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No impact from mining decision on GDP - English

No impact from mining decision on GDP - English
Wellington, July 22 NZPA - A Government U-turn on mining will not have an impact on economic growth, Finance Minister Bill English told Parliament today.

Environmental groups celebrate, but concerns remain

Environmental groups celebrate, but concerns remain
By Chris Ormond and Maggie Tait of NZPA Wellington, July 20 NZPA - Environmental groups are celebrating the Government's decision to abandon plans to open protected conservation land to mineral prospecting, but remain concerned about future mining on Crown land.

Environmental groups celebrate, but concerns remain

Environmental groups celebrate, but concerns remain
By Chris Ormond of NZPA Wellington, July 20 NZPA - Environmental groups are celebrating the Government's decision to abandon plans to open protected conservation land to mineral prospecting, but remain concerned about future mining on Crown land.

Mining U-turn humiliating, says Goff

Mining U-turn humiliating, says Goff
By Chris Ormond of NZPA Wellington, July 20 NZPA - National's U-turn on mining is a forced and humiliating back-down rather than a case of the party listening to the people, Labour leader Phil Goff says.

Govt scraps plans to mine conservation land

Govt scraps plans to mine conservation land
By Peter Wilson and Kate Chapman of NZPA Wellington, July 19 NZPA - The Government has scrapped plans to mine conservation land in the face of furious public protest, NZPA has confirmed.

Back down over mining reported

Back down over mining reported
Wellington, July 19 NZPA - The Government is expected to tomorrow announce a back-down on mining in conservation land, in the wake of furious protests.

Mining decision out tomorrow

By Kate Chapman of NZPA Wellington, July 19 NZPA - The Government has decided which areas of New Zealand to open up to mining but the public will have to wait until tomorrow to find out.

Minister says sick leave change not major

Minister says sick leave change not major
By Maggie Tait of NZPA Wellington, July 19 NZPA - Employees should not be worried about getting a medical certificate if they are genuinely unwell, Labour Minister Kate Wilkinson says. "It shouldn't worry any employee who is not trying to pull a sickie," she told NZPA.

Heart in hands of MPs before select committee

Heart in hands of MPs before select committee
by Maggie Tait of NZPA Wellington, June 30 NZPA - A former smoker bought his diseased heart to Parliament for MPs to look at today, just minutes before tobacco company Philip Morris' representatives fronted to defend their company.

Nearly 50,000 sign anti-mining petition

Wellington, June 23 NZPA - Nearly 50,000 people have signed a Green Party-organised petition opposing opening up protected conservation land for mining.

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