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National Standards The Key To Lifting Achievement

Prime Minister John Key will today fulfil a major election promise with the launch of National Standards in reading, writing, and maths for primary and intermediate schools.

More Women Taking Up 12 Month Herceptin Course

"174 New Zealand women are now getting the 12 month course of Herceptin for treatment of Her-2 breast cancer," Health Minister Tony Ryall has announced.

"National started funding 12 months of Herceptin from the first day it came into office."

ALCP Call For End To Drug Prohibition

ALCP Call For End To Drug Prohibition

The Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party (ALCP) congratulate California and President Obama for their sensible and honest approach to drug policy.

Alliance Party: Port Lyttelton Is Not For Sale

Alliance Party: Port Lyttelton Is Not For Sale

Alliance condemns move to weaken oversees investment rules
 
The Alliance Party’s Conference, held in Christchurch last weekend, unanimously passed a resolution to:
 

ACC Futures Coalition: ACC Privatisation Proposal Outrageous

The ACC Futures Coalition says the deal done between ACC Minister Nick Smith and the ACT Party to introduce privatisation of the workplace account of ACC is outrageous.

Power: Bill Designed To Ease Financial Pressure On Victims

Power: Bill Designed To Ease Financial Pressure On Victims

A bill designed to ease the financial pressure on victims of crime attending coronial inquests and parole hearings received its second reading in Parliament today.

The Legal Services Amendment Bill amends the Legal Services Act 2000.

Burns: Sensible Decision On Spectrum Licence Fees

Burns: Sensible Decision On Spectrum Licence Fees

A government decision to provide a payment plan for radio stations wanting to renew their spectrum licences is a sensible response to current market realities, says Labour's broadcasting spokesman Brendon Burns.

ACC Privatisation Will Cost Workers Up To $200m A Year - EPMU

ACC Privatisation Will Cost Workers Up To $200m A Year - EPMU

The Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union says National's decision to privatise the ACC Work Account is a cynical move that will transfer up to $200 million a year from workers to the Australian insurance industry.

Maori Party Calls For Feedback On ACC Changes

Maori Party Calls For Feedback On ACC Changes

The Maori Party is keeping an open mind on changes to the ACC scheme, and has not made any long-term commitments to support legislation going before the House, according to Te Tai Tonga MP Rahui Katene.

Business NZ: Ability To Choose Good For ACC

Business NZ: Ability To Choose Good For ACC

Business NZ welcomes the agreement between political parties to open the ACC Work Account to competition subject to the work of the steering group considering the Stocktake of ACC Accounts.