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Education Minister Hekia Parata

Collapsed private arts school pleaded for government lifeline

Tue 26 Apr 4

NBR readers more convinced by David Seymour's argument that a funding boost for private schools will save the taxpayer. With special feature audio.

On the money: MPs ride roller-coaster law

Fri 4 Mar

All parliamentarians are to blame for shoddy work on Unit Titles legislation

David Seymour, ACT MP and under-secretary to the minister of education (TV3)

Too soon to compare charter and state schools, says Seymour

Fri 9 Oct 6

Charter schools are "an existential crisis" for Labour, claims the ACT leader.

Education Minister Hekia Parata

$298m schools PPP will relieve teachers - Parata

Wed 6 May 2

Teachers will be relieved by a public private partnership to build and maintain schools, education minister says

Prime Minister John Key and Education Minister Hekia Parata (Rob Hosking)

Key government still the master of daily spin


John Key’s government stands accused even by its most loyal supporters of being decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute and adamant for drift.

Prime Minister John Key and Hekia Parata (Rob Hosking)

Budget 2015: PM aims to regain lost momentum

Tue 14 Apr 6

After a lacklustre six months since re-election, Prime Minister John Key today used his set-piece pre-budget speech to signal a pick up in the government's momentum.


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