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Kiwi Party: Real Compensation - Not Just Market Values

Kiwi Party: Real Compensation - Not Just Market Values

14 May 2009 - Kiwi Party Mt Albert candidate Simonne Dyer today called on the Government and Land Transport NZ to ensure justice will prevail over the Waterview motorway extension.

Power: Commissioner For Financial Advisers Appointed

Power: Commissioner For Financial Advisers Appointed

14 May 2009 - The Minister of Commerce, Simon Power, has today announced the appointment of Annabel Cotton to the position of Commissioner for Financial Advisers for a period of up to 12 months.

Key: PM Pledges $50 Million In Budget For Cycleway

Key: PM Pledges $50 Million In Budget For Cycleway

14 May 2009 - The Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, John Key has today promised $50 million dollars over three years for the New Zealand Cycleway Project.

Government Must Spell Out Commission Plans

Government Must Spell Out Commission Plans

The Government needs to spell out whether its recent Families Commission appointments signal it plans a change in direction for the agency, says Labour's Associate Social Development spokesman Rajen Prasad.

Wilkinson: Pay Equity Unit Disestablished

Wilkinson: Pay Equity Unit Disestablished

The Pay and Employment Equity Unit (PEE) will be disestablished as part of the reprioritising of Government spending, says Minister of Labour Kate Wilkinson.

Seven positions will be affected by the change.

Ryall: Government Signs Off Hutt Hospital Redevelopment

Ryall: Government Signs Off Hutt Hospital Redevelopment

The $82 million Hutt Hospital redevelopment has reached a significant milestone with the Government signing off on the preliminary design stage, the Health Minister, Tony Ryall said today.

Dunne, Brownlee: Tax Exemption Encourages Oil And Gas Exploration

Dunne, Brownlee: Tax Exemption Encourages Oil And Gas Exploration

Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee and Revenue Minister Peter Dunne today announced positive measures to enhance the development of New Zealand's natural resources.

Joyce: Waterview Decision Well-Considered, Balanced

Joyce: Waterview Decision Well-Considered, Balanced

Transport Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the announcement of the NZ Transport Agency's preferred option for the completion of the Western Ring Route.

Twyford: Aucklanders Face Skyrocketing Water Rates: Gee Thanks, Mr Key

Twyford: Aucklanders Face Skyrocketing Water Rates: Gee Thanks, Mr Key

Many Auckland ratepayers could face huge increases in their water bills under the Government's Super City plans, says Labour's Auckland Issues spokesperson Phil Twyford.

Tolley: Improved Training For School Leadership (Principals)

Tolley: Improved Training For School Leadership (Principals)

Education Minister Anne Tolley has announced a new plan designed to increase the number of education leaders and principals in New Zealand schools.