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City Vision-Labour: Bad Look For John Banks' Campaign

City Vision-Labour: Bad Look For John Banks' Campaign

City Vision-Labour leader Councillor Richard Northey has said it's a bad look for Auckland City Mayor John Banks' media campaign apparently to be largely run out the offices of Huljich Wealth Management.

Speech Notes: Murray McCully - Ministerial Statement To The House On Fiji

Speech Notes: Murray McCully - Ministerial Statement To The House On Fiji

Mr Speaker, I wish to take a brief opportunity to update the House on recent developments in New Zealand's relationship with Fiji.

High Court Rules On Dolphin Legal Challenge

Fisheries Minister Phil Heatley has commented on today's release of the High Court's judgment on the inshore fishing industry's legal challenge to the closure of some areas to set net and trawl fishing, put in place in 2008 to protect Hector's and Maui's dolphins.

Hipkins: Insulation Plan Puts More People Out Of Work

Hipkins: Insulation Plan Puts More People Out Of Work

National's poorly designed subsidies for home heating and insulation companies are putting people out of work, Labour's Associate Energy spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.

Greens: Householders Deserve A Choice With Smart Meters

Meters will be smarter and householders will be given more control over their power bills, thanks to the Smart Meters (Consumer Choice) Bill being drawn from the ballot, the Green Party said today.

Power: Section 92a Bill Introduced To Parliament Today

A bill repealing Section 92A of the Copyright Act will be introduced into Parliament today by Commerce Minister Simon Power.

Brownlee: I Have Repaid Credit Card Expenses

Brownlee: I Have Repaid Credit Card Expenses

I have today repaid to Ministerial services the sum of $151.90 spent by me on the Ministerial credit card on 2 September 2009 for lunch with electorate staff in Christchurch.

I accept this expenditure falls outside the determination of what is Ministerial business.

Heatley: Minister Apologises For Credit Card Errors

Heatley: Minister Apologises For Credit Card Errors

Housing and Fisheries Minister Phil Heatley today apologised for the unintentional misuse of his Ministerial credit card and vowed to ensure no such mistakes are made in the future.

Curran: Time For Minister To Get On The Blower

The time has come for Communications Minister Steven Joyce to demand some answers from Telecom following the latest major outage in the XT network, Labour's Communications and IT spokesperson Clare Curran said today.

Govt Approves Southern DHB Merger Plan

Govt Approves Southern DHB Merger Plan

The Government has approved the Otago and Southland District Health Boards' plans to merge.