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Archive for July, 2014

New Appointment to Pacific Business Trust

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Pacific Island Affairs Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today announced the appointment of Mr Uluomatootua Aiono as a member of the Pacific Business Trust Board. Read more »

Proposed changes restrict sunbeds, manage infectious disease

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew has today welcomed the introduction of the Health (Protection) Amendment Bill to Parliament, which will amend the Health Act to make sunbeds R18 and improve the management of serious infectious diseases. Read more »

Levin Police appeal for information after home invasion

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Levin Police are urgently seeking information from the public after a home invasion followed by an attempted aggravated robbery of a dairy that occurred in the township yesterday evening (30 July, 2014). Read more »

Call for innovative health IT ideas

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Tony Ryall is encouraging health professionals to take part in the annual Clinicians Challenge by submitting their IT solutions to improve health services. Read more »

Home Building Won’t Be Cheaper with Levy Change

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Claims that home building costs will drop with changes to developers contributions are balderdash, says New Zealand First Spokesman on Local Government, Andrew Williams. Read more »

PQ 5. Prime Minister—Government Policy

Press Release – Hansard

5. METIRIA TUREI (Co-LeaderGreen) to the Prime Minister : Does he stand by all his Governments policies? Read more »

Public submissions invited on the Crimes (Match-fixing) Bill

Press Release – Select Committee Office

The bill proposes to address match-fixing risks presented by New Zealands hosting of the Cricket World Cup and the FIFA Under 20 (football) World Cup. These events will occur over February-March and May-June 2015 respectively. Read more »

NZ performers welcome Labour Party proposal

Press Release – Equity New Zealand

NZ performers welcome Labour Party proposal to restore fairness and certainty for NZ workers Equity New Zealand today welcomed the announcement by the Labour Party that if elected, it would restore the right of film and television workers to collective … Read more »

More oil extravagance from National exposed

Press Release – Green Party

The National Government spent $850,000 to help host a two-day petroleum conference at Sky City last year, it has been revealed. Read more »

PQ 2. Prime Minister—Statements

Press Release – Hansard

2. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister : Does he stand by all his statements? Read more »

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