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ACC Changes Take Us Back To The 90s

ACC Changes Take Us Back To The 90s

Today's ACC announcements that reverse improvements to ACC are a disastrous backward step, said Green ACC spokesperson Sue Bradford.

Labour MPs Supports Parliamentary Staff Protest

Labour MPs Supports Parliamentary Staff Protest

Labour MPs joined security officers, library staff, reception workers, building maintenance staff, messengers and other administrative staff at a lunchtime rally at Parliament today to show support for their protest against a pay freeze and cuts to their redundancy entitlements.

Govt Accounts Reflect Extra Spending, Recession

Govt Accounts Reflect Extra Spending, Recession

The combined impact of significant extra spending and the recession are highlighted in the Government's annual accounts for the year to June 30, Finance Minister Bill English says.

Drought Crisis Over For Now

Drought Crisis Over For Now

Recent rainfall has eased drought conditions in many parts of the country but farmers should continue to keep a close eye on the weather, says Agriculture Minister David Carter.

Smith: Law Changes Needed To Make ACC Affordable

Smith: Law Changes Needed To Make ACC Affordable

Changes in ACC are needed to make the scheme affordable, sustainable and fair, ACC Minister Nick Smith says.

McCully: NZ Gives $1.5 Million For Tsunami Recovery In Tonga

McCully: NZ Gives $1.5 Million For Tsunami Recovery In Tonga

New Zealand will commit $1.5 million towards tsunami recovery and reconstruction efforts in Tonga, Foreign Minister Murray McCully announced today.

Turia Calls On Iwi To Support Access To Culture

Turia Calls On Iwi To Support Access To Culture

About one in five Maori have a disability and there is a growing concern they have been left behind without the help they need to take part in their culture, Tariana Turia says.

Speech - Key: Delivering On Our Promises - Speech To The Police Association Annual Conference, Wellington

Speech - Key: Delivering On Our Promises - Speech To The Police Association Annual Conference, Wellington

It's great to be here once again. This is the third year in a row I have addressed your conference and it's an occasion I always enjoy.

Collins: Minister Welcomes Expert Panel Probation Plan

Collins: Minister Welcomes Expert Panel Probation Plan

Corrections Minister Judith Collins today welcomed the release of a plan recommending a fundamental rethink of probation services.

Ryall: Health Response In Samoa Moves To Recovery Phase

Ryall: Health Response In Samoa Moves To Recovery Phase

The New Zealand Government's health response to the tsunami in Samoa is now moving to the recovery phase. Plans are in place to determine the on-going help that will be required to support the health system in Samoa as they gradually return to "business as usual".