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Greens: Integrated Ticketing Too Important To Scale Back

Greens: Integrated Ticketing Too Important To Scale Back

10 June 2009 - Aucklanders deserve a decent public transport system that is adequately funded by central Government, Green Party Co-Leader Dr Russel Norman said today.

Cunliffe: Treasury Head Confirms "Trade-Offs" Under National's Decade Of Deferrals

Cunliffe: Treasury Head Confirms "Trade-Offs" Under National's Decade Of Deferrals

10 June 2009 - John Key and Bill English should come clean over the trade-offs New Zealanders will have to make because of National's decade of deferrals to the New Zealand Super Fund (NZSF), Labour Finance Spokesman David Cunliffe said today.

Kiwi Party: More Hypocrisy From Central Government

Kiwi Party: More Hypocrisy From Central Government

10 June 2009 - Larry Baldock, Leader of the Kiwi Party, today noted that there is one word MPs cannot use in the debating chamber, in reference to their colleagues, and that is the word hypocrisy.

Twyford: Super City Transition Makes Council Water Staff Fear For Jobs

Twyford: Super City Transition Makes Council Water Staff Fear For Jobs

10 June 2009 - Council water staff in Auckland are concerned for their jobs after the new Super City integrated water company requested lists of staff including age, sex, salary levels, CVs, and whether staff are union members, says Labour's Auckland Issues spokesperson Phil Twyford.

Smith: Air Quality Standards To Be Reviewed

Smith: Air Quality Standards To Be Reviewed

10 June 2009 - New Zealand's air quality standards need reviewing to ensure they are practical and achievable, Environment Minister Nick Smith announced today.

Greens: Education Frontline Needs Support - Now!

Greens: Education Frontline Needs Support - Now!

10 June 2009 - The Green Party is keen to support the backbone of the education sector - the school support staff whose work will be celebrated around New Zealand today - achieve a living wage.

Greens: Government Mistakenly Gives Biofuel Subsidy To Foreign Farmers

Greens: Government Mistakenly Gives Biofuel Subsidy To Foreign Farmers

10 June 2009 - National's new biofuels legislation risks doing more harm than good to the environment and to New Zealand business, Green MP Jeanette Fitzsimons said today as she released a Member's Bill to fix the mistake.

Labour: Labour Launches Petition To Reinstate Adult Education Funding

Labour: Labour Launches Petition To Reinstate Adult Education Funding

10 JUNE 2009 - Labour is this week launching a nationwide petition calling on the Government to reverse its savage Budget cuts to Adult and Community Education services.

Curran: Could This Be The End Of Free Local Calls?

Curran: Could This Be The End Of Free Local Calls?

10 June 2009 - The National Government should front up if it's seriously considering opening the way for full foreign ownership of our largest telecommunications company and the prospect of New Zealanders paying for local landline calls, Labour communications and IT spokesperson Clare Curran said

Banks Slammed In Select Committee Report

Banks Slammed In Select Committee Report

In a rare move, Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee (FEC) today issued a hard hitting and bipartisan report criticising the New Zealand banking sector, Labour Finance spokesman David Cunliffe said today.