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Labour Maori MPs' Talk A Bit Too Rich

Labour Maori MPs' Talk A Bit Too Rich

Labour Party MPs Parekura Horomia and Nanaia Mahuta have a cheek to blame the struggles of low-income Maori families on the Maori Party.

McCully: McCully Names New Ambassador To UN In Gevena

McCully: McCully Names New Ambassador To UN In Gevena

3 April 2009 - Career diplomat Dell Higgie will be New Zealand's next Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva and Ambassador for Disarmament, Foreign Minister Murray McCully announced today.

Power: Minister Welcomes Changes To NZX Listing Rules

Power: Minister Welcomes Changes To NZX Listing Rules

3 April 2009 - Commerce Minister Simon Power welcomes proposed changes to the NZSX/NZDX and NZAX listing rules, announced today.

Greens: The Fight-back Against School Junk Food Starts Today

Greens: The Fight-back Against School Junk Food Starts Today

3 APRIL 2009 - Green Party MP Sue Kedgley is launching a nationwide petition and School Food campaign today to try to persuade the Government to reinstate the Nutritional Guidelines requiring schools to sell healthy food in school canteens, which it dropped earlier this year.

Greens: Poor Politics Blunts Sex Offender Law

Greens: Poor Politics Blunts Sex Offender Law

3 APRIL 2009 - The National-led Government's poor political process jeopardised a critical law change on sex crimes, the Green Party said today.

English: Budget To Put Govt Finances On Stronger Footing

English: Budget To Put Govt Finances On Stronger Footing

3 April 2009 - The Budget next month will map out a road for economic recovery, as well as a credible plan for getting the government's deteriorating finances in order, Finance Minister Bill English said today.

Collins: New Law Boosts Crackdown On Contraband

Collins: New Law Boosts Crackdown On Contraband

3 April 2009 - New legislation coming into force today makes it more difficult to smuggle contraband into prisons and will further prevent prisoners from conducting illegal activities, says Corrections Minister Hon Judith Collins.

Finlayson: National Hui To Progress Treaty Settlement Goal

Finlayson: National Hui To Progress Treaty Settlement Goal

3 April 2009 - A hui of iwi leaders and the Crown will begin the dialogue on the best ways to meet the government's goal of completing the settlement of all historical claims under the Treaty of Waitangi by 2014.

Greens: Time To Crack Down On The Aussie Banks

Greens: Time To Crack Down On The Aussie Banks

3 April 2009 - The Green Party has called on the Government to broker a better deal for Kiwi businesses, workers and home-owners from the big Australian-owned banks following a critical report from the Finance and Expenditure Committee yesterday.

Power: Legal Aid Bill Helps Victims Of Crime

Power: Legal Aid Bill Helps Victims Of Crime

3 April 2009 - A bill that ensures victims of crime have financial support to attend coronial inquests and Parole Board hearings received its first reading in Parliament last night.