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Archive for June, 2014

Questions and Answers – June 26

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Tax System ChangesFairness and Impact on Households and Businesses 1. Dr JIAN YANG (National) to the Minister of Finance : What changes has the Government made in recent years to make the tax system fairer and to help families and businesses … Read more »

Addressing family violence is everyone’s responsibility

Press Release – DCAFV

The recent report from the Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) has highlighted how serious family violence is in our community. Read more »

Labour MPs to support West Coast timber Bill

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labours MP for West Coast Tasman Damien OConnor and Labours MP for Te Tai Tonga Rino Tirikatene will vote for the West Coast Windblown Timber Bill in their capacities as local MPs. Read more »

Pasifika education leaders focus on tackling inequality

Press Release – NZEI

Tackling inequality will be a key focus of a two day fono in Auckland later this week where Pasifika education leaders will be looking at how recent Government education policies are likely to impact on Pasifika children. Read more »

Donald Duck’s Gold and Silver Celebration

Press Release – NZ Mint

A new Donald Duck commemorative coin represents big news for Disney fans, young and old. Read more »

Unique study into Asian nutrition in New Zealand

Press Release – University of Auckland

Many Asian New Zealanders are more likely to change their diet, the longer they live here, according to a new study. Read more »

Friend makes NZRL history

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Veteran administrator Cathy Friend has become New Zealand Rugby Leagues first female life member at the national organisations annual meeting in Auckland. Friend (80) comes from one of games most distinguished families brother Ian Bell … Read more »

Career hat trick for Stacey – police graduation today

Press Release – New Zealand Police

In joining New Zealand Police Constable Stacey Holvey continues her career path with a focus on serving her country. Read more »

Kopelani’s debut as new cop – police graduation today

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Seventy-six new constables will graduate from The Royal New Zealand Police College in Wing today. Their wing patron is former Air New Zealand CEO, Rob Fyfe. Read more »

Questions and Answers – June 25

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

InequalityEconomic and Social 1. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister : Does he accept inequality, including asset inequality, is increasing in New Zealand? Read more »

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