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This summer there is a serious threat of "pirate" vessels fishing for toothfish in the Ross Sea, " New Zealand's Minister responsible for Antarctica, Hon Simon Upton, said today.

  • Simon Upton
  • Antarctic Affairs

Taiwan has given the New Zealand blue cod industry a Christmas present, agreeing to reduce tariffs from 50% to 25% from early 1999, Trade Minister Lockwood Smith announced today.

  • Dr Lockwood Smith
  • Trade

The CTU call for changes to the Holidays Act are welcome but they need to play their part as well, according to Max Bradford, Minister of Enterprise and Commerce.

  • Max Bradford
  • Enterprise and Commerce

"Sixty-four community projects around the country have received a total of $100,000 from the Government's Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund," Prime Minister Jenny Shipley announced today.

  • Jenny Shipley
  • Prime Minister

His Excellency The Governor-General has advised that Her Majesty The Queen has been graciously pleased to approve the retention of the title "The Honourable" by:

  • Jenny Shipley
  • Prime Minister

Despite difficult political conditions in 1998, the National-led government got through a sizeable amount of legislation this year, with Parliament passing 129 bills.

  • Roger Sowry
  • Leader of the House

"New Zealanders should take a bow as our country enjoys a return to economic growth.

  • Jenny Shipley
  • Prime Minister

Energy Minister Max Bradford and Finance Minister Bill Birch today announced the Government's direction on electricity reform.

  • Bill Birch
  • Finance

The Government has today issued to the Commerce Commission a Statement of Economic Policy on market power in the electricity sector, the Minister for Enterprise and Commerce Max Bradford announced.

  • Max Bradford
  • Enterprise and Commerce

Enterprise and Commerce Minister, Max Bradford, welcomed today's positive GDP figures which he said show New Zealand is reaping the rewards of export led growth.

  • Max Bradford
  • Enterprise and Commerce

New safety and health regulations are to be introduced for the underground mining and tunnel construction sectors, Enterprise and Commerce Minister Max Bradford announced today.

  • Max Bradford
  • Enterprise and Commerce

The Government has today issued to the Commerce Commission a Statement of Economic Policy on market power in the electricity sector, the Minister for Enterprise and Commerce Max Bradford announced.

  • Max Bradford
  • Enterprise and Commerce

Minister for State Owned Enterprises Tony Ryall announced today the appointment of Mr Tim Saunders as Chair of Solid Energy.

  • Tony Ryall
  • State Owned Enterprises

Hon David Carter, Associate Minister for Food and Fibre, and Hon Tony Ryall, Minister for State Owned Enterprises, today announced that proposals from State Owned Enterprise, Timberlands West Coast

  • Tony Ryall
  • State Owned Enterprises

Tourism Minister Murray McCully has announced the appointment of Commerce Commission Chair Peter Allport as Chairman of the New Zealand Tourism Board.

  • Murray McCully
  • Tourism

Hon David Carter, Associate Minister for Food and Fibre, and Hon Tony Ryall, Minister for State Owned Enterprises, today announced that proposals from State Owned Enterprise, Timberlands West Coast

  • David Carter
  • Associate Minister for Food, Fibre, Biosecurity and Border Control

State Services Minister, Simon Upton, welcomed the State Services Commissioner's report on information security at IRD and WINZ as offering both reassurance to the public and a clear analysis of th

  • Simon Upton
  • State Services

New Zealand is to donate $100,000 towards storm and flood relief efforts in Viet Nam, Foreign Minister Don McKinnon announced today.

  • Don McKinnon
  • Foreign Affairs and Trade

A Senior Lecturer in Law at Victoria University, Bill Hastings, has been appointed Deputy Chief Censor of Film and Literature, the Minister of Internal Affairs, Jack Elder, announced today.

  • Jack Elder
  • Internal Affairs

The Minister of Communications, Maurice Williamson, announced today that the Ministry of Commerce will auction 32 management rights and approximately 1600 licences in the 2 GHz band of radio spectr

  • Maurice Williamson
  • Communications

PREPARATION AND PATIENCE are the keys to safe travel this holiday season says Transport Minister Hon. Maurice Williamson.

  • Maurice Williamson
  • Transport

The Minister of Communications, Hon Maurice Williamson, announced today that the Government has authorised an auction of spectrum licences suitable for the transmission of digital terrestrial telev

  • Maurice Williamson
  • Communications

Minimum wage rates will remain unchanged, Enterprise and Commerce Minister Max Bradford announced today.

  • Max Bradford
  • Enterprise and Commerce

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  • Peter McCardle
  • Associate Minister of Social Services, Work and Income (Work and Income)