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Electricity Review Released

The Energy and Resources Minister, Gerry Brownlee, says the Ministerial Electricity Market Review released today is an opportunity to address consumer concerns about rising power bills and security of supply.

English: Government Outlines Infrastructure Approach

English: Government Outlines Infrastructure Approach

12 August 2009 - The Government intends to involve the private sector in infrastructure projects where it makes sense for both taxpayers and users, Infrastructure Minister Bill English says.

Aung San Suu Kyi Conviction Serious Step Backwards

Aung San Suu Kyi Conviction Serious Step Backwards

The conviction of Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is a serious retrograde step that will further alienate the Burmese government from the international community, Foreign Minister Murray McCully said today.

Smith: Labour Wrong On 2020 Costs

Smith: Labour Wrong On 2020 Costs

11 August 2009 - Labour's claims that the Government has exaggerated by tenfold the costs of a 10% to 20% emissions reduction target announced yesterday raises serious questions about the economic literacy of the Opposition.

Greens: NZ People Vs Banks - $38 Million And Rising

Greens: NZ People Vs Banks - $38 Million And Rising

11 August 2009 - The struggling New Zealand taxpayer is tens of millions of dollars out of pocket due to the fight between the Inland Revenue Department and some of our largest banks, said Green Party Co-Leader Dr Russel Norman.

Greens: Government Leaves Sea Lions To Fend For Themselves

11 August 2009 - Today's Government decision to abandon the sea lion Population Management Plan leaves the species high and dry, and moves them a step closer to extinction.

Joyce & Coleman: Digital Futures Discussion Document

11 August 2009 - The options for the use of radio spectrum after digital switch-over of television services is the subject of a discussion paper released today.

Key: Kiwisport Initiative Good For Young People

Key: Kiwisport Initiative Good For Young People

11 August 2009 - Prime Minister John Key today launched the National-led Government's Kiwisport initiative for young people which will invest $82 million in school sports over the next four years.

New Directory Brings Communities Together

An online Muslim Women's Directory has been launched by the Office of Ethnic Affairs as part of Islam Awareness Week.

Greens: Weak Target Weakens New Zealand's Prospects

Greens: Weak Target Weakens New Zealand's Prospects

10 August 2009 - Prime Minister John Key is running from responsibility with a weak 2020 emissions target, softening our negotiating position and further undermining our clean, green brand.