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Long-standing grievances of New Zealand war veterans have been addressed today, with the introduction of the War Pensions Amendment Bill (No 2) 2001 to Parliament.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

I count it as a privilege to represent the New Zealand government here today as we salute Lieutenant Colonel Lawrence Blyth – a truly special New Zealander.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

An investigation has established the extent of New Zealand involvement in nuclear testing programmes during the 1950's, the Minister of Veterans' Affairs Mark Burton announced today.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

Barbara Lewis, family, and invited guests.

I am delighted to be here today to celebrate the extraordinary talent of the late Ted Lewis.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

I want to thank my colleague Steve Maharey for helping to arrange this forum, because it gives me an opportunity to outline for you the Government's defence and veterans' affairs policies.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

The Minister of Veterans' Affairs Mark Burton says some navy and airforce veterans can apply immediately for the medals they deserve, but were never awarded.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

Your excellency the Governor-General, RSA National President, David Cox; National Vice President ¡V Colin Topp, Chief Executive ¡V Pat Herbert, other members of the National Executive Committee, delegates and members of the New Zealand Returned Services

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

Prime Minister Helen Clark and Minister of Veterans' Affairs Mark Burton today announced that a New Zealand Operational Service Medal (NZOSM) will be instituted to provide distinctive New Zealand medallic recognition for operational service.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

The government has announced that Rannerdale Veterans' Home in Christchurch will receive a one-off grant of $250,000 (GST exclusive) to assist in upgrading facilities for its 65 residents.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

The Minister of Veterans' Affairs Mark Burton this afternoon updated Parliament on the information that has been collated to date regarding New Zealand involvement in the British Atomic Test programme in Australia in the 1950s.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

The first ex gratia payments have been made to New Zealanders who were held prisoners by the Japanese during World War Two, the Minister of Veterans' Affairs Mark Burton announced today.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

23 April 2001

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

Prime Minister Helen Clark and Veterans' Affairs Minister Mark Burton today announced measures to improve services and support for New Zealand war veterans.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

The government is to pass legislation this year to transfer the Veterans' Pension legislation currently under the Social Welfare (Transitional Provisions) Act 1990 to the War Pensions Act 1954.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

The Government announced today that it will make an ex gratia payment of $30,000 per person to ex-prisoners of war and civilian internees of Japan, or their surviving spouse.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

Prime Minister Helen Clark and Veterans' Affairs Minister Mark Burton announced today that the government will give special assistance to veterans’ children suffering from spina bifida or cleft lip/palate.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

Prime Minister Helen Clark and Veterans' Affairs Minister Mark Burton announced today that the Office of Veterans' Affairs will become a one-stop shop for the provision of most health and other services to veterans.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

Prime Minister Helen Clark and Veterans' Affairs Minister Mark Burton today announced measures to improve services and support for New Zealand war veterans.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

Prime Minister Helen Clark and Veterans' Affairs Minister Mark Burton announced today that the government will give special assistance to veterans’ children suffering from spina bifida or cleft lip/palate.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

The Government announced today that it will make an ex gratia payment of $30,000 per person to ex-prisoners of war and civilian internees of Japan, or their surviving spouse.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

The government is to pass legislation this year to transfer the Veterans' Pension legislation currently under the Social Welfare (Transitional Provisions) Act 1990 to the War Pensions Act 1954.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

Prime Minister Helen Clark and Veterans' Affairs Minister Mark Burton announced today that the Office of Veterans' Affairs will become a one-stop shop for the provision of most health and other services to veterans.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

The Minister of Defence and Veterans' Affairs Mark Burton today announced a widened entitlement to the New Zealand General Service Medal for veterans who served in Malaya between 1960 and 1964.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs

The Government is seeking advice from the Crown Law Office following confirmation from the Wellington High Court that several Royal New Zealand Navy veterans have filed legal action, the Minister of Veteran's Affairs Mark Burton said.

  • Mark Burton
  • Veterans' Affairs