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Small Increase In Minimum Wage

(Adds quotes and reaction) by Maggie Tait of NZPA Wellington, Jan 27 NZPA - The Government says its 25 cent increase to the minimum wage -- about $10 a week -- is all that can be afforded, but unions say it is miserly and the Labour Party want it set at $15.

Mallard Puts Up Minimum Wage Bill

Mallard Puts Up Minimum Wage Bill
Wellington, Jan 27 NZPA - Labour MP Trevor Mallard is to put up a member's bill seeking to increase the minimum wage to $15. His announcement comes the same day Labour Minister Kate Wilkinson is expected to announce a small increase from $12.50.

Minimum Wage Decision Expected Tomorrow

Minimum Wage Decision Expected Tomorrow
Wellington, Jan 26 NZPA - A decision on the minimum wage is expected to be announced tomorrow by Labour Minister Kate Wilkinson, Prime Minister John Key said today.

PM Rules Out $15 An Hour Minimum Wage This Year

PM Rules Out $15 An Hour Minimum Wage This Year
Wellington, Jan 18 NZPA - Prime Minister John Key has ruled out a minimum wage increase to $15 this year despite 61 percent of New Zealanders supporting the hike in a recent survey.

PM Rules Out $15 An Hour Minimum Wage This Year

PM Rules Out $15 An Hour Minimum Wage This Year
Wellington, Jan 18 NZPA - A survey has found 61 percent of people support raising the minimum wage to $15 but Prime Minister John Key has ruled out that kind of increase this year.

No Decisions On Auckland Waterfront - McCully

No Decisions On Auckland Waterfront - McCully
Wellington, Jan 12 NZPA - No decisions have been taken on developing Auckland's Queens Wharf for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, the minister in charge of the tournament said today.

SPCA Supports Bill To Increase Penalty For Animal Abuse

SPCA Supports Bill To Increase Penalty For Animal Abuse
Auckland, Jan 2 NZPA - The Auckland SPCA says it supports a draft private members bill which would raise the maximum penalty for ill-treating animals.

Benefit Paid For Pool Fence - Report

Benefit Paid For Pool Fence - Report
Wellington, Dec 22 NZPA - Revelations of high spending beneficiaries -- including a family with gang connections paid hundreds of thousands of dollars over 25 years including money to fence a pool -- were worrying, Prime Minister John Key said this morning.

ACT Plays Down Attempt On Leadership

ACT Plays Down Attempt On Leadership
Wellington, Dec 20 NZPA - The ACT Party is playing down a report that two of its MPs tried to roll leader Rodney Hide.

Plan To Bring Back Traffic Cops

Plan To Bring Back Traffic Cops
Auckland, Dec 10 NZPA - A return to specialist traffic police who can issue speeding tickets but will free up front line police for crime fighting is on the cards.

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