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Cosgrove: Outdoor Recreation Discussion Document Launched

Cosgrove: Outdoor Recreation Discussion Document Launched

2 July 2008 - Sport and Recreation Minister Clayton Cosgrove has released a discussion document on outdoor recreation aimed at revitalising the sector. It is part of a review of outdoor recreation in New Zealand.

Chadwick: Recovery And Protection Of Moko Skinks A Priority

2 July 2008 - The Department of Conservation (DOC) is working closely with iwi, the local council and the Whangamata Marina Society to protect Moko skinks at the planned development site of the Whangamata Marina, Conservation Minister Steve Chadwick said today.

Jones: Views Sought On Revised Retirement Villages Code

2 July 2008 - A new statutory Code of Practice for retirement villages, a document setting out the rights and responsibilities of residents and operators, is currently open for public consultation.

Power: Where Is The Organised Crime Agency?

2 July 2008 - The Government failed to produce the Organised and Financial Crime Agency yesterday as promised, says National's Justice & Corrections spokesman, Simon Power.

Ryall: Come Clean On Hospital Plan

2 July 2008 - Labour must come clean on the secret plan to axe hospital services in the Lower North Island, says National Party Health spokesman Tony Ryall.

Greens: Police Enthusiasm For Pepper-Spray Needs To Be Reviewed

Greens: Police Enthusiasm For Pepper-Spray Needs To Be Reviewed

2 July 2008 - Green Party Police Spokesperson Keith Locke wants the Police Commissioner to review the way his officers are using pepper spray.

Greens: Pollution Plan Smells Like A Hijack, Mr Anderton

Greens: Pollution Plan Smells Like A Hijack, Mr Anderton

2 July 2008 - Word for word submissions from Landcorp and Federated Farmers opposing improvements to water quality in the Manawatu and Wanganui region's rivers to make them safe to swim in, smell of a hijack, Green Party Co-Leader Russel Norman says.

Cunliffe: 11.1 Million Subsidised Gp Appointments A Year

2 July 2008 - July marks the sixth anniversary of Primary Health Organisations in New Zealand, and over four million New Zealanders are benefiting.

Williamson: Minister Treats Commercial Road Users With Contempt

2 July 2008 - Transport Minister Annette King has treated commercial road users with contempt by sneakily raising road user charges without any warning, says National's Transport spokesman, Maurice Williamson.

Tolley: Heartless Minister Lets Kids Shiver In Derelict School

2 July 2008 - Wairoa primary school children who have been suffering three years of cold and discomfort in a run-down, leaky school will have to wait least a further month for relief, says National's Education spokeswoman, Anne Tolley.