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Greens: Hungry Young Mums Should Be Treated With Dignity

Greens: Hungry Young Mums Should Be Treated With Dignity

6 August 2008 - It is not acceptable that Work and Income case managers continue to bully and intimidate people seeking their assistance, the Green Party says.

Carter: Minister Welcomes Islamic Awareness Week

6 August 2008 - As part of celebrating Islamic Awareness Week, Wellington students met with Ethnic Affairs Minister Chris Carter in Parliament today for a screening of a DVD celebrating what it means to be a Muslim-Kiwi.

Independent Party: Government Spin On Profitability Of SOEs Out Of Control!

6 AUGUST 2008 - Independent MP Gordon Copeland has expressed his amazement that, when asked a question in Parliament yesterday about the performance of state owned enterprises (SOEs), Minister Trevor Mallard stated that their total revenue for the 2007 financial year was $7.8 billion and that "th

Cullen: No Secret Agenda Mr Key? How About Some Answers

6 August 2008 - If John Key wants to prove he does not have a secret agenda he will have to stop dodging the tough questions about what he would actually do in office, Deputy Prime Minister Michael Cullen said.

English: Clark Caught By Borrowing Boomerang

6 August 2008 - National Party Finance spokesman Bill English says Helen Clark's hysterical reaction to National's plan to significantly boost infrastructure investment with a prudent programme of debt management has come back to bite her.

Ryall: How Bad Will The Red Ink Get At Hospitals?

6 August 2008 - "Labour must reveal the true state of district health board finances as more and more DHBs plunge into the red," says National Party Health spokesman Tony Ryall .

"The Government is bracing itself for more than $110 million worth of DHB budget blowouts this year.

Key: Clark Challenged To Disavow Dirty Tactics

6 August 2008 - National Party Leader John Key today challenged Helen Clark to distance herself and her government from the dirty tactics being employed against National.

O'connor & Ririnui: Big Boost For Marae And Small Drinking Water Supplies

6 August 2008 - The government is committing nearly $7 million to upgrade 44 small community drinking-water supplies, Associate Health Ministers Damien O'Connor and Mita Ririnui announced today.

Anderton: National Again Changes Its Story On Kiwibank

6 August 2008 - Fresh doubts about the sincerity of National's 'clarification' of its plans to sell Kiwibank have been raised by John Key again changing National's story, Progressive Party leader Jim Anderton says.

Mallard: Call For Nominations For New Waste Advisory Board

6 August 2008 - Environment Minister Trevor Mallard is calling for nominations for a new Waste Advisory Board.

The Board is one of the initiatives under the Waste Minimisation Bill that is currently before Parliament.