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Associate Health Minister Neil Kirton added his voice to calls for parents and caregivers to ensure their children were adequately protected against measles in light of an epidemic predicted to occ

  • Neil Kirton
  • Associate Minister of Health

Agriculture Minister Lockwood Smith, Employment Minister Peter McCardle and Social Welfare Minister Roger Sowry today announced assistance for fruit growers severely affected by recent hailstorms.

  • Peter McCardle
  • Employment

Agriculture Minister Lockwood Smith, Employment Minister Peter McCardle and Social Welfare Minister Roger Sowry today announced assistance for fruit growers severely affected by recent hailstorms.

  • Roger Sowry
  • Social Welfare

Forestry Minister Lockwood Smith has confirmed that the East Coast Forestry Project (ECFP) will be independently reviewed next year.

  • Dr Lockwood Smith
  • Forestry

The Minister of Housing Murray McCully has authorised the release of a Coopers & Lybrand review of the Housing Corporations Mortgage Guarantee Scheme, which was scrapped in 1991.

  • Murray McCully
  • Housing

Telecom Performance Indicators
April 96 - September 96

MEDIA RELEASE

Wednesday 18 December 1996

  • Robyn McDonald
  • Consumer Affairs

Foreign Minister Don McKinnon has expressed anger at the execution of six humanitarian aid workers, including one New Zealand nurse, in Chechnya.

  • Don McKinnon
  • Foreign Affairs and Trade

New Zealand has signed an international convention to combat bribery, Trade Minister Lockwood Smith announced today.

  • Dr Lockwood Smith
  • Trade

The Minister of Justice, Hon D.A.M. Graham, said today that the Government was not intending and had never intended to have a complete exemption for itself under the Human Rights Act.

  • Doug Graham
  • Justice

"This Ministry is a bold reflection of the diversity in New Zealand today. It will provide a strong Government for the new MMP era," said the Prime Minister, the Rt Hon J B Bolger, today.

  • Jim Bolger
  • Prime Minister

The Parliamentary Services Commission has been advised of the fact of the Historic Places Trust decision to register Broadcasting House on its list of historic places - but the Commission is yet to

  • Don McKinnon
  • Foreign Affairs and Trade

Housing Minister Murray McCully has confirmed that he has directed Housing New Zealand to impose an interim freeze on rents for current tenants pending a review of affordability issues.

  • Murray McCully
  • Housing

Foreign Minister Don McKinnon has welcomed the appointment of Mr C H Tung to the post of Chief Executive of Hong Kong's Government after its return to China in July 1997.

  • Don McKinnon
  • Foreign Affairs and Trade

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

Thankyou John. Special guests, ladies and gentlemen.

  • John Luxton
  • Commerce

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

  • Jim Bolger
  • Prime Minister

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

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

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

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