National/New Zealand First Coalition 1996-1999

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Education Minister Nick Smith says New Zealand must perform better in maths at all levels if we are to build a knowledge economy in the new century, and the Government needed to take new initiative

Nick Smith Education
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Health Minister Wyatt Creech said he was pleased with the interest shown in the Government's new free 24 hour health helpline - with dozens of potential providers acting on a request for proposals

Wyatt Creech Health
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The new agreement signed yesterday between the Children, Young Persons and their Families Agency (CYPFA) and the 'Umbrella Groups' representing social service organisations is a major step forward,

Roger Sowry Social Services, Work and Income
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Prime Minister Jenny Shipley said today she would ensure the opinions of the union movement are feed into APEC discussions, despite the possibility that the conference on APEC, organised by the Cou

Jenny Shipley Prime Minister
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The Government is considering ways to guarantee a new centrepiece for Gisborne's Millennium celebrations with a free dawn concert on the beach featuring Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and the New Zealand Symp

Jenny Shipley Prime Minister
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The appointment of Jackie Brown as the chief executive of the new Children, Youth and Family Services department has been welcomed by Social Services Minister Roger Sowry.

Roger Sowry Social Services, Work and Income
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Speech to Canterbury Manufacturers' Association

The answer is yes and I want to tell you why.

Treasurer
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It gives me great pleasure to officially open this 47th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand here today in Wellington.

Associate Minister of Health
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A partnership of effort is needed to defeat heart disease," said Hon Georgina te Heuheu at the official opening of the 47th annual scientific meeting of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zea

Georgina te Heuheu Associate Minister of Health
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Immigration Minister, Hon Tuariki Delamere, has ended his week-long trip to China, saying it has been hugely successful in its goal of promoting New Zealand as a trade, tourism, and educational des

John Delamare Immigration
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An announcement has been made by the Office of the British Prime Minister, 10 Downing Street, London, that The Queen has been graciously pleased to approve that:

Jenny Shipley Prime Minister