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Turia Reacts To Government's Decisions On Auckland

Turia Reacts To Government's Decisions On Auckland

"Stop excluding mana whenua by using so-called democracy to continue their ongoing exclusion" was the bold call from Tariana Turia today, following the Government's response to the proposals from the Royal Commission on Auckland Governance.

Worth: Judy Kirk Appointed To Chair Lotteries Commission

Worth: Judy Kirk Appointed To Chair Lotteries Commission

Retiring National Party president Judy Kirk has been appointed to chair the board of the New Zealand Lotteries Commission.

Minister of Internal Affairs Richard Worth today announced the appointment of Ms Kirk to a three-year term on the board, effective from 1 May 2009.

Hide: Representation Guaranteed For All Aucklanders

Hide: Representation Guaranteed For All Aucklanders

Local Government Minister Hon Rodney Hide said today the Government's decisions on the governance of Auckland would provide effective representation for all Aucklanders.

Key: Auckland Local Governance: Making A Great Place Greater

The Government has announced high-level decisions on Auckland governance which will see the creation of a unitary Auckland council while protecting and enhancing community representation, says Prime Minister John Key.

Fall In Murder Rate In Past Nine Years Encouraging

An annual murder rate that declined by almost 15 percent during the past nine years proves false claims by the Government that Labour was soft on crime, says Labour law and order spokesperson Clayton Cosgrove.

Cullen: Cullen Leaving Parliament

Cullen: Cullen Leaving Parliament

7 April 2009 - Former Deputy Prime Minister Michael Cullen announced today that he will be resigning from Parliament at the end of this month.

Power: Soe Board Appointments Announced

7 April 2009 - Appointments to the boards of State Owned Enterprises were announced by State Owned Enterprises Minister Simon Power today.

Coleman: Government Supports Regional Tourism

7 APRIL 2009 - Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman, Associate Minister for Tourism, is pleased to be able to announce a grant of $103 000 to Regional Tourism Organisations New Zealand (RTONZ), the group that collectively represents New Zealand's 29 Regional Tourism Organisations.

Turia: Keep Healthy, Live Longer

7 April 2009 - With all the pressures of the modern world, keeping healthy can be a struggle but it is the core message Tariana Turia is pushing today as part of World Health Day.

Greens: Government Uncertainty Over Ets Must End

7 April 2009 - Business leaders and the public favour prompt Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) action to doing nothing by a margin of 2:1, according to a survey by the New Zealand Business Council for Sustainable Development (NZBCSD).