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Further Funding For Early Childhood Services

Education Minister Anne Tolley today announced $127,095 in funding to assist six early childhood education centres in Ashburton, Christchurch, Mangere, Oxford, New Plymouth and East Cape.

Funding To Help Oxford Early Childhood Service

Education Minister Anne Tolley today announced that Oxford Early Learning Centre has been awarded $30,000 to recruit and employ qualified staff and buy equipment for its new service in Oxford in the Waimakariki District.

Govt Consults Public On 2020 Emissions Target

The Government today began a process of public consultation on New Zealand's 2020 emissions target with a public meeting in Wellington tonight.

Awards Honour Young People In Foster Care

Awards Honour Young People In Foster Care

Nominations are now open for the 2009 William Wallace Awards, which honour outstanding young people in foster care.

Run by Child Youth and Family, the Awards are a result of a bequest made by William Wallace and into their fourth year.

Govt Releases Proposals On Criminal Procedure Review

Govt Releases Proposals On Criminal Procedure Review

Details of the Government's proposed reforms of the criminal justice sector have been released by Justice Minister Simon Power.

The Criminal Procedure (Simplification) Project includes a range of initiatives to improve timeliness and efficiency in criminal court cases.

Dunne: Principles, Not Compensation, Should Govern Foreshore Settlement

Dunne: Principles, Not Compensation, Should Govern Foreshore Settlement

UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne says principles, not compensation, should govern the Government's approach to the foreshore and seabed issue.

Govt Ignoring Referendum But Still Funding An Answer

Govt Ignoring Referendum But Still Funding An Answer

5 July 2009 - Family First NZ is furious that the Families Commission has used its latest government-funded newsletter to promote the anti-smacking law and a 'Yes' vote to keep the law.

More Money To Reduce Auckland Cardiac Waiting Times

5 July 2009 - The Government has provided up to five million dollars extra to enable Auckland District Health Board to speed up dealing with an unacceptable number of people on its cardiac surgery waiting list.

Carter: Funding Boost For Positive Parents

Carter: Funding Boost For Positive Parents

3 July 2009 - Northland MP John Carter says the Ministry of Social Development has recently allocated funding as part of its Strategies with Kids, Information for Parents (SKIP) programme to Northland charities.

Finlayson: Central North Island Land Transferred To Iwi

Finlayson: Central North Island Land Transferred To Iwi

3 July 2009 - A ceremony in Turangi tomorrow marking the transfer of approximately $450 million in land and cash to eight Central North island Iwi completes of the largest single settlement of historical grievances by the Crown, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson s