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Privacy Commissioner's Paper On Enforcement, Compliance And Complaints

Privacy Commissioner's Paper On Enforcement, Compliance And Complaints

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner contributed to the Law Commission's Issues Paper on the review of privacy, released yesterday.

Time To Reward Our Environmental Heroes

Environment Minister Nick Smith is calling for nominations for the 2010 Green Ribbon Awards which honour New Zealand's environmental champions.

Taic Chief Commissioner Appointed

Transport Minister Steven Joyce today announced the appointment of Mr John Marshall QC as Chief Commissioner of the Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC).

Maari Oil Field Proving To Be A Success

Maari Oil Field Proving To Be A Success

Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee says the Maari Oil Field is proving a success story of the petroleum sector in New Zealand, having produced 6.5 million barrels of oil for export in its first year of production.

Green Party: Higher Fares Leave Bus And Train Users Stranded

Green Party: Higher Fares Leave Bus And Train Users Stranded

Bus and trains fares are set to rise significantly in Auckland and Christchurch if the Government pushes ahead with their plans to raise a greater share of the costs from passengers, the Green Party said.

Victoria Student Shines In Tourism Scholarships

Victoria Student Shines In Tourism Scholarships

Five budding tourism leaders have been given a helping hand as recipients of the government's annual $75,000 Tourism Research Scholarships, including one Victoria University of Wellington student, Associate Tourism Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman announced today.

National Must Start Taking Real Action On Innovation

National Must Start Taking Real Action On Innovation

Labour welcomes the Crown Research Institute Taskforce's report but what it proposes are merely the first steps to getting our CRIs producing the innovations that will deliver social and economic benefits to Kiwis, Labour Research Science and Technology spokesperson David Shearer said today.

Greens Join Call To Save Our Services

Greens Join Call To Save Our Services

New Green Party MP and Tertiary Education spokesperson Gareth Hughes today welcomed the launch of a national campaign to 'Save Our Services' from Roger Douglas' voluntary students' association membership Bill.

Anderton: Save Men's Help-line

Anderton: Save Men's Help-line

Suicide rates are on the decline, but more men than women are still dying. This is not the time to get rid of New Zealand's only phone counselling service set up to help men, says Jim Anderton MP for Wigram and former minister responsible for the government's suicide prevention strategy.

Minister Lobbies For Streamlined UN Gender Entity

Minister Lobbies For Streamlined UN Gender Entity

New Zealand's support for the formation of a streamlined United Nations' (UN) gender entity is a central lobbying point for Minister Pansy Wong's visit to the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York this week.