A judicial review of our freedom camping bylaw has come out in perfect time as planned hearings for our new freedom camping bylaw gets underway.
Commerce Minister Craig Foss today welcomed the launch of The Exchange website - a platform to support and deliver financial literacy programmes.
David Cunliffe and Labour are still committed to irresponsibly spending all of the next four Budgets before the election, despite yesterday attempting - and failing - to recast their ropey fiscal forecasts, National Party Finance Spokesman Bill English says.
A new ‘hands on’ governance group that will provide tighter oversight of the implementation of the Porirua Harbour and Catchment Strategy and Action Plan had their first meeting today in Porirua.
The Labour Party's plans to mess with major parts of the Levin to Airport transport corridor if elected would be a setback for a vital link in the regions infrastructure, says Wellington Employers Chamber of Commerce President John Milford.
The Wise Response Society is heartened to see that Labour' just released Climate Change policy includes formal support for the Society's call for a New Zealand-wide Risk Assessment.
New Zealanders will get cheaper power prices under NZ Power, says Labour Leader David Cunliffe.
"The electricity market is clearly broken. With falling demand for electricity, prices should be going down. Instead prices are going up and companies are extracting excess profit.
National’s Communications and Information Technology spokeswoman, Amy Adams, today announced a re-elected National-led Government will establish a new $150 million fund to extend the Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI).
New Zealand First is pleased to release the Party list for the 2014 election. We believe the list is a balance of experience, youth, skill and ability.
The next milestone in developing Auckland’s first Unitary Plan is the start of the hearings process on 2 September.
Labour’s policy to stamp out price - gouging by big polluters that has cost New Zealand tax-payers $1.4 billion over the last 3 years and especially impacted low - income Maori households has been welcomed by Dr. Apirana Mahuika, Chairman of the Iwi Leaders Group on Climate change.
Ensuring New Zealand’s clean, green status continues to be an international tourism benchmark and reviewing MBIE’s oversight of the tourism sector will be on the radar under a Labour Government.
The fact that there is still a severe shortage of skilled tradespeople, despite a growth in the number of apprentices, is a result of National’s failure to plan and develop the workforce, Grant Robertson, Labour Employment, Skills and Training Spokesperson says.
Warnings from senior economists back up Labour’s concerns our economy is too reliant on the Canterbury rebuild and Auckland’s housing market, which is a combination that could see the economy end up ‘on the rocks’, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says.
MANA Movement Economic Justice spokesperson John Minto is calling for a radical overhaul of New Zealand’s taxation system with calculations showing that a minimum wage worker pays a ten times higher tax rate than the Prime Minister.
o Minimum wage worker 28% tax
The Government is to provide a $208,000 Community Conservation Partnership Fund grant over three years to Project Tongariro to advance the restoration and preservation of the largest wetland in the Taupō basin, Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today at a community event in Turangi.<
UnitedFuture’s Outdoors Spokesperson Alan Simmons says New Zealanders’ birth right to fish and hunt will be safeguarded by UnitedFuture’s return to Parliament this election.
The Invercargill Youth Council is on the lookout for young people to join the Invercargill Youth Council in 2015.
Community Development Manager Mary Napper said the Youth Council had existed since 1998 and acted as an advocate for young people aged between 12 and 14.
"A poll in a major morning newspaper shows New Zealanders are afraid they will be burgled. They are definitely right about that," said Dr. Jamie Whyte ACT Leader.
"Official Police statistics report less than half of the burglaries that actually take place."
Education Minister Hekia Parata says good progress continues to be made on the Government’s $359 million initiative to lift student achievement.
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