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Turia: Turia Commends Petroleum Commitment

Turia: Turia Commends Petroleum Commitment

1 April 2009 - Greymouth Petroleum's commitment to consult with tangata whenua over drilling at the Tikorangi pa site in north Taranaki has been commended by the local Maori Party MP Tariana Turia.

Maori Party: Maori Affairs Delegations

Maori Party: Maori Affairs Delegations

1 APRIL 2009 - Maori Affairs Minister Dr Pita Sharples has expressed pleasure that responsibility for broadcasting matters within the Maori Affairs portfolio would rest with Associate Minister of Maori Affairs, Hon Georgina te Heuheu.

Chauvel: So Much For The iPod Generation

Chauvel: So Much For The iPod Generation

Energy Minister and Leader of the House Gerry Brownlee appears blissfully oblivious of Prime Minister John Key's claim that members of his caucus belong to the "iPod generation," says Labour Energy spokesperson Charles Chauvel.

Curran: National Pinches Labour's Broadband Policy

Curran: National Pinches Labour's Broadband Policy

The National Government has back-flipped on its pre-election broadband policy in favour of a policy based on the previous Labour Government's Broadband Investment Fund (BIF).

Parker: ACC Board Changed To Prepare For Privatisation

Parker: ACC Board Changed To Prepare For Privatisation

National's decision to remove over half of the ACC board is another step towards pushing through its plans to radically change ACC, says Labour ACC spokesman David Parker.

Beaumont: Onehunga: Historic Opportunity To Right Wrongs Of Past May Be Lost Through Lack Of Political Courage

Beaumont: Onehunga: Historic Opportunity To Right Wrongs Of Past May Be Lost Through Lack Of Political Courage

Commencing motorway extensions without real commitment to restoring the Onehunga foreshore shows appalling lack of political courage and a complete indifference to local community views, says Labour MP Carol Beaumont.

Goff: National's "Do As I Say, Not As I Do" Public Relations

Goff: National's "Do As I Say, Not As I Do" Public Relations

National's spin over the use of taxpayers' money to run advertisements on new Government programmes or entitlements has been exposed as nothing but hypocrisy, says Labour Deputy Leader Annette King.

Goff: Tax Cuts Will Make No Difference To Most Kiwi Families

Goff: Tax Cuts Will Make No Difference To Most Kiwi Families

National's tax cut package won't help the majority of Kiwi families struggling to make ends meet, Labour leader Phil Goff said today.

"Over 70 percent of taxpayers earn less than $40,000 a year, and under National's tax plan they don't get one cent extra," Phil Goff said.

Goff: National's Tax Cuts Offer Nothing To Most Maori Families

Goff: National's Tax Cuts Offer Nothing To Most Maori Families

National's tax cut package will deliver nothing to the majority of Maori families struggling to make ends meet, says Maori Affairs spokesman Parekura Horomia.

PM To Attend East Asia Summit And Visit China

PM To Attend East Asia Summit And Visit China

Prime Minister John Key will attend the East Asia Summit in Thailand from 11-12 April and will then visit the People's Republic of China.