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Prime Minister addresses United Nations

Prime Minister John Key has addressed the United Nations General Assembly in New York, focusing on a call for action in Syria and on other conflicts, reform of the veto process and on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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PM’s address to 70th UN General Assembly

Mr President. The 70th anniversary of the United Nations is a good opportunity to reflect on the organisation. For most of us, the United Nations has been one of the key international realities of our lives. It has been at the heart of and has shaped the significant developments of the post-World War II era. But, as we all know, it is not perfect.

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New clinic offers faster skin cancer treatment

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has opened a new ‘See and Treat’ clinic for skin cancer at South Auckland’s Middlemore Hospital.

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More patients access specialist stroke services

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest data shows more patients are receiving the specialist stroke services they need.

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Victims Information Line extended to 24/7

Victims of crime and their families now have access to greater support with the extension of the Victim’s Information Line, Justice Minister Amy Adams says.

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Appointments to the Independent Police Conduct Authority

Justice Minister Amy Adams has welcomed the appointment of former public sector chief executive Simon Murdoch and the reappointment of Dianne Macaskill to the Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA).

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Supporting people with mental health issues

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says mental health awareness week is a timely reminder of the support people can give each other and the health services available.

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