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Joyce: Manukau Harbour Crossing To Finish Ahead Of Schedule

Joyce: Manukau Harbour Crossing To Finish Ahead Of Schedule

The Manukau Harbour Crossing project on the Southwestern Motorway will be complete and open seven months ahead of schedule, says Transport Minister Steven Joyce.

The new section of road was due to be finished in March 2011 but will now be ready in August of this year.

Greens: Govt Bends Under Public Pressure On Mining

Greens: Govt Bends Under Public Pressure On Mining

News that the Government may scale down its plans to mine the conservation estate shows how public opposition is working, the Green Party said today.

Family First: Nia Glassie Inquest Not Optional For Family

Family First: Nia Glassie Inquest Not Optional For Family

Family First NZ says that the upcoming Coroner's Inquest into the death of Nia Glassie must tackle the issues of family breakdown and dysfunction and for that reason the Glassie family must be ordered to appear.

Kiwi Party: Lessons From Telecom's Woes!

Kiwi Party: Lessons From Telecom's Woes!

'There are a number of lessons to be learned from Telecom's continued woes this week', said the Kiwi Party Leader Larry Baldock.

Greens: Ending The Addiction To Methyl Bromide

Greens: Ending The Addiction To Methyl Bromide

New Zealand must end its addiction to the highly toxic ozone destroying gas methyl bromide, the Green Party said today.

Speech: Student Loan Scheme (Exemptions And Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Bill - Hone Harawira

Speech: Student Loan Scheme (Exemptions And Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Bill - Hone Harawira

Student Loan Scheme (Exemptions and Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Bill (3rd reading)

Thursday 25 February 2010; 5pm Hone Harawira; MP for Te Tai Tokerau

Govt Wastes Another Opportunity To Promote NZ

Govt Wastes Another Opportunity To Promote NZ

The National government has given up another golden opportunity to promote New Zealand by wiping the iconic Rally of New Zealand off the national events calendar, Labour's Sport and Recreation spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.

McCully To Visit Middle East

McCully To Visit Middle East

Foreign Minister Murray McCully heads to the Middle East on Friday for a five-day visit to Egypt, Israel, Ramallah (in the occupied Palestinian territories), and Turkey.

Waterfront Needs Iconic Maori Structure Says Sharples

Waterfront Needs Iconic Maori Structure Says Sharples

It is time for Auckland to own its South Pacific identity, according to Tamaki Makaurau MP and Maori Party Co-leader Dr Pita Sharples.

"An iconic structure unique to our cultures and history should be erected on our beautiful waterfront," Dr Sharples said.

Bizarre English Floundering In His Under-performance

Bizarre English Floundering In His Under-performance

Finance Minister Bill English is becoming increasingly bizarre and desperate when he attacks Labour's record in managing the economy, says Labour Finance spokesperson David Cunliffe.