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.
"Epsom electorate residents have responded patiently to being without power, but want to see how future outages will be avoided," said MP for Epsom David Seymour.
The New Zealand Medical Association is pleased that, with the appointment of Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman, a medical practitioner is now Minister of Health.
The New Zealand Law Society has congratulated Amy Adams on her appointment as Minister of Justice.
Mayor Lianne Dalziel welcomes the reappointment of Minister Brownlee as the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery.
The Prime Minister’s handing over of serious Prime Ministerial responsibilities to the Attorney-General is a serious break with the Prime Minister’s role and traditional oversight of critical intelligence and security issues, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters.
A hearing panel today began to hear from submitters to the Southland Regional Policy Statement (RPS).
The hearings are scheduled between October 2014 and February 2015, broken up by the chapters of the document, with each hearing group containing multiple chapters.
Age Concern New Zealand is pleased to welcome Maggie Barry as the new Minister for Senior Citizens and is pleased that this role is now inside cabinet.
Pacific Island Affairs Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga is encouraging New Zealanders to celebrate and participate in this week’s Fijian Language Week.
Property Council welcomes the appointment of new Environment, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith.
Property Council applauds the Government’s decision to consolidate the portfolios within Cabinet as it will produce a single and stronger voice for the respective sectors.
The appointment of a powerful team of three senior Ministers with primary responsibility for housing shows that the Government understands that Auckland’s housing issues are deep-seated and in need of focused attention and action.
The MÄori Party welcomes the announcement of an oral health project in the North which is a result of a joint exercise between the Northland District Health Board (DHB) and the New Zealand Defence Force.
Prime Minister John Key today announced his reshuffled cabinet, suggesting changes are about rejuvenating and promoting new talent. A number of significant changes were confirmed including to Ministers responsible for both the Environment and Conservation.
If you reduce, reuse or recycle you could be eligible for a financial boost from Hamilton City Council.
The Contestable Waste Minimisation Fund has $50,000 a year from the Government’s national waste levy to fund projects promoting or achieving waste minimisation in the city.
Seafood New Zealand welcomes the return of Hon Nathan Guy as Minister for Primary Industries.
Seafood chief executive, Tim Pankhurst, congratulated Minister Guy on his appointment which was announced by the Prime Minister this morning.
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