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Questions and Answers – March 31

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Questions to Ministers

Economy—Dividends to Families

1. ANDREW BAYLY (National—Hunua) to the Minister of Finance : What policy measures has the Government announced that will help to distribute dividends from the growing economy to New Zealand families and children? Read more »

Court of Appeal Judge and Chief High Court Judge appointed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Christopher Finlayson
Attorney-General
31 March 2015 Media Statement

Court of Appeal Judge and Chief High Court Judge appointed Read more »

Easter Weekend at MOTAT

Press Release – MOTAT

Easter Weekend at MOTAT

Auckland LEGO® User Group Display: 3 – 6 April

Everybody loves LEGO® and visitors to MOTAT are in for a real treat this Easter weekend when the Auckland LEGO® User Group exhibits their impressive creations at the Museum. Read more »

Time to extinguish Auckland Council’s fireplace ban for good

Column – ACT New Zealand

Time to extinguish Auckland Council’s fireplace ban for good
Auckland Council’s attempts to ban or restrict open domestic fireplaces keep resurfacing, usually to be beaten back by public objection. It’s like driving a stake through the heart of Dracula – the Council keeps coming back. Their Regulatory and By-laws Committee is set to reconsider the ban tomorrow. Read more »

Research finds NZers are inviting crime into their homes

Press Release – ADT

Research finds New Zealanders are inviting crime into their homes

26 per cent hide spare house keys outside for family members and tradespeople Read more »

PM’s Post-Cabinet Press Conference Transcript: 16 March 2015

Press Release – New Zealand Government

PM’s Post-Cabinet Press Conference: Monday, 16 March 2015

OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER
TRANSCRIPT OF POST-CABINET PRESS CONFERENCE: MONDAY, Read more »

AMP360 Home Loan Affordability report

Press Release – AMP360

First home buyers should have no trouble getting a house anywhere but Auckland: AMP360 Home Loan Affordability report Read more »

Major works on Northwestern Motorway

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Major works on Northwestern Motorway Thurs 2 April to Tues 7 April 2015 (Easter weekend)

1. StLukesRoadoverbridgeclosedtovehicles and Read more »

Preparing the Ground for the Next Progressive Majority

Press Release – New Zealand Fabian Society

Preparing the Ground for the Next Progressive Majority

The Destination will be an extended session intended for those who wish to see a change of government in 2017 to one with a more progressive social democratic policy agenda and ethos. Read more »

New steps against kauri dieback

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New steps against kauri dieback
Conservation Minister Maggie Barry today announced the Albany Scenic Reserve in Auckland will be closed until further notice to prevent the spread of kauri dieback. Read more »

Black Caps have done us proud

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman

Minister for Sport and Recreation
31 March 2015 Media Statement
Black Caps have done us proud Read more »

Government taking Kiwis for April Fools

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Andrew
LITTLE

Labour Leader
31 March 2015 MEDIA STATEMENT

Government taking Kiwis for April Fools

Many Kiwis will be wondering if the joke is on them when a raft of Government changes come into effect tomorrow, Labour Leader Andrew Little says. Read more »

Time to show RMA housing affordability plans

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Time to show RMA housing affordability plans
Labour is challenging the Government to reveal its plans to make housing more affordable through amending the Resource Management Act, Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says. Read more »

TPPA threatens fight for income equality

Press Release – Closing The Gap

TPPA threatens fight for income equality

While most of the country has been focused on the cricket world cup, Read more »

The heartbeat of Africa in the heart of Newmarket

Press Release – African Film Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

30 March 2015

The heartbeat of Africa in the heart of Newmarket Read more »

Call to Keep Christchurch to Japan Direct Flights

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

Call to Keep Christchurch to Japan Direct Flights
The Canterbury Mayoral Forum – which includes 10 mayors and the chair of Environment Canterbury – is calling on Air New Zealand to retain summer direct flights between Christchurch and Japan to protect millions of dollars of direct economic benefit to regional Canterbury. Read more »

Moving purchased fruit and veg outside the fruit fly area

Press Release – Ministry of Primary Industries

Revised controls for moving purchased fruit and vegetables outside the fruit fly Controlled Area.

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today announced changes to the movement controls for fruit and vegetables in the Queensland fruit fly Controlled Area. Read more »

Celebrating the foundation stone of democracy

Press Release – University of Auckland

Celebrating the foundation stone of democracy
The University of Auckland’s plans to celebrate the Magna Carta’s 800th Anniversary in New Zealand are well under way. Read more »

Student accommodation officially opened

Press Release – Massey University

Student accommodation officially opened

The brand new $26.2 million student accomodation village Te Ohanga was officially opened at Massey University’s Auckland campus on Friday by former student and current Minister for Social Housing Paula Bennett. Read more »

Survey shows complex views about NZ’s relationship with Asia

Press Release – Asia New Zealand Foundation

Survey shows complex views about New Zealand’s relationship with Asia
31 March 2015

New Zealanders feel more connected with and positive toward people from Asia, but less positive about the economic benefits of New Zealand’s relationship with the region, a new survey has found. Read more »

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