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Anderton: Minister Announces New GHG Footprint Studies

Anderton: Minister Announces New GHG Footprint Studies

5 November 2008 - Four new primary industry sectors have been awarded government funding to further develop carbon footprinting capabilities, Agriculture and Forestry Minister Jim Anderton announced today.

Hutchison: National Will Improve Tertiary Education

5 November 2008 - National Party Tertiary Education spokesman Paul Hutchison says over the past nine years, Labour's approach to tertiary education has lurched from allowing uncontrolled funding and arbitrary growth in low-quality courses, through to heavy-handed centrally driven control.

Maori Party: Maori Denied The Right To Vote

5 NOVEMBER 2008 - "The most basic of democratic rights is the right to vote - and it is being denied to Maori," said Te Tai Tokerau Maori Party MP, Hone Harawira.

Ryall: What About Plunketline?

5 November 2008 - National Party Health spokesman Tony Ryall says the 11th hour promise from Labour to boost funding for Plunket is too little too late.

Cunliffe: "Johnny Come Lately" Illiterate On Broadband

Cunliffe: "Johnny Come Lately" Illiterate On Broadband

5 November 2008 - Communications and Information Technology Minister David Cunliffe says John Key must be illiterate on broadband if he thinks his plans will deliver broadband to Kiwi homes and businesses faster than Labour.

Maori Party: Maori Health In Hauraki-Waikato Deserves Greater Priority Says Greensill

Maori Party: Maori Health In Hauraki-Waikato Deserves Greater Priority Says Greensill

5 November 2008 - Hauraki-Waikato candidate, Angeline Greensill, has today congratulated Waikato District Health Board for being a finalist in three sections in the national Health Innovation Awards; and for receiving a commendation for its 'double balloon enteroscopy' procedure.

Greens: Green Party's Australian/NZ Food Labelling Push

Greens: Green Party's Australian/NZ Food Labelling Push

5 November 2008 - The Australian and New Zealand Green parties announced today they will work together to revamp food labelling laws in New Zealand and Australia over the next three years, by seeking to introduce parallel legislation in both countries, and other initiatives.

Progressive: Independent Parliamentary Investigator

5 November 2008 - The next parliament should look at setting up a parliamentary complaints procedure to stop wasting police and other agencies' time with politicking, Progressive MP Jim Anderton says.

Greens: APN Sale Raises Risk To Diversity Of Opinions

Greens: APN Sale Raises Risk To Diversity Of Opinions

5 November 2008 - Rumours that Fairfax may be interested in snapping up rival media company APN have raised concerns about the independence of New Zealand's news industry should such a deal go ahead, the Green Party says.

Stop The Undignified Lolly Scramble

5 NOVEMBER 2008 - "Healthcare is far too important to be left in government hands," declared Libertarianz Health Spokesman and Masterton GP Richard McGrath today, as he reiterated the principles behind, and details of, his party's health policies.