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Family First: Families Commission Strengthened With Appointment

Family First: Families Commission Strengthened With Appointment

12 May 2009 - Family First NZ is welcoming the appointment of child advocate Christine Rankin as Families Commissioner.

Key: Tonga's Prime Minister To Visit New Zealand

Key: Tonga's Prime Minister To Visit New Zealand

Prime Minister John Key says New Zealand's support for the democratic reform process underway in Tonga will be underlined during the visit to this country of Tongan Prime Minister, Dr Feleti (Fred) Sevele, from 13-19 May.

$208m Upgrade At Middlemore Hospital

$208m Upgrade At Middlemore Hospital

The Ministers of Health and Finance have approved the investment of $208 million for major upgrades at Middlemore Hospital.

National's Barbarian Bulldozers At The Gate Of Mt Albert

National's Barbarian Bulldozers At The Gate Of Mt Albert

National has publicly confirmed that the bulldozers are set to roll out a major aboveground motorway through the Mt Albert electorate, following questioning from Green Party Co-Leader Dr Russel Norman this afternoon.

Melissa Lee Reveals She Is Happy For Six-Lane Motorway To Carve Though Mt Albert

Melissa Lee Reveals She Is Happy For Six-Lane Motorway To Carve Though Mt Albert

National's candidate for Mt Albert Melissa Lee today revealed she is happy for about 500 homes in the electorate to be bowled to make way for an overground motorway through Mt Albert rather than a tunnel underneath it, Labour Transport Spokesman Darren Hughes said.

Government Must Release Auckland Bills Now

Government Must Release Auckland Bills Now

Labour is calling on the Government to release today the two Auckland governance bills it plans to ram through under urgency this week, says its Auckland Issues spokesperson Phil Twyford.

Groser: Groser To Meet US Trade Representative In Washington

Groser: Groser To Meet US Trade Representative In Washington

11 May 2009 - Minister of Trade and Associate Minister for Climate Change Issues, Tim Groser, will meet with members of the new US Administration including US Trade Representative, Ron Kirk, and the US Special Envoy for Climate Change, Todd Stern, when he travels to Washington from May 12-15.

Carter: Napier City Responds To Siege Emergency

Carter: Napier City Responds To Siege Emergency

May 11 2009 - Civil Defence Minister John Carter has offered his condolences to the family and colleagues of Senior Constable Len Snee who died of gunshot wounds in the Napier siege.

William Sio: Labour Congratulates Customs And Police On Drugs Haul

William Sio: Labour Congratulates Customs And Police On Drugs Haul

8 May 2009 - Labour's Custom Spokesperson Su'a William Sio congratulates NZ Customs Service and the NZ Police following the successful interception of a 77 kilogram powder concealment of Contact NT, an ingredient destined for the production of methamphetamine or P, Labour Customs spokesperson Su'

Adern: Youth Affairs Minister Needs To Step Up

Adern: Youth Affairs Minister Needs To Step Up

8 May 2009 - The latest unemployment figures showing nearly one in five young New Zealanders under 20 are unemployed should be a serious wake-up call for Paula Bennett, says Labour's Youth Affairs spokesperson Jacinda Ardern.