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Mapp: Minister Welcomes New Crown Research Institute

Mapp: Minister Welcomes New Crown Research Institute

Two Crown Research Institutes (CRIs) - Crop & Food Research and HortResearch - come together today to form a single research institute known as The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Ltd (Plant and Food Research).

Stop Canterbury Land Theft Now!

Stop Canterbury Land Theft Now!

"Environment Minister Nick Smith doesn't even pretend to be concerned for the property rights of Canterbury farmers. His primary goal is to make it easier for a private developer to steal their land," said Libertarianz spokesman Richard McGrath today.

Poznan Brings the Battle Against Climate Change to the Next Stage

From the 1st to the 14th of December a large New Zealand delegation will meet amongst 9000 participants from government, business and industry, for the 4th meeting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) since the

Key: Statement On Air New Zealand Plane Crash

Key: Statement On Air New Zealand Plane Crash

Prime Minister John Key today expressed the sympathies of all New Zealanders to the families, friends and colleagues of those killed in the Air New Zealand Airbus A320 aircraft crash in the Mediterranean.

Slade: Removing Cap On Fees Will Further Knee-cap Students

Slade: Removing Cap On Fees Will Further Knee-cap Students

The Green Party is pleased the Government will not burden students with more debt by abolishing the cap on student fees.

Carter: Minister Welcomes Dairying Effluent Report

Carter: Minister Welcomes Dairying Effluent Report

The Minister of Agriculture Hon David Carter has welcomed the findings of Environment Canterbury's (ECAN) 2007/08 dairy shed effluent report.

Brownlee: Pike River Coal Mine Officially Opened Today

Brownlee: Pike River Coal Mine Officially Opened Today

The Minister of Energy and Resources, and Economic Development, Gerry Brownlee, today opened the new Pike River coal mine in the Paparoa Ranges, 50 kilometres north-east of Greymouth.

"New Zealand's mineral resources are a significant contributor to our economic prosperity."

Turia: Tariana Turia Sees Early Impacts Of Global Capital Crisis Hitting Community And Voluntary Sector

Turia: Tariana Turia Sees Early Impacts Of Global Capital Crisis Hitting Community And Voluntary Sector

27 November 2008 - It has taken just one week into the job for new Minister of the Community and Voluntary Sector, Tariana Turia, to identify direct repercussions happening at home in response to the global capital crisis.

Delay on Emissions Trading Scheme

The new government is clearly unwilling to break their typecasting and give a nod toward the environmental left.

Tolley: New Early Childhood Regulations To Be Delayed

Tolley: New Early Childhood Regulations To Be Delayed

New regulations imposed by the former Labour Government for the early childhood sector will not be introduced on December 1, says Education Minister, Anne Tolley.