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Turia Commends Commitment To Bring Services Closer To The People

Turia Commends Commitment To Bring Services Closer To The People

Associate Minister of Health, Hon Tariana Turia, is excited about the proposed next steps in implementing the Government's new approach to primary health care.

Maori Party: Te Tai Tonga MP Calls For Compassion

Maori Party: Te Tai Tonga MP Calls For Compassion

Tai Tonga MP Rahui Katene has commended the initiative of Te Whare Oki Oki Trust, in seeking to support people who are struggling with the impact of alcohol abuse.

McCully: New Zealand Responds To Fijian Expulsion

McCully: New Zealand Responds To Fijian Expulsion

New Zealand's Acting Head of Mission in Fiji, Todd Cleaver, was formally declared Persona Non Grata by the interim regime early this afternoon and told to leave Fiji, Foreign Minister Murray McCully confirmed today.

Brownlee & Groser: Consultation For Schedule 4 Review

Brownlee & Groser: Consultation For Schedule 4 Review

The government has finalised a consultation process it will be following for the review of Schedule 4 of the Crown Minerals Act.

Crown Accounts Further Proof Of Government Scaremongering Over ACC

Crown Accounts Further Proof Of Government Scaremongering Over ACC

The release of Crown Accounts show ACC investment returns in the last three months are $700 million higher than forecast, says Labour's ACC spokesperson David Parker.

"This is further proof of the Government's manufactured ACC crisis.

Government Takes Steps To Demystify Data

Making sense of government data is set to become easier, thanks to a new web-based pilot project launched today, says Internal Affairs Minister Nathan Guy.

Nine Short Listed For Next Steps In Primary Care

Nine primary health care provider groups have been chosen to move through to the next stage of development in implementing the Government's better, sooner, more convenient primary health care says Health Minister Tony Ryall.

Govt Foot Falls From Mouth On Biosecurity Risk

Govt Foot Falls From Mouth On Biosecurity Risk

The Government has finally acknowledged that there are palm kernel biosecurity risks, including from foot and mouth disease, following Green Party questioning and pressure in past months.

National's Roading Cuts Could Force Crown Range Closures

National's Roading Cuts Could Force Crown Range Closures

Tourism operators in central Otago should be very concerned at the possibility of the Crown Range Road being closed for long periods next winter because of the Government's cuts to local road maintenance funding, Labour's Transport spokesperson Darren Hughes said today.

Speech: Climate Change, Trade And Agriculture

Speech: Climate Change, Trade And Agriculture

Speech by Tim Groser, 4 Nov 2009: