:  Statistics Minister Scott Simpson

The new sexy Government department

A little noticed relatively minor new spending allowance in last week's Budget is actually the first indication of what is likely to be a major and radical upheaval in one of the most basic of Government fun…
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:  Martin Matthews

Auditor General's position weakens

Beleaguered Auditor General Martin Matthews has approached all the party leaders in Parliament seeking to brief them about the way he handled the Joanne Harrison affair when he was Secretary of Transport. B…
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:  Auckland Mayor Phil Goff

The Government's billion dollar challenge

There are an extra billion dollars on the table in Wellington for Auckland transport if the city agrees to sell its port company. The city's Mayor, Phil Goff, has confirmed that he has received a briefing f…
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:  Housing NZ Minister Amy Adams

Taking the campaign to Auckland

The Government’s re-election campaign is now moving at a break neck speed as it issues spending announcement after spending announcement in the lead-up to the Budget. And yesterday it unveiled one of its …
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