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New School For Churton Park

The suburb of Churton Park in Wellington is to get a new primary school by 2012, Education Minister Anne Tolley announced today.

Immigration NZ - Another Time Bomb Left By Labour

Immigration NZ - Another Time Bomb Left By Labour

The release of the Auditor General's report "Inquiry into Immigration Matters" confirms that Immigration New Zealand is a service that needs urgent attention.

NZ To Support School Fees Scheme In Samoa

NZ To Support School Fees Scheme In Samoa

New Zealand is to provide up to $1 million to help disadvantaged families in Samoa meet the cost of school fees, Foreign Minister Murray McCully announced today.

Pacific Workers Face Exploitation Of The Worst Kind

Pacific Workers Face Exploitation Of The Worst Kind

The Government's removal of the minimum wage protection for workers on the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme is a worrying sign of the government's willingness to undermine the minimum wage, Labour Associate Labour spokesperson Darien Fenton says

'Honest' Report On Child Abuse Welcomed

'Honest' Report On Child Abuse Welcomed

Family First NZ is welcoming a report from the Children's Commissioner on child abuse released today, and says that it backs the call for a Royal Commission on child abuse.

Coleman: Government Gives Certainty To Fruit And Wine Growers

Coleman: Government Gives Certainty To Fruit And Wine Growers

3 June 2009 - "Our viticulture and horticulture industries have today been given a huge boost to ensure their continued success by improvements to the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) policy," says Dr Jonathan Coleman, Minister for Immigration.

Finlayson: Chadwick Shows Labour's Financial Illiteracy

Finlayson: Chadwick Shows Labour's Financial Illiteracy

3 June 2009 - Labour's Arts spokeswoman confirmed with her comments about arts funding today why New Zealanders don't trust her party to even read, let alone write, a budget, Minister for Arts Culture and Heritage Christopher Finlayson said today.

Ryall: New Chair For Waitemata District Health Board

Ryall: New Chair For Waitemata District Health Board

3 June 2009 - Health Minister Tony Ryall has announced the appointment of Dr Lester Levy as the new Chair of the Waitemata District Health Board.

Street: Tolley's Calls Essential Programmes "Hobby" Courses

Street: Tolley's Calls Essential Programmes "Hobby" Courses

3 June 2009 - Education Minister Anne Tolley is trying to dismiss the contribution of adult and community education providers as "hobby" courses in order to avoid owning up to the effect of her budget cuts said Labour Tertiary Education Spokesperson, Maryan Street, today.

Hipkins: English's Rejection Of SSC Advice On Purchase Advisers Totally Cynical

Hipkins: English's Rejection Of SSC Advice On Purchase Advisers Totally Cynical

3 June 2009 - Government rejection of official advice to pay $2000-a-day private purchase advisers like Graeme Scott out of ministerial funds shows how far National is down the track of politicising the public service, says Labour Internal Affairs spokesperson Chris Hipkins.