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Govt Confirms 1 October Fuel Tax Changes

Govt Confirms 1 October Fuel Tax Changes

Transport Minister Steven Joyce has today confirmed that the previously announced increases in fuel excise duty (FED) on petrol and road user charges (RUC) will take effect as scheduled from 1 October.

Multi-Party Banking Inquiry Appoints Experts

Multi-Party Banking Inquiry Appoints Experts

The multi-party parliamentary banking inquiry has appointed three experts to act either as advisers or peer reviewers, Labour Finance spokesperson David Cunliffe says.

King: Bennett's Real 'Ambitions' For DPB Mums Exposed

King: Bennett's Real 'Ambitions' For DPB Mums Exposed

19 August 2009 - The Government's decision to turn down a second Labour bid for an inquiry into how sole parents on benefits can best be supported into work speaks volumes about its real ambitions, says Labour's Social Development spokesperson Annette King.

Speech - Turia: Celebration Day For Women

Speech - Turia: Celebration Day For Women

19 AUGUST 2009 - I wanted to congratulate the Tongan community here in Porirua, for the amazing efforts they put into ensuring this 'Celebration Day for Women' would be remembered not just in Porirua, but right throughout the world.

Maori Party: Maori Party Renews Push To Get Gst Off Food

Maori Party: Maori Party Renews Push To Get Gst Off Food

19 AUGUST 2009 - The Maori Party is renewing its push to get GST off food by drafting and promoting a Private Bill to do that.

Bennett: Children's Commissioner Reappointed

Bennett: Children's Commissioner Reappointed

19 August 2009 - Social Development and Employment Minister Paula Bennett has confirmed Dr John Angus in the role of Children's Commissioner through to December 2010.

Dr Angus was originially appointed for six months in May 2009, replacing previous Commissioner Dr Cindy Kiro.

Greens: Something Fishy About Latest NZFSA Diet Survey

Greens: Something Fishy About Latest NZFSA Diet Survey

19 August 2009 - Swimming with sharks could be safer than eating some varieties of fish sold in New Zealand, Green Party Food Safety Spokesperson Sue Kedgley said today.

Curran: Tolley Should Listen To Kids Over Enviroschools

Curran: Tolley Should Listen To Kids Over Enviroschools

19 August 2009 - School children from Dunedin and Wellington are calling on Education Minister Anne Tolley to reverse her decision to cut funding to enviroschools.

Finlayson: New High Court Judge Appointed

Finlayson: New High Court Judge Appointed

19 August 2009 - Douglas White QC has been appointed a Judge of the High Court, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today.

Cunliffe & Nash: Gst Plan: Robin Hood In Reverse

19 August 2009 - The Government's tax working group seems intent on taking from the poor to give to the rich, say Labour Finance spokesperson David Cunliffe and Revenue spokesperson Stuart Nash.