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PM Releases Prince Edward Visit Details

PM Releases Prince Edward Visit Details

Prime Minister John Key has released details of next month's visit by His Royal Highness Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, from 2-5 November.

Prince Edward will participate in Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award ceremonies in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland.

Burns: Maori Party Puts Brave Face On Outcome To Shambolic RWC Broadcasting Negotiations

Burns: Maori Party Puts Brave Face On Outcome To Shambolic RWC Broadcasting Negotiations

The Maori Party is putting a brave face on the three-way bid for Rugby World Cup free-to-air broadcasting rights, but the Maori Television Service's dream of a major coup has gone, says Labour broadcasting spokesperson Brendon Burns.

Petition To Stop Night Class Cuts Presented To Parliament Tomorrow

Petition To Stop Night Class Cuts Presented To Parliament Tomorrow

A petition to urge the Government to reverse night class cuts will be presented to Parliament tomorrow, preceded by a rally on Parliament grounds.

Cabinet Approves RWC Joint Bid

Cabinet Approves RWC Joint Bid

Prime Minister John Key says Cabinet today agreed to support a joint bid from the Maori Television Service, TVNZ and TV3 for free-to-air television broadcasting rights for the Rugby World Cup 2011.

PM To Attend EAS, Malaysia FTA Signing, Visit Japan

PM To Attend EAS, Malaysia FTA Signing, Visit Japan

Prime Minister John Key will travel to Thailand on Friday to attend the 4th East Asia Summit, before visiting Malaysia and Japan.

Mr Key will join leaders from the 10 ASEAN countries, China, the Republic of Korea, Japan, India, and Australia at the EAS in Hua Hin on 25 October.

'NGO - Challenges For Changing Times' - Hon Tariana Turia

'NGO - Challenges For Changing Times' - Hon Tariana Turia

NGO Working Group: Ministry of Health Forum

Monday 19 October 2009; 1pm-2pm

Hotel Grand Chancellor, 147 The Terrace, Wellington

'NGO - Challenges for Changing times'

Hon Tariana Turia, Associate Minister of Health; Minister of Community and Voluntary Sector

Community Max Scheme Making A Difference In Northland

Community Max Scheme Making A Difference In Northland

Northland MP John Carter says Far North community group Street Maytz, with the support of the Government's Community Max scheme, is making a real difference in the region by getting young people to help with crime prevention.

Key: PM Marks Passing Of Dame Doreen Blumhardt

Key: PM Marks Passing Of Dame Doreen Blumhardt

Prime Minister John Key has expressed sorrow at the news that Dame Doreen Blumhardt passed away at the weekend.

Dame Blumhardt was a pioneer of art education and the founder of the Blumhardt Foundation, which was set up to foster art in New Zealand.

Hughes: Mayors Are Right - Minister Is Wrong

Hughes: Mayors Are Right - Minister Is Wrong

Transport Minister Steven Joyce is being mischievous and is just plain wrong to suggest that local roading funding has increased, Labour's Transport spokesperson Darren Hughes said today.

Speech: Tony Ryall - Opening Speech To NZ Orthopaedic Assn Annual Scientific Meeting

Speech: Tony Ryall - Opening Speech To NZ Orthopaedic Assn Annual Scientific Meeting

Thank you for this opportunity to open your Annual Scientific Meeting. A special greeting to your international guests and speakers. We know you'll enjoy the hospitality of our nation's capital.