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Chadwick: New Marine Reserve On Capital's Doorstep

Conservation Minister Steve Chadwick today announced the establishment of a new marine reserve on Wellington's scenic south coast.

Parker: Marine Energy Generation Fund Open For Applications

Round two of the four-year government funding initiative to kick-start the deployment of marine energy generation devices in New Zealand opens today.

Carter: New Website Promotes 'Asia Knowledge'

Carter: New Website Promotes 'Asia Knowledge'

31 July 2008 - The new educational website 'Asia Knowledge' was launched today at Wadestown School in Wellington by Education and Ethnic Affairs Minister Chris Carter.

Cosgrove: A New Direction For Business And Sport Partnerships

31 July 2008 - Sport and Recreation Minister Clayton Cosgrove has today launched an innovative business and sport initiative which goes well beyond the traditional sport sponsorship model.

Independent Party: Minister's Claims On 1080 Misleading

31 July 2008 - Independent MP Gordon Copeland today stated that Minister of Conservation Steve Chadwick's comments around the safety of 1080 when dropped from the air are misleading.

Greens: Photos Prove That Massacred Trees Were Healthy

31 July 2008 - The Green Party has obtained photos of the mature rainforest trees felled by Transit last week, which show they were not rotten and dangerous, and should never have been removed from the protected World Heritage site they grew in.

Horomia: Historical Step For Ngai Tuhoe And The Crown

31 July 2008 - "The signing of the Terms of Negotiation is a significant milestone for both Ngai Tūhoe and the Crown.

Tizard: Children's Nightwear Labelling Regulations Now Effective

31 July 2008 - Consumers will soon see new labelling on children's nightwear available for sale, announced Consumer Affairs Minister Judith Tizard today. New regulations become effective from today so retailers may use new labels on stock.

Kiwi Party: Kea Not The Only Ones At Risk From 1080, We All Are!

31 July 2008 - Kiwi Party leader Larry Baldock reiterated the party's resolve to end the aerial application of 1080 as means of possum control.

Barker: Lottery Grant Gives Nelson's Athletes A New Stadium

31 July 2008 - Thanks to a grant of up to $784,892 from the Lottery Significant Projects Fund, Nelson will soon have a new multi-sport, indoor stadium. The grant was made to the Saxton Field Sports Stadium Society and will fund the completion of the new facility.