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English: Desperate Labour Can't Have It Both Ways

18 September 2008 - "She's saying one thing, he's saying another. The increasingly desperate Labour leadership must settle on their story about the country's fiscal position," says National Party Finance spokesman Bill English.

Greens: Nothing To Fear From Gang Treaty Claims

Greens: Nothing To Fear From Gang Treaty Claims

18 September 2009 - The Treaty of Waitangi claims lodged by two gangs will air the impacts of 1940s and 50s government policy shifting Maori from rural areas as a cheap urban workforce, the Green Party says.

Mallard: Recycle E-waste Responsibly On Eday

18 September 2008 - Now is the time for households to prepare to get rid of old computer and cell phone equipment in an environmentally friendly way, Environment Minister Trevor Mallard said today at the official launch of eDay 2008 at RemarkIT Solutions Ltd.

Maori Party: Government Actions Against Gangs Full Of Inconsistencies

Maori Party: Government Actions Against Gangs Full Of Inconsistencies

18 September 2008 - Government measures to combat gangs are riddled with inconsistencies and will prove to be quite ineffective, says the Maori Party.

Make Peace Not War: Green Party Foreign Policy Launch

Make Peace Not War: Green Party Foreign Policy Launch

New Zealand should be much bolder in promoting peace, human rights, social justice and sustainability on the world stage, say the Greens.

Woolerton: Whitebait Off The Menu

Woolerton: Whitebait Off The Menu

Reports that whitebait are disappearing from rivers and streams are of great concern and could spell the end of another Kiwi icon, says New Zealand First environment spokesperson Doug Woolerton.

English: Law Society: Election Laws Breach Free Speech

"A paper from the New Zealand Law Society describes Labour's Electoral Finance as an 'unwarranted intrusion on the right to freedom of political expression'," says National Party Deputy Leader Bill English.

Tolley: ERO Report Adds Weight To Need For National Standards

Tolley: ERO Report Adds Weight To Need For National Standards

17 September 2008 - New research that shows nearly half of schools studied by the Education Review Office this year were not adequately monitoring or evaluating their initiatives for helping low performing students reinforces the need for National's policy to address literacy and numeracy, says N

Greens: Fonterra Has Responsibility To Assist Sick Babies

17 September 2008 - Fonterra has a responsibility to ensure that the families and children affected by their Chinese partner's contaminated products are getting the medical attention they desperately need, Green Party MP Sue Kedgley says.

EPMU Welcomes Greens' Work Rights Policy

EPMU Welcomes Greens' Work Rights Policy

17 September 2008 - The Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union welcomes the Green Party's employment policy as a firm commitment to stronger work rights and higher wages.