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Industry Raises Serious Concerns With Cabinet Paper On Revised Section 92A

Industry Raises Serious Concerns With Cabinet Paper On Revised Section 92A

The Screen Directors Guild and the Screen Production and Development Association welcomes the Government's move to help protect New Zealand's film and television sector through the revision to Section 92a of the Copyright Act, but has serious concerns over the proposed legislation.

Government Gives Poor A Kick In The Guts For Xmas - WPC

The Government has decided to give vulnerable New Zealanders a kick in the guts for Christmas says the Wellington People's Centre.

Wealth Of Talent And Experience In Small Business Advisory Group

Wealth Of Talent And Experience In Small Business Advisory Group

The nine people appointed to the new Small Business Advisory Group provide a wealth of talent and experience, Minister for Small Business Maurice Williamson says.

Williams: Government Gives Up On Leaky Homes Victims

Williams: Government Gives Up On Leaky Homes Victims

The government has abandoned leaky homes victims on the eve of Christmas after cynically promising in opposition they would fix this national disaster, North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams said today.

Review Reinforces Government Action On Weathertightness

Review Reinforces Government Action On Weathertightness

A PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report released today on the size and cost of the weathertightness problem reinforces the Government's work towards assisting affected homeowners, Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson said today.

Government Assistance For Leaky Home Owners

Government Assistance For Leaky Home Owners

"An assistance package for leaky home owners will be taken to Cabinet early in the New Year," Maurice Williamson, Minister for Building and Construction said today.

Transport Board Members Announced

Transport Board Members Announced

Transport Minister Steven Joyce today announced the appointment of Rear Admiral David Ledson to Chair the board of Maritime New Zealand. He also announced a number of recent reappointments to transport Crown entity boards.

Minister Welcomes Progress On Rotorua Eastern Arterial

Minister Welcomes Progress On Rotorua Eastern Arterial

Minister of Transport Hon Steven Joyce has welcomed the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) decision to approve funding for the investigation work on the new Rotorua Eastern Arterial.

Minister Releases Tertiary Education Strategy

Minister Releases Tertiary Education Strategy

The Tertiary Education Strategy 2010-2015 released today will ensure the sector is more responsive to the needs of students and employers, says Tertiary Education Minister Anne Tolley.

Shearer Welcomes National's U-Turn On Waterview Connection

Shearer Welcomes National's U-Turn On Waterview Connection

Transport Minister Steven Joyce's decision to back down from his preferred route for the new Waterview road connection in Auckland was welcomed today by Mt Albert Labour MP David Shearer.