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Govt Outlines Plans For Aquaculture Reform

Govt Outlines Plans For Aquaculture Reform

The government today announced plans for the future shape of the country's aquaculture industry as it moves to support the industry's goal of reaching $1 billion in sales by 2025.

Commerce Commission Asked To Reconsider Mobile Termination

Commerce Commission Asked To Reconsider Mobile Termination

Communications and Information Technology Minister Steven Joyce has asked the Commerce Commission to reconsider its recommendation on mobile termination access services.

Brothel By School Gate Highlights Flawed Law

Brothel By School Gate Highlights Flawed Law

Family First NZ says that a brothel opening opposite an Intermediate school in Henderson highlights the flaws of the prostitution laws and its failure to protect families.

Labour's Twin Pillars Of More Debt, Higher Taxes

Labour's Twin Pillars Of More Debt, Higher Taxes

Labour has given the first clues about how it would run the economy - and hard-working Kiwis should be worried, Finance Minister Bill English says.

"It's an old-fashioned recipe of borrow and hope, tax and spend. Labour would mortgage our families' futures to pay the bills."

Minister Pleased With Progress On New Electoral Commission

Minister Pleased With Progress On New Electoral Commission

Justice Minister Simon Power today announced the Government will be supporting the Justice and Electoral select committee's changes to the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Bill.

Smith: Sensitive Claims Review Announced

Smith: Sensitive Claims Review Announced

Minister for ACC Nick Smith today announced the panel and terms of reference for an independent clinical review into ACC's new approach to managing sensitive claims.

Goff: The Future Of Auckland

Goff: The Future Of Auckland

I've asked you to come along today because there are some big decisions being made about the future of Auckland.

I want changes to Auckland. There's no question there have to be changes to the way Auckland is run, so that Auckland runs better.

NZ Must Follow Australian Lead On Foreign Investment

NZ Must Follow Australian Lead On Foreign Investment

The Key Government should follow Australia's lead and tighten foreign investment rules around housing in order to make housing more affordable for New Zealanders, said Green Party Co-Leader Dr Russel Norman.

Davis: Vulnerable Kiwis And Tourists Must Be Protected

Davis: Vulnerable Kiwis And Tourists Must Be Protected

Potentially risky unlicensed taxi services need to be stamped on before an innocent and vulnerable Kiwi or tourist is attacked or robbed, says Labour Tourism and Associate Maori spokesperson Kelvin Davis.

Chair Of Human Rights Tribunal Reappointed

Chair Of Human Rights Tribunal Reappointed

Justice Minister Simon Power today announced the reappointment of Royden Hindle as chairperson of the Human Rights Review Tribunal.

Mr Hindle has been reappointed for a further term of 12 months from 26 May 2010.