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Legal Aid Review Discussion Paper Released

Legal Aid Review Discussion Paper Released

Justice Minister Simon Power today announced the release of the discussion paper on improving the legal aid system.

The paper is the first stage of work on a fundamental review of the legal aid system by Dame Margaret Bazley.

Heatley: Good News For Recreational Fishers

Heatley: Good News For Recreational Fishers

New fishing rules that come into affect on 1 October bring good news for recreational fishers nationwide, says Minister of Fisheries Phil Heatley.

Speech: Launch Of Maori And Pacific Island Family Violence Programme Of Action - Hon Tariana Turia

Speech: Launch Of Maori And Pacific Island Family Violence Programme Of Action - Hon Tariana Turia

Launch of Maori and Pacific Island Family Violence Programme of Action

Hon Tariana Turia, Associate Minister of Social Development

Monday 31 August 2009; 5pm

Golden Opportunity For Meaningful ETS - If National Chooses To Take It

Golden Opportunity For Meaningful ETS - If National Chooses To Take It

The Labour Party has used today's report back of the ETS Committee to repeat its call for a broad-based scheme with integrity to be agreed by Parliament.

Govt Welcomes ETS Review Committee Report

Govt Welcomes ETS Review Committee Report

Minister for Climate Change Issues Nick Smith today welcomed the report of the Emissions Trading Scheme Review Committee. "I would like to thank Chairman Peter Dunne and the other members of the select committee for their hard work on what is an important and complex issue.

PM Sikua Hails Donor Community For Assisting Solomon Islands

Prime Minister Dr Derek Sikua on Friday has expressed gratitude towards the International Donor Community for their ongoing support and understanding of Solomon Islands development needs.

Maori Party Seeks Stronger Controls On Emissions

Maori Party Seeks Stronger Controls On Emissions

The Maori Party's minority report on the proposed Emissions Trading Scheme shows the party wants stronger controls on greenhous gas emissions, according to its climate change spokesperson Rahui Katene.

McCoskrie: Chch City Council Tackled On Liberalised Brothel Laws

McCoskrie: Chch City Council Tackled On Liberalised Brothel Laws

Family First NZ is encouraging supporters to make submissions against Christchurch City Council's plans to liberalise laws surrounding the location and signage relating to brothels.

Powerlynk To Contest Aect Elections

Powerlynk today announced its full slate of 5 candidates for election to the Auckland Energy Consumer Trust which is the 75.1% owner of Vector Ltd. The election is scheduled from 15 October, with polling day on 30 October.

Turia To Speak On Family Violence Strategies

Tariana Turia will this afternoon speak on the new programme of action aimed at addressing and eliminating family violence among Maori and Pasifika communities.