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RCGM -- Coming Up

Formal Hearings Day 4 Week 6 Thursday 7 December 2000 9:30am - 5:00pm

Comvita NZ Limited is the sole "interested person" to be heard on Thursday. Cliff van Eaton is listed as the sole witness. Submissions and witness briefs are located at: http://www.gmcommission.govt.nz/publications/PDF_submission.html

Next week the Commission will hear from representatives of the health industry, such as Diabetes Youth New Zealand and Auckland Healthcare Services Ltd.

All are welcome to attend. Transcripts of the proceedings are also available on the Commission's website.

Maori Consultation Programme A workshop will be held in at Orongomai Marae, Upper Hutt, on Thursday from 5:30pm-8:30pm.

The Wellington regional hui will be held at Waiwhetu Marae, Lower Hutt, on Friday 15 December from 9:15am to 5pm.

All are welcome to attend. Details available by viewing: http://www.gmcommission.govt.nz/media/public_meetings_schedule.html#maorit bc .

For further information, or an interview with the Commission's Maori Consultation Programme Coordinator Matt McMillan or Advisor Pihopa Kingi, please contact: Sarah Adamson Media Relations Officer

Royal Commission on Genetic Modification Dalmuir House, 114 The Terrace, PO Box 3554, Wellington, New Zealand Ph: +64 4 495 9151 Fax: +64 4 495 9153 Mob: 021 499 510 www.gmcommission.govt.nz


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