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Labour's loan shark bill defeated

Labour's loan shark bill defeated
Wellington, July 21 NZPA - The Government has killed a bill that would have regulated loan sharks and capped the interest rates they charge.

Rodney's last stand

Rodney's last stand
Wellington, July 21 NZPA - Rodney District Council's last ditch bid to avoid being swallowed up by Auckland has failed.

O'Connor takes over agriculture role

O'Connor takes over agriculture role
Wellington, July 21 NZPA - Labour MP Damien O'Connor is taking over the agriculture portfolio in the shadow cabinet, party leader Phil Goff said today.

Progressives re-register

Progressives re-register
Wellington, June 27 NZPA - The Progressive Party has re-registered as a political party but its members will continue working closely with Labour as leader Jim Anderton's tenure starts winding down.

Govt questioned over claims to Northland coast

Wellington, June 24 NZPA - Opposition MP Jim Anderton was told in Parliament today he was jumping the gun by asking how much of Northland's coastline would come under Maori customary title when the Foreshore and Seabed Act is repealed and replaced by new legislation.

2 MPs told 186 times between them to check spending: report

2 MPs told 186 times between them to check spending: report
Wellington, June 19 NZPA- Former Labour ministers Mita Ririnui and Parekura Horomia were sent 186 reminders between them about their credit card spending, it was reported today.

Peter Wilson - Kiwibank: A Problem The Government Could Have Avoided

Peter Wilson - Kiwibank: A Problem The Government Could Have Avoided
On Friday, June 4, in the electorate of Helensville, Prime Minister John Key was asked whether he could rule out the sale of Kiwibank at any time in the future and he replied: "Under my leadership, yes." Thanks John. That will save a lot of trouble between now and the next election.

Auckland super city bill goes through against stiff opposition

Auckland super city bill goes through against stiff opposition
Wellington, June 4 NZPA - The Government has got its legislation through Parliament to set up Auckland's new super city council but it was a far from unanimous vote and most parties opposed the bill.

Parliament passes Auckland super city bill

Parliament passes Auckland super city bill
By Peter Wilson of NZPA Wellington, June 3 NZPA - Parliament has passed the legislation that sets up Auckland's new super city council.

Key promised nine times to never sell Kiwibank - King

Key promised nine times to never sell Kiwibank - King
By Peter Wilson of NZPA

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