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New Zealand Gives $500,000 To Chile Relief Efforts

New Zealand Gives $500,000 To Chile Relief Efforts

New Zealand is contributing $500,000 to international efforts to support Chile in the aftermath of Saturday's devastating earthquake, Foreign Minister Murray McCully announced today.

Government Downplays Single Biggest Road Safety Recommendation

The Government has chosen to place the blame on young people rather than highlight the most important recommendation to come out of the Ministry of Transport's Safer Journeys discussion paper, the Green Party said today.

PM Opens Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre

PM Opens Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre

Prime Minister John Key, together with Agriculture Minister David Carter, today launched a Government-funded centre for agricultural greenhouse gas research, a key part of New Zealand's efforts to find practical ways to curb emissions from agriculture.

Safer Journeys: Making Our Roads Safer

Transport Minister Steven Joyce today released a new ten year strategy designed to reduce the number of people killed and seriously injured on our roads over the next decade.

Agricultural GHG Research Centre Open For Business

Agricultural GHG Research Centre Open For Business

Agriculture Minister David Carter, together with Prime Minister John Key, today officially opened the Government's Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre in Palmerston North.

Safer Journeys: Focus On Repeat Drink Drivers

The government is looking to significantly reduce the impact of drink drivers with Cabinet set to consider a range of measures to crack down on those breaking the law, particularly repeat offenders.

Experts Focus On Child Abuse

An independent experts' forum asked to identify steps to prevent child abuse and neglect has come back with a range of recommendations for the Government to consider.

Grey Power Cuts Through Ryall's Spin

Grey Power Cuts Through Ryall's Spin

Grey Power health spokesperson Dick Start hit the nail on the head when he said that politicians ultimately make the call on the latest cuts to elderly people in Southland and Otago, Labour Health spokesperson Ruth Dyson said today.

NZ-Israel Working Holiday Scheme Signed

NZ-Israel Working Holiday Scheme Signed

Up to 200 young New Zealanders will be able to spend a year in Israel following the signing of a reciprocal Working Holiday Scheme, Foreign Minister Murray McCully announced today.

Greens: National Going Way Beyond 2008 Industrial Relations Policy

Greens: National Going Way Beyond 2008 Industrial Relations Policy

National appears to be going significantly further than it said it would prior to the 2008 election with new policy regarding probationary periods for workers, Green Party Industrial Relations spokesperson Keith Locke said today.