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Goff Heads To Australia To Meet Gillard

Goff Heads To Australia To Meet Gillard

Labour Leader Phil Goff will travel to Canberra tomorrow for a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard. "Labour Weekend gives me a chance to get across the Tasman and meet Julia again," Phil Goff said today.

Minister Meets With Hrh The Prince Of Wales On Wool

Agriculture Minister David Carter met on Friday (NZ time) for over an hour with HRH The Prince of Wales at Balmoral Estate in Scotland to discuss the 'Campaign for Wool' of which the Prince is Patron.

Goff To Meet Gillard

Wellington, Oct 24 NZPA - Labour leader Phil Goff will fly to Canberra tomorrow for a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

He said today he was interested in finding out what lessons could be learnt from Australia's approach to the economy.

Minister Meets Prince Charles To Talk About Wool

Minister Meets Prince Charles To Talk About Wool

Wellington, Oct 24 NZPA - Agriculture Minister David Carter met Prince Charles at Balmoral on Friday to discuss ways to increase the demand for wool.

Heatley Signals Changes To State House Delivery

Heatley Signals Changes To State House Delivery

Wellington, Oct 24 NZPA - State housing isn't providing for those most in need and there is a clear case for change in the way it is delivered, Housing Minister Phil Heatley says.

Government To Consider New Path For Social Housing

Government To Consider New Path For Social Housing

Suggestions for a different approach to the delivery of social and state housing are to be considered by Government.

Finlayson: Ngāti Kuia Deed Of Settlement Signed

Finlayson: Ngāti Kuia Deed Of Settlement Signed

The Crown and Ngāti Kuia have signed the first Deed of Settlement in the South Island since 1997, Treaty Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson announced today.

McCully Announces Visit Of US Secretary Of State

McCully Announces Visit Of US Secretary Of State

United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will visit Wellington and Christchurch from November 4-6, Foreign Minister Murray McCully announced today.

Crown And Ngati Kuia Sign Deed Of Settlement

Crown And Ngati Kuia Sign Deed Of Settlement

Wellington, Oct 23 NZPA - The Crown and South Island iwi Ngati Kuia have signed a deed of settlement for historical treaty claims, Treaty Negotiations Minister Chris Finlayson announced today.

Carter Says He Already Has Biosecurity Oversight

Carter Says He Already Has Biosecurity Oversight

Wellington, Oct 22 NZPA - Agriculture Minister David Carter says New Zealand has the best biosecurity system in the world, but the Government cannot guarantee zero risk from pest plants, animals and diseases getting across the border.