"Labour's promise of tax hikes will drive more young, bright New Zealanders overseas", Youth Affairs Minister, Tony Ryall, said today.
An unsourced allegation in today's Dominion newspaper that the Crown still owes IBM $40 million under the INCIS contract had no foundation whatsoever in fact, Finance Minister Sir William Birch sai
"The Mental Health Commission's stock take of progress on improving mental health services reveals just how far we've come in the past five years," Health Minister Wyatt Creech said today.
The Student Loan Scheme is not forcing students overseas and causing a "brain drain", Minister for Tertiary Education Max Bradford says.
The Government has decided to make a number of changes to the information disclosure regime applied to Telecom, Communications Minister Maurice Williamson announced today.
Associate Work and Income Minister Peter McCardle said some critics have short memories about welfare services in the past, as services provided today are much better.
Treasurer Bill English said Labour's claim that its industry and competition policies would encourage the country's brightest and best to stay defied logic when Labour also planned to increase taxe
Trade Minister Lockwood Smith departs New Zealand tomorrow to visit Papua New Guinea and Australia.
IBM has advised the Crown today that it will not honour its contract obligations to complete Increments Two and Three of INCIS, the Minister of Finance, Rt Hon Sir William Birch, said this afternoo