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Electricity Commission Making Some Progress Toward Environmental Goals, Says PCE

Electricity Commission Making Some Progress Toward Environmental Goals, Says PCE

23 September 2008 - Dr Jan Wright, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, has commended the Electricity Commission for its work on improving electricity efficiency and integrating wind generation into the grid.

McCoskrie: Call For Parliamentary Room To Acknowledge Role Of Parents

McCoskrie: Call For Parliamentary Room To Acknowledge Role Of Parents

Family First NZ is calling for a select committee room to be dedicated to parents in recognition of their unsung heroism and efforts in raising great kiwi kids.

Fitzsimons: Govt. Covers Up Animal Suffering

The Government is covering up animal welfare and other concerns about AgResearch's genetic engineering facility at Ruakura by refusing to answer any parliamentary questions about the research, says Greens Co-Leader Jeanette Fitzsimons.

Fitzsimons: NZ Maps Show Who Oil Prices Are Hitting Most

Fitzsimons: NZ Maps Show Who Oil Prices Are Hitting Most

Following a record US$25 spike in the price of a barrel of oil, Green Party Co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons has released a series of city maps which show how well, or badly, New Zealand's suburban populations are prepared for rising oil prices.

Pharmac, GE Free, Ownership At Risk In US Trade Deal

Pharmac, GE Free, Ownership At Risk In US Trade Deal

The Green Party is calling on the Government to make a public commitment not to weaken Pharmac and not to weaken laws on genetic engineering or foreign ownership in any trade deal with the United States.

McCoskrie: Website Shows Voting Record On Family Issues

McCoskrie: Website Shows Voting Record On Family Issues

Family First NZ has today launched a website highlighting the conscience and family related bills voted on over the past 6 years, and how each MP and political party has voted.

The website is www.valueyourvote.org.nz and has an accompanying pamphlet.

English: Labour Sets New Exodus Record

English: Labour Sets New Exodus Record

The number of people leaving for Australia and elsewhere continues to set records and New Zealand cannot continue to afford to lose so many people and their skills, says National Party Deputy Leader and Finance spokesman Bill English.

Key: Labour Admits Failure In Education

Key: Labour Admits Failure In Education

19 September 2008 - National Party Leader John Key says Helen Clark's education announcements today amount to a reheat of a policy first outlined in 2002.

Independent: Banks Acting Badly On Mortgage Diversion?

Independent: Banks Acting Badly On Mortgage Diversion?

19 September 2008 - Independent MP Gordon Copeland, the author of the mortgage diversion component of KiwiSaver, today expressed his disappointment at the delay which has occurred in its implementation.

NZ First Supports Universal Student Allowance

NZ First Supports Universal Student Allowance

19 September 2008 - New Zealand First will introduce a universal student allowance, party leader Rt Hon Winston Peters announced in a speech to Otago University students today.