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Labour Aligned Directors In The Gun: Report

Labour Aligned Directors In The Gun: Report
Wellington, March 24 NZPA - Labour leader Phil Goff is accusing the Government of carrying out a "witch-hunt" against state board members who are National Party supporters. Several Labour government state board directors are not being reappointed when their terms expire.

Turia, Norman To Be Members Of Top Secret Committee

Turia, Norman To Be Members Of Top Secret Committee
Wellington, March 9 NZPA - Maori Party co-leader Tariana Turia and Green Party co-leader Russel Norman are to be members of Parliament's top secret Intelligence and Security Committee.

Peter Wilson: No More Labour-Lite

During the election campaign it might have been difficult to tell the difference between National and Labour, but it isn't now.

Throughout last year, National under John Key carefully removed from the agenda issues which Labour could use to its advantage.

Chris Ford: ACC Scaremongering Shows Nats Ready To Privatise

In the last week, it has been revealed that the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) non-earners account is in deficit to the tune of $1.4 billion. This figure is projected out over a four year period and comes in the midst of the worst recession in recent memory.

Wanganui's Gang Patch Bill Passes Second Reading

By Peter Wilson of NZPA Wellington, March 4 NZPA - Wanganui's bill to ban gang patches passed another stage in Parliament tonight when it went through its second reading on a 64-58 vote.

Former Ministers Deny 'Hiding' ACC's $1.5b Shortfall

Former Ministers Deny 'Hiding' ACC's $1.5b Shortfall
Wellington, March 5 NZPA - Former Labour Party cabinet ministers are rejecting accusations they concealed a $1.5 billion four-year ACC shortfall from the incoming government.

Govt Takes `A Hard Look' At Funding For KiwiRail

Govt Takes `A Hard Look' At Funding For KiwiRail
Wellington, March 1 NZPA - Finance Minister Bill English has cast doubt on whether the Government will come up with $1.5 billion needed to keep KiwiRail's current services and pay for upgrades over the next five years.

Cullen Plans To Become Treaty Settlement Negotiator

Cullen Plans To Become Treaty Settlement Negotiator
Wellington, Feb 27 NZPA - Former finance and treaty negotiations minister Michael Cullen intends becoming a negotiator for central North Island iwi Tuwharetoa after he quits politics, Labour Party sources say. Dr Cullen is expected to resign from Parliament before the May 28 budget.

Unclear Whether Super Fund Contribution Issue To Be In Budget

Unclear Whether Super Fund Contribution Issue To Be In Budget
Wellington, Feb 26 NZPA - The possibility of suspending contributions to the New Zealand Superannuation Fund remains unclear, as is the chance any possible suspensions will be included in this year's budget, s ays Finance Minister Bill English.

Chris Ford: The Nats Are Truly In Honeymoon Mode - But For How Long?

The new National Government is in honeymoon mood as recent opinion polls attest - but for how long?

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