dwyer
Marilyn Kidd
Mary Cleland
Merilyn Feickert
Michelle Young
Nancy Bay
Nicola Barnett
Pattie O'Boyle
Pauline Lay
Pauline Stewart
Polly Prattely
Rachel Stewart
Raewyn Waller
Raewyn Waller
Rhonda Knight
Rosalind MacKenzie
Rose Windle
Rosie Braes
Ruth Rainey
Ruth Richards
Sandy Jones
Sherina Hellier
Sherrie Stokman
Sue Blackler
Thelma Taylor
Trish Gibson
Victoria McRae
A Dowdle
A.C Thomas
A.D Bell
A.D Shearer
A.E Dinger
A.J (Tony) McLauchlan
A.J Farr
A.L Blakemore
A.R Munro
Adri Verbakel
Adrian van Bysterveldt
Alan Bird
Alan Brown
Alan Campbell
Alan Fraser
Alan Morris
Alan Parks
Alastair Munro
Alec Olsen
Alistair Groundwater
Alistair K Campbell
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Allister Hunter
Alured John Dowle
Andrew Carlson
Andrew Hart
Andrew Hoggard
Andrew Pottinger
Andrew Thompson
Angus Forgan.
Anthony James Drabble
Anthony O'Boyle
Anthony Plummer
Arthur Waugh
Athol Speden
Austin Heffernan
B. Moser
Baden Barker
Barrie Gibson
Barry Bern
Barry Hilliard
Barry McAlley
Barry McLauchlan
Ben Todhunt
Ben Waller
Bevin Voysey
Bill Patterson
Bob Mahy
Brent O'Regan
Brian Fielder
Brian G Worth
Brian Hellier
Brian Petersen
Bruce Holmes
Bruce Jolly
Bruce McGarvey
Bruce Woods
Bryan Humm
Bryan Seddon
Bryan Walkinton
Buddy Mikaere
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C T.D Sandall
C. Harvey
C.A Roberts
C.A Watson
C.E Grigg
C.H Speight.
C.M Rossiter
Callum Coubrough
Charles Pattison
Charles Whitehead
Chris Bird
Chris Bowron
Chris Procter
Chris Read
Clayton Howard
Cliff Deery
Colin Anderton
Colin Crabb
Colin Jackson
Colin Martin
Colin Murphy
Craige Mackenzie
D. Silcox
D.A Whyte
D.A Young
D.C Brown
D.C Johnstone
D.K Armstrong
D.K Rutherford
D.W Lyders
Daniel Edmonds
Danny Bonner
Darryl Henderson
Dave Bowler
David C Gordon
David G Jupp
David Irvine
David J Wells
David Jensen
David John MacFarlane
David Jones
David Marsh
David Morris
David Petterson
David Pickering
David Robinson
David Wright
Dennis Burkhart
Dennis Chard
Dennis Mitchell
Dennis Yates
Derek Austin
Derek Neal
Derek Spratt
Dick Hemmings
Dinkie Phillips
Don Cameron
Don Kennedy
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Donald Cooper
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Doug Baldwin
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Evan Baigent
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F.J Bull
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Frank J Martin
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George Reveley
Gerald Gunther
Gerald Langford
Glen Smith
Godfrey Mackersey
Graeme Booth
Graeme C. Wilson
Graeme Hanrahan
Graeme Henderson
Graeme Kenneth Linton
Graeme Milne.
Graeme Reid
Graeme Tarbotton
Graham Clarke
Graham Cocks
Graham Fullwood
Graham Kirke
Graham Milne
Graham Steele
Graham Walker
Grant Rowan
Grant Scott
Grant Simpson
Grant Wyllie
Greg Braggins
Greg Weake
Guy Ring
H Silcox
H Van Rooijen
H.J Macartney
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Harry Schat
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The New Zealand government has announced that it will deploy Defence Force and Police personnel to Honiara to help restore peace and stability. “New Zealand is committed to its responsibilities and playing its part in upholding regional security,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.... More>>

CPAG: Child Poverty Monitor 2021 Highlights Persistent Inequities In Rates Of Child Poverty
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) welcomes the release of the Child Poverty Monitor today, which shows that prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, poverty reduction targets were largely on track for Pākehā children, however significant inequities remained for tamariki Māori, Pacific and disabled children... More>>

National Party: Bridges Appointed Finance & Infrastructure Spokesperson

Hon Simon Bridges is the National Party’s new Finance and Infrastructure spokesperson, National Leader Christopher Luxon announced today. “Simon has prodigious skills, incredible talent and the intellectual heft needed to excel as National’s Finance spokesperson,” Mr Luxon says.... More>>

Waitangi National Trust: Waitangi Week
The Waitangi National Trust has decided there will be no in-person events at Waitangi Treaty Grounds during Waitangi Week 2022. Under the COVID-19 Protection Framework it would be practically impossible to safely proceed with the usual events of Waitangi commemorations... More>>




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