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Two New Appointments To The Marsden Fund Council

Two New Appointments To The Marsden Fund Council
Wellington, Nov 30 NZPA - Victoria University Professor James Belich and colleague Timothy Naish have been appointed to the Marsden Fund Council.

Summer Research Scholarship Scheme A Success, Minister

Summer Research Scholarship Scheme A Success, Minister
Wellington, Nov 18 NZPA - Tertiary Education Minister Anne Tolley says the Government's summer research scholarships scheme has proved to be a success. "I'm delighted that so many students have taken the opportunity to apply for these $5000 scholarships," she said.

Greens Question Integrity Of Tax Working Group

Greens Question Integrity Of Tax Working Group
Wellington, Oct 21 NZPA - A government working group set up to look at tax reform has been compromised because one of its members is linked to a recent court case involving tax avoidance, the Green Party says.

Students Protest Over Emissions Target

Wellington, Oct 16 NZPA - Students are pushing for the Government to increase its emissions reduction target and say the submission process is a sham. A collective of Victoria University groups today protested at Parliament calling for a 40 percent emissions target.

Health Researchers Say Govt Going Backwards On Climate Change

Health Researchers Say Govt Going Backwards On Climate Change
Wellington, Sept 25 NZPA - Public health researchers have drawn some bleak conclusions from analysis of the Government response to climate change.

PDS Expanding To All Auckland Courts

PDS Expanding To All Auckland Courts
Wellington, June 9 NZPA - An in-house legal aid service is to be used in all Auckland courts, Justice Minister Simon Power said today.

Budget For A Bleak House

Budget For A Bleak House
Wellington, May 29 NZPA - Bill English's bleak budget has attracted plenty of brickbats and some bouquets, with a home insulation programme the major feature to avoid the cold shoulder.

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.

Aid To The Pacific A Failure And In Need Of An Overhaul; Govt

Aid To The Pacific A Failure And In Need Of An Overhaul; Govt
Wellington, May 1 NZPA - New Zealand's aid programme in the Pacific has failed and will be overhauled, Foreign Minister Murray McCully said today. Mr McCully was greeted by protesting students when he announced the change in policy in a speech at Victoria University today.

Route To Politics Via New Zealand For Cambodian

(PICS AVAIL WWW.NZPAIMAGES.CO.NZ) From Wellington taxi driver to government minister in Cambodia, Veng Sereyvuth tells MAGGIE TAIT of NZPA about life under and after the Pol Pot regime.

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