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Speech: Judith Collins - Address To Trans-tasman Business Circle

Address to Trans-Tasman Business Circle

Heritage Hotel, Auckland

19 February, 12pm

Good afternoon. Thank you for inviting me to join you today.

New Zealanders Can Be Proud Of Role Played In Cluster Bomb Ban

Disarmament and Arms Control Minister Georgina te Heuheu says New Zealanders should be proud of the role New Zealand played in the international banning of cluster bombs.

Time To Save Radio New Zealand

Time To Save Radio New Zealand

It's time to save Radio New Zealand before the Tory vultures swallow it whole.

Te Heuheu: Young Pacific Leaders Embrace Digital Future

Young Pacific Island people are taking up the mantle of leadership in different ways from their trailblazing forebears, Pacific Island Affairs Minister Georgina te Heuheu says.

Cunliffe: Pathetic Short-sightedness Underlined Again

The latest Crown financial statements underline yet again the pathetic short-sightedness of the Government in suspending government contributions to the New Zealand Super Fund, says Labour Finance spokesperson David Cunliffe.

NZ Officials Talk To Peter Bethune

NZ Officials Talk To Peter Bethune

New Zealand officials have spoken to anti-whaling protester Peter Bethune, who says he is being well looked after on board the Japanese vessel the Shonan Maru II, Foreign Minister Murray McCully said today.

CTU: Government Accounts Show Room To Do More On Unemployment

CTU: Government Accounts Show Room To Do More On Unemployment

"The government accounts show there is room for the government to continue to stimulate the economy to head off the much higher than expected unemployment, 7.3 percent (168,000 people) at the end of 2009," said CTU Economist and Policy Director, Bill Rosenberg.

Curran: Why Is There No Signal From Joyce Over XT Outages?

Curran: Why Is There No Signal From Joyce Over XT Outages?

It seems four outages in ten weeks on Telecom's XT network isn't enough to get Communications Minister Steven Joyce concerned, Labour's Communications and IT spokesperson Clare Curran said today.

New Code Of Welfare For Dairy Cattle Released

New Code Of Welfare For Dairy Cattle Released

Agriculture Minister David Carter has today issued a new code of animal welfare which sets down minimum standards for the farming of dairy cattle.

Incremental Improvement In Crown Finances

The Government's finances showed some incremental improvement in the six months to December 31, due to a number of factors - including some one-off gains, Finance Minister Bill English says.