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Key: Nats Underline Law & Order Plans With Latest Billboard

17 September 2008 - National Party Leader John Key says National's commitment to getting tough on crime is highlighted in its latest billboard, launched today in Christchurch.

Kiwi Party: Kiwi Party Electorate Candidates Announced

Kiwi Party: Kiwi Party Electorate Candidates Announced

17 SEPTEMBER 2008 - The Kiwi Party is pleased to announce the list of selected candidates for twenty five electorates to contest the upcoming elections.

Chadwick: Important Purchase For Kerikeri Basin Protection

17 September 2008 - Conservation Minister Steve Chadwick and Far North Mayor Wayne Brown today announced the purchase of the last remaining block of land still in private ownership in the Kororipo-Kerikeri Basin.

Cosgrove: Government Tribute To Coaching Hero Duncan Laing

17 September 2008 - Sport and Recreation Minister Clayton Cosgrove said the nation has lost one its greatest coaches and sporting mentors, with the death of Duncan Laing.

Social Welfare "Safety Net" Unravelling Says Caritas

Social Welfare "Safety Net" Unravelling Says Caritas

17 SEPTEMBER 2008 - A new report finds that both National and Labour administrations over the past two decades have been steadily unravelling our social welfare "safety net" and moving its basis from the meeting of basic need to the narrow focus of pushing people into work.

Jones: Gang Treaty Claim A Joke, Says Jones

17 SEPTEMBER 2008 - Outspoken Northland Labour-list MP Shane Jones says it is a joke for gangs to lodge Treaty of Waitangi claims.

It was reported today that Black Power lodged such a claim.

Greens: Policies For Workers Must Be Fair For All

Greens: Policies For Workers Must Be Fair For All

17 September 2008 - The Green Party today publicly launched its Industrial Relations policy for the 2008 election.

Greens: Kaukapakapa A Test For National

Greens: Kaukapakapa A Test For National

17 September 2008 - Hearings starting next week for a proposed new gas-fired power station in National Leader John Key's electorate of Helensville are a major test for Mr Key and his party on climate change issues, Greens Co-Leader Russel Norman says.

Heatley: National Launches Aquaculture And Fisheries Policy

Heatley: National Launches Aquaculture And Fisheries Policy

After almost four years of stagnation under Labour, the marine farming industry will get the boost it needs to fulfil its billion-dollar potential under National's aquaculture and fisheries policy announced today, says Fisheries spokesman, Phil Heatley.

English: No Time For Reckless Spending Promises

English: No Time For Reckless Spending Promises

16 September 2008 - Further financial instability in world markets will create more uncertainty about a quick recovery from the current recession in New Zealand, says National's Finance spokesman, Bill English.

Mr English is commenting on recent events in the US financial markets.