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16 October, 2014

New technology speeds up cancer treatment

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says new technology being used at Auckland City Hospital will enable more precise and faster radiotherapy treatment for people with cancer.

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16 October, 2014

World War One exhibition gives insight into war and conflict

The commitment and sacrifice of thousands of New Zealanders in the war to end all wars is brought to life in a compelling new exhibition at the National Library, Internal Affairs Minister Hon Peter Dunne announced today.

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15 October, 2014

More accolades for PGP programmes

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has congratulated Precision Seafood Harvesting (PSH) for winning the Innovation in Sustainability & Clean Tech award and the Supreme Innovator award at the New Zealand Innovators Awards in Auckland tonight.

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15 October, 2014

Reform of RMA critical to reforming housing affordability

The Resource Management Act needs to explicitly recognise the importance of New Zealanders’ access to more affordable housing if the downward trend in home ownership over the past 20 years is to be reversed, Building and Housing, and Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith said today at the Property Council New Zealand’s Residential Development Summit in Auckland.

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14 October, 2014

Minister welcomes Northland’s roll out of free under 13s doctors’ visits

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes Northland’s decision to fund free doctors’ visits and prescriptions for under 13s.

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13 October, 2014

Remembering Mark Ford

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has today extended his deepest sympathies to the family of Mark Ford.

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13 October, 2014

Review of foreign fighters security settings to begin

Cabinet today approved the Terms of Reference for a review of settings in relation to foreign terrorist fighters, says Prime Minister John Key.

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13 October, 2014

Minister welcomes Niuean Language Week

Minister for Pacific Peoples, Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga is encouraging New Zealanders to celebrate and participate in this week’s Niuean Language Week.

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13 October, 2014

Money Week focuses on financial fitness

Money Week offers a great opportunity for Kiwis to improve their financial knowledge, says Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith.

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11 October, 2014

NZ vigilant and ready in case of Ebola

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says health and border authorities are well prepared to detect and respond to any potential cases of Ebola.

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11 October, 2014

Coleman supports organ donation campaign

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman is encouraging people to have a conversation today about organ donation.

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10 October, 2014

Passchendaele competition winner named

Veterans' Affairs Minister Craig Foss today announced the winner of the 2014 Battle of Passchendaele Multi-Media Competition as 17-year-old Siobhan Lenehan from Carmel College in Auckland.

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9 October, 2014

New Health Minister heads out to the sector

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman is getting out of the Beehive to meet the health sector, starting with Southern District Health Board tomorrow.

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8 October, 2014

Applications open for the 2014 Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards

Applications for the 2014 Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Awards open today, offering the chance to highlight the success of young Pacific peoples in New Zealand.

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8 October, 2014

McCully to New York for Security Council vote

Minister of Foreign Affairs Murray McCully travels to New York today ahead of the United Nations Security Council elections.

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