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Guy: Appointments To Lotteries & Gambling Commissions

Guy: Appointments To Lotteries & Gambling Commissions

23 June 2009 Minister of Internal Affairs Nathan Guy has announced the appointment of a new member of the Lotteries Commission and the reappointment of two members to the Gambling Commission.

Coleman: NZ Signs Working Holiday Scheme With Spain

Coleman: NZ Signs Working Holiday Scheme With Spain

23 June 2009 - Up to 200 young New Zealanders will be able to live in Spain for a year and work for up to six months under a new reciprocal working holiday scheme, Immigration Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman announced today.

Greens: Voluntary Food Labelling Open To Voluntary Opt-out

Greens: Voluntary Food Labelling Open To Voluntary Opt-out

23 June 2009 - New Zealanders will continue to be denied the right to know where their food comes from if the Government relies on voluntary country of origin labelling, said Green Party MP Sue Kedgley.

Family First: Dad's Name Should Not Have Been Published

Family First: Dad's Name Should Not Have Been Published

23 June 2009 - Family First NZ is slamming the Police and the Dominion Post for releasing and publishing the name of a father who pleaded guilty to common assault for pushing his son on to a rugby field to play.

Te Heuheu: Minister Says Pacific Leader Will Be Sadly Missed

Te Heuheu: Minister Says Pacific Leader Will Be Sadly Missed

23 June 2009 - Pacific Island Affairs Minister Georgina te Heuheu today paid tribute to Ronald Crocombe, Emeritus Professor of the University of the South Pacific (USP).

Churchill Fellowships Offer Research Opportunities

Churchill Fellowships Offer Research Opportunities

Tariana Turia is inviting New Zealanders wishing to conduct research overseas to apply for a fellowship from the New Zealand Winston Churchill Memorial Trust.

Mayors Share Vision For Auckland

Mayors Share Vision For Auckland

Associate Local Government Minister John Carter says he is pleased four of Auckland's mayors have worked together on a detailed submission to the select committee on Auckland governance.

McCully Winds Back The Clock On Sport And Recreation

McCully Winds Back The Clock On Sport And Recreation

Sports Minister Murray McCully is winding back the clock with plans to split high-performance sport from the umbrella of SPARC, Labour's Sport and Recreation spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.

Community To Be Consulted On Aorangi School

Community views on the best interests of local children will be taken into account during a consultation process about the possible closure of Aorangi School in Christchurch, Education Minister Anne Tolley said today.

Early Childhood Crisis? Liberate The Profession!

Early Childhood Crisis? Liberate The Profession!

"It's easily fixed," says Libertarianz.Early Childhood Education Spokesman Peter Cresswell, referring to the crisis in early childhood education highlighted in The NZ Herald this morning.