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Brownlee: Labour To Sell 'Non-Core' Assets

Brownlee: Labour To Sell 'Non-Core' Assets

National Party State Owned Enterprises spokesman Gerry Brownlee says Labour has confirmed it plans to float 'non-core' state-owned assets on the Stock Exchange for 'mum and dad' investors.

Fitzsimons: Petrol Prices Are Due To Peak Oil Not Profits

The problem with petrol pricing is the end of cheap oil, Commerce Minister Lianne Dalziel confirmed today.

Blue: Herceptin Decision: Women Let Down

"Women with aggressive Her-2 breast cancer have been cruelly let down by the refusal of the Government's drug-buying agency to extend funding to 12 months of Herceptin," says National's Associate Health spokeswoman, Jackie Blue.

Fitzsimons: Agresearch Aims To Spread GE Animals Around NZ

Fitzsimons: Agresearch Aims To Spread GE Animals Around NZ

A huge application to genetically engineer a wide range of animals, plus human and monkey cells, side-steps a government promise to deal with GE applications on a case by case basis, Greens Co-Leader Jeanette Fitzsimons says.

Wong: Botox, Manicures, Pet Grooming For ACC Staff 'Wellbeing'

National's ACC spokeswoman Pansy Wong is incredulous that ACC has shelled out $750,000 for staff to indulge in day spas, manicures, and botox to enhance and improve their personal wellbeing.

Smith: Mess At Mapua Gets Worse

Smith: Mess At Mapua Gets Worse

Today's revelations that the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment has identified financial irregularities during the clean-up of the Mapua site and referred them to the Auditor-General just adds to the mess surrounding the clean-up says National's Environment spokesman, Nick Smith.

McCoskrie: Family First Welcomes Ruling Of Speaker To Tidy Up Speech

McCoskrie: Family First Welcomes Ruling Of Speaker To Tidy Up Speech

Family First NZ is welcoming the ruling of the Speaker of the House that the use of 'f' word is 'entirely unparliamentary' and 'offensive to the House.'

It follows Green MP Sue Bradford's use of the 'f' word during question time yesterday.

O'Connor: Funding For Communities To Improve Sewerage Systems

O'Connor: Funding For Communities To Improve Sewerage Systems

7 August 2008 - The government is committing over $23 million to improve sewerage systems in ten small communities, Associate Health Minister Damien O'Connor announced today.

Govt To Improve Monitoring Of Petrol Pricing

7 August 2008 - Commerce Minister Lianne Dalziel today released an independent study of petrol pricing in New Zealand.

Mallard & Jones: New Guide For Home Renovators

Mallard & Jones: New Guide For Home Renovators

7 August 2008 - People doing home renovations should find the process easier with the launch of a new guide to resource consents and building consents, Environment Minister Trevor Mallard and Building and Construction Minister Shane Jones say.