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Poisoned Timber Worker's Families Need Support

Poisoned Timber Worker's Families Need Support

Proposals to support the health needs of poisoned timber treatment workers are good but their families also need support, Green MP Catherine Delahunty said today.

Bradford Questions Bennett's Real Agenda

Bradford Questions Bennett's Real Agenda

Paula Bennett's latest moves on benefits indicate National may be softening up New Zealand for cutbacks on benefit amounts and access, Green Party Social Development Spokesperson Sue Bradford said today.

Government's Last Chance To Save Biosecurity

Government's Last Chance To Save Biosecurity

Today is the Government's last chance to admit its plan to axe 60 Biosecurity NZ staff was a bad call and the decision should be reversed, Labour Biosecurity spokesperson Damien O'Connor says.

Cadbury's Palm Oil About-turn Highlights Consumer Power

Cadbury's Palm Oil About-turn Highlights Consumer Power

Cadbury's announcement that it is dropping palm oil from its chocolate shows the power of consumers to make a difference, Green Party MP Sue Kedgley said today.

Minister A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing?

Minister A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing?

Startling contradictions in statements made by Minister of Agriculture, David Carter, on the Sunday programme earlier tonight regarding the resumption of live sheep exports, has led animal advocates to question whether the minister is a 'wolf in sheep's clothing.'

Te Waka Toi Appointments Announced

Minister for Arts Culture and Heritage Christopher Finlayson today announced new appointments to the board of Te Waka Toi.

Sue Bradford Rejects Inconvenient Truth About DPB

Sue Bradford Rejects Inconvenient Truth About DPB

Green MP Sue Bradford is refusing to accept that the DPB is now responsible for violence towards women.

A Victory For Special Ed Kids, For Now

The Government's back down on cutting therapy funding for special needs kids is a victory for the students, their families and the staff that care for them.

Drought Costs NZ $2.8 Billion

Drought Costs NZ $2.8 Billion

Agriculture Minister David Carter has revealed that the nationwide drought between spring 2007 and autumn 2008 cost the New Zealand economy $2.8 billion.

Voters Loud And Clear On Referendum

Voters Loud And Clear On Referendum

Family First NZ is welcoming news that 44% of voters have now returned their ballot papers for the anti-smacking referendum with still a week to go.