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Schemes Dip Into Funding

Schemes Dip Into Funding

Wellington, Oct 20 NZPA - Four irrigation projects around the country are tapping into nearly $2 million in funding.

Agriculture Minister David Carter said four South Island projects and one North Island project were granted $1.9m under the Community Irrigation Fund.

Minister To Announce Government Response To Special Education Review

Minister To Announce Government Response To Special Education Review

Associate Minister of Education Hon Rodney Hide today will release the Government's response to the Review of Special Education, titled 'Success for All - Every School, Every Child'.

 

Communities Benefit From Irrigation Fund

Communities Benefit From Irrigation Fund

Agriculture Minister David Carter today congratulated four South Island projects and one North Island project, on their successful applications to the newly expanded Community Irrigation Fund.

Maori Party Faces Difficult Decision On Foreshore Bill

Maori Party Faces Difficult Decision On Foreshore Bill

Wellington, NZPA - Maori Party leaders are facing a difficult decision over the legislation drafted to replace the Foreshore and Seabed Act.

Minister To Announce Government Response To Special Education Review

Minister To Announce Government Response To Special Education Review

Associate Minister of Education Hon Rodney Hide will tomorrow release the Government's response to the Review of Special Education, titled 'Success for All - Every School, Every Child'.

No Inquiry Into Aged Care Needed: Ryall

No Inquiry Into Aged Care Needed: Ryall

By Adam Roberts for NZPA

Wellington, Oct 19, NZPA - Health Minister Tony Ryall is confident existing audit processes for resthomes are sufficient and he is not planing on following recommendations from an opposition inquiry.

Extra $4m For Cancer Patients

Extra $4m For Cancer Patients

Wellington, Oct 19 NZPA - Cancer patients will get faster treatment with the help of an extra $4 million, Health Minister Tony Ryall says.

'Incoherence' Is All National's

'Incoherence' Is All National's

Nothing is more incoherent than National's overseas investment policy, and its bumbling efforts to try to explain it and sell it to Kiwis, says Labour's Overseas Investment spokesperson David Parker.

Huo Welcomes The First Ever World Statistics Day

Huo Welcomes The First Ever World Statistics Day

The importance of statistics in everyday life are highlighted by the first-ever World Statistics Day which is being celebrated today says Labour Statistics Spokesperson Raymond Huo.

Credit Report Proves English Is Out Of Touch

Latest statistics from the country's largest credit bureau --- showing a massive hike in the number of Kiwis who can't pay their bills and 50 percent of trading companies with outstanding debts --- proves how out of touch Bill English is when he says Kiwis are better off under National, says Labo