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Students To Keep Additional Therapy Services

Students To Keep Additional Therapy Services

Children currently receiving additional therapy at 23 New Zealand schools will continue to be funded, Education Minister Anne Tolley announced today.

Tertiary Education - Whose Future?

Speech to New Zealand Higher Education Summit, Duxton Hotel, Wellington. Thank you for the invitation to be here today. I wish to distil my thoughts on the future of tertiary education into three areas: purpose, priorities and prospects.

Groser To Attend Eas Economic Ministers Meetings

Trade Minister Tim Groser departs today to attend the annual meetings of Economic Ministers from the East Asia Summit (EAS) countries in Bangkok, Thailand.

Building Growth With Science

Building Growth With Science

13 August 2009 - Minister of Research, Science and Technology Wayne Mapp has set out the Government's priorities for the RST sector.

Government's Slap Down Of Prison Officers Another Example Of Belittling Opponents

Government's Slap Down Of Prison Officers Another Example Of Belittling Opponents

13 August 2009 - The Government's attack on prison officers for trying to ensure their work environment is as safe as possible is yet another example of National trying to browbeat those who disagree with its message, says Labour law and order spokesperson Clayton Cosgrove.

Government Confirms New Cell Phone Rule

Government Confirms New Cell Phone Rule

From November 1 it will be against the road rules for drivers to text or talk on a handheld cell phone while driving.

National Standards To Build On Maths Achievement

National Standards To Build On Maths Achievement

National Standards in mathematics will build on the progress and achievement highlighted in the 2008 Numeracy Research and Evaluation reports, Education Minister Anne Tolley said when launching the reports today.

Farmers Urged To Vote On Meat & Wool Levy

Agriculture Minister David Carter is urging all eligible sheep and beef farmers to vote in the upcoming referendum on the Meat & Wool NZ levy.

Family First: Call For Urgent Commission Of Inquiry Into Child Abuse

Family First: Call For Urgent Commission Of Inquiry Into Child Abuse

12 August 2009 - Family First NZ is repeating its call for an official inquiry into the unacceptable levels of child abuse in NZ.

Speech: BOP DHB Maori Health Runanga : Iwi Relationships Board Hui Maungatapu Marae, Tauranga

12 August 2009 - I was delighted to respond to the invitation of Punohu (McCausland) to come to this important Midland Region Iwi Relationship Boards Hui.