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Family Court senior registrars shelved

Family Court senior registrars shelved
by Maggie Tait of NZPA Wellington, June 17 NZPA - A Labour government proposal for senior registrars to preside over Family Courts to take the pressure off judges has been dumped because it is too expensive, MPs were told today.

Labour wants minister to explain why she ignored warnings

Labour wants minister to explain why she ignored warnings
Wellington, June 17 NZPA - Pacific Island Affairs Minister Georgina te Heuheu must explain why she ignored warnings that a $4.8 million budget allocation was given to a risky company, Labour associate Pacific Islands spokesman Su'a William Sio says.

Labour rejects 'hypocrisy' tag

Labour rejects 'hypocrisy' tag
Wellington, March 25 NZPA - Energy Minister Gerry Brownlee accused the Labour Party of hypocrisy today when he revealed the previous government approved 218 permits for mining on conservation land.

Govt accuses Labour of hypocrisy over mining

Govt accuses Labour of hypocrisy over mining
Wellington, March 25 NZPA - Energy Minister Gerry Brownlee accused the Labour Party of hypocrisy today when he revealed the previous government approved 218 permits for mining on conservation land.

Key says asset sales not on agenda

Key says asset sales not on agenda
Wellington, March 22 NZPA - Prime Minister John Key says there are no plans to sell KiwiRail. It seemed former National Prime Minister Jim Bolger's job at KiwiRail may be at the end of the line yesterday, after Transport Minister Steven Joyce said its governance needed refreshing.

Jim Bolger's Kiwirail job on the line

Jim Bolger's Kiwirail job on the line
Wellington, March 21 NZPA - Former National Prime Minister Jim Bolger's reign at KiwiRail looks set to end after Transport Minister Steven Joyce this morning said its governance needed refreshing.

Terse Words And Praise From Departing Green MP

Terse Words And Praise From Departing Green MP
By Chris Ormond of NZPA

Labour Sees Problems In New Housing Allowance Rules

Labour Sees Problems In New Housing Allowance Rules
Wellington, Sept 8 NZPA - Ministers could pocket tax-free cash under the revamped housing allowance system, the Labour Party says.

Tax Cuts From Tomorrow, But What Will National Offer?

Workers will be better off by between $12 and $28 a week due to much debated tax cuts coming into effect from tomorrow. The first tax cuts in a decade come as the world economy is thrown into turmoil with the United States Government grappling with the credit crisis.

Tax Cuts From Tomorrow, But What Will National Offer?

By Ian Llewellyn of NZPA Wellington, Sept 30 NZPA - Workers will be better off by between $12 and $28 a week due to much debated tax cuts coming into effect from tomorrow.

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