As the school year starts winding up, teachers and school staff are still trying to sort out Novopay errors amidst the fear of being left in financial limbo over the summer holidays again, says New Zealand First spokesperson for education Tracey Martin.
Yarrow Stadium is a finalist in national awards for entertainment venues in the country.
The stadium is up against Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium and Auckland’s Vector Arena for Large Venue of the Year in the 2013 Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand Awards.
The Government must come clean on its botched "e-Bench" project and spell out exactly how much it has cost and why it has failed, Labour’s Justice spokesperson Andrew Little says.
Thanks to the generosity of six Gibbston landowners and the support of the Department of Conservation and the Gibbston Community Association, the Queenstown Trails Trust is funding a partial upgrade of the Gibbston River trail so it can become part of the official Queenstown Trail.
Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman has held successful talks with China’s Minister of National Defense, General Chang Wanquan.
Internal Affairs Minister Chris Tremain today announced the reappointment of Lisa Hansen to the Gambling Commission. The new term, Ms Hansen’s second as a Commissioner, is for three years.
The Government needs to explain the inconsistent policies that mean young people in CYFS care are told to fend for themselves as soon as they turn 17 years old, says New Zealand First social policy spokesperson Asenati Lole-Taylor.
Community engagement on the bold new vision for Rotorua and what the district will look like by 2030 begins tomorrow, with a number of ways in which the public can contribute feedback.
The Government’s abandonment of the third phase of the $18 million ‘eBench’ technology, which was supposed to aim for a paperless court system is unacceptable says New Zealand First.
Mosgiel meat workers are being forced onto the dole, or into precarious or part time low paid work as Government continues to turn a blind eye to the rapidly deteriorating meat industry, Dunedin South MP Clare Curran says.
The Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan contains rules which apply immediately to safeguard Auckland’s natural environment.
The Green Party is very proud of Green MP Kevin Hague today for being awarded Life Membership of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) last night.
Voting papers for the Citizens Initiated Referendum have now been posted to voters, and replacement voting papers are available for eligible voters who need them.
A draft Local Alcohol Policy (LAP) was adopted for consultation at today’s Hamilton City Council meeting.
The draft, for consultation, includes the following provisions:
ACT candidate Gareth Veale today spoke out against the Christchurch Earthquake Rebuild Authority's compulsory acquisition of the Ministry Nightclub.
Communications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams says public comments from some parliamentary parties that they will not be supporting legislation in regards to copper pricing is not unexpected.
New Zealand First has paid their respects to Ngapotiki Tauhu Hopkinson, who was one of the last remaining members of the 28th Māori Battalion, and who passed away near Christchurch yesterday.
Support for National’s copper tax has evaporated with National now isolated as the only party in Parliament supporting a crony deal for Chorus, says Labour Leader David Cunliffe.
The revelation that Kiwi households are once again spending more than they earn demonstrates the need for universal KiwiSaver to bolster savings, says Labour Finance spokesperson David Parker.
"The Green Party will not be supporting any legislation introduced by National to override the Commerce Commission’s final determination on copper pricing," Green Party information technology spokesperson Gareth Hughes said today.
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