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PSA Supports Taskforce Call For Greater Funding Certainty For CRIs

PSA Supports Taskforce Call For Greater Funding Certainty For CRIs

The Public Service Association supports the Crown Research Institute Taskforce call for the government to provide greater certainty of funding for CRIs and to focus on research in the national interest rather than making a profit for the Crown.

Customs Minister Opens New Opua Facility

Customs Minister Opens New Opua Facility

The New Zealand Customs Service's office at Opua was officially opened today by Minister Maurice Williamson.

"The Customs Service plays a vital role in protecting New Zealand's border and helps to facilitate trade and travel", the Minister said.

Pressure Grows To Dump Commercial Model For Auckland Transport

Pressure Grows To Dump Commercial Model For Auckland Transport

The Government should throw out its plan to run Auckland transport like a private company controlled from Wellington, says Labour Spokesperson on Auckland Issues, Phil Twyford.

CRI Taskforce Report Released

CRI Taskforce Report Released

The taskforce set up by the Government to determine how New Zealand can get the greatest benefit from its Crown Research Institutes has presented its report to shareholding Ministers.

Burns: One-Handed Clap For Government Over Rwc Deal

Burns: One-Handed Clap For Government Over Rwc Deal

The final deal on free-to-air television coverage of the Rugby World Cup concludes a messy process, but upholds an important principle, says Labour Broadcasting spokesperson Brendon Burns.

Robertson: Murky Website Deal Raises Questions For Government

Robertson: Murky Website Deal Raises Questions For Government

The Government needs to address serious concerns around a deal between the Ministry of Culture and Heritage and events website Eventfinder, Labour Associate Arts and Culture spokesperson Grant Robertson said.

Turia: Minister Supports Work Of The Maori Wardens

Turia: Minister Supports Work Of The Maori Wardens

Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Tariana Turia is praising the work of the Maori Wardens at this year's Golden Shears.

Robertson: What About Elderly Drivers?

Robertson: What About Elderly Drivers?

The Government should not neglect elderly New Zealanders in its road safety strategy, Labour Senior Citizens spokesperson Ross Robertson says.

Brownlee: Rugby World Cup TV Deal Announced

Brownlee: Rugby World Cup TV Deal Announced

Rugby World Cup Limited today announced the New Zealand free-to-air television broadcast rights had been awarded to a consortium formed between Maori TV, TVNZ and TV3.

Carter: Pig Welfare Code Released

Carter: Pig Welfare Code Released

Agriculture Minister David Carter is inviting public discussion on a draft code of welfare for pigs released for consultation today.