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Joyce: Ultra-Fast Broadband Investment Proposal Finalised

Joyce: Ultra-Fast Broadband Investment Proposal Finalised

Communications and Information Technology Minister Hon Steven Joyce today released the details of the government's $1.5 billion ultra-fast broadband investment initiative.

Boy Racers Law Needs To Be As Tough As Possible

Boy Racers Law Needs To Be As Tough As Possible

Labour law and order spokesperson Clayton Cosgrove says he is concerned that the Vehicle Confiscation and Seizure Bill does not go far enough to toughen up existing legislation on boy racers.

Tolley Snubs Adult Learners' Week

Tolley Snubs Adult Learners' Week

Anne Tolley's lack of commitment to adult learning was laid bare in Parliament today when she admitted she'd snubbed three invitations to attend Adult Learners' Week events, says Labour's Tertiary Education spokesperson Maryan Street.

Double Talk From National On Emissions Trading

National has engaged in sneaky behaviour around the Emissions Trading Scheme, Labour's Climate Change Spokesperson Charles Chauvel says.

Huo To Back Asian Advisory Board For Super City

Huo To Back Asian Advisory Board For Super City

Asian engagement in decisions that affect their lives in Auckland Super City is essential, says Labour Associate Ethnic Affairs spokesperson Raymond Huo.

Government Must Come Clean On State House Sales

Government Must Come Clean On State House Sales

Housing Minister Phil Heatley has today confirmed up to 40,000 state houses will be made available for sale, but has given no guarantees that each house sold will be replaced, says Labour's Housing spokesperson Moana Mackey.

Govt Moves On Electronic RUC

Govt Moves On Electronic RUC

The government confirmed today that it will allow electronic distance recording and electronic display of road user charges (RUC) licences as it moves towards a simplified, more modern RUC system.

Labour Undermines Voters' Desire To Crack Down On Boy Racers

Police Minister Judith Collins is calling on Labour to declare its hand regarding its support of the Vehicle Confiscation and Seizure Bill, which was tabled in the House today.

Libz Rubbish Goff's Fawning Apology

Libz Rubbish Goff's Fawning Apology

Libertarianz leader Richard McGrath labelled Phil Goff's apology to the nation at the recent Labour Party conference "half-baked and half-witted", and dismissed it as an empty political stunt.

Heatley: State Houses Available To Buy From Today

Heatley: State Houses Available To Buy From Today

From today those state house tenants in a position to buy the house they live in can do so, says Housing Minister Phil Heatley.