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NZ Needs More Affordable Housing, Not Less

NZ Needs More Affordable Housing, Not Less

New Zealand needs more affordable state housing not less, so it is deeply concerning that $380 million worth of state housing is on the blocks to be sold with no evidence that it will be replaced, said Green Party Co-Leader Russel Norman today.

Work Creation Key For Northland Growth Says Carter

Creating jobs and putting people into work will be key to the success of the Northland region over the next year, says John Carter MP for Northland.

Mr Carter has been speaking today at the launch of the Ministry of Social Development's 2009/10 Regional Plan.

Labour Congratulates Greek Socialists

Labour Congratulates Greek Socialists

The Labour Party has congratulated George Papandreou and his Socialist PASOK party following their decisive victory in Greece's general election.

Southern Africa Outpaces North Africa In Governance Performance

Southern Africa Outpaces North Africa In Governance Performance

The 2009 Ibrahim Index of Governance is published today by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, an organisation committed to supporting great African leadership. The Ibrahim Index is Africa's leading assessment of governance, established to inform and empower the continent's citizens.

Ryall: Health Update: More Kiwi Health Professionals Head To Samoa

Ryall: Health Update: More Kiwi Health Professionals Head To Samoa

Health Minister Tony Ryall says as the demand for emergency surgery in Samoa lessens and the focus shifts to recovery, public health staff are now being flown in to work on minimising the impact of infectious and communicable diseases.

Speech - Power: Towards A Single Economic Market

Speech - Power: Towards A Single Economic Market

Speech to Trans-Tasman Business Circle Government Boardroom Series

Thanks for the opportunity to speak as part of your Government Boardroom series.

I want to talk about two related areas that I've been focusing on in my Commerce portfolio.

Carter & Huo: Carter, Huo Back Government Relief Fund In Indonesia And Southeast Asia

Carter & Huo: Carter, Huo Back Government Relief Fund In Indonesia And Southeast Asia

The initial $1 million Government emergency natural disaster relief package for Indonesia, the Philippines, Viet Nam and Cambodia has been welcomed by Labour Foreign Affairs spokesperson Chris Carter and Associate Ethnic Affairs spokesperson Raymond Huo.

Centre For New Zealand Studies Going, Going?

Centre For New Zealand Studies Going, Going?

The Government must take concrete steps to save the Centre for New Zealand Studies at the University of London Birkbeck, Labour's Foreign Affairs spokesperson Chris Carter says.

Bennett: Increase In Benefit Numbers Smaller For Sept

Bennett: Increase In Benefit Numbers Smaller For Sept

The number of people needing an Unemployment Benefit has slowed significantly over the last month, says the Minister for Social Development and Employment.

Greens: Nick Smith Rewrites History

Greens: Nick Smith Rewrites History

The Bluegreens may want to vote Green based on the National Party's list of environmental achievements, the Green Party said today.