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Foreign Minister Winston Peters said he was deeply shocked and saddened by the news earlier today of the assassination of Pakistan's former Prime Minister, Benazir Bhutto.

  • Winston Peters
  • Foreign Affairs

Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that she was deeply shocked and saddened at the news of the cowardly assassination of Benazir Bhutto, a former Prime Minister and a leading contender in Pakist

  • Helen Clark
  • Prime Minister

It's the season of giving and receiving, but what do you do if the gifts you have received aren’t right for you, are damaged or don’t work?

  • Judith Tizard
  • Consumer Affairs

With 2008 approaching it is a good time for people to make a New Years resolution to become more sustainable from next year, Environment Minister Trevor Mallard said today.

  • Trevor Mallard
  • Environment

It’s the time of year when many of us are going on holiday, and Internal Affairs Minister, Rick Barker would like to remind those heading overseas to check their passport is valid and travel

  • Rick Barker
  • Internal Affairs

Communications and Information Technology Minister David Cunliffe has today called for public submissions on Telecom’s Amended Separation Plan.

  • David Cunliffe
  • Communications and Information Technology

Internal Affairs Minister, Rick Barker, has announced the reappointment of Phil Harington and Margaret Mohi to the Lottery Grants Board.

  • Rick Barker
  • Internal Affairs

Travellers who are planning on heading overseas this Christmas should make sure they have sorted any unpaid fines before they head to the airport, Courts Minister, Rick Barker said today.

  • Rick Barker
  • Courts

Associate Education Minister Parekura Horomia today announced settlement of the Primary Principals’ Collective Agreement.

  • Parekura Horomia
  • Education

Conservation Minister Steve Chadwick is encouraging New Zealanders to get out and about to take advantage of the many new conservation highlights that are open for their first summer season.

  • Steve Chadwick
  • Conservation

A bid to reduce the high number of young drivers dying unnecessarily on New Zealand roads is a central focus of a package of road safety initiatives announced today.

  • Annette King
  • Police

Civil Defence Minister, Rick Barker is visiting Gisborne today to see first hand the extent of the damage caused by last night’s

  • Rick Barker
  • Civil Defence

A bid to reduce the high number of young drivers dying unnecessarily on New Zealand roads is a central focus of a package of road safety initiatives announced today.

  • Harry Duynhoven
  • Transport Safety

A Bill to reform the real estate sector is currently before the Justice and Electoral Select Committee, and Associate Justice Minister Clayton Cosgrove urges Kiwi home owners and sellers to make a submission. For most Kiwis,

  • Clayton Cosgrove
  • Justice

Minister of Conservation Steve Chadwick has welcomed the decision by Japan to suspend plans to catch humpbacks as part of its whaling programme in the Southern Ocean this year.

  • Steve Chadwick
  • Conservation

 Education Minister Chris Carter today announced the settlement of the Area School Teachers’ Collective Agreement.

  • Chris Carter
  • Education

Thank you very much for inviting me to be with you today at your pay parade.

  • Annette King
  • Police

Thank you very much for your kind invitation today, I am pleased to be invited to your Council meeting.

  • Rick Barker
  • Courts

Veterans' Affairs Minister Rick Barker has today welcomed the progress being made to register Viet Nam Veterans and their families under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), reached last year bet

  • Rick Barker
  • Veterans' Affairs

Minister announces reappointment of Ron Paterson as Health and Disability Commissioner

  • David Cunliffe
  • Health

Cabinet has agreed to technical changes to the regulatory framework for securities and futures exchanges and clearing and settlement systems that will support the introduction of emissions trading

  • Lianne Dalziel
  • Commerce

The government’s new Racing Safety Development Fund is proving popular, with 16 applications lodged for the first round of funding, Racing Minister Winston Peters said today.

  • Winston Peters
  • Racing

Prime Minister Helen Clark today extended her congratulations to the new Solomon Islands Prime Minister, Dr Derek Sikua, who was elected today.

  • Helen Clark
  • Prime Minister

“Dog safety requires good law, effective enforcement, community support for enforcement, and responsible dog ownership,” said Nanaia Mahuta.

  • Nanaia Mahuta
  • Local Government