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PM extends condolences following death of Saudi King

Prime Minister John Key has extended his condolences to the people of Saudi Arabia following the passing of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.


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Deficit $1.5b in five months to November

Lower than expected operating expenses and higher than forecast customs and excise duties contributed to an operating balance before gains and losses (OBEGAL) deficit $121 million better than forecast for the five months to November, Finance Minister Bill English says.

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NZ Condemns latest violence in Ukraine

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has condemned the killing of up to 30 civilians in Eastern Ukraine over the weekend.

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Minister welcomes beginning of school year

Education Minister Hekia Parata has wished Kiwi kids well as they begin heading back to school on Monday.

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McCully to AU Summit and Jordan

Foreign Minister Murray McCully is travelling to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to attend the 24th African Union Summit which runs from 26 to 27 January.



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2015 school infrastructure spend $650 million

Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye says 2015 will see major school property developments as the Government invests around $650 million in maintaining, modernising and replacing buildings and infrastructure.

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Equine industry joins GIA biosecurity agreement

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed a fourth primary industry to the GIA partnership today.

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Racing Safety Fund open for applications

Racing Minister Nathan Guy has announced that the next round of applications for the Racing Safety Development Fund will open on 2 February 2015.

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