Conservation Minister Nick Smith has been proven wrong again, when he downplayed the impact of seismic testing on the world’s smallest and most endangered dolphin, the Maui’s dolphin, the Green Party said today.
Reform is needed to New Zealand's immigration laws the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party (ALCP) says.
The party has called for cannabis convictions to be removed as a barrier to immigration.
Property Council applauds the Finance Minister’s comments that central and local governments must come together to better understand the property and development sectors to rectify issues.
This weekend we present an exclusive poll result: ‘Should National do a deal with Colin Craig’s Conservative Party?’
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UnitedFuture Leader Hon Peter Dunne will proudly announce the party’s new Ethnic Affairs and Immigration policy on Multicultural New Zealand’s political panel tomorrow morning.
NZEI Te Riu Roa says concerns around the potential of new charter schools being extended to babies and pre-schoolers show that the government needs to come clean about the full extent of its plans for the education sector before the election.
Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick has mixed feelings following the adoption of the first annual plan under her leadership.
Minister for Food Safety Nikki Kaye today announced that the government will be adopting a new Health Star Rating food labelling system.
The Health Minister must listen to warnings from medical professionals about the serious risks to services if laboratory testing is privatised, Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King says.
Family First is slamming a decision by the High Court to overturn a St John's College school decision to set a hair standard, labelling it as disrespectful and setting a dangerous precedent.
Professor Sir Peter Gluckman has been appointed to the board of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Christopher Finlayson announced today.
The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union is today welcoming the announcement by the Government that New Zealand’s two-way trade with the Peoples’ Republic of China has exceeded $20 billion on an annual basis for the first time.
Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew is encouraging anyone who has not yet been immunised against influenza to do so before the winter season peaks in late July to early August.
Labour has announced a package of commitments to kick start the Canterbury housing recovery and fill the shortage of affordable housing.
Veterans’ Affairs Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced a $150,000 grant to the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association (RSA).
Prime Minister John Key has welcomed today’s release of statistics that show two-way trade with China has exceeded $20 billion on an annual basis for the first time.
The Board of Inquiry decision on the Tukituki regional plan confirms that National’s approach to water quality rules will allow our rivers to become toxic, the Green Party said today.
Hutt City Council struck the rates for the 2014/15 financial year last night, with the average rates increase for the city being 2.6%, as forecast in the Draft Annual Plan.
On Saturday the 28th at 7pm, the recently-formed PÅneke Action Against Poverty will be protesting the National Government’s widening of the gap between rich and poor in Aotearoa.
Greater Wellington Regional Council has today formally approved the proposal for integrated delivery of water services across Wellington, Porirua and the Hutt Valley.
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