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The National Party Leader Rt Hon J B Bolger says the coalition agreement between the National Party and New Zealand First Party secures long-term stable government for New Zealand.

  • Jim Bolger
  • Prime Minister

President Clinton's nominations for Secretary of State and Defence Secretary are most welcome, caretaker Foreign Minister Don McKinnon said today.

  • Don McKinnon
  • Foreign Affairs and Trade

Privacy Commissioner Bruce Slane's criticisms of the Social Welfare Department's data-matching progamme were a re-run of the last two years, Social Welfare Minister Hon. Peter Gresham said today.

  • Peter Gresham
  • Social Welfare

The Prime Minister, Rt Hon J B Bolger, today announced that the Commission Opening of Parliament will be at 11.00 am on Thursday, 12 December.

  • Jim Bolger
  • Prime Minister

Education Minister Wyatt Creech announced today a new initiative designed to attract experienced teachers back into classrooms.

  • Wyatt Creech
  • Education

The Commission Opening of Parliament is to be at 11am on Thursday 12 December.

  • Jim Bolger
  • Prime Minister

Thank you all for coming this morning to our third annual "From Welfare to Well-being" business breakfast.

With the advent of a general election not far away we did in fact contemplate whether or not to postpone these series of functions which have been held in each of the last two years in the five main centres.

The long term issues involved in welfare are so important, however, that in many ways they are above politics.

  • Peter Gresham
  • Social Welfare

The Government now has twenty initiatives running to ensure it meets the challenge of having a trained and qualified teacher in every New Zealand classroom in 1997.

  • Wyatt Creech
  • Education

Foreign Minister Don McKinnon today announced 16 training and business grants to support private sector development in the Pacific Islands.

  • Don McKinnon
  • Foreign Affairs and Trade

The World Trade Organisation Ministerial meeting offers New Zealand and other APEC members the opportunity to demonstrate how regional arrangements and the global trading system can work together,

  • Don McKinnon
  • Foreign Affairs and Trade

Politicians need to recognise the directions, and achievements of Social Welfare's Welfare to Well-being strategies, before openly criticising the welfare system, Social Welfare Minister Hon.

  • Peter Gresham
  • Social Welfare

Foreign Minister Don McKinnon today announced 16 training and business grants to support private sector development in the Pacific Islands.

  • Don McKinnon
  • Foreign Affairs and Trade

Foreign Minister Don McKinnon today announced a grant of $350,000 to the New Zealand Red Cross to support the cost of sending New Zealanders to work in relief operations overseas.

"These people are highly dedicated New Zealanders prepared to work in often dangerous and difficult conditions, saving and improving the lives of some of the world's most vulnerable people", Mr McKinnon said.

"The increased government support reflects the value we place on the Red Cross role in emergencies", Mr McKinnon said.

  • Don McKinnon
  • Foreign Affairs and Trade

The prospect of having Parliament in virtual recess for almost six months is hardly satisfactory for the country, yet it is one of the real outcomes of MMP, Social Welfare Minister and National Lis

  • Peter Gresham
  • Social Welfare

Crown health enterprise boards are responsible for setting and evaluating performance criteria for the payment of chief executive bonuses, Crown Health Enterprises Minister Bill English said today.

  • Bill English
  • Crown Health Enterprises

The Minister of Police, Hon John Luxton today announced that the deadline for the report of the Independent Review of Firearms Control has been extended by another four months to 30 June 1997.

  • John Luxton
  • Police

Foreign Minister Don McKinnon reinforced New Zealand's strong opposition to Japan's "scientific whaling" programme in recent talks with Japanese Foreign Minister Ikeda.

  • Don McKinnon
  • Foreign Affairs and Trade

New Zealand will give $100,000 to the appeal launched by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights for field operations in Rwanda and Burundi for returning refugees, the Prime Minister,

  • Jim Bolger
  • Prime Minister

The Minister for the Environment, Hon Simon Upton, today announced the release of the OECD's review of New Zealand's environmental performance.

  • Simon Upton
  • Environment

Forty eight schools on the West Coast of the South Island are to get extra help to attract teachers, Education Minister Wyatt Creech said today.

  • Wyatt Creech
  • Education

The Minister of Social Welfare, Hon.

  • Peter Gresham
  • Social Welfare

Crown Health Enterprises Minister Bill English announced today that Jack Jenkins, the chairman of Health Waikato, had been appointed acting executive chairman of Capital Coast Health.

  • Bill English
  • Crown Health Enterprises

The Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control, Hon D.A.M.

  • Doug Graham
  • Disarmament and Arms Control

The Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control, Hon D.A.M. Graham, has welcomed the overwhelming support for a United Nation's resolution on a nuclear-weapon-free Southern Hemisphere.

  • Doug Graham
  • Disarmament and Arms Control