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Dalziel: "Negative Licensing" Of Insolvency Practitioners Sought

Dalziel: "Negative Licensing" Of Insolvency Practitioners Sought

Commerce Minister Lianne Dalziel today announced Cabinet's decision to introduce a new negative licensing system for the insolvency profession today, saying it is the final step in the review of the personal and corporate insolvency laws.

UnitedFuture: "We're Here For The Silent Majority"

UnitedFuture: "We're Here For The Silent Majority"

12 AUGUST 2008 - Restoring trust and confidence in the political process will be key election issues, according to UnitedFuture leader, Peter Dunne.

Dalziel: Govt Supports Commissioner Of Financial Advisers Plan

Dalziel: Govt Supports Commissioner Of Financial Advisers Plan

12 August 2008 - The government is backing the establishment of a Commissioner of Financial Advisers who will be a member of the Securities Commission, as suggested in a second interim report issued by the Select Committee considering two Bills to regulate financial advisors and institutions.

Progressive Party: Progressives Welcome Growing Calls For Help With Winter Power Costs

12 August 2008 - A call from NZ First to subsidise winter power bills is being welcomed by Jim Anderton's Progressives.

Dyson: Minister Welcomes Social Report Findings

12 August 2008 - Minister for Social Development and Employment Ruth Dyson says the findings of the 2008 Social Report show that New Zealand's overall wellbeing is improving. "For the first time since 1988 we've seen the gap between the rich and poor close.

Dyson: Launch Of Non-profit Sector Research Welcomed

12 August 2008 - New research revealing that volunteers make up an impressive two-thirds of the workforce in the non-profit sector has been welcomed by the Minister for Community and Voluntary Sector, the Hon Ruth Dyson.

Mallard: Important Next Step In Rotorua Lakes Clean-up

12 August 2008 - Environment Minister Trevor Mallard today signed a funding deed sealing the government's $72.1 million commitment to restore the most degraded Rotorua lakes.

Chadwick: New Member Appointed To Tairawhiti DHB

Chadwick: New Member Appointed To Tairawhiti DHB

12 August 2008 - Associate Health Minister Steve Chadwick today announced the appointment of Bevan Turnpenny to the Tairawhiti District Health Board (DHB).

Barker: Funding From Lottery A Big Win For Porirua Arena

12 August 2008 - A grant of up to $2.9 million from the Lottery Significant Projects Fund will allow Porirua City Council to complete the construction of the new Te Rauparaha Arena.

UnitedFuture: UnitedFuture Pushing To Reform Family Law

UnitedFuture: UnitedFuture Pushing To Reform Family Law

12 August 2008 - UnitedFuture has announced plans to reform New Zealand family law, in a three-pronged approach designed to keep both parents closely involved in the day-to-day lives of their children following family breakdown.