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Pork Labelling Urgently Needed, Say Greens

Pork Labelling Urgently Needed, Say Greens

The Prime Minister needs to step in and require the clear labelling of pork products so consumers can act in good conscience and buy humanely reared pork, Green Animal Welfare Spokesperson Sue Kedgley said today.

Key Must Take Action On Brash Emails

Key Must Take Action On Brash Emails

Prime Minister John Key must put an end once and for all to years of speculation surrounding the source of the leaked Don Brash emails.

The emails were leaked to Nicky Hager and formed the basis of the book the Hollow Men.

New Zealand Going Backwards On Gender Issues

New Zealand Going Backwards On Gender Issues

New Zealand is heading towards international humiliation on the issue of gender equality, Labour Women's Affairs spokesperson Sue Moroney says.

NZ Doubts Fair Trial For Aung San Suu Kyi

NZ Doubts Fair Trial For Aung San Suu Kyi

New Zealand doubts that Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will get a fair trial, and continues to call for her immediate release, Foreign Minister Murray McCully said today.

Excellent Response To Trades Academies

Excellent Response To Trades Academies

Education Minister Anne Tolley is delighted by the interest that's been shown in the government's aim to establish a minimum of five Trades Academies across the country.

Labour Urges Government To Accelerate Spending In Chinese Tourism Market

The Government must urgently provide continued funding targeting the Chinese market to support New Zealand's tourism industry, Labour tourism spokesperson Kelvin Davis and associate ethnic affairs spokesperson Raymond Huo say.

Local Government - More Than Just Business Units For Sale

The Government must start recognising that the Auckland region's local governments aren't just business units to be broken up and put on the auction block for sale, says Labour's Associate Local Government spokesperson Su'a William Sio.

Hughes: National's Abuse Of Process Continues

Hughes: National's Abuse Of Process Continues

20 May 2009 - National's decision to make Associate Local Government Minister John Carter the chairman of the select committee examining reforms to Auckland governance is yet another abuse of process, says Labour's Shadow Leader of the House Darren Hughes.

Mackey: Science Appointment May Turn Out To Be A Bitter Irony

Mackey: Science Appointment May Turn Out To Be A Bitter Irony

20 May 2009 - Labour's research and development and science and technology spkesperson Moana Mackey is congratulating the Government for appointing a Chief Science Advisor in the Prime Minister's Office, but says the appointment is ironic as it seems National is about to gut science and research

Brownlee: Auckland Governance Committee

Brownlee: Auckland Governance Committee

20 May 2009 - Leader of the House, Gerry Brownlee, has announced the five National MPs who will sit on the select committee to examine the Auckland governance bill.