Recommended NZ | Guide to Money | Gimme: Competitions - Giveaways

Politics

Power: Labour's Broken Promise No 2 On Law & Order

Power: Labour's Broken Promise No 2 On Law & Order

The Labour Government has failed to deliver on its 2005 election promise to hit gangs where it hurts by removing the proceeds of their crimes, says National's Justice & Corrections spokesman, Simon Power.

"Human Timebombs" Need Defusing

"Human Timebombs" Need Defusing

30 September 2008 - National Party Leader John Key is welcoming the wake-up call delivered by Principal Youth Court Judge Andrew Becroft who has stressed the importance of defusing young "human timebombs" before they explode.

Greens: Simple Sums, More Public Transport = Fewer Cars

30 September 2008 - The latest figures from the New Zealand Transport Agency and ARTA show that even the recent fall in petrol prices has not been enough to encourage commuters back into their cars.

Anderton: New Fishing Bans To Protect Hector's And Maui's Dolphins

Anderton: New Fishing Bans To Protect Hector's And Maui's Dolphins

30 September 2008 - New fishing rules to protect New Zealand's threatened Hector's and Maui's dolphins will come into force for recreational and commercial fishers tomorrow (Wednesday 1 October 2008), Fisheries Minister Jim Anderton said today.

Anderton: Blue Cod Fishery Closure In Marlborough Sounds Reminder

30 September 2008 - Fisheries Minister Jim Anderton is reminding recreational fishers in the Marlborough Sounds that new blue cod fishing regulations will come into effect from tomorrow (1 October 2008).

Recommendations Good For Aged Care Workforce - But National Out Of Touch

Recommendations Good For Aged Care Workforce - But National Out Of Touch

30 September 2008 - The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is very pleased with the recommendations made in the report by the Health Select Committee as a result of an almost 34,000 strong petition submitted in 2007.

Greens: Residents Need To Know - 'Where Are The Cell Tower Sites'?

Greens: Residents Need To Know - 'Where Are The Cell Tower Sites'?

30 September 2008 - Green Party MP Sue Kedgley is calling on Telecom, Vodafone and NZ Communications to publicly release a list of thousands of proposed sites for new cell phone towers, to inform local residents before they are built.

Cosgrove: Minister Announces Further Improvements To RSE

Cosgrove: Minister Announces Further Improvements To RSE

30 September 2008 - Immigration Minister Clayton Cosgrove says the government has decided on a number of measures to further improve the successful Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme as it enters its second year.

Norman: NZ Super Fund Invests $100m In Nukes Etc

Norman: NZ Super Fund Invests $100m In Nukes Etc

The Green Party is challenging the New Zealand Super Fund's statement today that they no longer invest in ethically compromised companies such as those engaged in nuclear weapons manufacture.

Mark: Nats' Support Of Gang Tats Shows Tough Talk Is All Hot Air

The National Party's unwillingness to outlaw the display of gang tattoos show the party's tough talk on gangs is all hot air, says New Zealand First law and order spokesman Ron Mark.