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Mallard: Parents Should Think Carefully Before Deciding To Run For Boards Of Trustees

Mallard: Parents Should Think Carefully Before Deciding To Run For Boards Of Trustees

Parents should think carefully before deciding to run for Boards of Trustees, Labour's Education spokesperson Trevor Mallard said today.

Phil Heatley - Resignation Statement

Phil Heatley - Resignation Statement

Good morning.

I have called this media conference today to announce my resignation as Housing Minister, Fisheries Minister and a member in John Key's Cabinet.

I contacted the Prime Minister this morning to let him know of my plans and he has accepted my resignation.

Heat On Heatley Over Expenses

Heat On Heatley Over Expenses

Today's resignation of Phil Heatley from Cabinet probably displays that the Ninth Floor have been pressuring Heatley to go.

John Key: Statement On Phil Heatley's Resignation

John Key: Statement On Phil Heatley's Resignation

Prime Minister John Key said today he had accepted with regret the resignation of Housing and Fisheries Minister Phil Heatley from his ministerial portfolios.

Shearer: It's Time To Start Listening On R&D

Shearer: It's Time To Start Listening On R&D

National must start listening to the growing calls for increased investment in Research and Development, Labour's Research Science and Technology spokesperson David Shearer said today.

Power Prices, GST And Food Prices All Set To Buffet NZ In 2010 - Age Concern

Power Prices, GST And Food Prices All Set To Buffet NZ In 2010 - Age Concern

Age Concern New Zealand president Liz Baxendine has warned the Prime Minister of a 'perfect storm' of price rises in an open letter.

The nation-wide service organisation for older people opposes the GST rate increase to 15 percent.

Hauraki Gulf Marine Park Marks 10 Years

New parks and private land are to be added to the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park to mark its 10th anniversary, Minister of Conservation Kate Wilkinson announced today.

Fresh Start For Serious Youth Offenders

"Fresh Start legislation targeting the country's most persistent, serious young offenders with a range of tough new measures has now become law," says Social Development Minister Paula Bennett.

Speech: Pita Sharples - Children, Young Persons And Their Families (Youth Courts Jurisdiction And Orders) Amendment Bill

Speech: Pita Sharples - Children, Young Persons And Their Families (Youth Courts Jurisdiction And Orders) Amendment Bill

Hon Dr Pita Sharples

Wednesday 24 February 2010

Last night I received an email about young people. Not an unusual occurrence by any means, as we frequently receive comment about young people and in particular an association with criminal activity, or youth unemployment.

Speech: Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, And Compensation Amendment Bill - Rahui Katene

Speech: Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, And Compensation Amendment Bill - Rahui Katene

Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Amendment Bill

Rahui Katene, MP for Te Tai Tonga

Third Reading; Wednesday 24 February 2010; 8pm