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Libertarianz: Herceptin Decision Irrelevant

Libertarianz: Herceptin Decision Irrelevant

10 DECEMBER 2008 - Libertarianz Health Spokesman Richard McGrath said today the decision by the government to force taxpayers to subsidise a year of Herceptin treatment for some women with breast cancer merely reinforces the fact that New Zealanders still have little say in decisions concerning t

Greens: Save Pacific Ocean's Shrinking Tuna Fish Stocks

Greens: Save Pacific Ocean's Shrinking Tuna Fish Stocks

10 December 2008 - The Green Party is calling on the Fisheries Minister to support the Parties to Nauru Agreement and protect the dwindling tuna fisheries in the high seas of the Pacific.

Ryall: 12-Month Herceptin Treatment Now Available

Ryall: 12-Month Herceptin Treatment Now Available

10 December 2008 - Health Minister Tony Ryall has welcomed the Prime Minister's confirmation that a full 12 month course of the breast cancer drug Herceptin is now available.

Key: Government Honours Herceptin Promise

Key: Government Honours Herceptin Promise

10 December 2008 - Prime Minister John Key announced today that the National-led Government will honour its pre-election promise to ensure a full 12-month course of the breast cancer drug Herceptin is available.

Wilkinson: Labour Briefing To Incoming Minister Released

Wilkinson: Labour Briefing To Incoming Minister Released

10 December 2008 - Labour Minister Kate Wilkinson has today released the Department of Labour briefing to her.

The briefing covers the department's work in the areas of immigration, workplace health and safety, employment relations, labour market information, and ACC policy.

Wilkinson: Minister Receives Food Safety Briefing

Wilkinson: Minister Receives Food Safety Briefing

10 December 2008 - Food Safety Minister Kate Wilkinson today released the Briefing for the Incoming Minister from the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA).

"The briefing identifies a number of issues currently being managed within the food safety portfolio.

Family First: Offer To Run Family Conference For Under $30,000

Family First: Offer To Run Family Conference For Under $30,000

10 December 2008 - Family First NZ is offering to run the $200,000 Families Commission summit for less than $30,000.

Locke: More To Do On 60th Anniversary Of Human Rights Declaration

Locke: More To Do On 60th Anniversary Of Human Rights Declaration

Green Party MP Keith Locke says New Zealand still has several human rights challenges 60 years after it signed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Tomorrow, December 10, is the Universal Declaration's 60th anniversary.

Bennett: Personal Stories Motivate Change

"A new book published by the 'It's not OK' Campaign will add to a range of Campaign resources that are helping New Zealanders to prevent family violence," Social Development Minister Paula Bennett said today.

Climate Change Select Committee Established

Climate Change Select Committee Established

New Zealand needs to build a broader consensus about how to make progress on climate change issues, Climate Change Minister Nick Smith said today in releasing the terms of reference for the select committee to review the Emissions Trading Scheme and related matters.