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$321m for research, science and technology

$321m for research, science and technology
By Maggie Tait of NZPA Wellington, May 11 NZPA - Science and business are getting a big boost this budget to focus on work to make New Zealand richer -- and they are also getting a lot of freedom on how they spend the money.

Science Fund Spent More Than $400,000 Despite Being Scrapped

By Ian Llewellyn of NZPA Wellington, Aug 21 NZPA - A science investment fund scrapped by the incoming Government spent more than $400,000 setting up and then winding down without ever making a grant.

Science Spending Seen As `Timid'

Science Spending Seen As `Timid'
Wellington, May 28 NZPA - One of the nation's highest-profile scientists, Paul Callaghan, of Victoria University, says today's budget was "extremely disappointing" for science and technology.

Top Medical Researcher Appointed Pm's Chief Science Adviser

Top Medical Researcher Appointed Pm's Chief Science Adviser
Wellington, May 20 NZPA - One of New Zealand's best known scientists, Peter Gluckman, has been appointed as the Prime Minister's chief science adviser.

Cutting Research Spending Is Myopic, Says PSA

Cutting Research Spending Is Myopic, Says PSA
Wellington, May 20 NZPA - Slashing science funding is short-sighted and will make it harder for New Zealand to climb out of a recession, says the union representing 2500 members working at eight state-owned Crown Research Institutes.

Treasury Unsupportive Of Moves To Dump R And D Initiatives

Treasury Unsupportive Of Moves To Dump R And D Initiatives
Wellington, Jan 30 NZPA - Treasury has come out against several of the National Government's policies in a briefing paper out today.

National Ranges Widely With Rural Policy

National Ranges Widely With Rural Policy
National Party MP David Carter today pitched for the 17 percent of the electorate living in rural areas with an agriculture policy which stretched to cover country doctors, schools and broadband links.

Labour Party: Sustainable Economy Policy

A sustainable economy will be built on the following policy foundations:

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