The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) welcomes Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman to his new role as Minister of Health and looks forward to working with him in the near future to continue to progress the role of community pharmacy in the primary health care setting.
Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) says local government, central government and the business sector need to work together with communities to address housing affordability across New Zealand.
Public feedback on the draft rules to set nitrogen limits for pastoral land use in the Lake Rotorua catchment closes Tuesday 14 October 2014.
It is astonishing that the Solid Energy Board is refusing to allow its mine entry experts to deal with the Pike River families directly, Labour MP for West Coast-Tasman Damien O’Connor says.
Selwyn residents are being invited to be part of deciding how open spaces in Selwyn could develop in the future.
CCS Disability Action warmly welcomes Hon Nicky Wagner as the new Minister for Disabilities Issues.
CCS Disability Action, Chief Executive, David Matthews said he was looking forward to working with the new Minister.
Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges has today written to the Electricity Authority to request an inquiry into the Auckland power outage.
"This week’s outage was a significant event which disrupted thousands of homes and businesses," Mr Bridges says.
"I have applied for a judicial recount of the votes in the Tai Tokerau election because it is one step in trying to restore credibility to the electoral process in the north, and, I suspect, in all other Maori electorates as well" said MANA leader Hone Harawira.
The Government’s operating deficit before gains and losses narrowed for the third consecutive year to $2.9 billion in the 12 months to 30 June - down from $4.4 billion the previous year, Finance Minister Bill English says.
The MANA Movement is supporting Leader Hone Harawira’s application for a judicial re-count in the Te Tai Tokerau electorate for the 2014 general election.
Announcements over the past 12 hours from the Minister responsible for Housing New Zealand, Bill English, and Minister for Social Housing, Paula Bennett, make clear the government’s intention for the mass privatisation of state housing.
The hunt is on for sponsors and former Whangarei District councillors wishing to participate in the city’s 50th anniversary celebrations on 1 November, and Mayor Sheryl Mai hopes locals can help.
National’s move to speed up its state house sell-off shows it is bankrupt of new ideas, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.
Legal authorities must respect the right of journalist Nicky Hager to protect the source of his material for his Dirty Politics book under Section 68 of the Evidence Act, Acting Labour Leader David Parker says.
National’s decision to shift the state provision of housing to third parties is a smokescreen for the Government decreasing the provision of affordable housing, the Green Party said today.
Prime Minister John Key has announced the election of National’s new whips following the National Party Caucus this morning.
The Coalition for Better Broadcasting cautiously welcomes the appointment of Amy Adams as the new Minister of Broadcasting.
Finance Minister Bill English leaves tomorrow for the United States, where he will attend the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank governors in Washington DC.
‘The three core Justice Sector Ministers have the potential to take the Justice Sector into a whole new era of change, "says Kim Workman, spokesperson for Rethinking Crime and Punishment. It’s the sort of front row that Graeme Henry dreams about."
The Public Service Association says that the Productivity Commission’s inquiry on more effective social services is a chance to genuinely evaluate what currently works and what doesn’t.
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