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Key Shows True Colours With Vintage Right-Wing Tax Agenda

Key Shows True Colours With Vintage Right-Wing Tax Agenda

What is so attractive about GST to the Government that they seem to be dedicated to raising it? If a government is raising a tax and offering all sorts of other monetary incentives to 'compensate' for it then why bother doing it in the first place?

Street: ACC Bill Will Erode Protection For Injured New Zealanders

Street: ACC Bill Will Erode Protection For Injured New Zealanders

Injured New Zealanders will be the losers from a Government Bill which will reduce the protection and care they have until now received from ACC, says Labour's acting ACC spokesperson Maryan Street.

Te Heuheu: Weekend Festival Celebrates Wellington's Pacification

Love is in the air for Valentine's Day this Sunday but also for Wellington's Absolutely Positively Pasifika festival at Waitangi Park on Saturday.

King: Whanau Ora Shenanigans Getting Ridiculous

The Government's handling of Whanau Ora is getting more ridiculous by the day and the Prime Minister needs to front up and explain what exactly is going on, says Labour Social Development spokesperson Annette King.

Williamson: Licensing Streamlined For Qualified Builders And Trades People

Williamson: Licensing Streamlined For Qualified Builders And Trades People

Becoming a licensed builder will be much easier for New Zealand's more than 5000 qualified builders and trades people following a streamlining of the application process announced by Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson today.

Smith: Minister Welcomes ACC Reform Bill Report Back

Smith: Minister Welcomes ACC Reform Bill Report Back

ACC Minister Nick Smith today welcomed the report back to Parliament on the ACC Reform Bill saying the recommendations will help secure the long-term future of the accident compensation scheme.

Speech - Roy: Review Of Special Education In New Zealand

Speech - Roy: Review Of Special Education In New Zealand

Hon Heather Roy address to the Auckland Disability Law Workshop on the Review of Special Education; Western Springs Garden Community Hall, Western Springs, Auckland; Friday, February 12 2010.

Mapp: Govt Invests $4m In Type 1 Diabetes Research

Mapp: Govt Invests $4m In Type 1 Diabetes Research

The Government is investing over $4 million in ground-breaking Type 1 diabetes research, Minister of Research, Science and Technology Wayne Mapp announced today.

Ryall: Greater Focus On Patient Safety

Ryall: Greater Focus On Patient Safety

A greater focus on quality improvement in the health service could save up to $100 million a year.

Health Minister Tony Ryall is inviting nominations for a new, stand alone, clinically led government agency to lift quality and safety in frontline health services.

Youth Union Movement Opposes Douglas's Attack On Young Workers

Youth Union Movement Opposes Douglas's Attack On Young Workers

The New Zealand youth union movement, Stand Up, is calling on the Government to steer clear of Roger Douglas's Private Members' Bill which directly attacks young workers by reinstating youth rates.