Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew is pleased to announce the outcome of the Community Development Scheme funding round for 2015/16.
Auckland Council has applied to have Penny Bright’s defamation proceedings struck out, with the matter to be heard by the High Court at a hearing on 5 November.
The council is seeking to recover unpaid rates of $38,372.22 from Ms Bright which date back eight years.
Steven Joyce's proposal to implement league tables for tertiary institutions takes a backward looking, short term view that could do more harm than good, Labour’s Tertiary Education spokesperson David Cunliffe says.
The government should focus on repatriation of remains of Kiwi soldiers buried overseas instead of bringing pandas to New Zealand, says New Zealand First.
The latest data from Statistics New Zealand showing the annual number of building consents in Auckland at an eight-year high have been welcomed today by Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith.
The Government should be showing leadership and replacing the Crown cars with high-end electric cars instead of buying 34 more diesel BMW limousines, the Green Party said.
Auckland Council has approved the appointment of three new directors to the board of Auckland Council Investments Limited (ACIL).
Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has reacted to stories claiming numbers were to be slashed by releasing its people projections for the next four years, which show civilian numbers unaffected and hundreds more uniformed roles added.
International reports suggest that the latest proposal under the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) would effectively mean an extra three years of monopolies for biologic medicines, says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS).
While Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee is in China pushing a taxpayer funded deal to bring two pandas to New Zealand, the country’s military look set to be hit with a pay freeze, Opposition Leader Andrew Little says.
The National Government still has time to extend the bright line test to five years to better curb rampant housing speculation, the Green Party said today.
As Prime Minister John Key stands in front of world leaders for the 70th session of the UN General Assembly in New York this week, Amnesty International is calling on him to use the historic opportunity to address the most pressing human rights crises currently facing the world, and urge swift ac
The 25th International Day of Older Persons on October 1 is an opportunity to celebrate the significant contribution seniors make to New Zealand society, Senior Citizens Minister Maggie Barry says.
Tim Groser will have to listen to Dr Adrian Macey’s criticism of how the Government calculated its climate change targets if he wants to be taken seriously at the climate change talks in Paris, says Labour’s Climate Change spokesperson Megan Woods.
The recently retired Cook Strait ferry Arahura is scheduled to leave for India this week, leaving KiwiRail with only the unreliable Aratere capable of carrying rail freight between the North and South Islands, says New Zealand First.
The Government’s relentless focus on reducing crime is delivering outstanding results, with the number of people appearing in court continuing to fall.
A previously secret report reveals plans to slash hundreds more positions in the New Zealand Defence Force, says Labour’s Defence spokesperson Phil Goff.
Community suggestions for New Zealand’s first Commonwealth Walkway are being sought by the Wellington City Council.
Wellington’s Mayor Celia Wade-Brown says the walkway will encourage people young and old to get out and explore the city.
Silver Fern Farms should seriously consider local bids to ensure its vital meat industry cooperative remains in New Zealand hands, Labour’s Primary Industries spokesperson Damien O’Connor says.
The Green parties of New Zealand and Australia are jointly calling on the Australian Government to halt the indiscriminate deportation of New Zealanders, and people from other countries, and are raising concerns about their continued detention in off-shore detention centres.
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