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Heatley: Hoki Research Results Great News

Heatley: Hoki Research Results Great News

"The recovery in our valuable hoki stocks is great news for everyone involved in this important fishery," Fisheries Minister Phil Heatley said today, following the release of the latest Ministry of Fisheries research into the hoki population.

Greens: Key Must Rein In Hide's Radical Right Agenda

Greens: Key Must Rein In Hide's Radical Right Agenda

8 JUNE 2009 - The release of an obscure cabinet paper revealing a plan to gut local government and open the door to privatisation of assets has Green Co-Leader Russel Norman calling on the Prime Minister to rein in Rodney Hide.

Bennett: Applications Open For Community Response Fund

8 June 2009 - Applications have opened today for the first funding round of the Community Response Fund, says the Minister of Social Development and Employment Paula Bennett.

Twyford: Labour Questions Legality Of Super City Transition Board Appointments

Twyford: Labour Questions Legality Of Super City Transition Board Appointments

8 June 2009 - The Government may have botched the appointment of its Super City transition agency board, throwing into doubt the legality of the appointments and their subsequent decisions and actions, says Labour's Auckland Issues spokesperson Phil Twyford.

Carter: Healthier Homes Good News For North

Carter: Healthier Homes Good News For North

8 June 2009 - The Budget boost for warmer, drier homes is good news for families in his electorate, according to John Carter.

Mapp: Report Shows Strong Growth In Biotech Sector

Mapp: Report Shows Strong Growth In Biotech Sector

5 June 2009 - Research, Science and Technology Minister Wayne Mapp has welcomed a report showing strong growth in the biotechnology industry.

Te Heuheu: Minister To Meet Auckland's Fiji Community

Te Heuheu: Minister To Meet Auckland's Fiji Community

5 June 2009 - Hon Georgina te Heuheu, Minister for Pacific Island Affairs, is in Auckland tomorrow to meet members of the Fiji community.

The meeting has been organised by the Fiji Community Association and more than 200 people are expected to attend.

Pillay: Tribute To Reverend Thawley

Pillay: Tribute To Reverend Thawley

5 June 2009 - Restorative Justice Services across the country are today mourning the passing of Reverend Michael Thawley.

"Rev Thawley dedicated his life to the enhancement of people and communities of New Zealand", says Lynne Pillay Labour Spokesperson for Victim's Rights.

Twyford: Minister Confirms How Toothless Local Boards Will Be

Twyford: Minister Confirms How Toothless Local Boards Will Be

5 June 2009 - Rodney Hide has confirmed just how toothless local boards will be if the Government's Super City plans proceed, by saying they may have to hold their meetings in local libraries, says Labour's Auckland Issues spokesperson Phil Twyford.

Minister's Comments Offensive To Pacific Communities

Minister's Comments Offensive To Pacific Communities

Labour Associate Spokesperson for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni says she was appalled at the Minister of Social Development's response to a question about employment initiatives for Pacific People during this recession.