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SSC: 'Potential' Shortlists and Public Perception Issues

Thursday, 4 April 2013, 3:08 pm | Mark P. Williams

Press Conference: SSC: 'Potential' Shortlists and Public Perception Issues Press Conference at State Services Commission - Iain Rennie on the Appointment of Ian Fletcher More >>

Access All Areas: Launch of The Open Library of Humanities

Wednesday, 3 April 2013, 4:38 pm | Mark P. Williams

Everywhere we go we create or share knowledge via our networks of communication; the internet has helped us all see its concrete effects on our everyday lives. The next issue is to decide how open access to knowledge ought to be — it's a pressing ... More >>

PM on DoC Job Losses | Open Bank Resolution | TPPA

Monday, 25 March 2013, 7:03 pm | Mark P. Williams

The main questions which were put to the Prime Minister concerned job cuts at the Department of Conservation (DoC), unemployment figures, the Open Bank Review, recently released documents concerning Operation Debut, and his position on the TPPA. More >>

PM on Latin America | Chch Hospitals | Solid Energy

Monday, 18 March 2013, 6:53 pm | Mark P. Williams

PM on Latin America | Chch Hospitals | Solid Energy Post-Cabinet Press Conference - 18 March 2013 More >>

Fiji Brutality Protest Wellington

Friday, 15 March 2013, 4:40 pm | Mark P. Williams

Today saw twin protests in both Auckland and Wellington against Police brutality and human rights abuses by the Fijian regime of Commodore Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, better known as Frank Bainimarama. More >>

Mighty River Power Float - PM, Tony Ryall, Bill English

Monday, 4 March 2013, 6:36 pm | Mark P. Williams

Today the PM confirmed that the government would be going ahead with its proposed sale of 49% of Mighty River Power later this year, subject to market conditions. He was accompanied by the Minister of Finance, Bill English, and Minister of SOEs, ... More >>

PM Press Conference Dominated by Solid Energy Debacle

Monday, 25 February 2013, 6:54 pm | Mark P. Williams

PM Press Conference Dominated by Solid Energy Debacle PM Post-Cabinet Press Conference - 25 Feb 2013 More >>

The Shearer Reshuffle: Fresh Talent, Experienced Hands

Monday, 25 February 2013, 3:28 pm | Mark P. Williams

Today David Shearer announced his reshuffle of the Labour caucus. He called it a mixture of fresh talent and experienced hands to get the best out of his team. He said that his decisions were driven by his desire to address the central issues of ... More >>

All Aboard? Sustainability Debate on New Rainbow Warrior

Tuesday, 19 February 2013, 1:54 pm | Mark P. Williams

Last week saw the arrival in Wellington harbour of the new Rainbow Warrior and the release of Greenpeace's ' Future Is Here ' report. To mark the publication of the report Greenpeace held a debate on environmental sustainability for the three major ... More >>

PM: Afghan 'Withdrawal' | Royal Succession | Chch Schools

Monday, 18 February 2013, 7:24 pm | Mark P. Williams

Today the Prime Minister spoke about New Zealand's putative withdrawal from Afghanistan, the decisions on the closure or merger of Christchurch schools, and the changes in New Zealand law regarding the Royal succession. More >>

Say No To Asset Sales - National Rally - 13 Feb 213

Thursday, 14 February 2013, 3:18 pm | Mark P. Williams

Yesterday evening saw a gathering in Frank Kitts Park for the Say No To Asset Sales national rally. Speakers included Mayor Celia Wade-Brown, Maanu Paul from the Maori Council, Professor Jane Kelsey from the University of Auckland, Dr Geoff Bertram ... More >>

PM: Aussie Immigration Deal | Detention Centres | West Papua

Monday, 11 February 2013, 5:25 pm | Mark P. Williams

PM on Australia Immigration Deal | Detention Centres | West Papua PM Post-Cabinet Press Conference - 11 Feb 2013 More >>

PM Press Conference: Marae Matters | DCD Scare | Novopay

Monday, 4 February 2013, 6:16 pm | Mark P. Williams

PM Press Conference: Marae Matters | DCD Scare | Novopay PM Post-Cabinet Press Conference - 4 Feb 2013 More >>

PM Presser: Maori-Mana Partnership? | A Third Bain Report?

Wednesday, 23 January 2013, 4:38 pm | Mark P. Williams

Today the Prime Minister held his first post-cabinet press conference of the New Year. He spoke briefly about the announcement of $80m investment in irrigation infrastructure earlier today by Primary Industries Minister David Carter. He described it as a significant ... More >>

Cabinet Reshuffle: 'Constant Renewal' Important for National

Tuesday, 22 January 2013, 3:35 pm | Mark P. Williams

Cabinet Reshuffle: 'Constant Renewal' Important for National PM Cabinet Reshuffle Press Conference - 22 Jan 2013 More >>

Multiple "Relationship Strains": Education Secretary Resigns

Wednesday, 19 December 2012, 2:01 pm | Mark P. Williams

At midday today the State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie held a press conference to announce that the Education Secretary, Lesley Longstone, would be resigning. The conference was held at short notice, but the SSC said that the decision for Ms Longstone ... More >>

Govt: Economic Plan "Remains On Track"

Tuesday, 18 December 2012, 1:41 pm | Mark P. Williams

Govt: Economic Plan "Remains On Track" Treasury's Half-Year Economic and Fiscal Update, and Govt 2013 Budget Statement 18 December, 2012 More >>

"Fatally Flawed": Collins on Binnie Report

Thursday, 13 December 2012, 4:45 pm | Mark P. Williams

Today the Justice Minister Judith Collins released the report on the David Bain case by Canadian former Justice Ian Binnie QC and the Hon. Dr Robert Fisher's peer review of that report. She described Justice Binnie's report in no uncertain terms as "fatally ... More >>

Lessons Learned: PM on Earthquake Royal Commission Report

Monday, 10 December 2012, 7:27 pm | Mark P. Williams

Today the Prime Minister announced the release of third and final part of the Canterbury Earthquake Royal Commission Report. He was joined at his post-cabinet press conference by the Hon. Maurice Williamson, Minister for Building and Construction. The PM said ... More >>

Box 22, Catch 22: Shearer on Predicted Migration to Oz

Thursday, 6 December 2012, 12:27 pm | Mark P. Williams

Box 22, Catch 22: David Shearer on Predicted Migration to Australia David Shearer Stand-up - Westpac Stadium, Corporate Box 22 - Dec 6, 2012 Scoop Audio + Video + Photos More >>

 

 

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