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Conservation Minister Sandra Lee today said she was alarmed at the death of 304 seabirds killed by a commercial longline vessel on a recent fishing trip for ling.

  • Annette King
  • Unassigned Portfolio

Acting Minister of Defence Phil Goff has asked New Zealand First leader Winston Peters and ACT MP Owen Jennings to substantiate allegations made regarding New Zealand First MP Ron Mark’s military files.

  • Phil Goff
  • Unassigned Portfolio

The Conservation Minister highlights aspects of the vexed issue of Genetic Modification, from an Alliance perspective.

  • Sandra Lee
  • Unassigned Portfolio

Carol and I are particularly pleased to be here to share in this celebration of the achievements of the Taupo District's youth.

  • Mark Burton
  • Unassigned Portfolio

Wellington Central MP Marian Hobbs says she will definitely be seeking the Labour Party electorate nomination for next year's General Election and is confident of being returned to Parliament.

  • Marian Hobbs
  • Unassigned Portfolio

Associate Commerce Minister Laila Harré says residential building has not been excluded from the Construction Contracts Bill.

  • Laila Harré
  • Unassigned Portfolio

"The Government will phase out its Aotearoa Scholarships Scheme for tertiary Pacific Island students," Minister in charge of aid, Matt Robson announed today.

  • Matt Robson
  • Unassigned Portfolio

Career diplomat Adrian Macey would be New Zealand's new Ambassador in Paris, Acting Foreign Affairs Minister Jim Sutton announced today.

Mr Sutton said the current relationship between France and New Zealand was excellent.

  • Jim Sutton
  • Unassigned Portfolio

Thank you for inviting me to speak to you this morning.There have been huge changes in our world during the past two weeks, in the wake of the terror attacks in the United States.

  • Sandra Lee
  • Unassigned Portfolio

Thank you for the opportunity to speak with you at the start of this concert for peace and humanity - a memorial occasion for the victims of terrorism in the United States of America.

  • Annette King
  • Unassigned Portfolio

Waimataitai School's brass band wowed the audience at Parliament today, Aoraki MP Jim Sutton said.

  • Jim Sutton
  • Unassigned Portfolio

Terrorists have carried out devastating attacks in Washington and New York.

  • Jim Anderton
  • Unassigned Portfolio

31 August 2001Media Statement

  • Phil Goff
  • Unassigned Portfolio

"The amendments to the Electoral Integrity Bill recommended by New Zealand First will be considered by the cabinet and both government caucuses," the Leader of the House Michael Cullen said today.

  • Michael Cullen
  • Unassigned Portfolio

Taupo MP Mark Burton has congratulated a Taupo company for its innovation which has seen the company earn government financial support.

Southern Fertiliser Company Limited has received an Industry New Zealand Enterprise Award.

  • Mark Burton
  • Unassigned Portfolio

Kia orana, Ni sa bula, Taloha ni, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Malo e lelei, Talofa lava, Kia ora koutou.

Good morning everyone and thank you for coming to today's celebration.

  • Lianne Dalziel
  • Unassigned Portfolio

All electors who are permanent residents of the Taupo electorate have every right to be outraged at what appears to be a secret scam promoted by the National Party leadership, Taupo MP Mark Burton said today.

  • Mark Burton
  • Unassigned Portfolio

Acting Agriculture Minister Michael Cullen welcomed news that apple export marketer ENZA and apple growers were meeting today to attempt a resolution of a long-running dispute.

  • Michael Cullen
  • Unassigned Portfolio

Career diplomat Brian Smythe will be New Zealand's next High Commissioner to Vanuatu, Acting Foreign Affairs Minister Jim Sutton said today.

Mr Sutton said Vanuatu was a close Pacific neighbour and we enjoyed a warm bilateral relationship.

  • Jim Sutton
  • Unassigned Portfolio

The government tonight rejected National MP Nick Smith's claims about the logging of private indigenous forests on the West Coast as utterly spurious.

  • Matt Robson
  • Unassigned Portfolio

Acting Conservation Minister Matt Robson said today that Nick Smith's claims about beech logging on the West Coast were a gross distortion of the facts, and showed, once again, that Mr Smith's grasp of arithmetic was feeble at best.

  • Matt Robson
  • Unassigned Portfolio

Health Minister Annette King says work is in progress on 36 of the 46 recommendations of the Gisborne Cervical Screening Inquiry Report, and another nine recommendations have been completed.

  • Annette King
  • Unassigned Portfolio

Alliance deputy leader Sandra Lee has paid tribute to veteran trade union leader Frank Barnard whose funeral will be held in Auckland tomorrow (eds: 10.30am, Thursday 19 July, Saint Matthew-in-the-city, Auckland city).

  • Sandra Lee
  • Unassigned Portfolio

"I am pleased to announce that Industry New Zealand has allocated $100,000 to Eastern Bay of Plenty, the Mataatua region, for the first round of the Regional Partnership Programme," said the Minister for Regional Development Jim Anderton.

  • Jim Anderton
  • Unassigned Portfolio