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Tolley Way Out Of Her Depth

18 June 2008 - The revelation that National's education spokesperson Anne Tolley has not bothered to read the Schools Plus discussion document is staggering, says Education Minister Chris Carter.

National Challenged To Back Its Rhetoric With Real Support For Labour's Tough Gang Policies

18 JUNE 2008 - Justice Minister Annette King has challenged the National Party to back tough new penalties in the Organised Crime (Penalties and Sentencing) Bill designed to crack down on gang activity.

Emission Trading Scheme Focus Now Has To Shift

18 June 2008 - UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne says political uncertainty now requires the government to shift its focus on the proposed Emissions Trading Scheme.

United Future Opposes ETS Bill

17 June 2008 - UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne says his caucus affirmed today that it will not be supporting the Government's Emission Trading Bill.

NZ Assistance For Vanuatu Education

17 JUNE 2008 - New Zealand is providing $4 million to help Vanuatu ensure all children receive quality basic education, Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced today.

Carter Supports Dyslexia Awareness

17 June 2008 - Education Minister Chris Carter has welcomed guests at a film premier to mark the second annual Dyslexia Awareness Week with a commitment to improve accessibility to information about dyslexia.

Alcohol Rules Will Inevitably Be Tightened Again

17 June 2008 - The rising harm caused by alcohol means the pendulum has to swing back against ever more liberal alcohol legislation sooner or later, Progressive leader Jim Anderton said today.

Government Needs To Get Real About The Costs Of Educating A Child In The 21st Century

17 JUNE 2008 - The education sector union NZEI Te Riu Roa is calling on the government to take a realistic look at the cost of delivering quality education in the 21st century.

Number Of Abortions Still Way Too High

17 June 2008 - Independent MP Gordon Copeland, whilst noting that the ratio of abortions to live births improved in 2007, continues to lament the number of abortions performed each year in New Zealand.

Abortions Increase - Tragedy For Teens And Families

The abortion figures for 2007 released by Statistics NZ today continue to paint a terrible picture for teenagers and families, and confirm the continued failure of the Abortion Supervisory Committee, as highlighted by the High Court case last week.