Labour says Government inaction over privacy breaches could lie behind the mistaken release from Work and Income (WINZ).May 19, 2013, 12:08 pm
Trade Minister Tim Groser has high hopes for the fifth US-New Zealand Partnership Forum.May 19, 2013, 2:39 pm
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce today announced $2 million in new funding to launch the New Zealand Story project - an initiative to help New Zealand companies gain a competitive advantage from the use of the New Zealand brand in international markets.May 19, 2013, 2:33 pm
Budget 2013 is investing in growing New Zealand’s exports markets and boosting our overseas profile and international competiveness, Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce says.May 19, 2013, 2:30 pm
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy can no longer keep his head in the sand over Zespri’s role in the customs fraud allegations in China after damning internal documents were revealed today by the Sunday Star Times, ACT Primary Industries Spokesman Don Nicolson said today.May 19, 2013, 1:56 pm
The Greens have launched a campaign to stop deep sea drilling.May 19, 2013, 1:38 pm
Bill English can try to rewrite history all he likes, but the truth is that inequality is getting worse under National and Thursday’s Budget does nothing to fix that, says David Parker, Labour’s Finance spokesperson.May 19, 2013, 1:32 pm
Green Party Co-Leader Russel Norman says the country needs to look at how overseas demand is affecting the New Zealand housing market.May 19, 2013, 1:10 pm
Today in Piha the Green Party launched a major campaign to stop the Government’s planned expansion of risky deep sea drilling, including offering New Zealanders the opportunity to join a counter bid to protect our oceans and beaches.May 19, 2013, 1:04 pm
Current planning laws are "explicitly designed to drive up housing values", Finance Minister Bill English said on Q+A this morning.May 19, 2013, 12:25 pm
Budget numbers reveal our national level of indebtedness will skyrocket by $61 billion over five years, which is an economic ticking time-bomb, says the Green Party.May 19, 2013, 10:01 am
The National government’s "upside" forecast is an even more unbalanced two-speed economy, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Parker.May 19, 2013, 9:57 am
The Maori Party's candidate for the Ikaroa-Rawhiti byelection is a family man who says he is passionate about the big issues facing the electorate, as well as the small ones.May 19, 2013, 7:35 am
The Government is being urged to invest the cash it rakes in from higher petrol taxes into better public transport.May 19, 2013, 7:20 am
A staff member at Work and Income New Zealand mistakenly emailed details of 34 clients to a client in a group email.May 19, 2013, 4:31 am
The advertising watchdog has poured cold water on a campaign of complaints against two of Family First’s information sheets during the recent marriage debate.May 19, 2013, 12:29 am
A marathon urgency session of Parliament has finally passed The Customs and Excise Amendment Bill - 67 votes for, to 26 against.May 18, 2013, 10:11 pm
A Green MP says it's disgraceful how the Government is allowing oil and gas exploration in an area which is supposed to be off limits.May 18, 2013, 8:45 pm
Today 300 people gathered at Wyuna Bay to celebrate the value of the Coromandel Harbour and support a flotilla of boats, kayaks and surfers sailing across the harbour, which is included in Schedule 4 of the Crown Minerals Act, to defend it from mining.May 18, 2013, 8:40 pm
The Maori Party has chosen Na Raihania to contest the Ikaroa-Rawhiti seat made vacant following the death of Parekura Horomia.May 18, 2013, 7:27 pm
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