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Treasury Thinks Unemployement Will Peak At 7 Percent - Key

Treasury Thinks Unemployement Will Peak At 7 Percent - Key
Wellington, Dec 8 NZPA - Treasury now believes the unemployment rate will peak at 7 percent, Prime Minister John Key told Parliament today. Treasury is to release its latest economic forecasts next week along with the Budget Policy Statement.

Lockwood Comes Up Roses In Newsletter Roll Call

Lockwood Comes Up Roses In Newsletter Roll Call
Wellington, Dec 7 NZPA - Good sense and commitment have seen Speaker Lockwood Smith push Prime Minister John Key off the throne for 2009's top parliamentary performer, political newsletter trans Tasman says.

Existing Places On Job Ops Scheme Already Available

Existing Places On Job Ops Scheme Already Available
By Maggie Tait of NZPA Wellington, Nov 24 NZPA - The Government says it increased places on its Job Ops scheme, even though existing spaces have not yet been filled, because it is expecting high demand over the summer.

Govt Pressured To Apologise To British Child Migrants

Wellington, Nov 17 NZPA - The Government needs to listen and apologise to British child migrants who suffered after being repatriated to New Zealand decades ago, the Labour Party says.

Maori Party Co-leader Concerned By Harawira's Paris Trip

Maori Party Co-leader Concerned By Harawira's Paris Trip
Wellington, Nov 6 NZPA - Maori Party co-leader Tariana Turia is concerned her MP Hone Harawira's unscheduled side trip to Paris during a taxpayer funded work trip will damage the party's reputation.

Hide's Belief He Can Hoodwink Ministers A Concern Says Labour

Hide's Belief He Can Hoodwink Ministers A Concern Says Labour
Wellington, Nov 5 NZPA - ACT leader Rodney Hide's belief that he can hoodwink his National counterparts around the Cabinet table should be of concern to all voters, Labour's deputy leader Annette King said today.

No Pay Rise For MPs This Year

No Pay Rise For MPs This Year
Wellington, Nov 5 NZPA - MPs and ministers have got their wish and will receive no pay rise for the 2009/2010 financial year.

Harawira's Holiday Another Reason For `public Wonder' Over Perks

Wellington, Nov 5 NZPA - It looks like Maori Party MP Hone Harawira will have to pay back some of the taxpayers' money he received after he decided to take a holiday in Paris with his wife instead of attending a parliamentary conference.

Harawira's Holiday Another Reason For Public Wonder Over Perks

Harawira's Holiday Another Reason For Public Wonder Over Perks
Wellington, Nov 5 NZPA - Maori Party MP Hone Harawira's decision to take a holiday in Paris with his wife instead of attending a parliamentary conference shows why the public are wondering about MPs perks, Labour deputy leader Annette King said today.

More Initiatives To Help Unemployed Students Coming Soon

More Initiatives To Help Unemployed Students Coming Soon
Wellington, Nov 5 NZPA - The Government is promising more initiatives to ensure students seeking jobs over the summer do not swell the numbers of those out of work.

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